Gathering Divergence Multi-Arts Festival & Conference
Moulding The Future:
Rethinking Strategies for the Arts Sector Now
May 10 – May 13, 2022
Via Zoom and Small World Music Centre (Toronto)
Gathering Divergence Multi-Arts Festival & Conference has been a powerful, positive and supportive convening of arts practitioners geared towards sharing strategies in the engagement of indigenous, racialized, deaf, disabled and mad, women and other historically – marginalized artists and communities. This year, Gathering Divergence Multi-Arts Festival & Conference Spring 2022 | Moulding The Future: Rethinking Strategies for the Arts Sector Now will address emergent ways of rethinking the sector as we emerge out of the pandemic, focusing on the responsibility of the sector to strategize, implement supportive systems that benefit IBPOC artists / organizations and the Arts Sector at large.
The festival / conference focused on varying topics within the Arts sector grounded in the transformative change through a cross-sectoral understanding of Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity. Through panels, workshops, exhibitions and showcases encouraging divergence across arts practices, collaboration and professional development shaped within the sensibilities of art making and networking of IBPOC artists and organizations.
Our programming will feature the following panels:
- Tue. May 10: Organizational Development and Pivoting
- Thu. May 12: Digital Design Thinking / Focus Monetizing Creative Content Online
- Fri. May 13: The Importance of Amplifying / Making Space for Indigenious / Racialized Artistic Directors within the Arts Sector
Plus workshops and performances! Stay tuned for more information and registration coming soon!
Day 1: Tuesday, May 10 via Zoom | 9:30 am – 2:00 pm | Tickets: $15 or PWYC
Day 2: Thursday, May 12 via Zoom | 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm | Tickets: $15 or PWYC
Day 3: Friday, May 13 in-person and live stream via Zoom | 11:00am-5:30 pm | Tickets: $15 or PWYC
Location: Small World Music Centre
Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St, Toronto, ON M6J 2W5
Pleas note we have a limited number of Pay What You Can (PWYC) tickets to enable price accessibility for low income individuals to attend.
Covid protocols: People attending the event in Small World Music Centre need proof of vaccination or negative test within 24 hrs before the event. Masks are recommended in Artscape common areas. No food or drink in common areas and hallway.
Register online: https://the-gathering-divergence-spring-2022.eventbrite.ca
If you have any questions email: firstname.lastname@example.org
As you know we have been fundraising for both — our last Gathering Divergence in December 2021 and for our upcoming Gathering Divergence in May 2022. Help us showcase more IBPOC artists and arts administrators by contributing today!