The Gathering Divergence: Fall 2022

Workshop I: Empowered Phụ Nữ Collective (November 29, 2022)
PANEL I: Artists Working / Organizing for Change (November 29, 2022) 

KEYNOTE: Ravyn Wynz (November 29, 2022)
PANEL II: Onboarding \ Understanding the Nature of IBPOC Artists/Arts Organizations and their work (November 30, 2022)

Workshop II: Care Webs Broadening our Capacities (November 30, 202 )

PANEL III: IBPOC Orgs / Artists Connecting with CPAMOPOC Organizations and Presenting Organizations (November 30, 2022)

KEYNOTE: Natasha Findlay (December 2, 2022)

The Gathering Divergence: Spring 2022

Keynote Marvin Ishmael (May 13, 2022) 

The Importance of Amplifying / Making Space for Indigenious / Racialized Artistic Directors within the Arts Sector (May 13, 2022) 

YouthREX Asking About Gender: Strategies for Inclusion and Innovation Workshop (May 13, 2022) 

Keynote by Santee Smith (May 12, 2022) 

Workshop Zero Patience: Addressing administrative worries and artistic barriers at the intersections of HIV/AIDS, Youth Work and Experimental Arts (May 12, 2022)

Digital Design Thinking / Focus on Monetizing Creative Content Online (May 12, 2022)

Organizational Development and Pivoting for the Emerging Arts Sector (May 11, 2022)

Publication Spotlight: Anthology of Visioning Canadian Cultural Transformation (May 11, 2022)

Chill N Do Art workshop by Alia Ettienne (May 11, 2022) 



State of Emergence: Why Do We Need Artists (December 8, 2021)

Keynote Dr. Brainerd Blyden Taylor (December 9, 2021) 

Arts Practices in Addressing Healing and Mental Wellbeing (December 9, 2021) 

National Cultural Policy and arts in Response to Climate Change
(December 10, 2021) 

Living In the Skin I Am In Book Release (December 10, 2021)

Continuing A Legacy: The Black Pledge and the Contributions of Black Women in Theatre. (December 10, 2021) 

Centering Artists in the Arts Ecology (July 29, 2021)

The Gathering Divergence: Spring 2021 (link to playlist)

Land acknowledgement by Aria Evans and keynote by Dori Tunstall(Day 1: May 19, 2021)
Taking the Reins: Organizations Doing The Work in Developing Policies for Conflict Mitigation / Crisis towards Change (Day 1: May 19, 2021)
Mass Culture – State of Emergence: Artists Influencing Equitable Diverse Cultural Policy and Funding (Day 1: May 19, 2021)

Festival Planning / COVID19 Implications: IBPOC / Equity Seeking Artists / Arts Programming Perspective(Day 2: May 20, 2021)
Keynote by Mark Campbell(Day 2: May 20, 2021)
Strategies Towards Achieving Financial Health in the Arts(Day 2: May 20, 2021)
CPAMO Publication Draft Review (Day 2: May 20, 2021)

And…The Beat Goes On: One Desired Outcome, Multiple Ways of Addressing Anti-Black Racism in the Arts. (Day 3: May 21, 2021)

Digital Tools Professional Development Series Workshops (link to playlist)




Building A Community Of Practice Through Organizing Sectoral Change (Day 3: December 11, 2020)

Grow with Digital with Kevin Howell (Day 3: December 11, 2020)

Empowering the Voice of Youth in Creative Strategy Thinking (Day 3: December 11, 2020)

Keynote and performance: Dancing the Afrofuture with Thomas DeFrantz (Day 2: December 10, 2020)

Building Cultural Spaces Reflective of the African / Caribbean Canadian Diaspora (Day 2: December 10, 2020)

The Gathering Fall 2020: Keynote by Diane Roberts (Day 1: December 9, 2020)

Addressing Harassment, Discrimination and Erasure of Black Arts Presence  (Day 1: December 9, 2020)

Exploring Documenting and Mapping Black Arts Practices / Spaces and Places  (Day 1: December 9, 2020)

Equity and Inclusion in Canadian Arts Organizations: An Ongoing Labor presented by CAPACOA (November 3, 2020)

Arts Reflecting Our Times: Creation with Communities and Queer Arts Practices (September 3, 2020)

Indigeneity and its Representation in the Arts (August 13, 2020)

Anti-Black Racism in the Arts session (July 16, 2020)

Navigating Precarity and the Impact of COVID-19 on Arts Administration (June 11, 2020)

The Importance of Digital Research and Prototyping: CPAMO IBPOC Digital Strategy report launch (June 4, 2020)

Spring 2019 

The Gathering: Performance by KasheDance

The Gathering: A Conversation on Disabilities and Artistic Practice
(featuring a performance by Kirsten Kirsch)

The Gathering – Spring 2019: Indigenous Activism in the Arts

The Gathering – Spring 2019: Black Arts Mentorship Session

CPAMO’s Art in Conversation Interview with Mahlikah Awe:ri

CPAMO’s Art in Conversation Performance and Interview DFM Bassoon Quartet

CPAMO’s Art in Conversation Interview with Spy Dénommé-Welch and Catherine Magowan

CPAMO’s Art in Conversation Performance and Interview with Alluvial Plain

CPAMO’s Art in Conversation Interview with Nova Bhattacharya and Michael Fraser

CPAMO’s Art in Conversation Interview with Mateo Galindo Torres 

CPAMO’s Art in Conversation Interview with Sashar Zarif

CPAMO’s Art in Conversation Interview with Bänoo Zan

CPAMO’s Art in Conversation Interview with Steven Elliott Jackson

CPAMO’s Art in Conversation: Interview with Newton Moraes and Shaunga Tagore

Winter 2019

CPAMO’s Art in Conversation: Coffee Table Talk with Wayne Dunkley, Akshata Naik and Lisa Frost

CPAMO’s Art in Conversation: Interview with Aria Evans and Coco Murray

CPAMO’s Art in Conversation: Interview with Sam Horning and Thomas Dwyer from Dance Exchange

CPAMO’s Art in Conversation: Coffee Table Talk with Kevin A  Ormsby

CPAMO’s Art in Conversation: Introduction by charles c. smith