- All sessions are free for CARFAC Alberta and CARFAC Saskatchewan members. Please RSVP for each session by following the “Register through Eventbrite” link in each session description.
- Non-members pay $25 per ticket by following the “Buy Ticket” Eventbrite link in each session description.
- Both webinars run from 6:30 until 8pm.
- After the two thirty–minute talks, there will be a thirty minute discussion based on written
questions from you, the audience
For more information, contact us.
Art As a Vehicle to Connect Communities
How art can enrich our lives and promote positive social change within communities.
Mark Vazquez-Mackay (Calgary Artist, Educator and Arts Advocate) Mark Vazquez-Mackay will discuss how his role as muralist, mentor and volunteer impacts local communities. Vazquez-Mackay’s practice creates and nourishes artistic communities creating links between these communities and the citizens of Calgary.
Risa Payant (Executive Director, Common Weal Community Arts) is the Executive Director of a Saskatchewan provincial arts organization that collaboratively engages professional artists with communities to promote social change and cultural identity through creative expression. She will discuss the importance of using the arts to create a legacy of social change within communities. Register through Eventbrite
How To Fund That Project
Find out how project grants work and how to begin writing a grant that juries want to read
Kari McQueen (Arts Development Consultant – Visual Arts And New Media, Alberta Foundation for the Arts) will speak about what grants can do for your career and how to go about getting them.
Noreen Neu (Policy And Planning Advisor, Saskatchewan Arts Board) will add to the conversation by discussing what makes a good grant proposal. If you want to know more about how grants work, this is your chance. Register through Eventbrite