Arts Festival is a free, two-day celebration of art, dance, music, theatre, and
crafts by immigrant and newcomer communities. Hosted by Artists and Artisans
Development Network in collaboration with community organizations, the festival
brings together diverse performers and exhibits to create opportunities for
marginalized individuals and groups.
and Artisans Development Network’s mission is to provide support and
opportunities for economic and social development to artists and artisans of
all artistic practices who are newcomers to Canada or from other visible
minority groups. Inclusive Arts Festival was created in 2014 to provide
much-needed opportunities for newcomer artists to share their work,
perspectives, and cultures.
vision for Inclusive Arts Festival is to create a platform that brings
awareness to under-represented artists. Together, we will promote
inter-cultural understanding, collaboration, and community-building.
is at the heart of the Inclusive Arts Festival. Our purpose is to build
community through the arts and we will do that by bringing together a team of
diverse collaborators. Volunteers, community partners, sponsors, and artists
will come together for cultural exchange and celebration.
Keeping inclusion as top priority, the event is held in an accessible facility and open to guests, volunteers, and performers of all abilities. If you have accessibility needs and have questions about the event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.