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Embarquez sur une série d'opportunités d'apprentissage et d'engagement à partir du 27 novembre, où le secteur des arts et la communauté peuvent s'engager dans des conversations cruciales.

 

Les présentations partageront des idées, exploreront des idées innovantes, des stratégies de transformation et des perspectives visionnaires pour stimuler votre réflexion et notre travail collectif dans le domaine des arts. Chaque présentation sera suivie d'un atelier animé par Evoke and Associates.

Les thèmes abordés lors de ces réunions, ainsi que votre contribution directe, permettront d'organiser des ateliers de réflexion sur le nouveau modèle organisationnel, qui couvrira la gouvernance, les opérations, les programmes et les services.

*Veuillez noter que ces vidéos ne sont disponibles qu’en anglais. Les conversations communautaires en français débuterons en 2024*

Conversations communautaires : Conception d'une nouvelle organisation artistique par le biais d'une vision collective 

How do we craft a thriving future for the arts in times of uncertainty and change?

 

Owais Lightwala led an interactive presentation and workshop on Design Thinking methodology. He described it as, “Design thinking is a problem solving approach that emphasizes user understanding, creative ideation, and iterative testing, and the goal of it is basically to solve problems that people have in the real world. Really responding to the need for more user centric human centered design approaches.”   

How do we explore the decline of the old systems and models and the rise of new ones?  

 

Rudy Ruttimann presentation on the Berkana Institute’s Two Loop Model is a narrative about how large systems can transform and create a sustainable new system. The Two Loops model is a valuable tool for addressing challenges and opportunities in the arts sector. It provides a fresh perspective on funding strategies and field building for transitions. 

Presenters Terry-lynn, J.P. and Alex delved into the crucial intersection of Indigenous relations and self-determination in the context of arts organizational development.  

Tatiana presented the significance of Scaling Deep as a complementary approach to achieving enduring impact alongside other scaling strategies. Scaling Deep involves deep personal and cultural transformation to create lasting and sustainable change. It delves into inner work, community connections, and narrative exploration, demanding time, introspection, and personal growth while challenging biases and assumptions. Rooting in context, it recognizes and works with power dynamics.  

The presentation by Carla, Sharif and Sharon addressed the imperative of creating an inclusive arts environment, emphasizing the need for an organizational model that reflects and serves diverse voices within the community. 

  • Where will your events be held, and are they online or in-person?
    Each workshop will be held in a different location across the city. Locations will be listed in each event description. All presentations will be presented online. Zoom links will be sent to everyone who registers for an event. If you are participating in an in-person workshop, the presentation will be viewed together in person on location prior to the workshop.
  • How can I participate and get involved?
    Engaging with the Ottawa arts community is a key part of this process. Here are a few ways for you to get involved: Watch the presentations online Watch the presentations and participate in the workshops. For in-person workshops, we will watch the presentations together onsite. Each presentation and workshop is unique so please read details carefully. There will be in-person workshops, virtual, and hybrid. In-person workshops will have a digital engagement component. Attendees are asked to bring a fully charged smartphone, tablet or laptop to participate through an interactive online platform. If anyone is interested in attending in-person but does not have access to a device we can provide one for you with advance notice. Please contact us at info@artsnetottawa.ca
  • Why are you doing your community consultations this way? “Nothing for us without us”
    Most importantly: co-creating a new model can only be done WITH YOU. We want to share this opportunity to listen, and learn from thought leaders and inspirational creatives - to help your own work in the arts sector We desire collaboration and connection with our community that we serve We want to platform ideas and learnings back out into the community and into our new organizational model and operations for the future
  • What’s the next step?
    We will host a series of Design-Thinking workshops with our board, staff and you, our community, in winter 2024. These workshops will be created based on the outcomes of our Community Conversations beginning on November 27th. More details on the next steps will be available in the new year. In June 2024, we will present the plans for the future of the new organization at our Annual General Meetings (AGM).
  • What if I can’t attend the workshops but want to be involved?
    Please reach out to: Cassandra Olsthoorn [cassandra@artsnetottawa.ca] or Nicole Milne: [nicole@ottawaartscouncil.ca]
  • Will the sessions be recorded?
    Most sessions will be recorded; more information to come on how these will be made available.
  • How much is a stipend?
    We will be offering up to $30 per workshop
  • Will you offer financial compensation for participation in workshops?
    Yes. To help ensure more equal access to the workshops, we are offering financial compensation (stipends), for expenses relating to participating in the workshop
  • Will the workshops and presentations be accessible?
    The in-person venues will all be accessible The registration questions will have a section for you to inform us of any accessibility requirements you might need to be able to participate, i.e. ASL interpretation.
  • How can I request a stipend?
    You can request a stipend through your registration on Eventbrite Or you can contact Cassandra Olsthoorn [cassandra@artsnetottawa.ca] or Nicole Milne [nicole@ottawaartscouncil.ca]
  • Will there be food and refreshments provided?
    Food will not be provided at in-person workshops. Please bring a packed lunch. Coffee, tea and water will be available.
  • Will you ask for a reason for financial compensation?
    No, we will not ask.
  • More information about our funders
    Ottawa Arts Council and Arts Network Ottawa gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the City of Ottawa, Ottawa Community Foundation, CAPACOA (Presenters Capacity Building Program), Canada Council for the Arts and the Government of Canada’s Community Services Recovery Fund through the Community Foundations of Canada. Canada Council for the Arts, Strategic Innovation Fund: The Canada Council for the Arts contributes to the vibrancy of a creative and diverse arts and literary scene and supports its presence across Canada and around the world. The Council is Canada’s public arts funder, with a mandate to “foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts.” The Council’s grants, services, initiatives, prizes, and payments support Canadian artists, authors, and arts groups and organizations. This support allows them to pursue artistic expression, create works of art, and promote and disseminate the arts and literature. Through its arts funding, communications, research, and promotion activities, the Council fosters ever-growing engagement of Canadians and international audiences in the arts. The Council’s Public Lending Right (PLR) program makes annual payments to creators whose works are held in Canadian public libraries. The Council’s Art Bank operates art rental programs and helps further public engagement with contemporary arts through exhibition and outreach activities. The Council is responsible for the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, which promotes the values and programs of UNESCO to contribute to a future of peace, reconciliation, equity, and sustainable development. CAPACOA, Presenters Capacity Building Program: CAPACOA represents 150 professional for-profit and not-for-profit presenters, festivals, presenter networks, artistic companies, agents, managers and other stakeholders working across the presenting and touring sector in Canada. The Ottawa Community Foundation: The Ottawa Community Foundation is a public, charitable organization created by and for the people of Ottawa. The Foundation works with donors and the community at large as a trusted partner to fulfill impact philanthropy and bring about positive, systemic, and sustainable change. The Government of Canada’s Community Services Recovery Fund through the Community Foundations of Canada: The Community Services Recovery Fund is a $400 million investment from the Government of Canada to support community service organizations, including charities, non-profits and Indigenous governing bodies, as they adapt and modernize their organizations. The Community Services Recovery Fund is being delivered through three National Funders - Canadian Red Cross, Community Foundations of Canada, and United Way Centraide Canada.
  • How can I request a stipend/honorarium?
    You can request a stipend/honorarium through your registration on Eventbrite. Or you can contact Cassandra Olsthoorn / Nicole Milne
  • Will you offer financial compensation for participation in the session?
    Yes. To help ensure more equal access to the session, we are offering financial compensation for expenses relating to participating in the session.
  • More information about our funders
    Ottawa Arts Council and Arts Network Ottawa gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the City of Ottawa, Ottawa Community Foundation, CAPACOA (Presenters Capacity Building Program), Canada Council for the Arts and the Government of Canada’s Community Services Recovery Fund through the Community Foundations of Canada. Canada Council for the Arts, Strategic Innovation Fund: The Canada Council for the Arts contributes to the vibrancy of a creative and diverse arts and literary scene and supports its presence across Canada and around the world. The Council is Canada’s public arts funder, with a mandate to “foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts.” The Council’s grants, services, initiatives, prizes, and payments support Canadian artists, authors, and arts groups and organizations. This support allows them to pursue artistic expression, create works of art, and promote and disseminate the arts and literature. Through its arts funding, communications, research, and promotion activities, the Council fosters ever-growing engagement of Canadians and international audiences in the arts. The Council’s Public Lending Right (PLR) program makes annual payments to creators whose works are held in Canadian public libraries. The Council’s Art Bank operates art rental programs and helps further public engagement with contemporary arts through exhibition and outreach activities. The Council is responsible for the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, which promotes the values and programs of UNESCO to contribute to a future of peace, reconciliation, equity, and sustainable development. CAPACOA, Presenters Capacity Building Program: CAPACOA represents 150 professional for-profit and not-for-profit presenters, festivals, presenter networks, artistic companies, agents, managers and other stakeholders working across the presenting and touring sector in Canada. The Ottawa Community Foundation: The Ottawa Community Foundation is a public, charitable organization created by and for the people of Ottawa. The Foundation works with donors and the community at large as a trusted partner to fulfill impact philanthropy and bring about positive, systemic, and sustainable change. The Government of Canada’s Community Services Recovery Fund through the Community Foundations of Canada: The Community Services Recovery Fund is a $400 million investment from the Government of Canada to support community service organizations, including charities, non-profits and Indigenous governing bodies, as they adapt and modernize their organizations. The Community Services Recovery Fund is being delivered through three National Funders - Canadian Red Cross, Community Foundations of Canada, and United Way Centraide Canada.
  • Where will your Co-Creation Weekend session be held?
    The session will take place over two days in the Visual Arts Studio, St. Laurent Complex, 525 Côté Street, Ottawa, ON K1K 0Z8
  • How much is a stipend/honorarium
    We will be offering up to $110 per day.
  • What if I can’t attend the session but want to be involved?
    Please reach out to: Cassandra Olsthoorn [cassandra@artsnetottawa.ca] or Nicole Milne: [nicole@ottawaartscouncil.ca]
  • Will the session be recorded?
    No, but there will be a report commissioned based on the work done in these workshops.
  • Will the venue be accessible?
    The St. Laurent Complex is fully accessible and there is plenty of free parking. The registration questions will have a section for you to inform us of any accessibility requirements you might need to be able to participate, i.e. ASL interpretation. Getting There: Address: St-Laurent Complex 525 Côté Street Ottawa, ON K1K 0Z8 T: (613) 742-6767 Transit Information You can plan your route with OC Transpo: The closest bus stops are: Stop 8604 - St Laurent / Côté Schedule: Next Departure: Stop 8610 - St Laurent / Clarke Schedule: Next Departure
  • Will the session be in English or French
    The session will be conducted in both English and French, allowing attendees to participate in their preferred language. In order to ensure effective communication, the participants will be divided into small working groups, with dedicated facilitators guiding each group separately for both French and English teams.
  • Why are you doing it this way?
    We want to build the new organization model by centering our community in this work.
  • What is the Community Co-Creation Weekend?
    The Community Co-Creation Weekend is a strategic collaboration session, taking place over two days, where we invite you to contribute to the formation of a new arts service organization.
  • How can I participate and get involved in the OAC/ANO merger process?
    Read our updates (social media, e-newsletter, websites) Attend the Workshop Attend our AGMs
  • Will you ask for a reason for financial compensation?
    No, we will not ask.
  • Are there any online components?
    No, only in person.
NOUS CONTACTER

Shenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum Blvd, Suite 260
Ottawa, ON K1E 0A1
Tel: 613-580-2767
info@artsnetottawa.ca

Charity number:
121777023RR0001

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Nous reconnaissons que nos bureaux se trouvent sur le territoire traditionnel, ancestral et non cédé de la Nation Algonquine Anishinaabe. Les peuples de la nation algonquine anishinaabe vivent sur ce territoire depuis des millénaires, gérant la terre, l'eau et tout ce qui contribue à la vie dans cette région.  Aujourd'hui, de nombreuses communautés autochtones continuent de se voir refuser la possibilité et les ressources nécessaires pour créer et vivre leur art traditionnel sur ce territoire. Nous nous engageons à faire de la justice et de la réconciliation une priorité dans notre travail en amplifiant les voix autochtones et leurs expériences.

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