Shenkman Arts Centre Resident Arts Partner
AOE Arts Council is a co-founder and proud resident arts partner at the Shenkman Arts Centre. We help assure that the voice of the arts community is heard at the planning, programming and promotional levels for the Centre and the community it serves. We also contribute to the range of activities offered and undertake joint ventures with other resident arts partners (list and link to who they are)
- Ottawa School of Art – Orléans Campus
- Mouvement d’implication Francophone d’Orléans (MIFO)
- Gloucester Pottery School
- The Ottawa School of Theatre (formerly OYP Theatre School)
Our office is also home base for Resident Company, Tara Luz Danse.
Co-chair Shenkman Arts Centre Community Leadership Team
Governance and implementation of the Shenkman Arts Centre’s 2015-2020 Strategic Plan is overseen by a Community Leadership Team. As a resident arts partner representing the local arts community, AOE Art Council’s Executive Director co-chairs this group and two managers (Programs and Communications) serve on working committees. An annual report was published upon completion of its first year in 2016 showing over 50 people engaged in the process.
Co-presenter of activities at the Centre
AOE Arts Council collaborates with City of Ottawa programmers and Ottawa School of Art to hold 11 monthly “Meet the Artist” Sunday art exhibit/experiences and vernissages including one during Culture Days.
Other Arts and Culture Community Partners
AOE Arts Council collaborates with the following arts and culture service organizations across the Ottawa region:
- Alliance culturelle d’Ontario
- Conseil des arts Prescott Russell Arts Council (CAPRAC)
- The Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa | le Conseil des organismes du patrimoine d’Ottawa (CHOO|COPO)
- Culture Outaouais
- Heritage Ottawa
- Ottawa Arts Council
- Ottawa Festival Network
- Ottawa Film Office
- Ottawa Museum Network
- Ottawa Music Industry Coalition