News Release

AOE WELCOMES MINISTER OF CULTURE
January 15, 2010

On Thursday, January 14, the Honourable Aileen Carroll, provincial Minister of Culture and Minister responsible for Seniors toured the Shenkman Arts Centre and met with resident arts partners. During a closed round-table session, topics discussed included the local arts industry and an overview of the unique community-partner operational model successfully engaged at the Centre. The visit concluded with both the Minister and Phil McNeely (Ottawa-Orléans MPP) meeting with resident arts partners, local artists and AOE Arts Council at a reception held by AOE for its members.

Minister of Culture Visits the Shenkman Arts Centre
Aileen Carroll took advantage of the session break at Queen's Park to visit what she called a "jewel" for culture in the east-end.
Orléans Star - January 15, 2010