The Scene: Emergence, A Symposium on Community Arts Practice

On February 24th, engage in a day of networking and valuable discussion by participating in 1 of 5 panel discussions with real community-engaged art leaders (including Kapisanan's Executive Director, Caroline Mangosing!) and 1 of 5 networking sessions. Share your opinions and ideas on the evolving community-engaged art community at the Neighbourhood Arts Network event at Harbourfront Centre, EMERGENCE: A Symposium on Community Arts Practice.

DISCUSSION TOPICS INCLUDE: Evolution, Aesthetics & Ethics in Community Arts Memory, History and Cultural Identity (with Caroline as part of the panel!) Creating effective partnerships Art-making in the inner suburbs Digital Communities

NETWORKING SESSIONS INVOLVE: 1) Working conditions for community engaged artists 2) Building arts centres & community arts hubs 3) Youth arts engagement 4) Community arts training opportunities 5) Working in neighbourhoods

And, to top the day off, artists from diverse and emerging communities of practice will be making appearances to show participants what our community's made of!


For for information on this event, visit the EMERGENCE Symposium event page on Neighbourhood Arts Network's site, or contact

See you there!