Press Releases and Announcements

  • Toronto Arts Foundation 2012 Annual Report 

    August 28, 2013

    2012 was a transformative year for Toronto Arts Foundation as it entered the first year of its new, three-year strategic plan committed to strengthening the arts, turning up the spotlight on Toronto’s artists and arts organizations, and connecting communities and youth to the power of artistic activity.

  • City Approves Arts Funding Increase 

    February 28, 2013

    February 28, 2013 - In January, 2013, Toronto City Council approved a $17.5 million budget increase for arts funding over 4 years, with the first $6 million to be allocated in 2013.

  • TAC/TAF Has Moved 

    January 15, 2013

    Toronto Arts Council / Toronto Arts Foundation has moved to 200 - 26 Grand Trunk Crescent

  • Historic Motion Passed: City to Invest $6 million in Arts and Culture 

    January 10, 2013

    January 10, 2013 - Toronto Executive Committee has today passed an historic motion calling for a significant increase in direct arts investment which will, if passed by City Council next week, see new funding in the amount $6 million being invested in the arts and culture sector in 2013. The motion was crafted and moved by Councillor Gary Crawford.

  • Space for Arts Pilot Program 

    December 11, 2012

    December 11, 2012 - Toronto Arts Council, with support of Councillor Adam Vaughan and the City of Toronto is developing a Space for Art program. Under this program, small arts work spaces will be offered to artists and non-profit arts organizations on a short term cost-recovery basis

  • Town Hall Discussion on Toronto Casino 

    October 09, 2012

    Be Heard On Wednesday October 10 At 6pm At City Hall, Council Chambers

  • New Resource Toolkit Supports Access & Equity in the Arts 

    August 13, 2012

    August 13, 2012 - Toronto Arts Foundation’s Neighborhood Arts Network has just released an important new research and educational resource: the Arts & Equity Toolkit.

  • Staff Changes at TAC 

    July 25, 2012

    July 25, 2012 - William Huffman, Associate Director of Toronto Arts Council and the Visual/Media and Literary Arts Officer will be on sabbatical from TAC for the next 18 months, effective July 31.

  • Free Networking And Promotion Workshops For Artists Living In Weston And Mount Dennis 

    May 07, 2012

    May 7th, 2012 - Toronto Arts Foundation is sponsoring workshops for artists living in Weston and Mount Dennis neighbourhoods.

  • North York Arts Online Launched 

    April 12, 2012

    TORONTO - April 12, 2012. Claire Hopkinson, Executive Director of Toronto Arts Foundation (TAF) is pleased to announce the launch of North York Arts Online (, the premiere website celebrating North York’s vibrant cultural scene.