Press Releases and Announcements

  • TAC Joins Call for Immediate Release of Greyson and Loubani 

    September 18, 2013

    The Toronto Arts Council joins the chorus of voices from the cultural and medical communities, calling for the immediate release of filmmaker and professor John Greyson and Dr. Tarek Loubani, who have been held without charges in Egypt for over one month.

  • Finalists Announced for TD Arts Diversity Award 

    September 18, 2013

    Toronto Arts Foundation Shines A Spotlight On The Finalists For The Inaugural TD Arts Diversity Award

  • Inaugural East End Poetry Festival Launched 

    September 09, 2013

    Free outdoor event headlines City of Toronto's Poet Laureate

  • “Transforming Communities Through the Arts” Released 

    August 29, 2013

    Toronto Arts Foundation released the results of a two-year study, ‘Transforming Communities through the Arts: A Study of Three Toronto Neighbourhoods’. The study, led by principal investigator Margo Charlton, Research Manager for the Toronto Arts Foundation, examined how residents engage with the arts at a community level, explored barriers to arts access and identified ways to strengthen local arts engagement in Malvern, St. James Town and Weston Mount Dennis.

  • 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.

  • Toronto Arts Foundation Award Winner 

    July 28, 2013

    The winners of the 2013 Toronto Arts Foundation Awards, celebrating individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to Toronto’s vibrant artistic and cultural life, were announced today in the presence of such VIPs as Martha Burns, Eric Peterson and R.H. Thomson. Award presentations were made at the Mayor's Lunch held at the Arcadian Court in downtown Toronto.

  • TAC Art/Work Gallery Opens 

    July 11, 2013

    The opening reception and ribbon cutting ceremony of the TAC Art/Work Gallery, located at 568 Richmond Street West, will take place this Friday July 12th from 5 pm – 8 pm.

  • Toronto Arts Foundation Announces Strategic Direction 2013-2016 

    June 26, 2013

    In late 2011 the Executive and Board of the Toronto Arts Foundation undertook a strategic review to clarify its role and direction. The Toronto Arts Foundation has published its new plan, Strategic Direction 2013-2016.

  • ArtReach Information session on July 4 –Youth Arts Grant Program 

    June 13, 2013

    Toronto Arts Council and ArtReach Toronto are in a new partnership that will result in an investment of $300,000 in the form of grants for youth arts projects in underserved communities across Toronto.

  • Winner of the 2013 Toronto Arts and Business Award Announced 

    June 04, 2013

    Last night, the Toronto Arts Foundation announced Sun Life Financial as the winner of the 2013 Toronto Arts and Business Award.