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Annotated project list

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Alliance for a Grand Community

This project is led by nine of the larger cultural institutions of Waterloo Region dedicated to the development of tools and mechanisms for sharing resources, building capacity, strengthening community connections, and leading the regional cultural sector and the community at large towards further excellence.



A free weekly email list promoting art and culture in Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Cambridge and surrounding areas.



A project to build a full-service arts, culture and heritage information portal to serve Waterloo Region.



A project that is exploring the possibility of developing a local version of a nation-wide arts in education program.


Arts Together: Creative Intersections

Involving leaders in arts&culture, business and community organizations, the aim of Arts Together is to envision a dynamic future for arts and culture in this region. 


Available Space Art Project (ASAP)

Available Space Art Project places artworks in downtown Kitchener storefronts, restaurants, cafes and vacant spaces. Our goal is to support regional visual artists of any media – including sculpture, painting, installation, textiles and printmaking.


Brush With Art

Brush With Art is a unique grass roots organization that has been raising friends and funds for the visual arts in Waterloo Region since 1999.


Cambridge Cultural Planning

The City is currently completing an Arts and Culture Master Plan.  A draft version is expected to be completed by late fall of 2008.


Centre for Cultural Management

The Centre for Cultural Management (CCM) undertakes a broad range of activities providing leadership in cultural management education and research


Cinematheque Waterloo

Cinematheque Waterloo Region is a not-for-profit initiative that aims to promote an understanding and appreciation of art films in the Waterloo Region


City of Waterloo Cultural Planning

The recently completed City of Waterloo Department of Recreation and Leisure Services Master plan includes a number of important recommendations realted to arts, culture and heritage, including "that the City initiate a new cultural Plan for the City of Waterloo."


Civic District + New Main Library, Kitchener 


CURA Mid-Sized City Beautiful


Event Horizons: Cultural Events at Perimeter Institute

Perimeter Institute shares the joys of creative inquiry with the wider community through Event Horizons, an ambitious agenda of top quality musical and cultural events in a unique atmosphere that provides the opportunity to interact with world class artists.


Globe Studios

Globe Studios is an artist-run centre, home to approx 20 artists, and to the Waterloo Regional Arts Council, The MT Space, CAFKA and S&S Pottery.


Grand River Film Festival


Kitchener Culture Plan II

Kitchener's CulturePlan II was completed in 2005. Work on implementation is ongoing.


President Johnston’s 10 Goals

The overall objective of President Johnston’s 10 Goals is to establish Waterloo Region as the "Knowledge Capital of Canada" by the year 2020.


Prosperity Forum Task Force on Creative Enterprise

This initiative is led by the Prosperity Council of Waterloo Region. A Task Force with broad community representation, including businesses, municipalities, arts&culture leaders, and representatives from our colleges and universities, has been meeting regularly to organize develop and execute a regional cultural development strategy.


Visual Arts Presenters Alliance

The Visual Arts Presenters Alliance (VAPA) is an ongoing project originally funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation to develop strategies for increasing awareness of the visual arts throughout Waterloo Region with emphasis on marketing, fundaising/friendraising and volunteer devlopment.


Vital Signs

Vital Signs is an annual check-up that measures the vitality of our region, identifies significant trends, and assigns grades in 11 key areas critical to Waterloo Region’s quality of life, including arts & culture.


WRAC reconsidered

A discussion paper that outlines what a reformed WRAC or a new agency to take its place might look like. 



Comments (3)

Tyson Wentworth said

at 7:50 am on Jul 31, 2008

What are the 11 key areas critical to waterloo Region's quality of life you speak of???

Marinus P deGroot said

at 10:28 am on Jul 31, 2008

Besides Art & Culture, the key areas include: Belonging and Leadership – Environment – Gap Between the Rich and Poor – Getting Around – Getting Started in Our Community – Health and Wellness – Housing – Learning – Safety – Work.

Tyson Wentworth said

at 12:33 pm on Aug 5, 2008

maybe link this to "11 key areas" http://www.vitalsignscanada.ca/nr-index-e.html

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