“Firemakers” shares the story of a small group of Fort Albany youth navigating the turbulent waters of their adolescent years. Toronto, ON, Sunday, April 11, 2021– After initially postponing the creation of “Firemakers” due to COVID-19 lockdowns and travel restrictions, ArtsCan Circle and 67 Records have now completed this music […]
An important message from Mike Stevens, founder of ArtsCanCircle
These are challenging days but the one thing we know and have always tried to do at ArtsCanCircle is to create inspiration and connectivity between artists and the communities we visit.
We are excited about the initiative explained below. It’s so important to us right now to be able to
Why we all should visit The Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Recently ArtsCan Circle’s Program Manager visited The Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg and what he saw, learned and reflected on will change him forever. Glenn recounts on his time in this blog as we shine a light on such an amazing space that pays homage to people around
Indigenous studies now mandatory in southern Ontario schools
They say if you are persistent, determined and patient then your dreams will eventually come true.
For thirteen high schools in Southern Ontario and the Indigenous community across Canada, this dream of Truth and Reconciliation is becoming an imminent reality.
The Indigenous voices course, is now a mandatory
Our BIGGEST Fall Programming is here!
We have been working hard partnering with School Principals, Teachers, Education Boards, Youth Centres and Artist Facilitators to bring you our most ambitious programming to date! The planning of five trips within a two month period is a detailed and co-ordinated process made possible by our donors, board members, dedicated
Faces of the North music video: SEE IT NOW
ArtsCan Circle is proud to present Faces of the North a song and music video written, composed and performed by Indigenous youth in Attawapiskat, Ontario. Attawapiskat is a community of many different people, with many different experiences.
The video give a snapshot of life in the north and hopefully encourages
REZ 67: MUSIC VIDEO RELEASE
ArtsCan Circle Music Video: “REZ 67” a collaboration with students from Peetabeck Academy School in Fort Albany
ArtsCan Circle is proud to present REZ 67 a song and music video written, composed and performed by Indigenous youth in Fort Albany, Ontario. The song title comes from the government designation assigned to Fort
ArtsCan Circle partners with Bethel Community Services Foundation to facilitate US donations
ArtsCan Circle is proud to announce our partnership with Bethel Community Services Foundation (BCSF) in Alaska! Bethel Community Services Foundation works to develop, grow, continue and enhance community-based programs and services in Alaska and afar, and now they are supporting ArtsCan Circle!
ArtsCan Circle Founder, Mike Stevens similar outreach work
ArtscanU Attawapiskat – a successful recipient of the 2018 TD MusiCounts Community Music program
ArtsCan Circle is a successful recipient of a TD MusiCounts Community Music program grant for our ArtscanU Attawapiskat project. ArtscanU Attawapiskat will bring instruments and MacBook laptops equipped with recording software to this community which is showing a strong & growing awareness and ability for playing and recording piano
ArtsCan Circle celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day
June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day and we have a team of artist facilitators in Pikangikum First Nations community working with students from Eenchokay Birchstick School and Project Journey on creative arts workshops to celebrate the day and month-long celebrations by sharing artistic skills.
Unfortunately Waawaate Fobister (our Indigenous Grass