During the week of April 8 – 12, ArtsCan Circle returns to Fort Albany to Peetabeck School with Mob Bounce! Mob Bounce bring their “hip hop & sacred space” workshops connecting contemporary music to culture in an all-encompassing creative exploration. Get ready for an exciting week ahead!
During the week of February 25 – March 1 ArtsCan Circle sent singer-songwriter Cindy Paul (Natuashish, Pikangikun) and Jessamyn Flynn (Attawapiskat) to Gjoa Haven for music and art workshops at Qiqirtaq Jr High School. in the words of our founder, Mike Stevens “I call Gjoa Haven, ‘Joy Haven’ because it’s
ArtsCan Circle were awarded a TD MusiCounts instruments grant and it’s all coming together really soon.
We successfully secured three Apple MacBook Pro computers with a production education suite, six 88-weighted keyboards, six acoustic guitars with cases with microphones, stands and headphones! We have a three exceptional artist facilitators doing
Our recent creative workshops were so rewarding with many engaged students actively involved, opening up and sharing their thoughts and feelings. We held creative workshops in visual arts, songwriting, singing, composing and engineering. Check out our facebook for the visual art floor cloth and stay tuned for the song that
ArtsCan Circle announces our long-awaited return to Natuashish! From October 14 – 21 ArtsCan will take singer-songwriters Ryan Ainsworth, Cindy Paul & Randy Brethour to work with students at the Mushuau Innu Natuashish School in creative song and sound workshops.
Read More on the artists here…Natuashish OCT 2018 -Workshop Blog
Gary Atkins is an engineer and producer, an Apple Certified trainer and is on board to set up a recording studio and run workshops on using LOGIC recording software with the youth of Fort Albany.
Gary is the Technology Co-ordinator for the Royal Conservatory of Music (Toronto). As a Sibelius
ArtsCan Circle is very proud to have strong female representation on our trip to Fort Albany this way. Read about our female artists here…
Gloria Hope is an Indigenous visual artist, sculptor, mural painter, author/illustrator and facilitator of art and nature. She graduated from Seneca College Visual Arts
During the week of April 8th-15th, ArtsCan Circle returns to Fort Albany First Nation community in Northern Ontario to conduct multidisciplinary art workshops with the Elementary and Secondary students of Peetabeck Academy School. We’re so excited to bring our team of world class artists to this community for our second
Mack MacKenzie is the last of his breed: a singer-songwriter with an author's depth and a Rock & Roll heart. Montreal’s universally acclaimed singer-songwriter has crossed borders his entire creative Rock’n’Roll life. As a solo artist and the songwriter, vocalist and driving force of Montreal alt-country band Three O’Clock Train,
Jessamin’s spirit for shared arts experiences is infectious. She has such an ability to connect with youth we are thrilled to have her working in with the Indigenous youth in Attawapiskat currently. Jessamin has worked as a Recreation Therapist for over 10 years in the Peterborough area. Jessamyn tries to incorporate