BRAMPTON, ON (October 16, 2023) - The Brampton Arts Organization (BAO) is announcing the launch of its new initiative, the Community Presents Series. This free, innovative program is designed to cultivate a vibrant culture of learning, knowledge-sharing, and creative facilitation within the Brampton artistic community through the leadership of other local artists, creatives, arts organizations, and collectives.
The Community Presents Series embodies BAO's commitment to nurturing and supporting artistic talent while fostering a sense of unity among Brampton's creative minds. As part of this initiative, BAO has provided local artists and creatives with a unique platform to present, develop and curate programming and initiatives tailored specifically for the creative community.
Building on Brampton’s commitment to support and promote local art and culture, this diverse range of free, public workshops aims to enrich the lives of Brampton creatives by offering unparalleled access to creative experiences.
Save the dates
Community Presents: Creative Direction for Social
Sunday, October 22, 2023
Brampton Entrepreneur Centre, 41 George Street South, Brampton ON
Community Presents: Zine-Making with Canva
Saturday, November 4, 2023
2pm - 4pm
Saturday November 11, 2023
2pm - 4pm
Community Presents: Creative Process Workshop
Tuesday, December 5, 2023
6:30pm – 9pm
BAO Office, 8 Nelson Street West #301 Brampton, ON
For more information about the Community Presents Series and to register for an upcoming workshop, please visit: www.bramptonartsorg.ca.
"The new Community Presents series represents a dynamic shift in how we engage with our local creative community. We're thrilled to empower Brampton's talented artists to take the lead in crafting meaningful experiences for our residents. This not only showcases their incredible skills but also ensures that our community remains at the forefront of artistic innovation."
- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton
“Creating a space to share ideas and knowledge for artists and by artists is an excellent platform where the passion and expertise of our community's talent come together! I encourage everyone to sign up and take part in a Community Presents workshop for a chance to learn and grow.”
- Gurpartap Singh Toor, Regional Councillor, Wards 9 & 10; Council Representative, Advisory Panel, Brampton Arts Organization
“I'm so grateful for the opportunities that the Community Presents series creates for us artists to learn from each other, as well as foster a sense of community and connection. Artistic practice can often feel like such an internal, individual undertaking, and this series allows us to step outside that and connect with each other and share our learned experiences.”
- Ashley Hasfal, Community Presents Workshop Facilitator, Brampton Arts Organization
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City of Brampton Media Relations