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In an effort to assist the arts community in building sustainable practices, The Department of Culture offers workshops on a year round basis that are designed to educate both individual artists and arts organizations.

Upcoming Workshops

Grant Information Session
November 18, 2014, 6pm–8pm
Sir Robert Barrie Room, 2nd floor - City Hall

Calling all Not-For-Profit Arts Organizations & Artists!

Are you looking for tips and must-dos for preparing an application to the Ontario Arts Council, the City of Barrie or the Trillium Foundation? Join Pat Bradley, Theatre Officer of the Ontario Arts Council when she shares her perspective and information on project grants, particularly from the Theatre project programs - Theatre projects, Playwright Residency and the Theatre Creator's Reserve.  Inga Lubbock, Program Manager for the Ontario Trillium Foundation will speak to the arts and culture grants available through this Provincial program. Onalee Groves of Barrie's Department of Culture will end the presentation with current information on the City's arts granting program. 

Register now to learn about the various way you can fund your arts organization.  There is no cost for the workshop, however we require confirmation of your attendance by calling the Department of Culture at 705-739-4299 or email us at   

Please check this page for updates, and/or follow the City of Barrie on Facebook or Twitter to be notified when new workshops are scheduled.


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