Welcome to the ICASC directory of national and international art for social change organizations, networks, educational programs and opportunities.
This is a curated list focusing on art for social change – by no means a comprehensive community arts listing.
If you are looking for more complete Canadian community arts listings, we highly recommend ArtBridges’ directory at http://artbridges.ca/community/community_map.
This is a living resource. We will be updating and revising it as new information becomes available. You can filter this list by selecting from the various options below.
32 results found.
4elements Living Arts Organization, Training and Education / Multidisciplinary / Canada
4elements Living Arts (4e) is a community engaged arts organization based on Mnidoo Mnising | Manitoulin Island in Northeastern Ontario. Formed in 2002, we have a focus on programs that integrate the arts, environmental and land-based issues through a place-based and community-based approach. To im……read more
ArtStarts in Schools Organization, Training and Education / Multidisciplinary / Canada
ArtStarts in Schools is a not-for-profit organization that promotes art and creativity among British Columbia’s young people. Since 1996, ArtStarts has supported educators, artists, parents and students by offering a broad range of programs, services and resources to promote arts and creati……read more
Concordia University Training and Education / Theatre / Canada
Concordia University, Faculty of Fine Arts - Department of Theatre used to offer a BFA specialization in Theatre and Development. Although this specialization is not currently offered, one of the Department of Theatre's objectives is to "offer[s] students an opportuni……read more
COURSE: Drama 3850 A: Dance and Theatre for All Abilities: Production Development Training and Education / Theatre / Canada
Doolitle, Lisa. Drama 3850 A, Dance and Theatre for All Abilities: Production Development, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Canada. …read more
COURSE: EDUC 496: Exploring Arts for Social Change: Communities in Action Training and Education / Multidisciplinary / Canada
Marcuse, Judith. EDUC 496, Exploring Arts for Social Change: Communities in Action, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. Fall Semester 2010 and 2011. …read more
Creative Manitoba (formerly ACI Manitoba) Organization, Training and Education / Multidisciplinary / Canada
"Creative Manitoba strengthens, represents and connects Manitoba’s arts and creative industries. We are a not for profit organization dedicated to supporting the arts and cultural industries of Manitoba and helping to develop sustainable careers for those working in……read more
Dans La Rue Organization, Training and Education / Multidisciplinary / Canada
Mission Fondé par le Père Emmett Johns « Pops » en 1988, Le Bon Dieu dans la rue vient en aide aux jeunes sans-abri ou en situation précaire. Avec dévouement, empathie et respect, et grâce au soutien de la communauté, nous veillons à leurs besoins i……read more
ELAN: English Language Arts Network Organization, Training and Education / Multidisciplinary / Canada
The English Language Arts Network (ELAN) is a professional organization of Ontario educators providing curriculum leadership in English, Language Arts, Media Education and English as a Second Language (ESL). ELAN members benefit from having access to the latest Ontario Ministry of Education docum……read more
Jumblies Theatre (Training) Training and Education / Theatre / Canada
Jumblies Theatre offers a variety of workshops and courses through Jumblies Studio, which is "a flexible, integrated and itinerant full-time program for learning, mentorship and exploration in Arts that engage with and create Community." From the Atelier Jumblies Studio ……read more
Manitoba Theatre for Young People | Native Youth Theatre Organization, Training and Education / Theatre / Canada
Manitoba Theatre for Young People has been creating and presenting professional theatre productions for children and families since 1982. MTYP has grown to become one of the most respected professional theatre companies in Canada, for children or adults. Native Youth Theatre (NY……read more
Mixed Company Theatre Organization, Training and Education / Theatre / Canada
Mixed Company Theatre produces innovative, socially relevant drama as a tool for positive change. Founded as an artist-run collective in 1983, this nationally recognized not-for-profit today uses Forum Theatre and interactive arts to educate, engage and empower audiences in schools, communities a……read more
Music Liberatory Organization, Training and Education / Music / Canada
Music Liberatory aims to dramatically increase the number of female instrumentalists by providing meaningful, fun, and free music programming for women and girls. We believe that everyone is born with musical ability and that females in particular are systemically deni……read more
Neighbourhood Arts Network Organization, Training and Education / Multidisciplinary / Canada
Neighbourhood Arts Network is dedicated to celebrating and supporting community engaged artists and organizations across Toronto. Our free membership includes professional development, community events, online resources, strategic community partnerships and signature awards. …read more
Next Up Organization, Training and Education / Multidisciplinary / Canada
From Next Up's About page: Next Up is growing. 2015-16 marks the tenth year since it was started in BC, its eighth year in Alberta, it's seventh year in Saskatchewan, where we have now started a program in Regina. It's ……read more
Productions Oracle Organization, Training and Education / Multidisciplinary, Digital Media / Canada
PRODUCTIONS ORACLE, un organisme à but non-lucratif qui donne aux jeunes un mode d’expression, en français et anglais, qui offre la possibilité de pouvoir participer à la création d’outils multimédias éducatifs, dans un processus professionnel. Le but de Productions Oracle est ……read more