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City hosts Culture Days Information Session

May 8, 2014 -

Learn about tools and resources available to Culture Days participants at a free information session hosted by the City with Catherine McLeod from Ontario Culture Days staff. Aimed at helping participants increase the impact and success of their Culture Days activities, this information session is open to artists, professional and volunteer-run cultural groups, libraries, museums, schools, businesses and anyone else wishing to support or participate in the fifth annual pan-Canadian celebration of arts and culture taking place across Canada on September 26-28, 2014.

Event Details

Date / Time: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 4 p.m.

Location:  Kingston City Hall in Memorial Hall, 216 Ontario Street, Kingston, ON

"We're excited to be hosting a Culture Days information session to kick-start local planning for Culture Days activities for 2014," said Bob Giarda, Cultural Services Communications Officer. "Our information session will bring the artists, cultural groups and businesses of Kingston together to identify new collaborations, special projects and potential hub locations. Best of all, it is a chance for everyone to get excited and inspired for Culture Days 2014."

Culture Days invites everyone to explore, discover and participate in arts and culture in every community across the country. In 2013, the fourth annual Culture Days event took place in more than 800 Canadian cities and towns, with attendance topping more than 1.7 million Canadians. More than 1500 activities were presented across Ontario alone.

This year's Culture Days weekend will take place on September 26, 27 and 28, 2014. Once again, the event will feature free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate "behind the scenes"—and to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, and designers at work in their community. To learn more, please visit www.on.culturedays.ca

To register a Culture Days activity or to see who has already joined the movement, visit www.culturedays.ca.  For more details about Ontario Culture Days announcements please visit: www.on.culturedays.ca.   Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and YouTube.

Culture Days in Ontario is supported by the Ontario Arts Council and the Government of Ontario in recognition of Celebrate the Artist Weekend.

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For more information about Culture Days in Kingston please contact:

Bob Giarda
Communications Officer
City of Kingston's Cultural Services Department
rgiarda@cityofkingston.ca
613-546-4291, extension 1363

For more information about Culture Days in Ontario, please contact:

Catherine McLeod
OAC Culture Days Animator/Coordinator
(416) 961-1660 etc. 5124
Toll-free (outside of GTA) 1-800-387-0058 ext. 5079
on@culturedays.ca