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<nettime-ann> Creative Spacemaking Workshop, June 7-8, 2007


R E G I S T R A T I O N    N O W     O P E N    F O R :

JUNE 7-8, 2007
Click here to download the Registration Form in Word format


Artscape's Creative Spacemaking Workshop focuses on anchoring creative communities within sustainable and affordable spaces that provide environments for collaboration, experimentation and innovation. This two-day workshop offers leading advice, tools and a chance to meet the experts during interactive sessions on topics ranging from community engagement to project planning, capital fundraising to governance models. Guided site tours of the Imperial Cotton Centre for the Arts at 270 Sherman and creative spaces in the James Street North Arts District also provide concrete examples that have anchored Hamilton’s creative communities and are re-inventing this city’s identity. 

Who should attend? Individuals, organizations or partnerships that are interested in learning about the benefits of culture-led regeneration or who have initiated the planning process for projects in their community.  Past participants have hailed from diverse sectors representing:

• Arts & Cultural Organizations
• Artist Co-operatives
• Business Improvement Associations
• Community Development Agencies
• Environmental Stewardship Groups
• Downtown Revitalization & Economic Development Corporations
• Granting bodies
• Government
• Knowledge Institutions

A limited number of registrations are available, so take the time to register yourself or your group today! The Early Bird Registration Fee is only $245 + GST if you register by May 28, 2007. After this date, the Regular Registration Fee of $295 + GST will apply (final registration closes June 4, 2007). Click here to download the Registration Form in Word format.


LOCATION: The Creative Spacemaking Workshop will be presented in downtown Hamilton, Ontario at the Art Gallery of Hamilton (123 King St. - and will include site visits to the Imperial Cotton Centre for the Arts at 270 Sherman (270 Sherman St. - and the James Street North Arts District (


CONTACT US: To register today or to get more information on the Creative Spacemaking Workshop,contact us at 416-392-1038, x49 or

CULTURE-LED REGENERATION PROGRAM: Artscape's Culture-Led Regeneration Program is our improved organizational and leadership development workshop series focused on building the capacity of communities to use a multi-dimensional renewal or revitalization approach wherein art, culture and creativity play a leading role in community transformation.

Artscape brings together top practitioners from around the world for a comprehensive learning experience that demystifies the complexity of culture-led regeneration. Intensive workshops will connect participants with similar-minded practitioners, innovative leaders and catalytic projects that capitalize on the synergies between creative people, unique places and cross-sector collaboration.

Kingston, Ontario  
October 24-26, 2007
Second in this series of Culture-Led Regeneration workshops is Artscape's upcoming Creative Placemaking Workshop that investigates strategies to connect and leverage the creative and cultural resources of communities in generating quality of place. During this two-day workshop, learn from international practitioners on how to nurture and sustain the conditions for creative ecologies to thrive in downtowns, cultural districts, neighbourhoods and mainstreets.

Artscape gratefully acknowledges the support provided by The Ontario Trillium Foundation, the Ontario Arts Council, TEDCO
and City of Toronto Culture Division.

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