Exciting new partnerships
We are partnering with Canada’s National Ballet School on an exciting collaboration-to promote their website Sharing Dance as an online tool for National Youth Arts Week! Sharing Dance is an online dance flashmob resource that aims to bring people together across Canada through dance.
Pattison Onestop, a world leader in digital out of home media, and National Youth Arts Week are working together to launch a youth arts media showcase that will be displayed on 320 of Pattison Onestop’s media screens across the country! Details to be announced soon-stay tuned!
We are pleased to announce a partnership with the Art Gallery of Toronto’s Youth Council to plan and execute the Toronto launch party on May 1. The AGO youth council works to create programming for youth by youth; they work with internationally renowned and local artists, advocates and activists to create beautiful, thought-inspiring group art projects.
The Toronto International Film Festival’s youth-led festival, Next Wave, is a leader in youth-focused and youth-led film programming. We will be partnering with TIFF Next Wave to develop and call out for an online film festival during National Youth Arts Week. Details to be announced soon-stay tuned!
Music Monday is an annual day to celebrate music and the arts in Canada. And it falls during National Youth Arts Week! This year’s Music Monday will be out of this world! The Barenaked Ladies’ Ed Robertson will be collaborating with astronaut Chris Hadfield to co-write the official Music Monday song. The end-result will feature Hadfield playing the song from the International Space Station, while Robertson and a youth choir join him to unite in song with schools and communities across our nation.