Monthly Archives: January 2014

Audiences and Facilities

by Jini Stolk Some of the most important topics for any arts organization or community are Audiences and Facilities. We are delighted to announce the release of two new Creative Trust Open Source Tool Kits on the work we did in these areas. These are also the final publications in our series of nine publications sharing our […]

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Great (board) meetings are made not born

by Jini Stolk We all know the difference between a good meeting and a great meeting – and the even wider gap between a great meeting and one that’s just a frustrating waste of time. Board chairs, in particular, are charged with creating a two-hour gathering every month or so that is: intellectually stimulating, energizing, […]

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Year-end review

by Jini Stolk I’d like to say a few words about the many fundraising messages and holiday greetings I received at the end of last year. Fewer straightforward email asks came in at the end of 2013 than in 2012, but I noticed a number of companies doing something I thought was smart: they reminded […]

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Q & A

by Jini Stolk Inquiring minds want to know: Q. Why is arts access (for Deaf/hard-of hearing and blind/low-vision audiences) not catching on in Toronto? A. Good news! Native Earth Performing Arts is working to provide surtitles, ASL Interpretation and audio description at performances of the upcoming Rutas Panamericanas Festival, produced by Aluna Theatre at the Aki […]

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