Ada Slaight Youth Arts Mentorship Program
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Supporting young artists from Regent Park and area
- Registration: Required
- Audience: Regent Park and area residents
- Ages: Youth
- Location: Daniels Spectrum, plus several off-site field trips
- Timing: Usually evenings
- Frequency: Runs once per year; sign-up happens near the end of the year
- Website: We will post announcements and stories about the program under News. Stay tuned!
- Contact: Tomas "Tom Tom" Kanene - DSmentorship@artscape.ca
This program offers aspiring youth artists from Regent Park and area an opportunity to learn about a career in the arts and tap into their creativity. It includes multiple components: ACCESS Tickets: free tickets to arts and cultural events across Toronto; capacity-building workshops; “In Conversation with…” sessions with international rising stars; and a mentorship program in which mentees are paired with industry mentors in their fields for five months, allowing them to explore the realities of working as professional artists. Get a sense of the energy and benefits of this program; check out our videos!
Artscape thanks Ada Slaight for generous support enabling the Ada Slaight Youth Arts Mentorship Program.
“Like My Art” – By Matthew “Hazel” Worku
2017 Ada Slaight Youth Arts Mentorship Program Mentee