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Arts Education and Community Engagement


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Centennial College Performing Arts Commons

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Shift your professional focus or diversify your creative practice in this original program.

  • Registration: Required
  • Audience: Adults
  • Ages:
  • Location: Suite 130
  • Timing: 1 year/2 semesters
  • Frequency: Scheduled
  • Website: https://www.centennialcollege.ca/programs-courses/full-time/aece/
  • Contact: Aebert@centennialcollege.ca

Arts Education and Community Engagement is a two-semester post-graduate certificate program designed to ladder students into careers in arts education and community arts.

Students will learn how to design arts educational programming that is pedagogically sound and that meets the needs of diverse communities.  Students will apply best practices of community arts work and will be trained to facilitate arts-based social justice initiatives. Students will also learn about a variety of careers in arts education and community development through research, mentorship, and field placements.  Graduates of this program will be equipped to manage a professional career in arts and learning, and to incorporate community-engaged arts work into their existing creative practice.

By modelling innovative pedagogy, this program teaches students to innovate for themselves. By partnering with leading arts organizations, this program facilitates connections and opportunities within the sector. By emphasizing global citizenship, social justice, and cultural competency, this program helps students locate these concerns at the heart of their creative and educational practice.

Contact Amber Ebert 416-289-5000 ext. 8733 or aebert@centennialcollege.ca

Get In Touch With Daniels Spectrum Today

As restrictions by the province and city slowly lift, Artscape is happy to announce that we are planning a safe and gradual reopening of our operations! Starting July 6, Daniels Spectrum will begin providing access to tenants, guests, and camp programming. Public access remains restricted at this time.

Here is a detailed list of safety measures in place to protect the health and safety of our community, as well as our Artscape Reopening FAQ.

Thank you for your patience, we can’t wait to see you back at Daniels Spectrum!