Call for Volunteers

Released October 7th, 2015

Artist-Run Centres & Collectives of Ontario (ARCCO) is looking for volunteers to help out at its upcoming national conference Artists at the Center: Moving from the Margins to Inclusion, and during related evening events.

Volunteering at Artists at the Center will be an amazing professional development and career-building opportunity for young artists, cultural workers, and students interested in contemporary arts and culture in Canada. This great opportunity will immerse you in a dynamic community of professional artists, curators, critics, scholars and cultural workers who are influential to shaping artist-run culture across the country.

When: Wednesday, November 11th to Saturday, November 14th, 2015
Where: Ryerson Student Centre, 55 Gould Street, Toronto. With auxiliary event locations listed below –

What are we are looking for:

Pre-conference – Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

  • Conference set-up
  • Registration package set-up

During the conference – Thursday, November 12th to Saturday, November 14th, 2015

  • Registration
  • Greeters
  • Time keepers for presentations
  • Door monitors
  • Technical assistants

During evening receptions – Thursday, November 12th to Saturday, November 14th, 2015
See below for locations

  • Help with set-up / tear-down
  • Door monitors

In exchange for your time, all volunteers will receive free access to exclusive conference programming. Please email Axl at ARCCO to learn more about how to be involved!

Axl T. Ernst
Communications and Development Coordinator
axl.at.arcco(at)gmail(dot)com
Subject line: Volunteering at Artists at the Center

In the body of your email, please indicate your:

  • Areas of interest and/or skillsets
  • The days and times of the events you are available for

No phone calls please.
 
 


 
 
Artists at the Center: Moving from the Margins to Inclusion
Thursday, November 12th – Saturday, November 14th, 2015
Ryerson Student Centre | 55 Gould Street, Toronto, Ontario

Artists at the Center: Moving from the Margins to Inclusion is a three-day national conference that will examine the role of engagement throughout contemporary art and artist-run culture. Featuring over 30 presenters from a variety of cultural backgrounds, levels of experience and locations across Canada, Artists at the Center will feature both formal presentations and self-directed discussions that will encourage participants to reconsider forms of engagement at artist-run centres and public institutions.

Artists at the Center will foster strategic thinking, new collaborations, professional development, and the exchange of information between art communities and different municipalities nationwide. An opportunity to enhance and build the capacity of Canada’s artist-run centre milieu, ARCCO invites you to participate in this timely conversation with peers in your community.
 
Auxiliary Events

  • 401 Richmond Gallery Crawl and Cinq a Sept – Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 401 Richmond Street West
  • Reception at Gallery 1313 – Friday, November 13, 2014 at Gallery 1313, 1313 Queen Street West
  • ARCCO Awards Presentation and Reception – Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Gallery TPW, 170 St. Helens Ave.

Artists at the Center: Moving from the Margins to Inclusion is proudly presented by Artist-Run Centres & Collectives of Ontario in partnership with the Artist-Run Centres and Collectives Conference / Conférence des collectifs et des centres d’artistes and Gallery 1313. ARCCO gratefully acknowledges our sponsors, volunteers and the generous support of Ontario Trillium Foundation, The Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.