Artist-Run Centres & Collectives of Ontario (ARCCO) is an arts service organization that promotes the growth and development of artist directed organizations engaged in contemporary cultural practice. ARCCO’s programs, services and activities foster a network of galleries, production centres and collectives throughout the province of Ontario. ARCCO represents the interests of its members to advance the economic standing of artists and artist-run culture.

Advocacy Update: 2015 Ontario Budget Blanks on the Arts—Again

(Toronto)…The Ontario Budget 2015, Building Ontario Up, is a 372‐page document that contains little to recognize the growth sectors of the arts, culture or heritage.

The Government of Ontario appears to have once again cut its investment in the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport by $150 million, a decrease from $1.424 billion (2012‐2013) to $1.274 billion (2015‐2016), according to budget documents released yesterday. “The PASO Coalition’s primary concern continues to be Ontario Arts Council cuts to operating grants that took effect April 1.” Demetra Christakos observed, co‐chair of the voluntary arts coalition.

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Artists at the Center: Moving from the Margins to Inclusion

Artist-Run Centres & Collectives of Ontario (ARCCO) invites you to join us in Toronto on Thursday, November 12 to Saturday November 14, 2015 for our next national conference, Artists at the Centre: Moving from the Margins to Inclusion.

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Halpenny Insurance Program

The Halpenny Insurance Ltd/ARCCO Insurance Program offers comprehensive coverage tailored to the needs of non-profit organizations. Available at a reduced rate exclusively for ARCCO members this package includes general liability, contents coverage and Board of Directors insurance plus 100,000 in fine art coverage. Read more details and consult membership information to qualify for the insurance package

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