Did you know that ArtsBuild has a Corporate Sponsorship program?


ArtsBuild is currently reaching out to the business community involved with a history of supporting arts facilities, to contribute to ArtsBuild’s mandate of delivering programs and services needed to support thriving arts facilities in the province.

ArtsBuild is grateful for the support of our partners and would like to expand our partnership network to include even more organizations and businesses that believe in the sustainability of arts facilities in Ontario. We are involved with over 700 arts organizations in the province and together with industry, non-profit and government partners, we are able to jointly and cost-effectively develop and deliver innovative tools, services and resources to help realize long-term solutions to building, managing and financing sustainable arts facilities.

Please visit our Corporate Partners page to see our list of corporate sponsors supporting ABO to date. If you would like to learn more about the benefits of our Corporate Sponsorship program, contact Adele Dobkowski at adele@artsbuildonatario.ca.

Making Spaces for Art: A Case Study – Dufferin County Museum & Archives

“We are well placed in the middle of nowhere.” – Darrell Keenie, General Manager

duff countyDufferin County Museum & Archives is located at the intersection of Highway 89 and Airport Rd. It is the crossroads of a major route for cottagers and a road that leads to Pearson International Airport. There is a particular irony that many of the pieces that make up this museum and archives have themselves, traveled to this location.

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New Approaches to Sustainable Creative Spaces: An ArtsBuild Roadtrip

ArtsBuild is conducting nine community engagement sessions in 2013 across the province!

ArtsBuild is visiting nine representative communities across Ontario to involve local leaders in  conversations about the successes they are achieving around creating the spaces they need for vibrant cultural activity in their community and the challenges they are facing in developing and maintaining these spaces.  ArtsBuild will also share the innovative approaches it has been developing and engage the communities in assessing the relevance these hold for local arts organizations.


Be our Valentine and share what makes you smile

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Be our Valentine…
and share what makes you smile.

Your passion, your energy and your dedication are what make Ontario’s arts organizations and facilities great. You provide the opportunities for creativity that make a difference in the lives of the 12,851,821 people that call our province home. And that’s a lot to smile about.

Share what makes you smile by sending us photos of the people, places and activities that bring out your pearly whites.

  • Had an amazing opening event?
  • Proud of a space renewal or new construction project?
  • So in love with your new lighting system that you sang out loud?
  • Working with a team so in synch, that you finish each others’ sentences?

Got your smile on? Send it to us!
Snap a pic and send it to: kirstie@artsbuildontario.ca or share it on our Facebook Page wall here or tag with #ABOsmile and post it to Twitter.

Sharing the smile.
Because we love sharing the moments that make you smile, your photo will join other smile worthy moments on our new Pinterest board, Facebook and new website (arriving in March).

Questions? Email Kirstie or give her a call at 519.880.3670 ext 101.