Our Highlights

 

180,309

Community members attended and participated in various programs, events and workshops

9,417

Hours of volunteer community engagement

720

Volunteers at NYA programs, meetings, events and workshops

663

Artists and performers contracted to showcase their work at the local community events

228

Community, sponsor, funder and media partnerships

172

Programs, events and workshops produced, including city-wide initiatives

9

Wards programmed in North York, on average, annually.

Plus

Hired 2 new part-time staff to build the capacity of the organization to serve the North York community

Approved as a charitable organization

Highlights by Year

 

2017

38,288 community members attended and participated in various programs, events and workshops
2,171 hours of volunteer community engagement
101 volunteers at NYA programs, meetings, events and workshops
233 artists and performers contracted to showcase their work at the local community events
50 community, sponsor, funder and media partnerships
45 programs, events and workshops produced, including city-wide initiatives
wards programmed in North York
Hired two new part-time staff to build the capacity of the organization to serve the North York community
Approved as a charitable organization

2016
  • 41,000 community members attended and participated in various programs, events and workshops
  • 2,155 hours of volunteer community engagement
  • 100 volunteers at North York Arts programs, meetings, events and workshops
  • 187 artists and performers contracted to showcase their work at the local community events
  • 68 community, sponsor, funder and media partnerships developed
  • 48 programs, events and workshops produced, including city-wide initiatives
  • 9 wards programmed in North York
  • 2 Full-Time Managers hired to join the Executive Director and help expand NYA’s programming, marketing and professional development services for artists
2015
  • 35,766 community members attended and participated in various programs, events and workshops
  • 1,540 hours of volunteer community engagement
  • 233 volunteers at North York Arts programs, meetings, events and workshops
  • 104 artists and performers contracted to showcase their work at the local community events
  • 50 community, sponsor, funder and media partnerships developed
  • 42 programs, events and workshops produced, including city-wide initiatives
  • 9 wards programmed in North York
  • 2 Full-Time Coordinators hired to join the Managing Director and help expand NYA’s programming, marketing and professional development services for artists
  • New strategic plan developed (2016-2020) with the enhanced vision to bring art and community together throughout North York
2014
  • 30,000 audience attendees and participants to various programs, events and workshops
  • 70 artists and performers contracted to showcase their work at the local community events
  • 30 community, sponsor, funder and media partnerships developed
  • 20 programs, events and workshops produced, including city-wide initiatives
  • 1,180 hours of volunteer community engagement
  • 93 volunteers North York Arts programs, meetings, events and workshops
  • 3 research projects conducted with North York Arts’ participation; Creative Spaces Outside the Downtown Core, Lawrence Heights Revitalization Project and York University 4th Year Focus Group Study
  • 1 Part-Time Communications Coordinator hired to join the Managing Director and Events Coordinator to help expand NYA’s marketing and promotion services
  • New office hub established at the Toronto Centre for the Arts
2013
  • 21,755 audience attendees and participants to various programs, events and workshops
  • 44 artists and performers contracted to showcase their work at the local community events
  • 20 community, sponsor, funder and media partnerships developed
  • 12 programs, events and workshops produced, including city-wide initiatives
  • 106 volunteers engaged in North York Arts programs, meetings, events and workshops
  • 1,151 hours of volunteer community engagement
  • 2 research projects conducted with North York Arts’ participation; Creative Spaces Outside the Downtown Core and Evaluating the Past and Future Partnerships of North York Arts
  • 1 full time Events Coordinator hired to join the Managing Director to help expand programming and community outreach
2011 / 2012
  • 13,500 audience attendees and participants to various programs, events and workshops
  • 25 artists and performers contracted to showcase their work at the local community events
  • 10 community, sponsor, funder and media partnerships developed
  • 5 programs, events and workshops produced, including city-wide initiatives
  • 87 volunteers engaged in North York Arts programs, meetings, events and workshops
  • 1,220 hours of volunteer community engagement
  • 1 full time Managing Director to help develop, build the new local arts service organization in North York

Annual Reports

About Us

North York Arts (NYA)  collaborates with artists, arts organizations, and partners to develop, strengthen, and promote cultural programming and initiatives for North York communities

 Contact us 

North York Arts
(Toronto Centre for the Arts)
5040 Yonge St.
Toronto, ON, M2N 6R8

info@northyorkarts.org
Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm