Our Highlights

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