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Watch: Greening the Arts Secto...

In this session with Devon Hardy, Program Director of Creative Green Tools Canada, we explored strategies for improving the sustainability of our cultural institutions. Together, we learned about the Creative Green Tools Canada (“CG Tools”), a free set of carbon calculation and reporting tools that allow organizations in the arts and culture sector to record, measure and understand the impacts of...

Posted May 30, 2022

Watch: Transforming Organizati...

Revisit the lessons learned in our conversation on restructuring arts organizations, co-presented by WorkinCulture. In this session moderated by Brian Loevner, President and Founder of BLVE Consults, arts leaders shared their experiences with mergers, closures, and strategic partnerships. Together, we discussed capacity-sharing strategies, organizational model changes, and restructuring possibilitie...

Posted March 28, 2022

Watch: Building Financial Resi...

At the top of the session, we were joined by Nik Nanos, Chief Data Scientist and Founder of Nanos Research, who shared the latest findings from the Arts Response Tracking Survey (ARTS). This edition of ARTS provides valuable insights into culture-goers’ sentiments toward the return to in-person activities and comfort levels with increased capacities, as well as levels of concern about the survival of...

Posted October 29, 2021

Watch: Preparing for the retur...

At the top of the session, we were joined by Nik Nanos, Chief Data Scientist and Founder of Nanos Research, who shared the latest findings from the Arts Response Tracking Survey (ARTS). The fifth edition of the ARTS provides valuable insights into culture-goers’ sentiments toward the return to in-person activities and their views on corporate sponsorship within the arts. Download the report.  The s...

Posted July 12, 2021

2021 Award Recipients

Meet the 2021 Business / Arts Award Recipients! The annual Business / Arts Awards celebrate the power of partnership by profiling exceptional leaders and volunteers in the business and arts community. This year’s honourees have each demonstrated an exemplary commitment to Canada’s arts sector and we are thrilled to share their stories with you! We are honouring recipients with the release of fiv...

Posted June 21, 2021

About the Awards

Learn about the origins of our five prestigious awards and see the people who have previously received these honours. The Edmund C. Bovey award is named after our first board chair.   [su_row] Edmund C. Bovey Award Named after our first chairman, The Edmund C. Bovey Award recognizes a business professional and/or philanthropist who has demonstrated a lifetime of significant p...

Posted June 21, 2021

Donate to Business / Arts

Over the past year, Business / Arts has hosted dozens of online sessions and provided urgently needed information, resources and hope to thousands of arts organizations nationwide. ...

Posted June 21, 2021

Watch: Marketing Innovation &#...

This session featured Karran Sahadeo, Business / Arts’ creative director, and Jason Maghanoy, head of business development at St. Joseph Communications Media, for a conversation on the evolution of marketing and engagement strategies over the past year. Using examples from Toronto Life and Business / Arts, Jason and Karran provided a peek into the thought process that led to the s...

Posted May 28, 2021

Introducing the 2021-2022 Exec...

The Executive Leadership program is a mentorship and professional development program offered to promising arts professionals who are interested in transitioning into leadership roles in some of Canada's largest arts, culture and heritage institutions. Developed specifically in response to the need to nurture a talent pool of Canadian arts leaders, this program will provide participants with persona...

Posted May 17, 2021

Watch: Advocacy: The State of ...

As a special edition of B/A’s Speaker Series, we are excited to offer a unique, crossover event with the 2021 Canadian Arts Summit. The April edition of the Speaker Series features the panel discussion: Advocacy: The State of the Arts in Canada, previously held at the 2021 Canadian Arts Summit.   Moderated by Nichole Anderson Bergeron, this panel addresses one of the Summit’s key pillars of ad...

Posted April 30, 2021

Announcing artsvest 2021 Parti...

Business / Arts is thrilled to introduce the participating organizations of the 2021 artsvest program!  artsvest is Business / Arts' signature mentorship training program designed to build capacity in Canada’s cultural sector. artsvest provides small to mid-sized arts, culture and heritage organizations with resources, expertise and training in marketing, board governance and sponsorship along wi...

Posted April 15, 2021

Watch: Is Digital Here to Stay...

At the top of this session, Nik Nanos, Chief Data Scientist and Founder of Nanos Research, shared the latest findings of the Arts Response Tracking Survey, a partnership between Business / Arts, the National Arts Centre and Nanos Research, which polled over 1,000 Canadians to gauge their attitudes on returning to and supporting the arts across Canada. We were also joined by leaders from three arts o...

Posted March 30, 2021