News Releases - 2011
Deaf and Disability Arts, Access and Equality
Deaf and disability arts are very important sectors in the arts community. The Canada Council for the Arts is demonstrating its commitment through research, funding and a broad strategy.
Deaf and Disability Arts Strategy
The Council is developing a comprehensive strategy in consultation with the Deaf and disability arts community. An executive summary entitled Expanding the Arts: Deaf and Disability Arts, Access and Equality is now online.
Capacity Building Initiative
Canada Council's Capacity Building Initiative delivered through the Equity Office is responsive to culturally diverse, Deaf and disability arts organizations and artists. They are:
Signed, audio and captioned videos summarizing these programs are available.
Focus on Disability and Deaf Arts in Canada
This research paper provides an overview of the current state of disability and Deaf arts in Canada, including existing and emerging trends, challenges, opportunities and research gaps.