Arts Top 10: Volume 2

The Ellipsis Digital team has pulled together ten articles that caught our eye in the arts and culture space to help inform and inspire artists, arts administrators and arts aficionados alike.


Museums Are Experience Factories

On building online collections with attention to delivering a museum's or gallery's mission, and the power museums and galleries have to make us respond, to engage, to experience, to feel. 

Torontonians Living with Hepatitis C Share Their Experiences Through Art

Participants in the Toronto Community Hep C Program, a partnership between multiple community health agencies, created clay sculptures for an exhibit held July 28 at the Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art. The exhibit, the Face of Our Story, details artists' hepatitis C journeys through their art. 

Attracting Diverse Visitors: Cultural Organizations Overlook the Most Important Factor

For cultural organizations experiencing a drop in attendance that is outpacing the growth of new audiences, it is common for US organizations to look at how to broaden their profiles to engage new audiences and make them regular audiences.

An Artist’s Augmented Reality App Reveals Virtual Art across Miami, and Incites Imagination

Artist Ivan Toth Depeña has designed an augmented reality app that allows art to appear, seemingly out of nowhere, as visual art, phrases and sounds scattered throughout Miami. 

How the Edmonton Fringe Revolutionized Canadian Theatre

This August marks the 35th birthday of Edmonton's Fringe Theatre festival, which has made a huge impact on Canadian theatre, inspiring sixteen other Fringe festivals like it across Canada.

2015 Arts Industry Digital Benchmark Study

Capacity Interactive's 2015 digital marketing benchmark study includes data from over 130 arts organizations and insights about where these organizations are investing in digital to build community and market what they have to offer.

UnSpun Theatre: All the Things I've Lost, August 11-20, Toronto

Running from August 11th to 20th at the Gardiner Community Arts Space, UnSpun Theatre's All The Things I've Lost questions how physical objects hold memories and how we pass on stories from generation to generation.

Ontario Launches First Culture Strategy

Ontario is launching its first Culture Strategy, which establishes goals and actions to promote participation in arts and culture, build on the sector's economic impact in communities across the province and help Ontarians tell their stories and express themselves.

Serendipity Arts Trust Announces First Edition of Serendipity Arts Festival to be Held in Goa

The newly announced Serendipity Arts Festival will celebrate diversity in art, aiming to pull together art and culture unique to India's various geographies with a focus on performing, visual and culinary arts.

New Community Foundations Open Grants for #Canada150

In among the excitement of the "150 Days to 150" countdown is the announcement of a new wave of community foundations accepting grant applications to the Community Fund for Canada's 150th for organizations with projects that can build community.