1. Glossary
  2. culturally diverse arts organizations

culturally diverse arts organizations

Organizations that demonstrate a sustained commitment to the creation, production, distribution and/or collection of art by Canadian arts professionals of African, Asian, Latin American, Middle Eastern heritage, including those of mixed racial heritage. This is reflected in its leadership, arts professionals employed and artistic activities. These organizations are mandated and dedicate a majority of their resources to supporting the perspectives, stories and arts practices of arts professionals from these culturally diverse communities.

  • Culturally Specific – arts organizations that are rooted in racialized communities and are led by and dedicate a significant majority (75%) of their resources to supporting the arts practices by culturally diverse artists.
  • Intercultural – arts organizations that are mandated and dedicate the majority (at least 51%) of resources to supporting and collaborating with culturally diverse artists.