The Walrus Talks: Reconnecting Arts and Culture

As the arts and culture sector navigates through the pandemic, what role are the arts and art organizations playing in connecting Canadians?

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As the arts and culture sector navigates through the pandemic, what role are the arts and art organizations playing in connecting Canadians?

During the pandemic, who among us didn’t turn to entertainment media and the arts to reduce the feeling of isolation and get through the day? At the same time, we missed opportunities to gather together to experience arts and culture in shared spaces. Now, as we look ahead after the last two and a half years, arts and arts and culture organizations can play an important role in moving forward. What have arts and arts and culture organizations learned that will reshape the sector of today?

At The Walrus Talks: Reconnecting Arts and Culture, professionals from across the industry representing the fields of visual art, comedy, film and television, literature, theatre, and more come together to share how the pandemic has changed the way they view their sector, the stories they tell, and the audiences who experience their work.

Join us in Halifax for an evening of talks about an industry that is an essential part of Canada.

Can’t make it in person? Register for the livestream and watch online from the comfort of your home.


Photos of Reneltta Arluk, Katie Boland, Peter Hinton-Davis, Ian Kamau, Owen 'O'Sound' Lee, and Dr. Syrus Marcus Ware
 

Featuring five-minute talks and Q&A with:

  • Reneltta Arluk, Director of Indigenous Arts, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
  • Katie Boland, Actress, Writer, Director
  • Peter Hinton-Davis, Theatre and Opera Director, Playwright
  • Ian Kamau, Artist, Writer, Designer
  • Owen ‘O’Sound’ Lee, Musician
  • Dr. Syrus Marcus Ware, Artist, Activist, Educator
  • And more!

Halifax Central Library
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. AT
 
General Admission: Free with registration
Livestream: Free with registration

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