ATTN: Emerging artists! Would you like to present your own community arts project as a featured 2016 Culture Days event? Develop your professional practice and receive mentoring on a range of topics related to community arts? Attend the 2016 Culture Days National Congress? Connect with a broad network of arts leaders from your region, province and across Canada?

If so, Ontario Culture Days wants YOU! Ontario Culture Days’ Youth Arts Ambassador Program is now accepting expressions of interest from young, community-engaged artists to participate in the inaugural Youth Arts Ambassador Program. Your work could be used in upcoming funding applications with the intent of officially launching the two-year pilot project from April 2016 to March 2018.

Ontario Culture Days is part of the national Culture Days movement to encourage awareness, participation and engagement of all Ontarians in the arts and cultural life of their communities.

To apply: Complete the online application form by September 10, 2015. Be sure to address how you will explore the potential of community arts. Click here to find out more information on applications. For applicant inquiries, contact Jessa Agilo at or (416) 964-7555. Get more information on full eligibility requirements and participant responsibilities here.