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There are thousands of organizations and individuals in Canada who present live performing arts events. They are part of a dynamic, nation-wide performing arts ecosystem. Whether Canadians live in small rural communities or in large cities, they attend performances at arts festivals, in theatres, concert halls and community spaces. Moreover, they recognize the deeper value of the presentation of performing arts on individual, community and societal levels.

Featured lesson plan: The Artistry of Coin Design

The lesson will examine various designs of Canadian coinage with a look at various noteworthy designers. Students will be given the opportunity to explore the background of several artists and to propose their own design for a new coin.