MASC Annual Reports MASC Annual Report 2017 - 2018 - Page 12

Where MASC partners with many organizations, offering workshops and performances in the Ottawa-Gatineau region but reaching as far as Cornwall, Pembroke, Kinston and Chelsea. Schools MASC worked with, 266 schools, across 14 school boards, arranging 178 bookings in French schools and 313 in English schools Community MASC is very involved in the community through our Seniors Program, Awesome Arts and through partnerships with many arts and community organizations. Over 329 programs were booked in 53 venues serving seniors and in more than 100 other community venues. Arts Community CPAMO Ottawa Network MASC co-chaired a local network with Arts Network Ottawa that is associated with the Cultural Pluralism for the Arts Movement Ontario. With support from the Ontario Arts Council and led by Alicia Borisonik, MASC was involved in the delivery of programming and opportunities for refugee and immigrant artists. Canadian Network for Arts & Learning Conference MASC was pleased to work in partnership with the Canadian Network for Arts & Learning in planning their 2017 conference held in Ottawa. CNAL, who is affiliated with UNESCO, is positioned to be a national voice working on behalf of and in support of all artist and learning organizations and the communities they serve. The conference offered engaging keynote speeches, panel discussions, breakout groups, artist installations and artist performances by five MASC artists, allowing participants to immerse themselves in the arts and the opportunity to discuss key issues and network with partners. National Roundtable on Teacher Education and the Arts (NRTEA) Participating for the 7th year, MASC served on the Steering Committee for the NRTEA. This Roundtable is focused on developing best practices for pre-service and in-service teacher education and professional development. In light of MASC’s recent International award, MASC was asked to present our Awesome Arts program at this Canada- wide, invitational event. 11