Youth Art Connection has been working hard to bring you our new vision and and branding, and we’re excited to share it with you. We can’t wait for you to explore our new site and what we’re about. Let us know what you think!
2018 was a big year for Youth art Connection, 2019 even bigger. To celebrate, YAC hosted an end of year extravaganza in December .
27th Governer General of Canada talks making change through the arts and about bringing National Black Canadians Summit to Halifax in 2020.
Singer Songwriter T Thomason, winner of CTV's "The Launch", visits hub for an artist talk and performance on January 25th.
During our most recent round of ArtPreneurs in Halifax, we had a vibrant and diverse group of individuals working to bring their creative identities and projects to life. From an author drafting their autobiography to a new-wave hip hop group creating sounds ‘beyond your cosmos’, a Syrian dancer introducing his country’s traditional dance, a graffiti artist with the dream of opening a legal art space in Halifax, to a 15 year old graphic artist prodigy.
With support from the NS Department of African Nova Scotian Affairs, a YAC and 902ManUp youth delegation presented and facilitated presentations and workshops at the 2019 National Black Canadians Summit.
Youth Art Connection & 902ManUp hosted Halifax’s first ever Black Jam Session in partnership with the Michaëlle Jean Foundation and D-FY.