Advocacy is of critical importance to ArtsLink and its members. We work had to ensure policy-makers understand the economic and social contribution of artists, as well as the challenges they face in living and working in New Brunswick.
We present our members’ concerns at numerous discussions at the provincial, national and international levels, including: Maine-New Brunswick Cultural Initiative Taskforce (ongoing); New Brunswick Cultural Human Resources Transition Committee; New Brunswick Cultural Policy Renewal Roundtable (2012-2013); New Brunswick Cultural Industries Strategy Working Group (2013-2014); Arts Day at the Legislature (ongoing); Pre-budget consultations, attendance at provincial budget presentation (2012); The Premier’s Taskforce on the Status of the Artist (ongoing); Leaders’ Forum on Arts and Culture (2010); and preliminary discussions on the Premier’s Committee on the Socio-Economic Status of the Artist (2010-2011).
In this section you will find:
- ArtsDay 2017
- Candidates Forum How-to Guide
- 2016_Culture Sector Ecology: Infographic on New Brunswick’s culture infrastructure
Media and interviews:
- Gillian Dykeman. “Arts were neglected in provincial budget“, Telegraph-Journal, February 10, 2018
- Gillian Dykeman. “Harnessing the Allure of the Arts“, Telegraph Journal, July 26, 2016
- “Making art more accessible“; CBC Information Morning- Saint John, August 11, 2016
- Cherise Letson. “N.B. Arts Accelerator Teaches Artists Business Chops“, Huddle, Aug. 21, 2017
- Cherise Letson. “Why Creativity Is Key To Boosting NB’s Economy“, Huddle, Aug. 21, 2017
- Cherise Letson. “N.B. Artists Missing Opportunities to Grow Using Readily Available Grant Money“, Huddle, Sept. 8, 2017