Art in Action is an organization that assists artists towards becoming entrepreneurs by encouraging a social community for artists within Burlington. As well, Art in Action provides exposure for the artists within the Burlington community. Art in Action organizes and promotes a weekend Burlington Studio Tour on the first weekend of November, where juried participants showcase their work to the public in their own or guest studio locations. The self-guided studio tour is free for the public to come and enjoy. Other events include a gallery exhibit with work from all the artists in early fall.
Art in Action Mandate
Art in Action assists artists towards becoming self-sustaining entrepreneurs, by encouraging a social community for artists within Burlington and the surrounding area and provides an opportunity for artists to engage and to provide exposure for the artists with in this community.
Art in Action Objectives
The objectives of the organization are to organize and promote events, including a weekend event within this community in which our organization’s participants will be showcasing their skills and work to the public in their own studio locations. Our organization will invite artists living and working in this community and surrounding areas to participate in this weekend event for an annual fee and levy other fees to further their objectives as required. Our organization will further organize such opportunities for its members to further their artistic and entrepreneurial skills as seen fit by the membership.
In accordance with these objectives Art in Action has set up a scholarship fund for graduating high school students within the Halton board of education that will be persuing post secondary studies in the arts.