FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 12, 2018
INDEFINITE ARTS CENTRE RETURNS HOME TO FAIRVIEW WITH BOLD PLANS FOR REDEVELOPMENT
- Plans reveal North America’s first multidisciplinary arts hub for artists with disabilities – dubbed the National accessArts Centre
- “Welcome back” party expected to draw 100+ community residents and supporters at the Fairview site
CALGARY – Indefinite Arts Centre, Canada’s oldest and largest disability arts organization, will return to its home at 8038 Fairmount Drive SE after being away for five months following the February 20 roof collapse of the adjoining Fairview Arena facility.
A “welcome back” block party will be held July 16, celebrating the Centre’s return to the Fairview community. At the same time, plans will be unveiled to the Fairview residents, supporters, and artists of Indefinite Arts Centre on a new, bold vision for the Centre’s future space. An initial design phase has been completed with plans and renderings that would realize North America’s first multidisciplinary arts hub – a “Banff Centre” style campus for artists with disabilities – on the Fairview site.
Members of the media are invited to cover these exciting developments.
- July 16, 2018 at 11:30 AM, quick speeches/program will begin at noon
- 100+ community members, Indefinite Arts Centre artists, families, and supporters
- Community art activities
- Booth showcasing the newest renderings/plans for the National accessArts Centre, hosted by DIALOG
On-site interviews can be arranged with Indefinite Arts Centre representatives, artists, as well as community members.
(Attachment: Architectural renderings of the exterior of the National accessArts Centre space, and the interior of the open arts studio of the Centre)
For more information, please contact:
Jung-Suk (JS) Ryu, CEO
Indefinite Arts Centre
About Indefinite Arts Centre:
The Indefinite Arts Centre – Canada’s oldest and largest disability arts organization – provides artistic training, creation, and exhibition opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. Every week, close to 300 artists come through our fully equipped studio space in Calgary. Working alongside talented instructors, our artists are supported and empowered to experience the entire artistic creation process – from conceptualization to exhibition.