Canada 150 – Spotlight
Partners in Art (PIA) is showing Canadians that art is in our nature. In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation LandMarks2017, a Signature Initiative of Canada 150, is using contemporary art to ignite a national dialogue about our collective histories and future.
Canada’s National Ballet School is asking you to show them your moves in 2017—no audition necessary. Are you ready to get down? Let us show you the steps!
Pack your bags, Experiences Canada 150&Me is giving youth the opportunity to explore Canada’s future while also exploring the country in 2017—find out how!
Ready to set sail in 2017? Rendez-vous Naval is taking Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation into international waters.
If you’ve played a video game, opened a computer document or downloaded a free typeface in the last ten years, chances are you’ve seen Canadian typeface designer Ray Larabie’s portfolio without knowing it.
Owner of Typodermic Fonts, he is a prolific creator of fonts, many of which are distributed for free online. Larabie designed the Canada 150 typeface and offered it to the Government of Canada as part of the 150th Anniversary of Confederation celebration.
Fusing scientific exploration with the energy and excitement of a traveling festival, the Innovation150 Power of Ideas Tour, a Signature Initiative of Canada 150, is set to bring our country’s past, present and future achievements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to your doorstep in 2017.
Innovation150 is a partnership between five of Canada’s leading science outreach organizations: Actua, the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo, the Canadian Association of Science Centres, the Canadian Science and Technology Museums Corporation, and leading the pack is the internationally-renowned Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.
Reaching back through the history of Canadian music all the way to the present day, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is taking note of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation and creating music for your ears. Want to hear more? Then listen up!
The TSO CANADA MOSAIC, a pan-Canadian Signature Initiative of Canada 150, includes the creation of new works by Canadian composers, a celebration of Canadian legacy works and artists, digital resources for all ages, and orchestral collaborations across the country. TSO Music Director Peter Oundjian tells us how the TSO CANADA MOSAIC will be hitting all the right notes in 2017.
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