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Arts Council Windsor & Region

  • Status:
    Arts Council, Resource 
  • Main Communities Served:
    Adults, Youth 
  • Main Catchment Area:
    Ontario, Windsor & Essex County 
  • Languages:
  • Arts Focus:
    Visual, media, theatre, dance, music, literary arts 
  • Main Community-Engaged Arts / Arts for Social Change Activities:
    The ACWR’s 2012 to 2015 strategic plan identifies 4 main goals to achieve.
    Communicate: Develop and expand multiple channels to aid artists, inform community and advertise events
    Strengthen Services & Programming for artists: Facilitate services and programming to develop skills, work collaboratively and share knowledge within the arts community
    Build capacity: Strengthen the ACWR’s internal organization and ability to work towards its mission through strategic planning, partnering and maintaining a focus on targeted action
    Leadership and Advocacy: Support a community where artists can work and thrive in their creative lives. Promote public discussion to increase awareness of the value of the arts for quality of life. 
  • Mandate/Mission:
    MISSION: A Non Profit organization that enriches the quality of life for all by strengthening the arts and the community through leadership, education and promotion.

    VISION: Support artists and arts organizations in Windsor and Essex County to fulfill their creative business potential
    Place arts, culture and creativity at the heart of economic development
    Make the arts a centerpiece of Windsor and Essex County life

    Leadership - We advocate for our creative community
    Inclusive - We reflect audience and creative community diversity
    Innovative - We support new and innovative art and artists
    Open & Accountable - We are consultative and goal oriented
    Sustainable - We encourage and develop social, cultural and economic benefit for our community 
  • Main Contact Name:
    Michelle Le Chien, Executive Director 
  • Phone:
    (519) 252-2787 
  • Main Contact Email: 
  • Website:
  • Address:
    1942 Wyandotte St. E
    Windsor, ON  N8Y 1E4 

Last updated on 2013-08-28 22:13:04. Submitted by: Michelle Le Chien, Executive Director, ACWR