Culture Counts News
Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 06:00 AM
The City of Oshawa congratulates this year’s Oshawa Culture Counts Awards recipients who are being celebrated for their significant contributions to the community.
The City of Oshawa has chosen three winners for its annual Oshawa Culture Counts Awards. Launched in November 2017, the program’s goal is to celebrate and honour the creative and cultural achievements of the community. The Professional Artist, Emerging Artist and Innovation and Creation Champion Awards were formally presented by Oshawa...
Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 06:30 AM
For the second year in a row, Oshawa’s virtual events have been recognized by Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO) for pivoting, adapting and evolving to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The City of Oshawa’s virtual Peony Festival and Share Your Holiday Spirit have earned FEO achievement awards which celebrates the successful execution of a festival or event held in-person, virtually, or hybrid in 2021.
This is the second FEO achievement award for the 17th annual Oshawa’s Peony Festival...
Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 06:30 AM
The City of Oshawa is currently accepting community feedback to help shape and inform a Feasibility Study related to the conversion of the Arts Resource Centre into a cultural hub.
City staff are investigating the possibility of developing an arts venue that can develop and support professional artistic and creative practices, adding capacity for arts and culture within Oshawa, and are seeking community feedback in this initial research phase. Feedback will be used to inform the recommendations...
Posted on Friday, January 14, 2022 05:15 AM
The City of Oshawa is calling for nominations for its annual Arts, Culture and Heritage Award program. Community members are encouraged to nominate individuals, collectives and organizations that have made a positive contribution in the community for the Community Legends Award and the Oshawa Culture Counts Awards. Nominations will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. Monday, February 14, 2022.
It is anticipated that selected recipients will be acknowledged at a Council meeting in spring 2022.
Posted on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 05:15 AM
Recreation opportunities for community members are expanding in Oshawa’s rapidly growing northwest end. Council members joined staff from Oshawa Senior Community Centres 55+ (OSCC55+) and Oshawa Public Libraries at the future site of the new multi-use community centre to celebrate the project.
This capital project will be predominantly funded by Development Charges.
Located at the northeast corner of Thornton Road North and the future Britannia Avenue West extension, the future facility will expand...