OUR HISTORY

Since 2009 ArtHouse has engaged over 9,000 vulnerable young kids by providing 634 Neighbourhood and Community Programs, delivered at 90 Subsidized Housing locations, Cooperatives, Community Hubs and in collaborative partnerships with front-line Agencies throughout Halton.

ARTHOUSE MILESTONES - FISCAL YEARS ENDING JUNE 30TH:

2021
January 1

Where We Stand Today

  • ArtHouse provides 3 Weekly Online Interactive Programs
  • ArtHouse welcomes new Partnership with HIPPY Halton
  • ArtHouse supports Agency Partners CAS, ROCK, HMC and OSA with Virtual Programs
  • ArtHouse continues Emergency Meals Program and adds Arts Supplies to home deliveries
  • ArtHouse Festival Series Presents The Men Behind the Music – The Beatles
  • ArtHouse launches Family Night Series in Partnership with Our Space Safe Space
2020
January 1

A Year of Transition

  • 64 Live Programs – 35 Locations – 894 Children and Youth
  • ArtHouse Urban Dancers open Oakville Community Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Celebration
  • ArtHouse goes Covid 19 with Spring 2020 Virtual Programming
  • ArtHouse begins safe deliveries of Emergency Meals to kids and their families.
2019
January 1

ArtHouse Celebrates its 10th!

  • Expands Programming to Halton Hills
  • 129 Programs – 45 Locations – 1,463 Children and Youth
  • Launches ArtHouse Leans Green Project with Halton Environmental Network
  • ArtHouse Celebrates 10th Anniversary at Sheridan College
2018
January 1

Expanding Our Team

  • 178 Programs – 52 Locations – 1,935 Children and Youth
  • ArtHouse AGM welcomes Keynote Speaker, Bruce MacDonald, CEO Imagine Canada
  • ArtHouse Establishes Endowed Fund at Oakville Community Foundation
  • ArtHouse Arts Instructor leads Mosaic Project at Milton Culture Days
  • ArtHouse Doubles Team with two new Program Managers
2017
January 1

Expanding Our Programming

  • Expands Programming to Milton
  • ArtHouse Launches Take Five for Youth 13-17
  • 106 Programs – 37 Locations – 1,168 Children and Youth
  • ArtHouse Urban Dancers open Oakville Film Festival Gala
  • ArtHouse Participates in Burlington’s Love My Hood Festival
  • ArtHouse supports HDSB High School’s Alternative Learning Programs
2016
January 1

Officially Accredited with Imagine Canada

  • 64 Programs – 26 Locations – 1,076 Children
  • ArtHouse receives Imagine Canada Accreditation
  • ArtHouse Urban Dancers open YMCA of Oakville Peace Breakfast
  • ArtHouse Launches Shakespeare for Kids Theatre Camp
  • ArtHouse Choir opens Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton Gala
2015
January 1

More Performances

  • 53 Programs – 21 Locations – 862 Children
  • Presents Hearing Voices Dance Performance in Support of Canadian Mental Health Week
  • ArtHouse Festival Series Presents Matt Dusk and Eleanor McCain
  • ArtHouse Choir performs National Anthem at Oakville Chamber of Commerce Chairs Dinner
  • ArtHouse Presented with Achievement Awards from United Way of Oakville
2014
January 1

Continued Growth

  • 38 Programs – 20 Locations – 581 Children
  • ArtHouse Festival Series Presents the Gryphon Trio and Liona Boyd
  • ArtHouse Launches new Partnership with Halton Community Housing Corporation
  • ArtHouse supports Halton Elementary Schools and YMCA with After-school Programs
2013
January 1

Here We Come Burlington

  • Expands Programming to Burlington
  • 29 Programs – 14 Locations – 541 Children
  • ArtHouse Festival Series Presents Jazz Artist Alex Pangman
2012
January 1

Gaining Momentum

  • 13 Programs – 7 Locations – 300 Children
  • Participates in YMCA Healthy Kids Day Events
  • ArtHouse Festival Series Events Presents Spain’s Carlos Nunez
2011
January 1

Year 2 Brings

  • 9 Programs – 5 Locations – 174 Children
  • ArtHouse Festival Series Presents “Glee” featuring Sheridan Theatre Students
  • ArtHouse begins Partnership with Oakville Suzuki Association’s Violin Program (OSA)
  • ArtHouse Doubles the Team with new Program Director
2010
January 1

In The Beginning

  • Incorporated June 2009
  • Initiates first program in Oakville
  • 2 Programs – 1 Location – 60 Children
  • Charitable Status Awarded March 2010
  • Launches Annual Camp ArtHouse Theatre Performance Program at Sheridan College