Independent topical source of current affairs, opinion and issues, featuring stories making news in Canada from immigrants, newcomers, minorities & ethnic communities' point of view and interests.

Art Scene: Art and Cent

art scene: But multicultural Toronto's art scene is still predominantly male and white, according to NOW Magazine. According to a 2017 Canadian Art study of 80 galleries nationwide, 92 per cent of curators and directors are white. It seems self-evident that having more young, marginalized people curating art shows will attract younger, more diverse audiences to galleries. In Ontario, around 15 per cent of people in administrative positions are visible minorities, compared to 29 per cent in the wider population. Members of Toronto's art community have long lamented under-representation, but the numbers are in and they can't be ignored. That disparity is jarring considering 51.5 per cent of Torontonians are visible minorities. ( As reported in the news.