The Gathering Divergence Multi-Arts Festival & Conference Fall 2022

Visioning Canada's IBPOC Artistic Transformation: Then and Now

Presented by CPAMO

November 29, 30, December 2, 2022

In Person at Aki Studio | Online Via Zoom

The Multi-Arts Festival and Conference; a positively impactful and supportive convening in the Arts sector. The festival’s specific focus is on Indigenous, racialized, deaf, disabled and mad, women and other historically – marginalized artists’ communities. Geared towards meaningful conversations, professional development and sharing strategies in the Arts, this year’s theme for Gathering Divergence Multi-Arts Festival & Conference Fall 2022 | Visioning Canada’s IBPOC Artistic Transformation: Then and Now.

The festival / conference focuses on varying topics within the Arts sector grounded in the transformative change through a cross-sectoral understanding of Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity. A varied offering over 3 days, the festival and conference will feature performances, literary readings, online visual arts exhibition and creative investigations from diverse practices. Panels, workshops, exhibitions and showcases encouraging divergence across arts practices, collaboration and professional development shaped within the sensibilities of art making and networking of IBPOC artists and organizations.

Learn more about the festival here.

Click here for the full schedule breakdown

  • Tuesday, Nov 29 | 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Wednesday, Nov 20 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Reception and Publication Launch on Wednesday, Nov 30 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday, December 2 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Please note: The Reception and Publication launch is taking place at CSI Community Living Room and has a seperate registration. To register to attend the Reception and publication launch click hereplease note the Covid policy is different for the Reception and Publication launch, for more information click here.

Register on Eventbrite

General | $10
Student, Accessiblity Pricing| $5

Before purchasing tickets, please review our Covid-19 Safety Guidelines

PLEASE NOTE: HST and ticket fees are included.
Purchases made online or by telephone are by credit card only. At the door payments accepted by cash, debit, VISA and Mastercard.
Box Office Telephone: 416-531-1402
Email: boxoffice[at]
More information on ticket pick-up here.

For questions, email: [email protected]

Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario (CPAMO) is a movement of Indigenous and racialized artists engaged in empowering the arts communities of Ontario. CPAMO seeks to open opportunities for Indigenous and racialized professionals and organizations to build capacity through access and working relationships with cultural institutions across Ontario that will result in constructive relationships with Indigenous and racialized professionals and organizations.