Who We Are
North York Arts (NYA) is one of six Local Arts Service Organizations (LASOs) in Toronto whose purpose is to deliver on the City’s social, economic and cultural goals outside of the downtown core. NYA was created to specifically address the needs and interests of artists, arts organizations and residents based in North York.
Mission and Vision
Our Mission is to collaborate with artists, arts organizations, and partners to develop, strengthen, and promote cultural programming and initiatives for North York communities.
We envision an inclusive, engaged, and sustainable arts and culture community in North York.
Who We Serve
NYA serves individuals and communities located within North York’s 11 wards.
We provide inclusive arts events and programs to youth, families, and seniors with a focus on programs to serve the Newcomer and Neighbourhood Improvement Area communities within North York. In addition, we provide services and programs to support both emerging and, established local artists and arts organizations.