Projects we are currently working on, or have worked on in the past.
Signal Fire Digital Arts Exhibit
To celebrate Come Home 2022 in Newfoundland and Labrador, Grow Twillingate is hosting a 12-week curated digital arts exhibit entitled Signal Fire. The curator is Toronto-based art curator, Greg Manuel who has curated work globally and most recently in the Caribbean.
The project is made possible with generous funding from Newfoundland and Labrador's Come Home 2022 project.
The Digital Arts Residency in Twillingate (DART) program was offered for the first time in 2020 to two artists as a pilot program. It was launched as an opportunity for emerging or established artists to dedicate two months to their art in a supported environment in beautiful Twillingate.
After two successful years of the program, Grow Twillingate Inc. is anticipating another call out for artists in early 2022 for two separate residencies of two months each to be fulfilled during the summer of 2022.
The Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival takes place every year in the third week in September, celebrating the best of digital creativity.
Join us in Twillingate for 4 days of learning, sharing, creating and celebrating digitally.
Experience digital creative workshops in a beautiful Twillingate setting and join in a digital arts exhibit, kitchen party, entertainment and a feast.
Back to Roots Twillingate
The Back to Roots Twillingate project spanned two years, focused on teaching traditional food growing skills from our seniors to a new generation of gardeners.
It included workshops, mystery tours and culminated in creating a community garden at Twillingate Island Elementary School.
Museum Heritage Garden
The Museum Heritage Garden Project in partnership with Twillingate Museum is still ongoing.
The project aims to highlight traditional food-growing skills in the Twillingate area by showcasing and producing traditional crops.
The project has installed a raised bed and outdoor tap in 2020 and will continue with planting and growing crops in 2021.
The Twillingate Digital Arts and Culture Strategy (TDACS) project is using a human-centred design process to research and inform a digital strategy for the development of arts and culture in a rural destination.
The project is funded by the Canada Council for the Arts Digital Media Fund. The initial phase of the project was be completed May 2021.