annual report 2016

annual report 2016

Our annual report is now available – another action packed year at the Nina!  Please download this PDF-version for a bird’s eye view of 2016-17.
making music and loving it

making music and loving it

With a lot of help from our friends at ATB, Nina artists are busy writing songs, recording music beds and creating story boards for the next phase of the project – music videos! The project will produce six original songs written by artists in the Nina...
individuals with autism find a home at Nina

individuals with autism find a home at Nina

It’s a sunny Saturday in January and the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts is bustling with the enthusiastic energy of kids, teens, and young adults creating. The morning sees 9 year-old Ahmed at the media centre, paging through cartoon montages for inspiration....
it’s cool, fun, dirty and smooth

it’s cool, fun, dirty and smooth

Three kids are working at the end of a table creating faces out of clay.  I ask them to give me words to describe the Wednesday TELUS family art nights at the Nina.  They take turns chiming in and we come up with the list:  cool, fun, dirty and smooth.  Looking at...
meet Damanjit

meet Damanjit

Damanjit (Daman) Grewal is smiling and drawing shapes with a black pen on paper in the main studio at the Nina. “What are you drawing?” I ask. “This is my basement. My dad is renovating it for me!” She is beaming now. “And what is this part over here?” “This is my...