Supporting the Future of Creativity

Studying, practicing and appreciating the arts makes our communities and our community leaders stronger. The arts stimulate creativity, innovation and daring — the very assets today’s graduates need to ignite bold new ideas, invent transformative experiences and devise innovative solutions for global challenges. Others are only imagining a creative future; the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) is defining the future of creativity. We are reinventing our curriculum to combine strong disciplinary training in the arts with a focus on innovation, collaboration and experimentation.

Your gift will help define our creative future today.

  • Transform Burton Auditorium into a new home for interdisciplinary research laboratories and performance spaces featuring sustainable design and ecologically-advanced technologies
  • Support rotating faculty chairs, post-doctoral students and research assistants
  • Establish student scholarships, internships and venture fund awards to help jumpstart creative pursuits following graduation
  • Attract visiting academics and artists to lead workshops, teach master classes, undertake research and pursue innovative projects
  • Endow a research fund for cross-disciplinary work in artistic and technological inquiry, policy development and critical discourse

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Contact Us

For more information about how you can help define our creative future today, contact:

Alasdair Hooper CFRE
Senior Development Officer
Office of the Dean
416.736.2100 x33118
ahooper@yorku.ca