“If you don’t have arts and culture, you don’t really have a community.”–Mayor Bob Sanderson
Today NFOTA’s Donna Wootton speaks with Bob Sanderson, Mayor of Port Hope, about the municipality’s support of arts and culture and the abundance of artists, events and arts organizations in Port Hope, including Cameco Capitol Arts Centre, Float Your Fanny Down the Ganny, Critical Mass and La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra.
In this series we feature interviews and discussions with Individual Artists, Leaders of Arts Groups and Organizations, Civic Leaders, and other Arts Lovers in our county.
Northumberland Festival of the Arts will take place across Northumberland County from September 16 – October 2, 2022.
“We’re extremely active. We have talent from far and wide…There’s no shortage in choosing arts and culture events to go to.”–Mayor Bob Sanderson
“Arts and culture and heritage are huge economic drivers.”–Mayor Bob Sanderson
“Our role, certainly, as Council, is a lead role, but also a supporting role.”–Mayor Bob Sanderson
“We support arts and culture, and we do it strongly.”–Mayor Bob Sanderson
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Thank you Mayor Bob Sanderson and Donna Wootton. An interview that illustrates how committed to the arts Port Hope is, through the development of social capital in the region.
I am loving the schoolbus yellow 8 ft. fluorescent lights hanging vertically from trees in the woods beside Jacob’s ladder and the little ladder…town of Port Hope or Critical Mass?