In September 2014, the Grey Highlands Public Library and the South Grey Museum, in partnership with the Municipality of Grey Highlands, received funding from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport through the Cultural Development Fund. Through a variety of project components, the partners seek to increase the creative environment enhance the sustainability of the cultural sector. Priorities include developing strong boards and advisory committees, creating more effective collaborations and partnerships, and making strategic use of new and emerging media and social media.
In February 2015, the partners, along with Markdale Cable, announced the launch (PDF) of a new community cultural channel thanks to funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
These ongoing community workshops are designed to invite feedback and collaboration from community members and local cultural groups, and to provide digital technology and social media training. Roundtable information and content is archived at www.visitgreyhighlands.ca (select the Cultural Roundtable tab at the top of the page).
In partnership with Markdale Cable, the Grey Highlands Public Library and the South Grey Museum recently launched the new Grey Highlands Community Channel. The channel will provide an additional access point for the promotion of local cultural and heritage information. Ongoing workshops will be provided to help community members develop and edit content for the channel. Click here for more details!