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Mission Statement

The Arts & Culture Roundtable in Elliot Lake (ARIEL) is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing a strong voice for arts & culture in the City of Elliot Lake. It facilitates collaboration between artists, organisations, business and government and contributes to economic development and quality of life.

The Vision

ARIEL envisions a unified artistic community where citizens bring together their multitude of talents and experiences to enrich the City of Elliot Lake.

Our Values

ARIEL is an organisation that believes art and culture improve a community’s quality of life and that these should be accessible to all who wish to experience or partake in them.

We believe in:

  • The value of a vibrant arts and cultural community in the creation of a healthy society.
  • Valuing the contributions of all our members.
  • The value of encouraging artistic practice from traditional to experimental, established to emerging.
  • Celebrating both local culture and the multitude of diverse cultures that define Canada.
  • The value of a coordinated and cooperative arts community.
  • The value of having clear goals, developed in consultation with the arts and culture community, to guide long and short-term operations and initiatives.