Purpose

Mission

“To facilitate the development of interpretive programming, displays, and, community engagement  which fosters increased awareness of Canada’s cultural  heritage through its traditional, regionally diverse musical roots, and, contemporary Canadian Country Music”

 

Purposes of the Society

 

  • To provide a venue for the display, interpretation and promotion of artifacts and memorabilia associated with the history of Country Music in Canada;
  • To provide a venue for the display, interpretation and promotion of artifacts and memorabilia associated with Canada’s Country Music Hall of Fame;
  • To animate and promote the importance of Canadian Country Music, in both itscontemporary representations and regionally diverse, historical roots;
  • To encourage and facilitate community out-reach activities designed to  promote tolerance, understanding and cross-cultural engagement through the inter-connectivity of Canadian country music traditions; 
  • To support educational curricula and encourage accessibility to a demographically and culturally diverse student population;
  • To engage specific target groups including:
  • Youth Engagement (archival and live entertainment, workshops)
  • Seniors (archival and live entertainment, workshops)
  • Community Connectivity through holistic and therapeutic outreach to individuals and groups in otherwise isolated living environments;
  • To build alliances and linkages with other interpretive venues and programs which seek to build cross-cultural awareness, enhance community inclusiveness, and, create an artistic bridge between historical and contemporary Canadian culture – as expressed through music.