Music Gallery Strategic Plan 2024-29

March 22, 2024

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Strat Plan 2024-2029 Banner Image

The Music Gallery adopted a new strategic plan at our Annual General Meeting in February, and we are pleased to share that plan with our wider community now.

This strategic plan is at once a reminder and a path forward, an invitation to acknowledge our history, and a guide to cultivating future partnerships. The plan outlines a set of four interlocking goals, and resulting objectives and actions. You can read an overview, or read/download the full plan further below.

The Music Gallery team will be living with this document, and continually evaluating and adjusting our plan in response to new insights and revelations, shifting political, cultural and financial contexts, and timely opportunities.

If you have questions and thoughts related to our plan, feel free to contact us!

  • The artistic development experience is improved and better resourced
  • We deliver increased program partnerships, exchanges, and curatorial streams
  • Audience engagement is deeper across a variety of mediums and formats
  • A venue strategy is developed by year three and informs years 4 and 5 of the strategic plan

  • A staffing model and resulting budget plan are redefined
  • A strategy for staff retention and skills enhancement is implemented
  • Financial sustainability of the Music Gallery is improved, and the core operating budget is increased by 20%
  • The board structure and board/staff working model is optimized and aligned with organizational goals

  • Barriers to participation are identified and learning is integrated into further actions and policies
  • New policies and financial plans are adopted to ensure sustainability of evolving inclusivity standards
  • Partnerships that align with learning and mentorship goals are engaged
  • A growing percentage of public activity is hosted in venues with improved physical accessibility

  • Compelling stories of Music Gallery’s past and present are shared routinely across all platforms
  • The membership program is revitalized and memberships increase by 25% over each of the first three years of the plan
  • The base of financial support is broadened, and private sector revenue is doubled
  • The Music Gallery is recognized by artists, partners, and audiences beyond the downtown, and beyond Toronto
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