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Devyani Saltzman

Devyani Saltzman is a Canadian writer, curator and arts leader with a deep practice in relevant, multidisciplinary, programming at the intersection between art, ideas and social change. She was most recently the Director of Public Programming at the AGO, working across all disciplines, where she was brought into the museum context to increase engagement and continue to reshape the idea of the museum as a forum for discourse, reflecting community and the narratives of Torontonians.

Saltzman was previously the Director of Literary Arts at the Banff Centre, the first woman and first woman of colour in that role, as well as a founding Curator at Luminato, North America’s largest multi arts festival. Her work has appeared in The Globe and Mail, National Post, The Atlantic and Tehelka, India’s weekly of arts and investigative journalism. She sits on the boards of the Writers’ Trust of Canada, OAAG and SummerWorks Performance Festival, and has been a juror for the National Magazine Awards, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council and The Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Saltzman has a degree in Anthropology and Sociology from Oxford.

Events with Devyani Saltzman

Liberation Series: Live Online Programs with Hollyhock & Kripalu
November 1, 2020

ABOUT THE COLLABORATION For 48 years, Kripalu has been a leader in yoga and mindfulness-based education. More than just poses on a mat, they believe yoga is an accessible practice that inspires connection, compassion, and joy. Hollyhock is a not-for-profit leadership centre with the mission of creating meaningful experiences to inspire personal growth and social transformation. Our vision is to achieve a future where people live in right relations with ourselves, each other, and nature – understanding that these are intricately connected. Bringing together two centers with shared missions, the vision of the Liberation Series is to provide connection and community during…