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Canada Council for the Arts

Carolyn Warren will take up her new role on Oct. 10, 2017 and will fully lead the division when Jacques Vézina retires at the end of 2017. more

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Our team successfully opened the portal to receive your grant applications as planned on June 5th. To date, we have received over 5,000 applications. more

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We will not be opening the portal for submissions this month as planned. The launch date for online applications is now June 5, 2017. more

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Hosted outside Ottawa for the first time, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, along with the Canada Council for the Arts and the National Gallery of Canada, presents the 2017 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts (GGArts) exhibition. more

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The John Hobday Awards in Arts Management are granted to talented arts managers in Canadian professional arts organizations for professional development or mentoring purposes. more

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The awards carry a $25,000 cash prize and recognize outstanding career achievement. They are funded and administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. more

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I’d like to share with you how we intend to invest these funds, in service of a vision that sees the arts firmly anchored at the heart of our shared future as a country. more

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This once-in-a-generation reinvestment permeates beyond the walls of the Canada Council. It is a resounding acknowledgment that arts and culture function today as a robust social infrastructure in Canada. more

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The awards carry a $25,000 cash prize and recognize outstanding career achievement. They include categories for artistic achievement in visual and media arts, fine craft (Saidye Bronfman Award) and outstanding contribution. more

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The Canada Council for the Arts has unveiled a new funding model for grants to artists and arts organizations. more

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Alex Janvier, "Morning Star"

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While Stephen Harper’s Conservatives have faced plenty of criticism from the arts community, the complexity of various budgetary regimes can make it difficult to draw precise conclusions about overall trends in arts funding. more

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The Canada Council for the Arts announces the winners of the 2015 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts. 2015 marks the 15th anniversary of these awards, which carry a $25,000 cash prize and recognize outstanding career achievement. more

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The Canada Council for the Arts welcomes the appointment by the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages of Simon Brault as its new Director and CEO. Mr. Brault will assume the role on June 26, 2014 for a 5-year term. more

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