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Get up-to-date reports on Canada’s art news including notable appointments and gallery shifts, as well as key award announcements as they happen.

Finally: An Artist-Fee Calculator for Canada

Traditionally, figuring an artist fee in Canada has not been easy. But that changes this week with the launch of a one-click online fee calculator.

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News in Brief: Banff Centre Revamps, MNBAQ Extension Opens, Endowment Created for Audain Art Museum

This week, the Banff Centre revealed their new direction, Quebec City’s art museum opened its extension and the Ottawa Art Gallery received donations.

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CEO Chantal Pontbriand Departs MOCA Toronto

CEO and director Chantal Pontbriand has left the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto-Canada eight months after her appointment.

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Ottawa Gallery Pilots Free Child Care at Art Openings

Child care is an accessibility issue for galleries and museums, says Stephanie Nadeau, curator of public engagement at the Ottawa Art Gallery.

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Study: Culture Affects Economy More Than Sports and Forestry

Recent statistics suggest that culture’s direct impact on Canada’s economy ($61.7 billion) is 10 times larger than that of sports ($6.1 billion).

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Indigenous Artists to Reimagine Canada’s Future in VR

How do Indigenous artists imagine the world in 150 years? And what would it be like to experience that in virtual reality? We will soon find out.

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News in Brief: Gallery 295 Closing, Fogo Island Arts Residency Launches, Canadian Artist Sues Damien Hirst

This week, Gallery 295 announced their closure, Paul P. received a new residency at Fogo Island Arts and a Nova Scotia artist sued Damien Hirst.

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Canadian Artist Wins $40K Prize at Art Basel

The 18th Baloise Art Prize has been awarded to Brooklyn-based Canadian artist Sara Cwynar, who is known for innovative work in photography and video.

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News in Brief: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ New Board, OAC Aboriginal Art Award, Typology Rebrands

This week, Samuel Thomas won the Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Arts Award, the Montreal Museum of Fine Art’s board changed and Phyllis Lambert was lauded.

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A Message from Canadian Art’s Board of Directors

As CEO and publisher Jill Birch moves on, Canadian Art’s board confirms its commitment to playing a critical role in Canada’s cultural conversation.

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News in Brief: Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba’s New Director, Gardiner Prize Shortlist, Fogo Island Partners with Germany

This week: the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba’s new director, OCAD’s honorary doctorates unveiled and the Gardiner prize shortlist released.

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Merray Gerges Awarded Canadian Art Editorial Residency

NSCAD grad Merray Gerges is the 2016 recipient of our national prize awarded to up-and-coming critical and editorial talent.

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