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

Berenice Abbott Archive Acquired by Ryerson Image Centre

A major donation gives American photographer Berenice Abbott’s archive to the Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto.

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Scotiabank Announces Shortlist for $50,000 Photography Award

Three artists have been shortlisted for the 2015 Scotiabank Photography Award.

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News in Brief: CARFAC Agreement, $2 Million Venice Donation and MMFA Painting Restored

This week, CARFAC ratified their agreement with the National Gallery, Canadian artists at the Venice Biennale received a $2 million donation and more.

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Sobey Family Gifts $2 Million to Venice Artists

The Donald R. Sobey Family Foundation announced a $2 million donation to support artists representing Canada at the Venice Biennale.

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News in Brief: Art Theft at U of T, Emily Carr Artifacts Found and Canada House Reopened in London

This week, paintings were stolen from U of T, Queen Elizabeth II viewed art at Canada House and the Reesa Greenberg Curatorial Studies Award was announced.

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Canadian Art Foundation Competes for $25,000 Funding Increase for RBC Canadian Painting Competition

The Canadian Art Foundation is the only visual arts organization competing for $25,000 in a new social-media initiative organized by RBC.

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News in Brief: CPC Opens, BGL Starts Fundraising and Quebec Capitalizes on Venice

This week, the Musée McCord announced a magical acquisition, the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective hired and the RBC Canadian Painting Competition opened.

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Quebec Artists Head to Venice

Montreal gallery Art Mûr revealed that artists Simon Bilodeau and Guillaume Lachapelle will feature in collateral programming at the 2015 Venice Biennale.

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News in Brief: Sobey Looks for Nominations, Basquiat Tickets Hit Black Market and Pachter Honoured

This week, Scotiabank announced the SPA longlist, Charles Pachter was appointed to the Order of Ontario and the AGM’s curator left.

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Scotiabank Announces Longlist for $50,000 Photography Award

The nominees for the 2015 Scotiabank Photography Award—11 artists from across Canada—have been announced.

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News in Brief: Coupland Goes Google, Remai Under Scrutiny and ECUAD Heads North

This week, Douglas Coupland’s art went virtual, a major Canadian art patron died and city councillors raised concerns about the Remai.

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Newfoundland Officially Accepted into Venice Biennale

Newfoundland and Labrador’s proposed exhibition has been officially accepted into the 2015 Venice Biennale.

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