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.
A new petition calls for the Ontario Arts Council to widen the scope of Culturally Diverse Curatorial Projects and Aboriginal Curatorial Projects grants.
This week, a Chicago federal court decided that a painting was not by Peter Doig, UBC acquired a rare book and Francisco Alvarez joined OCAD University.
Knitting circles are nothing new. But knitting a huge circle simultaneously, with some 80 people alongside you, together? That’s a North American premiere.
This week, Canada Council launched a pilot program to connect Syrian refugees with the art community, TIFF’s Wavelengths programming was announced and more.
In art news this week, Peter Doig testified in a federal court case that he did not paint a work attributed to him, Douglas Coupland unveiled his newest public artwork in Vancouver and more.
In art news this week, a major funding boost for the Winnipeg Art Gallery, new representation for Jeff Wall and Calgary’s expanded cultural pass.
Most Canadian art-worlders know that Geoffrey Farmer is showing in Venice. But what about Mike Bourscheid?
Is one show on Emily Carr, and another on the Group of Seven, enough experience to guide Dulwich’s Ian Dejardin as he prepares to lead the McMichael?
This week, Nadia Myre won a commission at the Banff Centre, Contemporary Calgary hired a curator and details of a Canadian Craft Biennial were announced.
The Canadian premiere of the biopic featuring Sally Hawkins as the iconic Nova Scotia folk artist will take place September 12 in Toronto.
Last week, the government of Ontario announced its first-ever culture strategy. It’s a big step forward—but there’s still a ways to go.