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News in Brief: A New Canadian Heritage Minister and More

News in Brief: A New Canadian Heritage Minister and More

Plus Inuit art shifts, art you can eat, a new Art Toronto list, and addressing mental health through art

News in Brief: Canada at the Liverpool Biennial and More

Funding issues for the Vancouver Art Gallery expansion and more damage to public art (and its reputation) are also in the news this week

How Do the Latest Federal Culture Funds Actually Break Down?

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly recently announced $125 million in new culture funding and export initiatives. Here’s how it breaks down, and how some art businesses are affected

News in Brief: A Car Turned Carbon-Age Obelisk in Alberta, and More

News in Brief: A Car Turned Carbon-Age Obelisk in Alberta, and More

The week has brought new public art, new funding for the arts disbursed in Nova Scotia and new curators at the Art Gallery of Alberta

Regional and Indigenous Arts Key to New BC Arts Council Plan

Regional and Indigenous Arts Key to New BC Arts Council Plan

New strategic plan lays out broad strokes for new $15 million in funding promised by provincial government

After SLĀV, Some Next Steps

After SLĀV, Some Next Steps

The Montreal Jazz Festival has cancelled SLĀV. What needs to be eliminated next is systemic bias in the arts

News in Brief: A $7-Million Art Export Push, and More

News in Brief: A $7-Million Art Export Push, and More

Freshly revealed Frieze list has a couple of Canadian exhibitors—news that dovetails with the federal government’s announcement of a revitalized art-export program

Gillian Siddall Named President of Emily Carr University

During her term, Siddall hopes to prioritize decolonization and transdisciplinary research

Chagall Returns to National Gallery, but Questions Remain

“I’m really glad to have it back…but this whole thing was really mismanaged,” says one person who fought the painting’s deaccessioning

Finalists Announced for RBC Canadian Painting Competition

Finalists Announced for RBC Canadian Painting Competition

Fifteen artists from across Canada selected for consideration