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.
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.
Four finalists for the 2016 Aimia | AGO Photography Prize were announced this morning.
This week, art leaders wrote an open letter to Mélanie Joly, the Ontario government released a cultural strategy and accusations of art plagiarism surfaced.
This week, the Canadian Photography Institute’s director was announced, the Canada Council’s prizes were released and Wanda Nanibush joined the AGO’s staff.
This week, Toronto’s MOCA announced an interim CEO, Peter Doig was embroiled in a lawsuit and Wanda Koop joined the Order of Manitoba.
On June 29, the National Gallery of Canada hosted to the North American Leaders’ Summit. Here’s some art that the presidents and PM saw.