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, a Rembrandt painting was unveiled in Kingston, a major Montreal art patron passed and Art Metropole announced their new curator.
Artists Tammi Campbell and Kent Monkman are among this year’s jurists. Applications are due May 3 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time.
The Canada Council’s grant budget will double to $310 million in the next five years—and new spending priorities for that cash were released today.
This week, the winner of the MNBAQ Contemporary Art Award was announced, Diana Thorneycroft was recognized and Artspeak’s new director revealed.
A mid-term budget, expected in the fall, could bring more expense-cutting and public-sector job losses. Artists may move elsewhere, experts say.
Filmmaker Guy Maddin’s latest project mixes his classic black-and-white scenes with GIF-y grabs—and is made to be experienced online.
At the Audain and Viva awards ceremony this evening, top prize went to a man whose video was once called “not art” by the Vancouver Art Gallery.
This week, budget cuts in Newfoundland and Labrador affected the arts, Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts announced their 2016 awards and more.
It’s a year of change for the award, with a new National Gallery partnership and one international juror being added to the mix.