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, the Banff Centre revealed their new direction, Quebec City’s art museum opened its extension and the Ottawa Art Gallery received donations.
Child care is an accessibility issue for galleries and museums, says Stephanie Nadeau, curator of public engagement at the Ottawa Art Gallery.
Recent statistics suggest that culture’s direct impact on Canada’s economy ($61.7 billion) is 10 times larger than that of sports ($6.1 billion).
How do Indigenous artists imagine the world in 150 years? And what would it be like to experience that in virtual reality? We will soon find out.
This week, Gallery 295 announced their closure, Paul P. received a new residency at Fogo Island Arts and a Nova Scotia artist sued Damien Hirst.
This week, Samuel Thomas won the Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Arts Award, the Montreal Museum of Fine Art’s board changed and Phyllis Lambert was lauded.
This week: the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba’s new director, OCAD’s honorary doctorates unveiled and the Gardiner prize shortlist released.
NSCAD grad Merray Gerges is the 2016 recipient of our national prize awarded to up-and-coming critical and editorial talent.