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Fair-Weather Funding

Fair-Weather Funding

What would it take to ensure that institutional diversity is not a passing fad?

The Haida Language on Film, in Depth and at Last

The Haida Language on Film, in Depth and at Last

A conversation with Gwaai Edenshaw: jeweller, carver and co-director of the world’s first Haida-language feature film

The Little Blue Cabin That Could

The Little Blue Cabin That Could

Against the backdrop of skyrocketing real estate prices, a group of Vancouverites mobilizes to save a small fragment of local art history from destruction

Where Do We Go From Here?

Where Do We Go From Here?

Are specialized fine-arts programs in high schools—such as Toronto's Etobicoke School of the Arts—prep schools for potential BFAs, replicating the art-world's inequalities? Or are they a necessary evolution in secondary-school arts education?

Do Canada’s Art Laws Need to Change?

Do Canada’s Art Laws Need to Change?

The nation’s major museums are pushing for a speedy appeal to a recent court ruling. But is it the ruling, or the law itself, that needs to change?

#MeToo at the Museum

#MeToo at the Museum

Two Canadian museums have tried to address #MeToo in their programs lately—and gotten a lot of things wrong. What is the way forward?

Late Arrivals

Late Arrivals

In contemporary culture, we take for granted that everything is accelerating. But what happens when a book of the moment takes years to be published in your mother tongue?

Broadcasting Beckett

Broadcasting Beckett

How Stan Douglas’s only solo curatorial project to date helped transform a literary icon into a contemporary artist

Mary Pratt: 1935–2018

Mary Pratt: 1935–2018

Remembering a major artist who revealed herself through her daily life—and, in turn, changed how we see the world and ourselves

The Curtain Sweeps Down

The Curtain Sweeps Down

One of the best-selling novels in modern Turkey was published in 1950 under a male pseudonym. Here, the story of the young translator who kept her work secret for decades, but influenced a generation

From the Archive

My Work for Maud Lewis

My Work for Maud Lewis

The self-taught artist is the subject of a Hollywood biopic, but my memories of priming her Masonite boards and mailing her tubes of paint are more modest.

A Night in Nunatsiavut

A Night in Nunatsiavut

On October 8, 2016, generations of Inuit came together to shine a light on a region that has been artistically ignored.

On Becoming My Mother

On Becoming My Mother

Vivek Shraya reflects on her photo essay Trisha one year after its release, and on how collaboration can be crucial to “individual” artmaking.