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Artist-Run Centres Leave Calgary Arts Commons

Artist-Run Centres Leave Calgary Arts Commons

After more than 20 years of programming the +15 Galleries spaces at Arts Commons, five artist-run centres say a lack of transparency and respect has pushed them away

News in Brief: Vancouver Galleries at Risk and More

News in Brief: Vancouver Galleries at Risk and More

Plus: Canadian art and artists at FIAC, some big new shows and public art updates

Gender Inequality Is Still Real in Canada’s Arts Scene

Gender Inequality Is Still Real in Canada’s Arts Scene

New culture study confirms women’s incomes are lower than men’s, and that women’s artistic works receive significantly less public visibility and recognition

The World’s Biggest Indigenous Screen-Content Festival Grows

The World’s Biggest Indigenous Screen-Content Festival Grows

imagineNATIVE, now in its 19th year and based in Toronto, adds an expanded industry program and a large-scale digital/interactive showcase this year

News in Brief: $1 Million to the Inuit Art Centre and More

News in Brief: $1 Million to the Inuit Art Centre and More

Also: announcing the EDAA award winner, remembering Pierre Théberge, and tracking multiple job shifts for curators and critics

Guelph Artist and Professor Charged with Assault

Guelph Artist and Professor Charged with Assault

Nearly 70 current and former students have issued a statement of support for the person who reported the assault

Of #MeToo, Mental Health and the Arts

Of #MeToo, Mental Health and the Arts

Famed Austrian artist Otto Muehl went to jail for sexual offences against minors. His art-world bios rarely acknowledge that—or the deeply traumatic impacts. Now, an arts festival tries to shed some light

A New Royal Alberta Museum Opens to the Public

A New Royal Alberta Museum Opens to the Public

It’s double the size of the old site—and questions the harmful “triumphalist story of Prairie settlement” told by older incarnations of the museum

News in Brief: A Free Indigenous Arts Guide for Classrooms

News in Brief: A Free Indigenous Arts Guide for Classrooms

Plus: a call to action to end cultural appropriation in Canada, progress on #MeToo and the culture sector, chewing gum as public art, museum crises and more

Canada Needs New Museum Policy and Funding: Report

Canada Needs New Museum Policy and Funding: Report

The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage calls on the federal government to respond to urgent needs in the museum sector