June 15 2018

Call for Applications: Joint CAM + MAI Mentorship

CREATIVE RESIDENCY FOR DANCE ARTISTS FROM CULTURALLY DIVERSE COMMUNITIES. A partnership between the Conseil des arts de Montreal (CAM) and the MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels), this program offers a creative residency to a choreographer with an intercultural or non-Eurocentric artistic practice. The residency includes access to Conseil’s studios, remuneration is provided for an artistic advisor and a creative grant is offered in addition to MAI’s mentorship program, which offers, for its part, an artist-driven development, a technical...

June 14 2018

Call for applications : Go-C.A.

Application deadline: August 2nd, 2018 Go-C.A. program helps pairing artistic organizations in Montreal with professionals who are interested to join a board. The next pairing evening will be on Wednesday October 24th 2018 from 5PM to 8:30PM. To participate, organizations must respond to the following criteria: • Have two (2) empty seats within their board; • Fill out the following form no later than Thursday August 2nd, 2018 • Be available two weeks prior the pairing evening for a preparatory meeting; • Send...

June 13 2018

Visit the exhibition La Mémoire et l’Oubli from the art photographer Adriana Garcia-Cruz

From June 7th to July 31st at the Maison du Conseil des arts de Montréal La mémoire et l’oubli, which received a 2017 Vivacité grant from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (in collaboration with the Conseil des arts de Montréal) is a collection of 30 photographs of objects preciously preserved by immigrants of diverse origins. The objects bear witness to a past that has already been lost, at once representing a link with the...

June 11 2018

Ensemble Âstân and Ramon Chicharron Win the Eighth Diversity in Music Award

Montréal, June 11, 2018 – Congratulations to the two collectives Ensemble Âstân and Ramon Chicharron, who won the eighth edition of the Diversity in Music Award given out by the Conseil des arts de Montréal and its partners! The Diversity in Music Award pays tribute to the wide range of musical expressions found in Montréal and promotes the careers of musicians representative of Montréal’s cultural diversity. To better address the needs of artists and the arts community,...

June 11 2018

La Machinerie des arts wins the 2018 Prix de la relève – Caisse de la Culture

Montréal, June 8, 2018 – La Machinerie des arts has won the 2018 Prix de la Relève – Caisse de la Culture and its accompanying $5,000 purse. The award recognizes young professional collectives and organizations that take concrete action to assist in the development of emerging artists. The winner was revealed at the Conseil des arts de Montréal’s annual meeting, attended by members of Montréal’s arts community and the Conseil’s partners. Marie-Christine Cojocaru, Executive Director, Caisse...

June 8 2018

The 2017 annual report of the Conseil des arts de Montréal is online

The Conseil des arts de Montréal is pleased to offer its 2017 annual report in digital form. What were the pivotal moments and highlights of the year 2017? Read about our strategic priorities and the Conseil’s numerous accomplishments: residencies, subsidies, programs, partnerships, etc. and of course, our financial statements. The digitalized form of this report reflects a commitment to reduce the Conseil’s paper output, and is in keeping with the municipal community’s sustainable development plan Montréal durable...

June 6 2018

Call for applications: Internships démART-Mtl

Application deadline: October 1st, 2018 Information session on June 14th From January to July 2019, démART-Mtl will enable Montreal arts organizations to enrol newly arrived or first-generation culturally diverse workers and professional artists into a paid internship. The goal of this program is to boost the employability of culturally diverse workers and artists by helping them develop their craft and become knowledgeable about the Montreal arts community, thus facilitating their professional integration, while also contributing toward the development...

May 30 2018

Call for applications: Des ponts culturels, d'une rive à l'autre

For a fourth consecutive year, the Des ponts culturels, d’une rive à l’autre program will promote dialogue and artistic exchanges between citizens and artists, arts organizations and artist collectives in Montréal, Laval, Longueuil, Terrebonne, Sainte-Julie and the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region. The program provides support for co-creation projects, in which artistic works are created jointly by artists and citizens in one of the participating regions. “Co-creation” is an artistic process that involves the general public at the concept...

May 9 2018

Passing of Mr. Maurice Forget: the Conseil des arts de Montréal salutes this dedicated philanthropist and former Chairman of the Conseil des arts de Montréal from 1999 to 2006

Montreal, May 9, 2018 – The Conseil des arts de Montréal is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Mr. Maurice Forget, counsel with Fasken Martineau, businessman, philanthropist involved in many causes, collector, and Chair of the Conseil des arts de Montréal from 1999 to 2006. His passing gives us cause to reflect on the immensity of his accomplishments and the causes he held dear. Mr Maurice Forget in company of Mrs Louise Roy and Mr Michel...

May 8 2018

Call for Applications: Creation Residency Program for Emerging artists

Application deadline: June 15, 2018. This residency program offers high-quality creation studios to emerging artists working in the fields of dance, music or theatre, along with the guidance of a seasoned artistic advisor and financial support for creation. It is intended for independent artists under the age of 40, groups (collectives) composed primarily of artists under the age of 40, as well as organizations incorporated for less than 7 years. All applicants must be actively creating in...