February 12 2019

Télé-Québec becomes a partner of the 34th Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal

Montréal, February 12, 2019 – Le Conseil des arts de Montréal is pleased to announce that for the first time, Télé-Québec is joining the Conseil des arts de Montréal as a partner for the 34th Grand Prix, to be held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal on March 21, 2019. Both organizations have a longstanding commitment to promoting the arts and culture, so this is a natural alliance. Christian Bégin Photo : Télé Québec To kick off...

February 6 2019

Yousra Benziane awarded the 2019 Regard sur Montréal residency

Montréal, February 6, 2019 – Yousra Benziane is the happy winner of this year’s Regard sur Montréal residency. The $75,000 bursary will allow the filmmaker to spend 11 months on writing, directing, post-producing, and presenting the short film Nitrate. Benziane’s film will focus on the collective memory of refugees in Montréal, as they oscillate between wonder and horror during the city’s summer fireworks displays. “In Montréal, refugees can’t really enjoy the summer fireworks displays over the St....

February 4 2019

The Société d'art vocal de Montréal and the Centre des musiciens du monde: winners of the Prix Opus for concert of the year – Montreal and the Prix Opus for inclusion and diversity – Montreal, respectively

Montreal, February 4, 2019 – For more than 20 years, the Conseil des arts de Montréal has proudly collaborated with the Conseil québécois de la musique (CQM) to present the Prix Opus. For this 22nd edition of the awards, the Conseil is offering two $3,000 cash prizes, including the first ever Prix Opus for inclusion and diversity–Montreal, intended to reflect the many different realities and practices of the city’s musical scene. Concert of the year– Montreal awarded...

January 24 2019

Résurgence: a photo exhibition from Meky Ottawa hosted at La Maison du Conseil des arts de Montréal

An exhibition hosted at La Maison du Conseil des arts de Montréal until March 1st, 2019, from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. In cooperation with Artexte and B21 Art + Société, and with support from the Caisse de la Culture and the Conseil des arts de Montréal, Maison Photo Montréal is pleased to present the “Résurgence” artistic creation and presentation residency program in contemporary photography for Indigenous artists. Atikamekw artist Meky Ottawa offers us a series of...

January 23 2019

Artist Leila Zelli, winner of the 2019 Impressions Residency

Leila Zelli Photo : Marie-Christiane Mathieu Montreal, January 21, 2019 – The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA), in collaboration with the Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM), is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Impressions residency: artist Leila Zelli. Every year since 2013, the Museum has invited an emerging visual artist representing Montreal’s cultural diversity or a First Nations, Inuit or Métis community to produce a research and create a project by taking...

January 18 2019

Trois créateurs jeunesse à l'honneur dans des résidences scolaires montréalaises

French version Le Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM), le ministère de l’Éducation, de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche (MEESR), par l’intermédiaire de son programme Une école montréalaise pour tous et Communication-Jeunesse sont heureux d’annoncer que Steve Beshwaty, Julien Castanié et Patrick Doyon, lauréats des résidences dans trois écoles montréalaises, auront le bonheur de vivre avec des dizaines de jeunes du primaire une expérience unique en littérature pour la jeunesse. Chacune de ses résidences est assortie...

January 17 2019

Trio Iberia: Winner of the Public Choice Contest for the Conseil des arts de Montréal Touring Program’s 2017–2018 Season

Trio Iberia has received the highest number of votes among nearly 3,000 participants in the Public Choice Contest for their concert, Impressions d’Espagne. To highlight this achievement, a work by visual artist Jessica Houston was awarded to the group’s performers: Johanne Morin, violinist, Julie Trudeau, cellist, and Michel Beauchamp, seven-string guitarist. Impressions d’Espagne transports audiences to the enchanting world of Iberian music, peppered with Oriental and Flamenco influences, and founded on a repertoire of Spain’s most influential...

January 16 2019

démART-Mtl: 12 internships in Montreal to facilitate the integration of culturally diverse artists and cultural workers

Montreal, January 16, 2019 – The Conseil des arts de Montréal is delighted to announce the twelve new interns and artistic organizations selected to participate in the 2019 démART-Mtl program! The culturally diverse, newly arrived and first-generation professional artists will take part in a 650-hour internship that runs from now until July 26, 2019. For the first time, the program is also providing administrative internships. Interns in the démART-Mtl program are fully immersed in the Montreal...

January 11 2019

Caroline Bernier-Dionne et Veronica Barron, lauréates de la résidence croisée pour marionnettistes entre Montréal et la Nouvelle-Angleterre

In French only Montréal, le 11 janvier 2019 ─ Casteliers, le Conseil des arts de Montréal et Puppet Showplace Theater sont heureux d’annoncer les lauréates de la résidence croisée de recherche et de création entre Montréal et la Nouvelle-Angleterre, les marionnettistes Caroline Bernier-Dionne et Veronica Barron. Toutes deux profiteront de l’expérience pour travailler sur leurs projets respectifs et enrichir leur démarche artistique grâce aux échanges avec leur communauté d’accueil. Initiée en 2017 par le Conseil des arts...

January 9 2019

Finalists for the 34th Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal revealed

The Conseil des arts de Montréal is pleased to reveal the finalists for its 34th Grand Prix, which will be awarded on March 21, 2019. The finalists made exceptional contributions to the vitality of Montréal’s arts community in 2018. The finalists are: Black Theatre Workshop, for its efforts to promote inclusivity among various Black communities in Montréal, Québec, and Canada and for its outspoken acceptance of sexual, linguistic, and cultural identities. The first French-language reading of Angélique, a...