July 21 2021

Gateway: 5 New Bridges Connecting Performing Arts and Hospitality

The Conseil’s brand-new initiative, Gateway, will pair five artists’ collectives or performing arts companies with five Montreal hotels to offer performances from September to December 2021. This pilot program will allow artists to explore opportunities offered by original venues and connect with new audiences including tourists and hotel staff. The first edition of this initiative will bring a novel approach, enchanting spaces through circus and street arts. Created in partnership with the Association des hôtels du Grand...

July 8 2021

Call for applications : general funding program

Application deadline: September 1st, 2021 Artistic disciplines: All The program supports the creation, production, dissemination and presentation of artistic activities. There are several available funding opportunities: ► Project Grants for Organizations Eligible mandates: All These grants are intended for Montreal-based arts organizations to support a one-time, non-recurring project. ► Project Grant for Collectives Eligible mandates: Research, creation and production These grants are intended for Montreal-based arts collectives to support a one-time, non-recurring project. ► Fiscal Sponsorship Eligible mandates: All These grants are intended for organizations that are seeking...

June 30 2021

Art Out in the Open: Spontaneous performances across the Island of Montréal

Montréal artists, professional arts organizations and collectives responded enthusiastically to the second call for projects for the Art Out in the Open program. For the 2021 edition of the program, offered in collaboration with Montréal’s Accès Culture network and the Association des diffuseurs culturelles de l’Île de Montréal (ADICIM), 84 arts projects will bring new vitality to non-traditional urban spaces, such as balconies, rooftops, shop windows, public markets and parks. Over $800,000 will be distributed among...

June 22 2021

Nos indispensables (Our essential artists): announcement of the winners

Montréal, June 22, 2021 — The Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM) is delighted to announce the winners of Nos indispensables (Our essential artists), an event celebrating the incredible generosity and achievements of creators who gave us much-needed hope during the 2020 artistic year. Attended by the Mayor of Montréal, Valérie Plante, the event paid tribute to local creative power while highlighting the essential contribution artists make to the community, particularly during the pandemic. Thanks to...

June 17 2021

Call for applications : Internships in cultural philanthropy

Deadline for organizations: August 3, 2021 Deadline for students: To be confirmed Is your organization supported by the Council and would like to welcome an intern in philanthropy? The Conseil des arts de Montréal, the Caisse Desjardins de la culture and HEC Montréal are continuing to combine their efforts to promote Montreal arts organizations’ philanthropic activities and groom the next generation of philanthropy program managers. Learn more ...

June 17 2021

Call for applications : démART-Mtl

Application deadline: October 4, 2021 Artistic disciplines : all Paid internship duration: from January to June 2022 or from June to November 2022 Do you need a helping hand in your organization? Then why not offer a paid internship to a culturally diverse, newly-arrived or first-generation artist or worker? They could well use the on-site training, and you would benefit from their efforts. The goal of this program is to make it easier for artists and workers who are immigrants...

June 17 2021

Call for applications : Noublood

Deadline : July 25, 2021 Artistic disciplines : All Are you a professional artist? Have you got what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Learn all the basics you need to start a business with Noublood, a virtual pre-incubation skills development program focusing on entrepreneurship in culture and the arts! This initiative from Carrefour jeunesse-emploi Montréal Centre-Ville, in partnership with the Conseil des arts de Montréal, supports young artists with the acquisition of entrepreneurial skills and gives them the...

June 17 2021

Call for applications: Creative-Research Residency for professional puppeteers

Deadline: August 20, 2021 Artistic discipline: Theater You would like to benefit from a creative immersion to carry out an artistic project in two creative spaces ? With the goal of developing puppetry, Casteliers and the Conseil des arts de Montréal, in collaboration with the Maison internationale des arts de la marionnette (MIAM) and Le Schatz, a house and artist workshop located in Sutton, are partnering to offer nineteen days creative residency for professional puppeteers. Learn more + ...

June 15 2021

Maryam Eizadifard, récipiendaire de la Résidence Intersections

(In French Only) ...

June 10 2021

Discover the 2020 Annual Report

2020 was marked by uncertainty and challenges across the board. Throughout the year, we have witnessed the agility of several artists, collectives and organizations who quickly adopted alternative solutions to ensure that their work and art could reach the public despite all the constraints the current crisis imposed. For its part, the Conseil des arts de Montréal has been able to face these challenges thanks to the perseverance and agility of its teams as well as to...