December 5 2018

Hua Jin: Winner of the Conseil des arts de Montréal’s first-ever Cultural Diversity in Visual Arts Award

Congratulations to Hua Jin, winner of the first-ever Cultural Diversity in Visual Arts Award! Hua Jin The Conseil des arts de Montréal has joined forces with the City of the Montreal and the Contemporary Art Galleries Association (AGAC) to recognize the excellence of Montreal’s visual artists. This year’s Cultural Diversity in Visual Arts Award salutes the work and talent of Hua Jin, whose photo and video art captures transience – how places are altered by memories, how...

December 4 2018

Mélikah Abdelmoumen remporte la résidence d’écrivaine à la Librairie d’écrivaine à la Librairie du Square – Outremont

In French only À compter de février prochain et jusqu’à mai, l’écrivaine Mélikah Abdelmoumen sera en résidence à la Librairie du Square – Outremont. Cette résidence, développée par le Conseil des arts de Montréal, s’accompagne d’un projet de médiation culturelle, qui a pour objectif de familiariser le public qui fréquente la librairie avec le travail de l’écrivaine. Le projet renforce également le rôle de passeur culturel que les libraires jouent dans leur communauté. Pour cette 6e année, la...

November 29 2018

New Evaluation Committee members

The members of the Conseil's evaluation committees play a crucial role in the Conseil's governance. As active participants in the artistic community, they are well positioned to recommend actions and programs for our organization during their 3-year mandate. The Conseil is proud to be able to count on the expertise of the following new members: Véronica Mélis and Andréanne Leclerc in circus and street arts; Alice Jarry and Daniel Iregui in digital arts; Cécilia Bracmort, Ji-Yoon Han...

November 28 2018

La Machinerie des arts launches its new toolkit

Providing tools, sharing know-how, promoting development: Now available from La Machinerie des arts are more than 100 strategic and practical tools designed to facilitate the management of artistic projects and cultural organizations! La Machinerie’s Caisse à outils provides a variety of professional tools designed to facilitate the planning, organization and management of artistic projects and/or arts organizations. The tools include templates, guides and methods that are readily applicable in work situations. The toolkit project involved many different contributors,...

November 27 2018

Beading Stories: Rebellion of My Ancestors, an exhibition of Indigenous artist Jobena Petonoquot

An exhibition hosted at la Maison du Conseil des arts de Montréal until January 15 2019, from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Jobena Petonoquot: Beading Stories - essay by Lori Beavis "When you begin to bead you start by laying out all your hanks, so the colours are revealed, like a rainbow. You cut a length of thread to a little longer than your arm, you don’t want it too long or it will tangle up....

November 26 2018

Passing of Pierre Allard : The Conseil des arts de Montréal salutes the artist and co-founder of ATSA – Quand l’art passe à l’action

We were deeply saddened to learn yesterday of the death of Pierre Allard, artist and co-founder of ATSA – When Art Takes Action. The entire team at the Conseil des arts de Montréal would like to extend their sympathies to Pierre’s family and friends, especially his long-time partner Annie Roy. Always inventive and engaged, throughout his life Pierre was thoughtful and generous with everyone he encountered. With us at the Conseil, in his capacity as member of...

November 21 2018

Congratulations to Emily Cromton, winner of the 2018 QWF Literary Prize for Young Writers

The 2018 Quebec Writers’ Federation’s Literary Awards took place in Montreal November 20, uniting the province’s literary community in a celebration of some of the best literature published by Quebec writers in the past year. This year’s ceremony announced the winner of the QWF Literary Prize for Young Writers. Supported by Champlain, Dawson, Heritage, John Abbott, and Vanier colleges and the Conseil des arts de Montréal, the $1,000 prize is awarded annually to a young Quebec writer...

November 16 2018

Envol, the prize for Cultural Diversity and Inclusive Practices in Dance is awarded to… France Goeffroy!

France Geoffroy, winner and Nathalie Maillé, executive director of the Conseil des arts de Montréal during les Prix de la danse de Montréal 2018. Photo : Maxime Côté The Conseil des arts de Montréal awarded Envol, the prize for Cultural Diversity and Inclusive Practices in Dance during last night’s Prix de la danse de Montréal. Please join us in congratulating France Geoffroy for receiving the award with a standing ovation! This prize, combined with a $10,000 cash prize,...

November 15 2018

Tribute to Mr. Maurice Forget: passionate collector and dedicated philanthropist

Relive through images the evening tribute to Maurice Forget, who was Chairman of the Conseil des arts de Montréal from 1999 to 2006. Mr. Forget’s dedication and passion will be forever etched in our memory and in the memory of Montreal’s artists and business people. In this tribute, we salute his compassion, his humour, his impact on the community and the unconventional path he trod that led to him making such a big difference. Many thanks to Danielle...

November 13 2018

Save the date: 34th Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal

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