May 6 2021

Gateway: Art at the Hotel

The Conseil des arts de Montréal and Association des hôtels du Grand Montréal Join Forces to Contribute to the City’s Artistic and Economic Recovery MONTREAL, May 6, 2021 – The Conseil des arts de Montréal is pleased to announce the brand-new program Gateway: Art at the Hotel, which will provide opportunities for original and rewarding creative collaborations between the city’s hotel industry and its performing arts community. Carried out in partnership with the Association des hôtels...

May 3 2021

Sophie El Assaad, Claude Rodrigue and Nancy Tobin, finalists in the second edition of the Jovette Marchessault award

Montreal, Monday, April 27, 2020 — The Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM) is pleased to announce the names of the three finalists for the Jovette Marchessault Award, the second edition of which recognizes directors: Sophie El Assaad, Claude Rodrigue and Nancy Tobin. This new award to honour and promote the contribution of women to Montreal’s theatre community is accompanied by a $20,000 cash prize that will be presented to the winner by the Conseil. The Conseil...

April 29 2021

Call for applications: Support for Indigenous Artists, Collectives and Organizations

Deadline: June 1, 2021 Artistic disciplines : all Are you an Indigenous artist, collective or organization working in Montreal? You could be eligible for a grant of up to $15,000 in order to undertake an artistic project. This program aims to promote the plurality of Indigenous arts practices by supporting creation, production and dissemination projects. Learn more: Support program for Indigenous Artists Support program for Indigenous Collectives and Organizations ...

April 28 2021

Three Projects Selected to Receive Ecodesign Support

Further to the call for applications put out in March 2021, the Conseil is pleased to announce that three artistic creation projects have been selected to receive support with their environmentally friendly design initiatives. The assistance and resources provided by Écoscéno will help the winning organizations reduce their environmental footprint at every step of the creation process. Here are the winning organizations and projects. Marguerite à bicyclette – Cirqu’Avélo After years of touring the world with their circus performances,...

April 26 2021

Our essential artists : the Conseil des arts de Montréal’s new major event

The Conseil des arts de Montréal is pleased to launch Nos indispensables (Our essential artists), a brand-new event that will celebrate the inspiring initiatives of the Montréal artists, collectives and arts organizations that have been giving us hope throughout this pandemic. After a particularly challenging year for the arts community and to lift our spirits before summer, Nos indispensables (Our essential artists) event will take place on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, from 12 to 1:15 p.m....

April 22 2021

Digital Art Award Finalists Unveiled

In partnership with Prix NUMIX and Xn Québec, the Conseil is proud to announce the finalists for the Digital Art Award. For the first time ever, the winning artist will also receive a $5,000 grant from the Conseil. This initiative rewards excellence in digital creativity and honours the unique artistic signature of independent creators. The selected projects must be original works of art that are the culmination of an artistic process and use of one or more...

April 21 2021

Announcing Centaur Theatre’s First Indigenous Artist-in-Residence

PRESS RELEASE Montreal, April 20, 2021 – After circulating an appeal for submissions to Indigenous artists in January 2021, Centaur Theatre is extremely proud to announce Ange Loft and the Talking Treaties Tio'tia:ke Collective as its first Indigenous Artist Residency, supported in part by the Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM). Joining Loft as a member of the Collective is Barbara Kaneratonni Diabo, a dancer and choreographer with over 25 years’ experience, who specializes in blending traditional...

April 14 2021

Diorama Team Selected for the Creation-Production Residency in New Artistic Practices

Photo credit : Diorama (performer Rosie Contant) Further to the call for applications put out last December for the Creation-Production Residency in New Artistic Practices, the Diorama project captured the jury’s attention. About the project Diorama is an interactive, performative installation, an artificial ecosystem that reproduces in miniature the interdependence between human beings and the environment. It takes the form of a modular and interactive giant mobile that creates a recursive loop between the performers’ movements and...

April 7 2021

Nicholas Dawson, winner of the 2021 Blue Metropolis / Conseil des arts de Montreal Diversity Prize

Photo credit : Adil Boukind Le Devoir April 7, 2021 – We’re pleased to announce that the 2021 Blue Metropolis / Conseil des arts de Montréal Diversity Prize has been awarded to Nicholas Dawson for Désormais, ma demeure (Triptyque). Dissecting depression. Mixing poems and symptoms, other writers’ words with one’s own. Kneading photographs, images, metaphors, distress. Turning it into a confection to freely interrogate just what it is that bubbles up through the self and splatters reality....

April 1 2021

Call for applications : evaluation committee members

Application deadline: Ongoing Artistic disciplines: All The Conseil is seeking professionals, artists and cultural workers with the experience, expertise and interest necessary to assess the grant applications submitted. Mandate Evaluation committee members are appointed for a three-year term to: Monitor the artistic activity of organizations in their fields Examine grant applications and review the analyses prepared by Conseil cultural advisers Establish priorities for awarding grants based on the evaluation criteria and strategic priorities of the Conseil’s programs Make recommendations on grants amounts to allocate...