Application deadline: October 28, 2020
Artistic disciplines: All

The program is offered to Indigenous artists and cultural workers who resides on the Island of Montreal as well as artistic and cultural organizations (Indigenous or not) who wants to host an intern.

Participants will be able to hone their experience in roles that support artistic and cultural practices while actively participating in the host organization's development.

CultivART also offers Indigenous mentors, with extensive experience recognized by their peers, a paid mentorship opportunity, in order to share their working knowledge of current artistic practices with a view of knowledge transfer to their paired intern.

The purpose of this Program?

  • To build a new generation of Indigenous cultural workers in the arts and culture sector and contribute to the advancement of the Indigenous arts and culture sector.
  • To foster fruitful two-way exchanges and intersectional dialogue on Indigenous realities.
  • To provide non-Indigenous and Indigenous arts and culture communities with an Indigenous perspective.
  • To build a professional support network between mentors and emerging workers.

Internship Period
The duration of the internship is approximately 6 months, either:

  • Between January 1st and July 31, 2020
  • Between August 1st and December 31, 2020

Length of Internship
The internship covers a total of 650 hours including coaching time with paired mentor.
The duration of mentor-intern coaching is approximately 150 flexible hours according to a timeframe to be jointly established with the intern.

For more information, consult the program presentation documents:

For Indigenous interns:
Component 1: Intern

For Indigenous and non-Indigenous organizations:
Component 2: Organization

For Indigenous mentors:
Component 3: Mentor

To submit an application (As of August 13, 2020) :

Mylène Guay
Indigenous Arts Project Manager
Tel. (514) 280-0552