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Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ)

Funding for individuals:

SODEC (Info in FR only)

SODEC provides funding primarly to organizations. Please check your discipline for specific deadlines.

Canada Council for the Arts

Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples components

Supporting Artistic Practice components

Arts Across Canada components

Arts Abroad components

Frankfurt 2020 (purchasing translation rights and publishing in Germany)

Conseil des arts de Montréal

General Funding Programs

Cultural Exchanges and Special Projects (for organizations receiving operating grants only)

Fiscal Sponsorship

Circus Arts

Film/Media

  • Wapikoni Mobile is hiring a Youth Outreach Worker and Filmmaker Mentors for a four-week contract between MAY – OCTOBER 2019. Click here for details. 

Multidisciplinary / General

  • ELAN is hiring a Project Manager for State of the Arts III. Join our team! Position will begin sometime in JUNE, 2018. Click here for details.
  • OBORO is hiring an Administrative Assistant. Deadline is JUNE 10, 2018. Please note that details for this job offer are only available in French. Click here for details.
  • Canada Council for the Arts is hiring a Web Strategy and UX Specialist. Deadline is JUNE 14, 2018. Click here for details.

Theatre

  • Infinithéâtre is accepting applications for the position of Box Office &
    Sales Manager for their 2018 – 2019 season. Apply as soon as possible. Click here for details.
  • Infinithéâtre is accepting applications for the position of Youth & Community Groups Outreach Coordinator for their 2018 – 2019 season. Apply as soon as possible. Click here for details.

Artisan / Crafts

  • ELAN Member Marilynn Vanderstaay is seeking jewellery artisans who work with silver to create unique pins / brooches for an exciting new cottage industry community project to be launched in SEPTEMBER. Contact Marilynn Vanderstaay (marilynn@regardsmarilynn.com). Click here for details.

Film / Media

  • fliQs queer film night is seeking submissions of short videos, films, animations, and experimental shorts. Deadline is JUNE 13, 2018. Click here for details.

Multidisciplinary / General

  • North Media Arts Centre (NAISA) seeks submissions for Off the Beat(en) Track. Artists of all ages and nationalities are encouraged to submit works on the theme Off the Beat(en) Track. Deadline is JUNE 4, 2018. Click here for details.
  • Studio 303 are seeking submissions for their third Curator-in-Residence program 2018/2019. The residency aims to provide a framework for developing ideas through research, discussion, and practice. Studio 303 will help the resident curator with many aspects of programming, including: artistic direction, budget, fee policy, communications, funders, venues, etc. Emerging curators have the opportunity to imagine and program a live performance event to be held at Studio 303 on APRIL 13 or 14, 2019.  Deadline is JUNE 20, 2018. Click here for details.

Music

  • Founded by ELAN member Aaron Saloman, aaronmusic productions is a new music publishing company focusing on sync licensing. Aaron is seeking submissions from all artists in all styles, who have existing music (new or old) and lack time or insight in sync placements. Submissions should be professionally recorded. Send them to MusicForTV@gmail.com.

Visual Arts

  • Diagonale is accepting open submissions from artists and curators. Deadline is OCTOBER 15, 2018. Click here for details.

Writing / Literature

  • The Quebec Writers’ Federation is accepting submissions for their QWF Literary Prize for Young Writers. This prize will be awarded to an emerging writer residing in Québec and is between the ages of 16 – 24. Short stories, poetry, and non-fiction are all accepted! Deadline is JUNE 15, 2018. Click here for details.
  • Vallum Magazine is seeking submissions for The Vallum Award for Poetry 2018. Submit to win $750.00 and a publication in an upcoming issue of Vallum. Second prize is $250.00 and publication in Vallum. Click here for details.
  • This summer 9 Montréalers from 9 different cultural communities will participate in the creation of Montréal’s first Poesie dans la cité event. Local poets, Fortner Anderson and Geneviève Létarte, are looking for 9 participants of all ages and backgrounds (who are not artists) to spend an afternoon this summer observing the events that occur around them in one of nine iconic locations in Montréal. In OCTOBER, 2018, the 9 participants will present a public reading of their lists, in a choir directed by Kathy Kennedy. ELAN is happy to partner with Poesie dans la cité in this unique cultural event celebrating English culture in Montréal. Click here for details.

Artisan / Crafts

  • École d’ébénisterie d’art de Montréal is offering a Woodworking Workshop: Introduction to cabinetmaking power-tools. This course will be taking place on SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 from 6 PM – 10 PM and SEPTEMBER 29, 2018 from 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Deadline to register: SEPTEMBER 20, 2018. Click here for details.
  • École d’ébénisterie d’art de Montréal is offering a Woodworking Workshop:  Introduction to traditional cabinet making. This course will be taking place on NOVEMBER 15, 22, and 29, 2018 from 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Deadline to register: NOVEMBER 8, 2018. Click here for details.

Music

  • Orford Music is offering a series of free courses, lectures, and master classes in English through JUNE and JULY, 2018. Click here for details.

Theatre

  • Imago Theatre‘s annual workshop series Atelier will take place over two weekends in JUNE (JUNE 2-3 and JUNE 9-10, 2018). Click here to learn more.

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Multidisciplinary / General

  • Savvy Sessions presents Festival Circuits for Theatre & Dance with Emilia Alvarez. Venue TBA. This workshop is free but registration is mandatory. MAY 5, 2018.
    1PM – 4PM.
    Click here to learn more.
  • YES Montreal is offering a workshop to help build your artistic career and finances: Jump Start Your Art & Financing Options on MAY 7, 2018 from 1:30PM – 3:30PM (repeats MAY 30, 2018) This orientation session will outline the support services that are available to artists through YES and other arts organizations, and give an overview on how you can finance your work. This workshop is free. Click here to learn more or call: 514-878-9788.
  • Savvy Sessions presents Build Your Own Website with June Park at the Morrin Centre (44, chaussée des Écossais, Québec, QC, G1R 4H3). This workshop is free but registration is mandatory. MAY 13, 2018. 10AM – 1PM. Click here to learn more.
  • Savvy Sessions presents Grant Writing (Québec City) with June Park at the Morrin Centre (44, chaussée des Écossais, Québec, QC, G1R 4H3). This workshop is free but registration is mandatory. MAY 13, 2018. 2PM – 5PM. Click here to learn more.
  • YES Montreal presents Getting Permission: Legal Privacy For Artists. In this workshop for visual creatives, you will learn how to manage the legal aspects of getting permissions to ensure that you get the proper consent and that you negotiate well. This session will cover model releases and consents, location releases, working with minors, and special copyright issues. MAY 30, 2018. 6:30PM – 8:30PM. $20.00. Click here to learn more.

Dance

  • Savvy Sessions presents Self-Producing Dance with Andrew Tay at the MAI (3680 Jeanne-Mance St, Montreal, QC, H2X 2K5). This workshop is free but registration is mandatory. – MAY 6, 2018. 1PM – 4PM. Click here to learn more.

Theatre

  • Imago Theatre’s annual workshop series Atelier will take place this year over two weekends in JUNE (JUNE 2-3 and JUNE 9-10).
    Workshops include:

    The Art of Direction Led by Micheline Chevrier, Artistic Director of Imago Theatre;
    The Technique of Auditioning Led by Eda Holmes, Artistic Director of The Centaur;
    Introduction to Mask Led by Anana Rydvald, Actress, Mask Artist, and Teacher;
    Introduction to Butoh Led by Kyungseo Min, Performer, Emerging Playwright;
    Introduction to Pochinko Clown Led by Jed Tomlinson, Clown, Director, and Educator;
    Introduction to Stage Combat Led by Anita Nittoly, Fight Director and Stage Combat Instructor with Associate Instructor, David Chinchilla. Click here to learn more.

Circus Arts

Film/Media

  • The National Film Board of Canada is hiring an Administrator, Pay Systems. Deadline is MAY 2, 2018. Click here for details.
  • The National Film Board of Canada is hiring an Office Clerk. Deadline is MAY 3, 2018. Click here for details.
  • The National Film Board of Canada is hiring a Senior Production Coordinator. Deadline is MAY 3, 2018. Click here for details.
  • Wapikoni Mobile is hiring a Youth Outreach Worker and Filmmaker Mentors for a four-week contract between MAY – OCTOBER 2019. Click here for details. 

Multidisciplinary/General

  • Le Musée des Beaux-Arts is hiring a digital management service coordinator. Deadline is MAY 8, 2018. Click here for details. (Please note that that this listing is in French).
  • ELAN is hiring a Summer Membership Assistant. Deadline is MAY 11, 2018. Join our team! Click here for details.
  • CINARS is hiring 2 positions. Positions begin in JUNE, 2018. Click here for details. (Please note that that these listings are in French).
  • Mikw Chiyâm TEACHING ARTIST RESIDENCY 2018-2019 — now accepting applications from artists of all disciplines to work with high school students in the Cree Nation in Northern Québec for 6 weeks at a time. Experience in teaching is an asset.
    This program functions predominately in English. This is a paid position (fee, travel, per diem, and housing provided). Click here for details.

Visual Arts

  • Atelier Circulaire is hiring a Digital Studio Technician. Deadline is MAY 10, 2018. Click here for details.
  • Heffel Fine Art Auction House is looking to fill an administrator position. Deadline is not listed. Click here for details.

Writing / Literature

  • Vallum is hiring a Publicity and Marketing Assistant. Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a professional writing sample as a single PDF to info@vallummag.com with the subject line “Marketing and Publicity Assistant. Deadline is MAY 2, 2018. Click here for details.

Multidisciplinary / General

  • North Media Arts Centre (NAISA) seeks submissions for Off the Beat(en) Track. Artists of all ages and nationalities are encouraged to submit works on the theme Off the Beat(en) Track. Deadline is JUNE 4, 2018. Click here for details.
  • Studio 303 are seeking submissions for their third Curator-in-Residence program 2018/2019. The residency aims to provide a framework for developing ideas through research, discussion, and practice. Studio 303 will help the resident curator with many aspects of programming, including: artistic direction, budget, fee policy, communications, funders, venues, etc. Emerging curators have the opportunity to imagine and program a live performance event to be held at Studio 303 on APRIL 13 or 14, 2019.  Deadline is JUNE 20, 2018. Click here for details.
  • CPAWS Ottawa Valley DRAW is accepting submissions from artists of all disciplines interested in participating in CPAWS Ottawa Valley DRAW Retreat. This retreat will take place on AUGUST 1 – 6, 2018. This is an opportunity to come together with other artists from Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec Must enjoy being outside in nature – participants will explore the Dumoine River, create, and share stories. This retreat is free. Click here to for details.

Music

  • Pop Montreal is accepting submissions from musicians to perform at their festival next year. Deadline is MAY 13, 2018. Click here for details.

Visual Arts

  • Aqua 2018: third annual juried exhibition at Galerie E.K. Voland 24″ x 24″ 2D artwork on the theme of water. This exhibition will coincide with the annual Open House of Complexe du Canal Lachine on JUNE 7 – JUNE 12, 2018. Submission deadline is MAY 18, 2018. Click here for details.
  • Call for participation and submissions THE MAGIC OF LIGHT Photography Exhibition on MAY 26 and 27, 2018 from 1 PM – 5 PM at the Funeral Complex of Mount Royal Cemetery, 1297 Chemin de la Forêt, Outremont – QC. Share your favourite works in our 12thAnnual Photography Exhibition; demonstrate how The Magic of Light affects every aspect of life. Maximum of 6 works, including at least one, depicting some aspect of the Mount Royal Cemetery.  Information: Andrew Sarrasin (aws@mountroyalcem.com); Click here for details. 
  • Mount Royal Commemorative Services is seeking art pieces on the theme the Magic of Light and how it affects every aspect of life. A maximum 6 pieces with at least one depicting some aspect of the Mount Royal Cemetery. These works will be exhibited on AUGUST 25 and 26, 2018 at the Mount Royal Commemorative Services’ 17th Annual Art Exhibition, held at 1297 Chemin de la Forêt, Outremont, QC. Email Andrew Sarrasin (aws@mountroyalcem.com) to inquire and/or submit your work. Click here for details.
  • Diagonale is accepting open submissions from artists and curators. Deadline is OCTOBER 15, 2018. Click here for details.

Writing / Literature

  • Vallum: Contemporary Poetry is calling for submissions for Issue 15:2 The Chase. Send your best poems related to this theme. Deadline is MAY 30, 2018. Click here for details.