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About the Aboriginal Arts Office

The Aboriginal Arts Office is committed to ensuring that the Canada Council's services and programs best meet the needs of Canada's First...

Aboriginal Arts Office

Artist Story

SOUNDshift Festival

Dozens of Aboriginal artists were among the performers at the SOUNDshift Festival in St. John’s. The audience: over 600 delegates from 60 countries who came together to experience music and dance through workshops, film screenings and concerts.

Artist Story

red diva

Learn how Ontario’s red diva projects brought national and international acclaim to a new Aboriginal musical.

At the Canada Council’s annual meeting with National Arts Service Organizations (NASOs) in Ottawa on October 20-21, participants discussed ways of collaborating to offer their member organizations the best available organizational development tools and services.

Blog Post

Council’s new program helps arts orgs to manage change

Today the Canada Council is pleased to launch its new program to support organizational development, Leadership for Change: Grants for organizational development. As you may know, in fall 2012, the Canada Council suspended and carried out an extensive review of its Flying Squad program. Leadership...

News Release

Simon Brault named New Director and CEO

Mr. Brault will assume the role on June 26, 2014 for a 5-year term.

Research

A Knowledge and Literature Review

Get an overview of oral and written knowledge on Aboriginal arts in Canada today. Read the report here!

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Past recipients

Here's a handy tool: a searchable database of past grant recipients and prize winners.

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How to apply

Your grant application plays a critical role in demonstrating the artistic merit of your project. This document responds to some...

Research

Diversity and Arts Attendance by Canadians in 2010

The range of arts offerings in Canada – from art galleries, classical concerts, and theatre performances to pop concerts and cultural...