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Abenbare Renovation, Toronto, 2012

5 Questions: D'Arcy Jones, architect

Vancouver-based architect D’Arcy Jones is the 2014 winner of the Canada Council’s Ronald J. Thom Award for Early Design...
Simon Brault

Simon Brault on the arts

In this video, Simon Brault talks about the unique course his life has taken and shares his vision of public engagement in the arts, the...
Canada Anti-Spam Legislation

Canada Council on the Canada Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

Note: for more information, see our Additional Resources page. About the new law The gist of the new law is that all commercial electronic...
Inaugural exhibition for the Canada Council’s Âjagemô exhibition hall

First exhibition at 150 Elgin explores land, legacy, identity

My first challenge, as curator of the inaugural exhibition for the Canada Council’s Âjagemô exhibition hall, was to...
Clayton Windatt

Clayton Windatt: Dialogues on Public Engagement in the Arts

Working as a multi-disciplinary artist allows my public engagement and delivery methods to be slightly different than most. I often work in...
Participant in the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra's Sistema program. Photo: Carmyn Joy Effa

Orchestras: Fiddler Off the Roof (and in your streets)

Canadian symphony orchestras have long played a vital role in promoting and disseminating  artistically-driven music in our country....
Community members seeking help for their cell phones during Rita McKeough's H, an offsite project presented by Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre as part of the Mondo Monde - New Media + festival from July 24 to August 4, 2013.

Amanda Fauteux: Dialogues on public engagement in the arts

Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre is an artist-run centre in Sackville, New Brunswick; a town affectionately referred to by...
David Caron, member of the steering committee for the National Forum on the Literary Arts

National Forum on the Literary Arts: An ongoing conversation

One of the questions I heard frequently going into the National Forum on the Literary Arts on February 14-15 was: What does the Canada...
The Canada Council’s Claude Schryer (standing) at the CHAOS interdisciplinary art conference in Montréal. Photo: Alexis O’Hara

Questions Out of CHAOS

I had the pleasure of attending CHAOS – Jeux et enjeux politiques de la pratique interdisciplinaire (playfulness and political...
David Buchbinder's Odessa/Havana, Walk to the Sea, wins the JUNO's World Music Album of the Year award, sponsored by the Canada Council

JUNOs 2014: The music you love, the music we support

Winnipeg was the hub of Canadian music this past weekend as the 2014 JUNOs celebrated the finest of 2013 recording releases. Not only were...
Amy Fung - unicorn

Amy Fung: Dialogues on public engagement in the arts

The Disparity Within Public Engagement This post began as an invited response to Canada Council for the Arts' 2012 published research...
Gaston Bellemare

Gaston Bellemare: Dialogues on public engagement in the Arts

Giving poetry back to the people At the Festival International de la Poésie de Trois-Rivières (FIP), we wanted to give poetry...
Pub 2014: Governor General's Awards in Visual an Media Arts of the Canada Council for the Arts

See For Your Self: March 3’s reveal

by Lolita Boudreault   Screen Magic In early January, the preliminary film edits of the commissioned video portraits of the...

Claude Schryer, Coordinator, Inter-Arts Office Speaks at PuSH Festival

Canada Council for the Arts Claude Schryer, Coordinator, Inter-Arts Office Speaks at PuSH Festival (Jan-Feb 2014) Hi...
Christian Poirier, professor, Institut national de la recherche scientifique – Centre Urbanisation Culture Société

Christian Poirier: Dialogues on public engagement in the arts

The cultural participation of youth and their complex engagement with arts and culture What kind of relationships do youth have with arts...
David Lemon, Director and Founder, Health Arts Society

David Lemon: Dialogues on public engagement in the arts

From February 2 to 6, David Lemon wrote a series of posts on his blog, Hys Fyve Rules, in response to a recent speech by...
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