About Research and Evaluation

The Canada Council undertakes arts research to develop and share knowledge about our activities, as well as sector-wide trends in the...

Open Data - Données ouvertes

Opening doors to Canadian art data

It’s been almost a year since the Canada Council for the Arts released its first open data to the public on Stats and Stories and the response was enthusiastic and sometimes very thorough. Some users sent us graphics and charts that they created from the open data files. Others used the...

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Find Research Reports

Browse through all of Canada Council's Research reports or search for the author, subject or theme of interest...

Art Research Links

Learn more about the state of the arts in Canada and around the world

Graeme Patterson - press image from VMLS award

Artist Story

Graeme Patterson: A world of play

“My intention as an artist is to attempt to bring the viewer in to the world of play I exist in while creating miniature worlds based on personal memories and experiences.” Graeme Patterson is an award-winning, Sackville-based animator, renowned for his creations of miniature worlds – including a wrestling arena, a hockey rink and a football field. His practice started with a self-taught method of producing stop-motion animations. His more recent work involves large...

recipients / beneficiares

Searchable Grants Listing

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