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

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...


Investing in the arts

Statistical research and analysis regarding Canada Council funding programs, grant recipients and arts and cultural funding in a national context.

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Key Statistics of Canada Council Funding

Take a look at key statistics of Canada Council funding, including number of grant applications received and the number awarded,...

Opening doors to Canadian art data

What is Open Data? Open Data, Open Information, and Open Dialogue – these are all ways of saying that you can have access to our data. More access to data means more transparency and accountability, more citizen engagement, and greater innovation and economic opportunities. Sharing...

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

Charles Lewton-Brain

Artist Story

Award-winning Calgary artist-goldsmith forges fine craft pathways

Goldsmith Charles Lewton-Brain of Calgary is a celebrated artist and inventor of “foldforming”– the technique of pushing sheet metal to its limits, forming it into shapes and textures. The 2012 Saidye Bronfman Award-winner has forged pathways for the fine craft community and metal industry as an instructor, researcher and writer, and is a national and international advocate for his field. Learn more about his work.

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Searchable Grants Listing

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