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About the Audience and Market Development Office

The Canada Council's Audience and Market Development Office (AMDO) brokers opportunities for Canadian artists in key established and...

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April Verch on her WOMEX experience

The next WOMEX World Music Expo will be held in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, October 22-26, 2014.  The WOMEX call for showcase and conference proposals is currently open. Deadline for all proposals is Friday, 18 April 2014. The Canada Council encourages all Canadian world music artists to consider applying for this prestigious showcase opportunity. Get tips from one Canadian artist who made it happen!  WOMEX Showcase and Conference selection is made each year by a new group...

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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...

Sue Urquhart

Artist Story

Networking art

Sue Urquhart travelled to ISPA Congresses in Toronto and New York. Discover the new networks created…

Spectacular, Beautiful, Evolving: Exploring New Circus workshop at APAP 2014, New York City, January 14, 2014. Photo: Claude Schryer

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Inter-Arts Perspectives on International Presenting (APAP-NYC 2014)

During the Canada Council’s Inter-Arts Office 2013 consultation we heard a desire for the Canada Council to play a larger role in...

News Release

Simon Brault named New Director and CEO

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

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Past recipients

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

A view from above the 2012 Art Toronto international art fair. Alex Sabine : Courtesy of Art Dealers Association of Canada/ Courtoisie de l’Association des marchands d’art du Canada

Getting the visual arts to market

Find out how the Canada Council works with art dealers and galleries to find new markets for visual artists.