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About Inter-Arts

The Inter-Arts Office fosters and supports creative diversity, vitality, recognition and continued excellence in inter-arts work. It...


Information on Contemporary Circus Arts

Attention circus artists : call for participation by http://www.enpiste.qc.ca/en of a survey on the circus arts sector:...

Opportunities in Australia and Banff for the Inter-Arts Community

Invitation for Canadian artists to apply to Time_Place_Space Nomad (Australia, November 2015): 8 June 2015 deadline Applications are...

Canada Council Inter-Arts Office Coordinator Claude Schryer presenting the Council’s New Funding Model at Bonne Bay Marine Station, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, July 17, 2015. Photo: Tom Cochrane, Old Crow Magazine

Easing into the Future in Woody Point, Newfoundland

From July 15 to 18, 2015, I had the privilege of participating in Liminus a gathering of some 60 artists, health care professionals, scientists, strategists, institutional workers and community members. The aim of this visioning workshop and festival was to develop an interdisciplinary retreat, conference, and workshop facility in Woody Point (population c. 400) on the shores of Bonne Bay in Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site in Western Newfoundland. Part...

Inter-Arts Office Reading Room

The Inter-Arts Office has compiled a selection of links to blogs, papers and reports of interest to the inter-arts community. Please send...

M. NourbSe Philip. Photo : Maria Nunes

#CCPrizes: M. NourbeSe Philip on the arts, social justice and leaving a legacy

M. NourbeSe Philip is a poet, essayist, novelist and playwright. She is author of five books of poetry, three collections of essays, short and long fiction. Her most recent work is book-length epic poem Zong!, which engages with the law, history and memory. In June 2015 she was selected for...

Contemporary Circus Arts Funders Forum at CircusFest, Vancouver (Photo: Claude Schryer)

Contemporary Circus Arts Funders Forum at CircusFest in Vancouver

  Vancouver is a very “inter-arts” city with a long tradition of interdisciplinary and socially-engaged art practices,...

Artcirq: Dreaming Together

I’d like to use this blog to introduce our collective, Artcirq, and tell you about our motivations and challenges. I hope this will...

News Release

Statement on the 2015 Federal Election

  Yesterday, the people of Canada elected a Liberal government. Congratulations to all who debated the issues and values that matter to our society, and to the Liberal Team, which clearly reiterated its commitment to the arts and culture during the campaign. The Canada Council for the Arts' new funding model aims to respond to the expectations and aspirations of citizens and artists. Our vision for the arts in Canada is inclusive, open, and we look forward to continuing to invest in the...

Information on Contemporary Circus Arts

Attention circus artists : call for participation by http://www.enpiste.qc.ca/en of a survey on the circus arts sector:...

Organizations funded

Profiles - Some organizations funded

The Canada Council’s Inter-Arts Office funds a wide range of arts orgs dedicated to the integrated arts, contemporary circus arts and related artist and community collaborative practices. See how the funding reaches some communities across Canada.

recipients / beneficiares

Past recipients

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

News Room

The Canada Council newsroom is your one-stop shop for news releases, images, speeches and funding stats.


Overview of Revenues by Source and Province, 2012-13

Prepared by the Canada Council’s Research and Evaluation Section, these data tables use locked CADAC data to highlight revenue...