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About Inter-Arts

The Inter-Arts Office is a specialized unit that fosters and supports creative diversity, vitality, recognition and continued excellence of...

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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...

Kalabanté

Artist Story

Kalabanté

Productions Kalabanté, a Montréal-based company that combines African music and circus arts, has an impressive roster of partners — Artcirq (Nunavut), Cirque Éloize (Montreal), Hand Drum Rhythms (Victoria and Winnipeg), Education Without Borders (Vancouver) — and a solid network of national and international distributors. Kalabanté’s mission is two-fold: to promote African culture and to carry out a humanitarian aid project. All of its profits go...

Networking session at Contemporary Circus Arts Festival of Toronto, September 28, 2014

Notes from Contemporary Circus Arts Festival

I’ve had the pleasure of leading the Canada Council's support of contemporary circus art since it was formally recognized as a distinct art form in 2009. There are now many forms and practices of contemporary circus arts in Canada, and the community of professional practitioners is growing...

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 public spaces and try to find ways of incorporating public participation into my practice as both a method for creation and a source of meaning. This treads...

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 inspire you in turn to inspire others, in whatever way you choose. Artcirq was started in 1998, when a group of young people in Igloolik and I decided to create...

Information on Contemporary Circus Arts

Definition of Contemporary Circus Art (September 2014) Contemporary circus art is a form of artistic expression that integrates the mastery...

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.

Communiqué (photo : Francis Gagnon, 2013)

News Release

Canada Council for the Arts releases Annual Report, highlights funding for the arts and creativity across Canada

Last year, we funded $153.6 million in grants, prizes and payments to artists and arts organizations across the country.

Research

Artists and Cultural Workers in Canadas Provinces and Territories, 2011

This report provides an in-depth analysis of artists in Canada’s provinces and territories, based on the 2011 National Household...