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The Visual Arts Section provides creation, production and dissemination support in the fields of architecture, crafts, photography and the...

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Jerome-Lapierre: Prix de Rome

Celebrating good design and architecture: A feature on the 2014 Canada Council Prix de Rome award winner Jérôme Lapierre Jérôme Lapierre has won the 2014 Canada Council for the Arts Prix de Rome for Emerging Practitioners. The award honours a recent graduate from one of Canada’s eleven accredited schools of architecture, for exceptional potential in contemporary architectural design. The $34,000 prize allows winners to travel and study architectural sites and...

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.

News Release

Omar Gandhi wins Professional Prix de Rome to advance research and architectural design for extreme climates

Omar Gandhi’s winning project will explore how buildings respond to extreme weather and he hopes to develop progressive design strategies for regions of high precipitation.

Research

Culture Satellite Account, 2010

The Culture Satellite Account (CSA) measures the economic importance of culture and sport in the Canadian economy in terms of output, gross...

recipients / beneficiares

Past recipients

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

Art Bank Google art project

The Art Bank Goes International with Google Art Project

The Art Bank has partnered with Google to bring contemporary Canadian art to an international audience. The Google Art Project is a unique online platform, providing exciting free public access to the world’s foremost museums and art collections...