Hamilton Pipeline Trail Call for Public Art 🚧

The City of Hamilton and STEPS Public Art are currently undertaking a process to commission a permanent public artwork to be placed along the Pipeline Trail where the Trail intersects with Garside Avenue North.

Selected work(s) will be functional in nature, serving one or all of the following purposes; seating, shade and wayfinding. Citizen-identified themes for this project are water innovation and infrastructure. (more…)

PARC’s 2024 Annual Playwrights’ Retreat ✍🏽

PARC will be hosting the 2024 PARC Playwrights’ Retreat from May 5 – 19, 2024 in Sackville, New Brunswick on the Mount Allison University campus. Playwrights will attend in person, though some may be accommodated remotely.

The annual Playwrights’ Retreat, PARC’s flagship program, is a two-week playwrights residency open to emerging and established playwrights in Atlantic Canada and beyond. (more…)

ShiftChange 2024 Registration Open 📝

ShiftChange will bring together arts presenters for three days of festival and event focused professional development and networking on February 23-25 in Kjipuktuk/Halifax, Nova Scotia!

ShiftChange, held each year in mid February, has become an important fixture in the industry with the goal of furthering the development of the festival-presenting sector in Atlantic Canada. (more…)

The Glenfiddich Artists in Residence 2024 🦌

The Glenfiddich Artists in Residence program offers Canadian artists a $25,000 residency prize, a chance to collaborate with other celebrated international artists, and the opportunity to live and work at The Glenfiddich Distillery in Scotland.

We annually host a small group of visual artists from around the globe, who work in a diverse array of media from print and photography to animation, performance and installation. (more…)

Claire Harris Poetry Prize 📙

Goose Lane Editions and the board of icehouse poetry are pleased to announce the inaugural Claire Harris Poetry Prize. The biennial prize will be awarded to a full-length debut poetry collection by a writer who is Black, Indigenous, or from another racialized community.


Celebrated Canadian poet Kazim Ali will select the winner of the inaugural Claire Harris Poetry Prize. The winning poet’s manuscript will be published under the icehouse poetry imprint. (more…)

Call for Instructors for Sustainable Fibre Arts Conference NL 2024 🪨

The Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador is looking for passionate Canadian fibre artists who are interested in sharing their knowledge and skills during the Made in Canada: Sustainable Fibre Arts Conference Newfoundland and Labrador 2024.

Made in Canada: Sustainable Fibre Arts Conference NL 2024 aims to reach themes of sustainable and ecological craft practices and materials, how sustainability can support rural and urban craft communities and moving forward in the craft industry with sustainable planning within our discussions and workshops.   (more…)

Call for Submissions: Media Arts Production Fund 🎞️

Deadline to Submit: January 15, 2024

Struts Gallery is excited to announce the Media Arts Production Fund. This annual program is designed to help support the production of media arts projects by artists at all career levels.

The Media Arts Production Fund is a regional fund open to artists living in Atlantic Canada and supports the creation of media arts projects including video, audio, XR, film, new media, performance, digital, electronics, 3D printing, and time-based art. (more…)

The Pierre Lassonde Artist-in-Residence 2025-26 🏠

The Pierre Lassonde School of Fine Arts at Mount Allison University invites applications to its 2025 AND 2026 Artist-in-Residence program.  This annual non-recurring residency will support research, development, and creation of a project proposed by a successful professional artist.

Artists who are engaged in visual arts, digital arts, performance, social and community-based artistic practices are invited to apply. To increase the degree of diversity within the Mount Allison community, we particularly encourage applications from (more…)

SHMF 2024 Applications Facilitation Grant Program 🏘️

Each year, SHMF awards funding for impactful, timely initiatives that advance opportunities in exhibition, creation, education and art appreciation.

In 2024, SHMF invites Sheila grant requests from New Brunswick visual arts organizations and collectives within the range of $10,000 to $20,000 in two categories: (more…)

2024 Fogo Island Arts Young Curator Residency 🏠

Fogo Island Arts and The Hnatyshyn Foundation are seeking applications from young Canadian curators for a six-week residency in 2024.

Deadline: January 15, 2024

The Hnatyshyn Foundation – Fogo Island Arts Young Curator Residency provides an opportunity for a young Canadian curator to work in residence for six weeks at Fogo Island Arts, a contemporary arts venue on Fogo Island, Newfoundland. (more…)