February 24 2021

Lucas LaRochelle winner of the CQAM / Turbulent Residency 2021

Following the call for projects for the new residence at Turbulent, the project of the artist Lucas LaRochelle has been selected by the jury. This residency project, initiated by the Conseil québécois des arts médiatiques (CQAM) and supported by the Conseil des arts de Montréal, allow a professional artist to carry out a research/creation/production residency in collaboration with the Turbulent team. The residency will take place between February and December 2021, for a total of 300 hours...

February 22 2021

Pilot Project to Promote the Sustainability of Artists’ Studios in Montréal: Four Projects Selected

In December 2020, the Conseil des arts de Montréal, in cooperation with the Ville de Montréal, launched a pilot project to support artists and artist collectives with the development of artist studios. This initiative will provide visual arts and craft arts collectives with assistance from technical resource groups (TRGs1) for a four-month period. Here are the four selected projects: Les Ateliers Belleville will receive assistance from the Bâtir son quartier TRG to work on a growth and expansion...

February 18 2021

Creative Encounters: three selected projects

The Orchestre Métropolitain and the Conseil des arts de Montréal is thrilled to announce the three selected artistic projects for the Creative Encounters program. This initiative aims to foster the presence of artists in communities, to promote local diffusion of the arts and to increase networking opportunities between cultural, educational and local communities. Discover the projects that will come to life in neighbourhoods across the city in spring 2021. Mamie Remix (Granny Remix) by Berceurs du temps Mamie Remix...

February 17 2021

Paid Internships in Cultural Philanthropy: Four Applicants Selected

The Conseil is pleased to introduce the four applicants selected for its six-month paid internships in cultural philanthropy. Created for students in HEC Montréal’s cultural organization management program and the Université de Montréal’s philanthropy management certificate program, the internships encourage Montreal arts organizations to develop charitable activities while helping secure employment opportunities for a new generation of philanthropy management professionals. Get to know the interns selected for the 2021 edition! Photo credit : courtesy of Madeleine Côté The National...

February 11 2021

Call for applications: Impressions Artist Residency

Artistic discipline: visual arts Deadline: April 5, 2021 Photo : Marc Cramer Do you want to find inspiration for your next artistic project in the imposing collection of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts? Between June and August 2021, the Impressions residency will give one Montreal visual artist from a cultural community an opportunity to take a fresh new look at the Museum’s rich and diverse collection by conducting research that will be used to create original works. Learn more + ...

February 10 2021

Des ponts culturels, d’une rive à l’autre: New Co-creation Projects

The Conseil des arts de Montréal and its partners are pleased to unveil the four art projects chosen for the sixth edition of the Des ponts culturels, d’une rive à l’autre program. The selected works are distinguished by their originality and inclusive character and will bring together artists and citizens from Laval, Longueuil and Terrebonne as well as the municipalities of the Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM. Each organization and artists’ collective will receive a maximum grant of $20,000 to...

February 9 2021

Lara Klaus, Winner of the Coup de coeur CAM-Syli Award

For the 14th edition of the Syli d’Or de la musique du monde awards, the Conseil des arts de Montréal is pleased to join forces with Productions Nuits d’Afrique for a second consecutive year and announce that Lara Klaus has won the Coup de coeur CAM-Syli award valued at $8,000. The award aims to provide exceptional visibility for a collective of professional musicians reflecting Montreal’s cultural diversity. Photo credit : Photo © André Rival 2021 A Brazilian multi-instrumentalist...

February 8 2021

Djely Tapa, Winner of the Prix Opus for Inclusion and Diversity – Montreal

Photo credit: © JYPHEAL for ETALLON-Group Montreal, February 7, 2021 – The Conseil des arts de Montréal is proud to have partnered with the Conseil québécois de la musique for over 20 years to sponsor the Prix Opus awards honouring excellence and diversity in Québec concert music. For this 24th edition, the Conseil is awarding a $10,000 purse for the Prix Opus for inclusion and diversity – Montreal, which was created to reflect the many faces...

February 5 2021

CultivART 2021: Congratulations to the Winners!

The Conseil des arts de Montréal is pleased to announce the applicants and internship projects selected for the second edition of CultivART, a program created for Indigenous artists and cultural workers living in Montreal who want to gain hands-on work experience at a cultural organization. The paid 650-hour internships will offer program interns a real-life work experience in culture and the arts and a chance to contribute to the host organizations’ development. CultivART also provides Indigenous mentors...

February 4 2021

From Insecurity to Dignity: A Conseil des arts de Montréal Brief

On February 1, the Conseil des arts de Montréal submitted a brief entitled De la précarité à la dignité : nouveaux regards pour améliorer le statut de l’artiste [From insecurity to dignity: New perspectives on enhancing artist status] as part of the public consultations on revising legislation on artist status. As a funding agency and central player in Montreal’s cultural ecosystem, the CAM presented the brief in an act of solidarity with artists. Thanks to its close,...