December 11 2020

Behind the scenes at the 35th Grand Prix

On November 12 this year, MUTEK won the 35th Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal and the accompanying $30,000 cash award. The jury prize, offered by Desjardins Caisse de la Culture along with a $15,000 cash award, was presented to the Segal Centre for Performing Arts. Experience the action behind the scenes of this first virtual edition, hosted by Rebecca Makonnen and broadcast live from the Phi Centre. A making of documentary by Alejandro Jimenez. ...

November 30 2020

Congratulations to ARTISTA, winner of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Award

Our warmest congratulations to ARTISTA, a free program offered by IMAGO Theatre for young women and gender non-conforming youth from Montreal. ARTISTA brings young women together with professional artist mentors for theatrical experimentation and learning experiences. The ARTISTA program allows young people to develop their creativity, their self-confidence and their leadership skills to help them launch their artistic careers. ARTISTA is far more than a short-term mentorship, it’s a life-long legacy. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Award The EDI Award,...

November 26 2020

2nd edition of the Jovette Marchessault Award

Call for nominations opened for WOMEN THEATRE DESIGNERS Montreal, Thursday, November 26, 2020 — The Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM) and ESPACE GO, in collaboration with Imago Theatre, Théâtre de l’Affamée and Femmes pour l’Équité en Théâtre (F.E.T.), are pleased to announce, for the second consecutive year, the opening of the call for nominations for the Jovette Marchessault Award, an annual award to honour and promote the contribution of women to Montreal’s theatre scene....

November 25 2020

A charter for more accessibility, inclusion and equity in culture and a first step to go further

NOVEMBER 25, 2020 in Montreal - Exeko , the Group of Eleven and the 60 co-researchers from nine community organizations that are partners in the process invite you to the launch of the charter for an accessible, inclusive and equitable culture on November 25, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 12h00. This launch aims to celebrate the process of co-drafting the charter and will welcome testimonials from people involved in the project. The event will continue...

November 25 2020

William Ging Wee Dere, winner of the 2020 Blue Metropolis Diversity Award

For the fifth edition of the Blue Metropolis Festival, the 2020 Diversity Prize was awarded to William Ging Wee Dere. Each year, Blue Met recognizes a published work by a Quebec-based author of immigrant stock who belongs to one of Montreal’s cultural communities. A diversity of voices is essential to the artistic vitality of Montreal, Cultural Metropolis. Congratulations to this year’s winner! Photo - Ging Wee Dere View the awards ceremony ...

November 12 2020

MUTEK receives the 35th Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal

Montréal, November 12, 2020 – The Conseil des arts de Montréal is pleased to announce that MUTEK is the recipient of the 35th annual Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal, which is accompanied by a $30,000 cash award. The Segal Centre for Performing Arts is the winner of the $15,000 Jury Prize, presented by the Caisse Desjardins de la Culture. More than 500 artists, citizens, elected officials and partners registered to attend the award’s first...

November 9 2020

Congratulations to Rhodnie Désir, winner of the Envol Award 2020

The committee chose to award the Prix Envol to Rhodnie Désir Créations in order to underline the extraordinary adventure of BOW’T TRAIL Rétrospek – a work brought by an artist gifted with extraordinary determination – which took place over several years and several continents, and which mobilized many artists and partners. The committee salutes Rhodnie Désir’s courage and perseverance in her artistic, humanitarian and political work that raises awareness of the importance of the fight against...

November 6 2020

The program for the 35th Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal is now online!

On November 12, for the first time ever, the Conseil will present its annual Grand Prix in a virtual format. To find out all there is to know about the gala*, click here to see our program (in French only). We would like to express our warm thanks to our generous donors and esteemed partners who, in a gesture of solidarity with the arts community, have helped make this highlight of Montreal’s cultural calendar as widely...

November 5 2020

Registration : Lunch and learn, Philanthropy

Workshop : working with databases ** NEW ** The event in the Lunch & Learn: Philanthropy will be held remotely by videoconference. It will be animated by the Machinery Wednesday, December 9 Time: 11:30 a.m to 1 p.m Registration deadline: December 2 Register online! Learn more ...

November 5 2020

Writer in Residency in Library

Deadline: December 18, 2020 Artistic discipline : literature Are you a writer living in Montréal? Are you a fan of public libraries? Are you interested in cultural outreach? Apply for a Library Writer-in-Residence grant! Two writing residencies will run from April through November 2021. Each residency will be funded with a $15,000 grant under a partnership between the Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM) and the Union des écrivaines et des écrivains québécois (UNEQ), in collaboration with the Direction des...