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Meryl McMaster, Jin (2010) (photo : Brandon Clarida)

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Canada Council’s Art Bank Exposé in Toronto’s financial district

Ottawa, October 29, 2014 — You are invited to preview a showcase of rarely-seen works by prominent Toronto artists including Shary Boyle, Edward Burtynsky, Jack Bush, Ying-Yueh Chuang, Robert Houle, Suzy Lake and Sarni Pootoogook. Date: Monday, November 3, 2014 Time: 11:00am EST...

Simon Brault - National Arts Service Organizations' Annual Meeting

Speaking notes for Simon Brault, Director and CEO Canada Council for the Arts National Arts Service Organizations' Annual Meeting Lord Elgin Hotel, Ottawa October 19, 2014    Good morning everyone, bonjour à toutes et à tous, Introduction When I arrived here this morning, I...

Canada History Week

Canada History Week: July 1-7

Celebrate Canada’s recent history through its remarkable artists.

Over the past 60 years, Canada’s identity has been shaped by its arts and culture – and the Canada Council has been proud to play a leading role.  This week we will be revisiting some of the most important milestones in our shared art history. 

Simon Brault – A vision for a culturally empowered future

Speaking notes for Simon Brault, Director and CEO Canada Council for the Arts 40th International Conference on Social Theory, Politics and the Arts School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa October 10, 2014    I’m very happy to be here with you at the University of Ottawa,...

Governor General's Literary Awards finalist announcement October 7

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The 2014 GG shortlist is here

Ottawa, October 7, 2014 – The Canada Council for the Arts today announced the 2014 shortlist for the Governor...

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Ensemble Masques

Artist Story

Masques: from 17th to 21st

Bach, Clérambault and Telemann live on… thanks to the interpretations of Montréal’s Ensemble Masques! With the Council’s support, the ensemble has performed for audiences across Canada and beyond. From San Diego to Vienna, and soon, London...