Check out the arts opportunities listings and you’ll discover why this section of our website is one of the most visited.  If you’re looking for calls for submissions, work and volunteer opportunities, or workshops; you’ll find extensive choices here.

The opportunities are listed in the languages they were submitted. Although we make every effort to encourage bilingual posting, some listings may appear in only one language.

Want to list an opportunity?  We welcome your submission here

Latest Opportunities

Call to Enter: The Works Art & Design Festival

Tue, Oct 31, 2017

The Works Art & Design Festival is the largest free, outdoor art and design festival in North America. Between 1986 and 2016 over 7 million visitors have experienced more than 16,000 artists and designers from every continent, in 1,300 exhibits in and around downtown Edmonton. 11,000... Read More >

Art Shows at Irene's Pub

Wed, Nov 1, 2017

We hang monthly shows on the walls of our pub and are looking for emerging Ottawa artists who want to show and sell their stuff!  Opening spots starting in December.

Please contact irenespub.art@gmail.com if interested.

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet Professional Division’s 2017/18 Audition Tour in Ottawa

Fri, Nov 3, 2017


Royal Winnipeg Ballet Professional Division’s 2017/18 Audition Tour in Ottawa


Greta Leeming School of Dance

1460 Merivale Road, Nepean, ON K2E 5P2

Date and Time:

Friday, November 3, 2017... Read More >

A Company of Fools - General Manager

Fri, Nov 3, 2017

a Company of Fools is looking for a dynamic, experienced and organized General Manager.  The General Manager will report to the Board of Directors and work alongside the Artistic Director.  This is a part-time, permanent, salary position.

Job Description:

Works with Artistic Director... Read More >

Diefenbunker — Artist in Residence Program

Sun, Nov 5, 2017

Call for applications is open

Deadline: November 5, 2017 


The Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum invites artists to submit applications for its 2018 artist... Read More >

Request for Proposals - Art Consultant for Stage 2 LRT Art Program

Mon, Nov 13, 2017

(RFP) #01317-9607-P01


The City of Ottawa is seeking proposal submissions to provide professional Art Consultant Services for the Stage 2 Light Rail Transit (LRT) Art Program.
The Stage 2 Art Program will commence in late 2017 and be completed in 2023. The Stage... Read More >

Request for Qualifications: OAG Expansion & Arts Court Redevelopment Project

Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Call to Artists

Request for Qualifications (RFQ): Ottawa Art Gallery Expansion (OAG) and Arts

The City of Ottawa invites artists and artist teams to submit qualifications for consideration to design, fabricate and install a permanent site-specific artwork for the Ottawa Art... Read More >

GCTC Call for Applications

Fri, Dec 1, 2017

Writing or Creating a New Play?

The Great Canadian Theatre Company invites theatre artists and collectives to submit an application to the Ontario Arts Council’s Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators Program.

Deadline for applications: December 1, 2017

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Ottawa Fringe Festival - 2018 Recommender Grants

Mon, Dec 11, 2017


Once again the Ottawa Fringe Festival is serving as a third-party recommender for the Ontario Arts Council's Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators program (previously known as Theatre Creators’ Reserve). Details below, or head to ... Read More >

City of Ottawa: 2018 Karsh Award

Mon, Jan 8, 2018 Celebrating artistic achievement in our community

The City of Ottawa is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Karsh Award.

The Karsh Award was established to honour the artistic legacy of Yousuf and Malak Karsh. This commemorative award is given to a professional artist living in... Read More >