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.

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Latest Opportunities

a Company of Fools Hiring 3 Students for Summer Season

Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Apprentice Production Manager – Torchlight 2017

a Company of Fools is currently seeking a paid Apprentice Production Manager  to join the Torchlight Shakespeare team during the run of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Candidates must be between the ages of 15-30 and... Read More >

Call for Proposals: Better Beechwood 2017

Wed, Apr 26, 2017

A public art competition to enliven the colours of the Beechwood Village retail area

Closing Date: Saturday April 26, 2017 at 5 p.m.

Award: A one-time award of up to $15,000 will be awarded as a stipend
Contact: ... Read More >

SAW Video Workshop: Directing Actors

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Duration in hours: 10

Level: Beginner

Maximum Participants: 8

Cost for Members: $125.00

Cost for Non-Members: $150.00

Instructor: Scott Eldridge

Location: SAW Video, Club SAW... Read More >

Call to artists: Galerie Old Chelsea, 2018 Programming

Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Deadline for submission: Friday April 28, 2017, 5pm.

Galerie Old Chelsea is a collective of regional artists who exhibit their own works at the gallery. The gallery is located above the restaurant Les Fougères in Chelsea, Québec. The gallery offers an exhibition space of... Read More >

Call for Applications/Nominations: Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts

Sun, Apr 30, 2017

This prize recognizes the highest level of artistic excellence and distinguished career achievement by a Canadian professional artist in music, theatre or dance. This year the award is in music.

Value: $50,000

How to qualify: Nominate a candidate to the Canada Council

... Read More >

OAG Shop & Commercial Gallery: Call for Submissions

Sun, Apr 30, 2017

The doors to the new Ottawa Art Gallery are scheduled to open in the fall of 2017! The expansion of the Ottawa Art Gallery is a moment for the arts and culture sector in Ottawa-Gatineau to celebrate this purpose-built gallery which will increase the vitality and focus on the arts in the... Read More >

Emerging Curator Exhibition - Open Call

Mon, May 1, 2017

NARS Foundation is currently accepting applications for our Emerging Curator Exhibition. The Emerging Curator Program offers an individual or curatorial collective the opportunity to curate a conceptually cohesive group show in the NARS Foundation Gallery. The aim of the program is to encourage... Read More >

SAW Video Grants: SAW Video Production Fund

Mon, May 1, 2017

Up to three grants awarded per year

Deadline: May 1, 2017

The SAW Video Production Fund assists mid-career and established artists with independent video, new media, or multi-media projects either in production or post-production.

Each successful applicant receives:

a... Read More >

Call for proposals: Karsh-Masson‎ Gallery & City Hall Art Gallery

Mon, May 1, 2017

Call for proposals: 2018 exhibitions
Public Art Program – Karsh-Masson‎ Gallery & City Hall Art Gallery

Deadline: Monday, May 1st, 2017

Proposals must be received by Monday, May 1, 2017 or postmarked on or before this date. Late or incomplete proposals will not be... Read More >

SAW Video Grants: JumpStart Mentorship Program

Mon, May 1, 2017

Up to six grants awarded per year

Deadline: May 1, 2017

Established in the 1980s, JumpStart is SAW Video's longest-standing production incentive program, providing artists new to video an opportunity to explore the medium. In 2009, SAW Video launched a new incarnation of the... Read More >