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


Fri, Apr 27, 2018


The OAG is seeking enthusiastic volunteers for our inaugural weekend April 27th, 28th, and 29th. Be a part of this important moment in Ottawa’s art history and enjoy our volunteer benefits, including VIP access to OAG’s annual volunteer... Read More >

Project and Community Outreach Coordinator

Mon, Apr 30, 2018

Project and Community Outreach Coordinator

Do you believe that the arts are vital to Ottawa communities?
Are you  no stranger to working with artists, volunteers and community partners?
Are you an extremely well-organized, people person who enjoys... Read More >

2018 Canada-Japan Literary Awards

Mon, Apr 30, 2018

Calling all literary publishers!
Have you published books on Japan or Japanese culture within the last two years?
2018 Canada-Japan Literary Awards
These awards recognize and celebrate literary excellence of books on Japan, Japanese themes, or themes... Read More >

Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts

Mon, Apr 30, 2018

Calling all professional dance artists! 

In 2018 the Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Artsrecognizes and celebrates the highest level of artistic excellence and distinguished career achievement by a Canadian professional dance artist.

Value : $50,000

... Read More >

Arms-Length Cultural Development Feasibility Study – Get Involved!

Mon, Apr 30, 2018

What it is

Over the last two years, the Alliance has advocated to Ottawa City Council on the importance of continued investment in the City’s Renewed Action Plan for Arts, Culture and... Read More >

Salt Spring Island Artist In Residence Program

Tue, May 1, 2018

The Salt Spring Arts Council (SSAC) and the Artist in Residence steering committee are pleased to announce the third year of the Artist in Residence (AiR) Program on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia.

The Artist in Residence (AiR) Program provides an opportunity for artists to work in... Read More >

Summer jobs in the arts for post-secondary students

Tue, May 1, 2018   Summer jobs in the arts for post-secondary students

AOE Arts Council has worked with Ottawa’s arts community for 30 years to build a vibrant and sustainable sector.  Subject to funding confirmation, three opportunities are available for... Read More >

Karsh-Masson‎ Gallery & City Hall Art Gallery

Thu, May 3, 2018

Call for proposals: 2019 exhibitions

Deadline: Thursday, May 3, 2018

Applications must be received by Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 11:59 pm EST for electronic applications, or be postmarked on or before this date. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Do not deliver... Read More >

ALSO Arts Law Conference

Sat, May 5, 2018

Artists’ Legal Services Ottawa (ALSO) is thrilled to announce a full-day arts law conference in celebration of its 5th anniversary.

The conference will be geared to different genres of arts (i.e. fine arts, music and media arts), and will include sessions on artist-specific issues... Read More >


Fri, May 11, 2018 Mission La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins est le Centre de théâtre francophone d’Ottawa situé au 333 King Edward. Ce centre de production et de... Read More >