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 Artists: Chapel Hill Park & Ride - (RFQ)

Wed, Aug 21, 2019

Call to Artists
Request for qualifications

Chapel Hill Park & Ride

The City of Ottawa’s Public Art Program invites artists to submit qualifications for consideration to design, fabricate and install a temporary artwork for Chapel Hill Park & Ride as outlined in this... Read More >

TACTICS Call for proposals

Fri, Aug 30, 2019

Theatre Artists’ Co-operative: The Independent Collective Series invites artists, creators, collectives and companies to submit a proposal to TACTICS—Ottawa’s curated and cooperative indie theatre series. We are currently accepting proposals for projects in various stages of development for... Read More >

Seeking Kids Jury for OIAF 2019

Fri, Aug 30, 2019



The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is seeking this year’s batch of sassy, savvy movie critics-to-be. This is a chance for kids who spend their Saturday mornings glued to the TV, know the... Read More >

SPAO Summer Part-Time Calendar is Now Live

Sat, Aug 31, 2019

We're very excited to offer three Masterclasses this summer, two with SPAO Director of Education Michael Tardioli (Capture to Print and ... Read More >

Aesthetica Art Prize

Sat, Aug 31, 2019

Hosted by Aesthetica Magazine, the Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. It offers both emerging and established artists the opportunity to showcase their work to a wider audience, and further their engagement with the international art world. The... Read More >

GCTC - Shannon Reynolds Fund Internship Opportunity

Fri, Sep 6, 2019


2019 -20 Shannon Reynolds Memorial Endowment Fund Internship at GCTC

The Shannon Reynolds Memorial Endowment Fund, in partnership with Ottawa's Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC), supports Canadian artists that self-... Read More >

Le motton #6

Thu, Sep 12, 2019

Le motton #6
Thursday September 12th
7-9 pm at The Art House Cafe

Le motton is a free monthly gathering of the Ottawa-Gatineau arts community.
Le motton serves to bring the Ottawa-Gatineau arts communities together each month to support, connect & collaborate with... Read More >

Call for Nominations for Canada’s Next Parliamentary Poet Laureate

Mon, Sep 16, 2019

The role of the Parliamentary Poet Laureate is to promote the importance and value of poetry among all Canadians. Pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, the Poet Laureate may perform the following duties: compose poetry, especially for use in Parliament on occasions of state; sponsor... Read More >

Youth in Culture Pilot Program 2019

Mon, Sep 16, 2019

The Youth in Culture Pilot Program aims to directly support youth (aged 18 – 30) towards professional careers within the cultural sector in Ottawa. The deadline for this funding program is approaching.

Next 2019 deadline is

Monday September 16, 2019
Complete... Read More >

Artist In Residence Program

Sat, Sep 21, 2019

Town Of Coaticook

The Town of Coaticook owes the origin of its name : “ Koatikeki “ which means “river of the land of pines” to a tribe of Abenakis Indians. Framed in a natural mountainous and wooded setting crossed by a delightful river of the same name, the Town is contemporarily... Read More >