Sunday, June 16, 2019

5 FINALISTS FROM ACROSS CANADA UP FOR $100K SOBEY ART AWARD

Five artists from different regions of Canada are vying for the $100,000 Sobey Art Award, which is presented annually to a Canadian visual artist aged 40 and under.

↗ TORONTO JUST GOT A NEW MUSEUM DEDICATED TO STREET ART

One Toronto neighbourhood is becoming an open-air museum.

LEONARD COHEN LIGHTS UP MONTREAL’S NIGHTS

In response to public demand to have the monumental artwork lit up, the charitable organization MU has secured permanent lighting for the mural with support from the Ville-Marie borough and Tourisme Montréal.

PARIS-BASED CARIBARA SETS UP STUDIO IN MONTREAL

About 100 new 2D animation jobs and strategic investment in training

TAKE A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK INSIDE THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE

To celebrate its 50 year anniversary, the NAC opened its doors to the public with a rare backstage view.

WORLD-RENOWNED 3D ARTIST UNVEILS HIS FIRST-EVER TORONTO MASTERPIECE CELEBRATING GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS

Warner Bros. Pictures Canada has partnered with Kurt Wenner – the inventor of 3D pavement art – to create his first-ever piece to be showcased in Toronto, at the Toronto Eaton Centre.

↗ MATISSE MASTERPIECE COULD FETCH $5.8 MILLION IN CANADIAN AUCTION

“Femme assise sur un balcon” will be sold to the highest bidder at Heffel Fine Art Auction House in Toronto on May 29.

THE CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS AND CBC/RADIO-CANADA TO INVEST IN CANADIAN DIGITAL CONTENT...

Today, the Canada Council for the Arts, together with CBC/Radio-Canada, announced plans to launch a new $1 million catalyst tool to amplify digital creation in Canada.

ONTARIO ELIMINATES INDIGENOUS CULTURE FUND AS GOVERNMENT CUTS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN ARTS FUNDING

The Progressive Conservative government is attempting to trim an 11.7-billion dollar deficit and is cutting spending in a number of areas.

CULTURAL HOTSPOT LAUNCHED IN NORTH ETOBICOKE AND YORK NEIGHBOURHOODS

On Saturday, May 25th, Mayor John Tory launched the sixth annual Cultural Hotspot, which celebrates and spotlights the arts, culture, food, events and communities of north Etobicoke and York.

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