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Call for Submissions: Myseum Intersections 2020

Myseum of Toronto is launching a call for submissions for our fifth annual Myseum Intersections festival.

Festival Dates: April 1 – 30, 2020
Deadline: Sunday, June 30, 2019 @ 11:00PM (EST)

Myseum Intersections is an annual festival that will take place during the month of April 2020. The festival explores intersectional perspectives of Toronto through collaborative exhibits, events, and experiences. Intersections presents a wide array of programming intended to create dialogue on civic issues and inspire a deeper knowledge and appreciation of our city.

Project proposals can range from exhibitions to events such as walking tours, workshops, panel discussions, lectures, public programs, exhibition tours, community celebrations, interactive experiences, walking tours and performances. We prioritize participatory and co-created projects, and encourage collaborative partnerships between organizations, collectives and individuals.

To view examples of Intersections projects from previous years, click here. To see project snapshots from last years’ festival, click here.

Should you have any accessibility concerns that might impact your ability to access or complete the digital submission form, please inform Yan Wen Chang (by email: yanwen[at] or phone: 416-583-2030) in advance of June 15th, 2019 to allow Myseum to appropriately accommodate your requests.”

-from Myseum

Call for Applications: Yukon Riverside Arts Festival

“The Yukon Riverside Arts Festival provides an accessible environment for community members and visitors to interact with and celebrate the arts. The Festival welcomes artists practicing traditional and contemporary art forms and features exhibitions, artist demonstrations, lectures, live music, art installations, and art market, and more!”

For more information, please visit:

-from Klondike Institute of Art and Culture
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Call for Artists: StArt Youth Presenting Art Festival 2019 (Toronto)

“Showcase your talents and have your creative work featured for friends and family to see at StArt Youth Presenting Art’s FREE art festival in Scarborough!

StArt YPA is looking for artists 16 and up to participate in their 9th annual festival on August 17th at Scarborough Village Recreation & Theatre. Send us a headshot, link/images of your work and a short artist statement. Full details are posted on their website:

You also must attend their open call audition/interviews on:

June 29th from 10am to 3pm
Christ Church, 155 Markham Rd in Scarborough. First Come, First Seen.

Submission deadline: June 22nd, 2019

Apply Here:​ ​”

-submitted by StArt YPA
Read SuiteLife Arts for Youth profile in ArtBridges’ Community-Engaged Arts Directory and Map

Opportunities: Community Arts Space Projects & Events Coordinators (Gardiner Museum, Toronto)

“The Gardiner Museum brings together people of all ages and communities through the shared values of creativity, wonder, and community that clay and ceramic traditions inspire.

We engage audiences with exhibitions, programs, and hands-on classes, while stewarding a significant permanent collection. We interpret historical ceramics to emphasize their relevance today, and champion emerging and established Canadian artists and their role in the broader world. We innovate through clay education, as we bring together the experience of making with a deeper understanding of the art of ceramics.

We believe in making, looking, and thinking through clay.

Community Arts Space Projects Coordinator

The Community Arts Space Projects Coordinator reports to the Programs Manager, and is a member of the Education & Programs and Curatorial Department team. This position is responsible for supporting the planning, organization, management and delivery of the Community Arts Space 2019 Exhibition Hall Projects. They will work in co-operation with artists, community collaborators and stakeholders in accordance with Community Arts Space programming needs at the Gardiner but also neighbourhood hubs which include The 519, Akin, and Art Starts.

Application Deadline: May 3, 2019
Rate of Pay: $20/hr
Interviews: May 13-17, 2019
Intended Start Date: May 27, 2019
Term: Full-time, temporary, until September 30, 2019

Community Arts Space Events Coordinator

The Community Arts Space Events Coordinator reports to the Programs Manager, and is a member of the Education & Programs and Curatorial Department team. This position is responsible for supporting the planning, organization, management and delivery of the Community Arts Space 2019 public programming events. They will work in co-operation with artists, community collaborators and stakeholders in accordance with Community Arts Space programming needs at the Gardiner but also neighbourhood hubs which include The 519, Akin, and Art Starts.

Application Deadline: May 3, 2019
Rate of Pay: $20/hr
Interviews: May 13-17, 2019
Intended Start Date: June 3, 2019
Term: Part-time, temporary, until August 30, 2019″

For more information, please see listings on Gardiner Museum’s website.

Call for Applications: 8th Annual Charles Street Video/imagineNATIVE residency

imagineNATIVE is accepting applications for the annual Charles Street Video/imagineNATIVE Residency professional development commission program for Greater Toronto and Hamilton-Area based Indigenous filmmakers.

The eighth iteration of the annual Residency provides a mid-career artist support and skills development with new video-making technology which for THIS YEAR ONLY enhances the completion of a current production with a commitment to be completed for the 20th anniversary imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, October 22-26, 2019.”

For more information, please visit:

-from imagineNATIVE’s website
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Opportunity: Tangled Art + Disability Outreach Coordinator

“Call for applications from deaf, mad & disability-identified applicants – Outreach Coordinator

Start Date: May 14, 2019 12-month contract
3 days/week (24 hours) $22/hr (ANN = $27,456)
*Some evening and weekend work will be required

Tangled Art + Disability is boldly redefining how the world experiences art and those who create it. We are a not for profit art + disability organization dedicated to connecting professional and emerging artists, the arts community and a diverse public through creative passion and artistic excellence. Our mandate is to support disability-identified artists, to cultivate disability arts in Canada, and to enhance access to the arts for artists and audiences of all abilities.

Tangled invites applications from Deaf, Mad or disability-identified people for the position of Outreach Coordinator. Reporting to the Executive Director and Director of Programming and working collaboratively with Tangled staff and partners, the Outreach Coordinator will:

  • Plan and coordinate community engagement activities
  • Liaise with community partners from arts & other spheres
  • Develop and coordinate new educational programs
  • Conduct external relations for Tangled’s presenting series and special projects

The nature of the position is evolving, adapting to the needs and opportunities of our growing organization. The role of Outreach Coordinator will require occasional evening and weekend commitments. Overtime is compensated with time-off in lieu, during slower periods.”

For more information, please visit:

-from  Tangled Art + Disability website
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Coordonnateur(trice) de tournées – Vélo Paradiso & Cinéma qui roule (le Wapikoni mobile)


Vélo Paradiso & Cinéma qui roule

Type d’emploi : Temporaire (mai à octobre 2019)
Horaire : temps plein (37.5 heures/semaine)
Domaine principal : Coordination
Années d’expérience : 2
Lieu de travail : Montréal

Crée par le Wapikoni, le Vélo Paradiso, véhicule de projection sur trois roues, et le Cinéma qui roule, studio de projection ambulant, recherche un coordonnateur ou une coordonnatrice pour des projections itinérantes. En tant qu’acteur autochtone très présent sur la scène montréalaise, le Wapikoni mobile crée des ponts entre nations et favorise la rencontre entre créateurs de différentes cultures. Le Wapikoni a ainsi développé une flotte de vélos triporteurs chargés de l’équipement nécessaire à l’organisation de projections itinérantes, ainsi qu’un studio de cinéma roulant. D’un endroit à l’autre, ces studios roulants projetteront des courts métrages réalisés par des jeunes cinéastes des Premières Nations et sélectionnés par une équipe de commissaires autochtones.”

Pour plus d’informations, consultez

-source et crédit : Wapikoni mobile
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Northern Arts Projects (Ontario Arts Council)

“Until this program opens in Nova, the Ontario Arts Council’s online granting system, program information may change. This includes deadline dates and specific information on eligibility. Be sure to visit this page after the program opens in Nova, but before starting your application.
The OAC recognizes and values the distinctive nature of the arts produced in Ontario’s Northern regions. We believe that the arts are essential to the quality of life, cultural identity, social well-being and economic prosperity of Ontario. We recognize the specific challenges and costs to creating, presenting and accessing the arts in the North. Applicants who live and work in the North are encouraged to apply to any program in which their activities are eligible. In addition, OAC has a program that specifically meets the needs of northern artists.

You are eligible to apply to Northern Arts Projects if you live in northern Ontario, or your ad hoc group/collective or organization is based in the North.


  • The program supports the creation, production and presentation of art work; professional development; and community arts engagement initiatives that benefit communities in northern Ontario. There are four categories:
  • New works: to help cover the costs of creation and production of new works in all artistic disciplines
  • Presentation: to help cover the costs of presenting artistic work
  • Skills/Career development: for artists to undertake skills and career development projects and for groups presenting projects that will benefit northern Ontario artists
  • Working with community: to help cover the costs of community-engaged arts projects”

For more information, please visit Ontario Art’s Council’s website.

-from Ontario Arts Council

Arts du Nord – projets (Conseil des arts de l’Ontario)

“Les renseignements ci-dessous, notamment au sujet des dates limites et des critères d’admissibilité, sont donnés à titre indicatif et peuvent différer de ceux du programme lorsqu’il sera ajouté à Nova, le système de subventions en ligne du CAO. N’oubliez pas de consulter de nouveau cette page après l’ajout du programme à Nova et avant de faire une demande.

Le CAO reconnaît et apprécie la nature distincte des arts produits dans les régions du nord de l’Ontario et que la création et la diffusion des arts ainsi que l’accès aux arts entraînent des défis particuliers et des coûts additionnels dans le Nord. Nous croyons que les arts sont essentiels à la qualité de vie, à l’identité culturelle, au mieux-être social et à la prospérité économique de l’Ontario. Le CAO encourage les candidats qui habitent et travaillent dans le Nord de présenter des demandes aux programmes auxquels leurs activités sont admissibles. De plus, le CAO a un programme qui répond aux besoins particuliers des artistes du nord de l’Ontario.

Vous pouvez présenter une demande au programme Arts du Nord – projets si vous habitez dans le nord de l’Ontario ou si votre groupe ad hoc, collectif ou organisme est basé dans le Nord.

Le programme soutient la création, la production et la diffusion d’œuvres artistiques ainsi que les initiatives de perfectionnement professionnel et de participation communautaire aux arts qui sont bénéfiques pour les communautés du nord de l’Ontario. Il comprend quatre catégories de subventions :

  • Nouvelles œuvres : pour payer les coûts de création et de production de nouvelles œuvres dans toutes les disciplines artistiques.
  • Présentation : pour payer les coûts de présentation d’œuvres artistiques.
  • Perfectionnement professionnel: pour permettre aux artistes d’entreprendre des projets de perfectionnement de leurs compétences et de développement de leurs carrières ainsi que pour les groupes qui présentent des projets qui favorisent les artistes du nord de l’Ontario.
  • Travail dans la communauté : pour payer les coûts des projets artistiques axés sur la communauté.”

-source : Conseil des arts de l’Ontario

Call for Artists: Farquhar’s Lane Art Installation Project (Mural Routes)

Farquhar’s Lane Art Installation Project
Deadline: 12 NOON EST on April 1st, 2019.
The request for expressions of interest

Artists and artist teams with established public art experience are invited to submit their credentials, examples of prior experience and a preliminary vision for the development and execution of a site-specific, permanent, outdoor art installation for a public art project to enhance Farquhar’s Lane, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The vision is to capture the life and ambience of Toronto’s early waterfront with bold design that is engaging and informative.

The project will be conducted in two Phases over two years with a total budget of $320,000. This is a two-stage, open competition for professional artists who can demonstrate past experience in outdoor public mural creation and installation.

Based on the responses to this call for expressions of interest, a Selection Committee will select three (3) artists to develop their design proposals. Each of these artists will be paid a fee of $2,000 (Canadian dollars) to prepare the design proposal. Based on the design proposals the Selection Committee will choose one artist to execute the project. An additional fee of $3,000 will be paid to the winning artist for their final design.

The selection criteria are artistic excellence and demonstrated ability to create and execute a major innovative, engaging public artwork. The competition is open to all qualified artists; eligibility is not limited by geographic or other restrictions.”

For more information about the project and application, please see document or visit Mural Routes’ website.

-from Mural Routes
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