18 November 2016 EXTENDED REGISTRATION PERIOD – Call for Projects by Aboriginal Artists and Organizations from Montreal
The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) extends the registration of the call for projects from Aboriginal artists, writers and organizations to January 16, 2017.

The program is open to professional Aboriginal artists, writers and artistic organizations working in the following disciplines:

  • architectural research
  • circus arts
  • dance
  • digital arts
  • film and video
  • fine crafts
  • literature
  • multidisciplinary arts
  • music
  • song
  • storytelling
  • theatre,
  • visual arts.

These practices may be linked to traditional arts or contemporary practices.

This call for projects is intended solely for Montreal artists or writers from the following Aboriginal communities: Abenaki, Algonquin, Attikamek, Cree, Malecite, Micmac, Innu, Naskapi, Huron Wendat, Mohawk and Inuit. To be eligible, an Aboriginal organization from the Montreal region must contain a significant number of directors from one or more of these communities.

Support for Aboriginal Professional Artists and Writers
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Support for Aboriginal Professional Artistic and Literary Organizations (in French)
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All Aboriginals residing in Québec are eligible for the programs offered by the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. In the event that your project does not qualify under the conditions for eligibility outlined in the call for projects, we invite you to contact Marie-Ève Vézina at 1 800 608-3350 to explore other possibilities that may be available to you.

The Territorial Partnership Agreement with the Montreal Community

The aim of this Agreement between the CALQ, the Conseil des arts de Montréal and Culture Montréal is to foster the development and visibility of Aboriginal organizations, as well as to affirm Aboriginal identities through the creation and dissemination of contemporary artistic Aboriginal works, productions and activities. In addition, the agreement seeks to encourage and facilitate public access to Aboriginal works and productions throughout the Montreal region.

For further information, please contact Marie-Ève Vézina, CALQ Program Manager, at 1-800-608-3350.

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