By presenting awards and distinctions in all regions of Quebec and in all artistic disciplines, CALQ is pursuing its goal of publicly recognizing and showing its support for artists whose works have set themselves apart through their quality and impact.

Consult the Policy for Public Awards and Distinctions of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. (french only)


List of prizes and distinctions
  • Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec
    The Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec: a distinction bestowed by CALQ honouring those individuals who have played a prominent role in Quebec’s artistic development
  • Prix du CALQ – Oeuvre de l’année en Estrie
    This prize, accompanied by a cash award of $5,000, will be awarded to an artist, writer or collective in the Eastern Townships for an original work of art recently presented to the public.