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Professional Development Series

Sâkêwêwak Artists Collective Inc, Deadline: June 09, 2022 - June 29, 2022
10 Spots available - Application deadline June 29th 11:59pm

The Professional Development series has been created to support contemporary and traditional Indigenous artists from Regina and surrounding area with creating their professional portfolio to be used to further their art practice. The series will engage professional artists to share their expertise and support the selected Indigenous artists through a series of workshops to develop their careers. Participants will receive an $500 honourarium for completing the workshop series.

This group is for Indigenous artists that are at the early stages of their professional arts practice and are looking to develop their …

Emerging Writers Residency 2022

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Deadline: April 06, 2022 - July 06, 2022
This workshop-based program focuses on providing structured support for new Young Adult (YA) & Children’s Literature writers wanting to improve their writing skills. Two faculty work closely with 7 participants each, offering new writers the opportunity to work on a portion of a manuscript in a workshop setting with editorial faculty.

The program will help writers build their critical vocabulary, making them better critics of their own and others’ work. Participants will also learn more about the craft of writing, and about the conventions and possibilities for innovation in YA and Children’s Literature.

What does the program offer?
This …

Call for Submissions - Threads 2023 Conference

Threads Cultural Conversations, Deadline: May 04, 2022 - July 31, 2022
We welcome artists in all disciplines and speakers from all fields to be part of the next Threads: Cultural Conversations.

Hosted by the Cultural Bridging Unit of the Saskatoon Open Door Society, Threads: Cultural Conversations is a diverse event in both its representation and its execution. Part academic conference, part artistic celebration, and part sharing circle, Threads strives to unite all peoples through storytelling, knowledge sharing and creativity.

Launched in 2021, Threads is a two-day virtual event that brings together speakers and performers from all walks of life to share their stories, insights and wisdom. Freed from racial and ethnic …

Empathy Squad *VIRTUAL* Training Audio Storytellers and Podcast Creators by Fixt Point Arts and Media

Fixt Point Arts and Media, Deadline: June 01, 2022 - August 08, 2022
JOIN THE EMPATHY SQUAD! Gather Oral Histories to Foster Empathy and Build your Podcasting Skills.

Volunteer Opportunity (Future Leaders aged 18-30 years):
Volunteer for the Empathy Squad to make a difference in your community through the power of storytelling. In the midst of global upheaval, and the search for social, class, and racial justice, we are looking for volunteers to generate empathy-building dialogue through the collection of stories and interviews.

Oral storytelling forges connections between people and ideas, makes information more accessible, and helps us understand the ties that bind us. Oral history nuances the stories of the past and …

Adventure Filmmakers Workshop - Fall 2022

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Deadline: May 20, 2022 - August 17, 2022
The Adventure Filmmakers Workshop is an exceptional chance for independent and emerging filmmakers to advance their skills under the guidance of two of the world’s premier and proven adventure filmmakers. During a jam-packed 10 days in the fall, participants will hone their craft, strengthen their skills, whilst networking with fellow filmmakers, industry insiders, and decision-makers.

This all takes place within the core of the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, where epic stories are told through the eyes of adventurers, authors, photographers, and filmmakers from around the globe.

What does the program offer?
Workshop sessions will help participants …

CHRC Student Work Placement Internship Subsidy 2022

Cultural Human Resources Council, Deadline: April 21, 2022 - December 31, 2022
The SWP program supports cultural sector employers in hiring post-secondary students with wage subsidies of 50%-70% of the full wage cost to a maximum of $5,000-$7,000 per placement. The subsidy is available for placements as of April 1st, 2022.

With funding from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), CHRC is offering a new round of funding into 2022-2023 for students of all academic fields to gain work experience.
This year, CHRC is offering a maximum 50% wage subsidy (maximum $5,000) for eligible placements, and a maximum 70% wage subsidy (maximum $7,000) for students confirmed to be part of a priority …