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May 19 - January 19

Listen to This: Someone Like You

  • Arts Club Theatre Company
  • Performance

A boyfriend from hell. A nightmare apartment. A botched Tinder date. Isabelle and Kristen have been through a lot together. But the arrival of Kristen’s new romantic interest leaves Isabelle wondering…

  • Audio Description
  • Ontario

April 20 - September 11

Activist Wallpaper

  • Harbourfront Centre
  • Exhibition

This new wall work at Harbourfront Centre commissioned by Syrus Marcus Ware explores BIPOC disability activism in the arts and in media and is a tribute and celebration of Black Deaf Olympian and…

  • Free Event
  • Braille
  • Audio Description
  • Ontario

April 20 - September 11

Unseen: Photography Exhibition

  • Harbourfront Centre
  • Exhibition

Unseen uses conceptual photography to depict the experiences of struggle by a group of participants. Suzie Larke uses constructed imagery, digitally stitching photographs together so that they present…

  • Free Event
  • Braille
  • Audio Description
  • Ontario

April 20 - September 11

Not Born Yesterday, Not Going Away: Curated by Alex Bulmer

  • Harbourfront Centre
  • Exhibition

Not Born Yesterday, Not Going Away , curated by Alex Bulmer as part of CoMotion Festival celebrates the long history of Deaf and disability art, connecting living artists with their chosen ancestors…

  • Braille
  • Audio Description
  • Online

June 2 - December 30

"body horror vignettes" by lita b.

  • Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba
  • Exhibition

Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba lita b. - “body horror vignettes” Opening June 3, 2022 6pm to 9pm Show runs June 3 to 31 in person and online at 102-329 Cumberland Ave. WPG AANM Gallery is open…

  • ASL by Request
  • Free Event
  • Online

July 1 - September 29

Cowichan Valley Disability, Culture and Food Through Art Exhibit

  • Exhibition

Canadian disabled activist and artist Jules Sherred brings awareness of the Canadian food crisis which affects people with disabilities all over Canada. The exhibit, slated to run from July 1st to…

  • Captions
  • Audio Description
  • Manitoba

July 29 - September 2

Floral Overload - Cynthia Dinan-Mitchell

  • Exhibition

Martha Street Studio is pleased to present Floral Overload, a solo exhibition by Cynthia Dinan-Mitchell (QC). Floral Overload inverts the hierarchy of art through an overflowing installation as…

August 3 - August 13

Vines Art Festival

  • Festival

Vines is an arts organization and festival that is responsive to and nurturing of artists that are working toward land, water, and relational justice. We support underrepresented voices in developing…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Relaxed Performance

August 4 - August 14

SummerWorks

  • SummerWorks Performance Festival
  • Festival

WE. ARE. BACK. This year we return to our 11-day Festival format, and we are thrilled to share our programming for this summer with you! Grounded in an expanded Public Works stream, this year’s…

  • Online

August 4 - August 23

Falling Softly: dance with gravity: volume 2

  • Workshop / Course

Falling Softly: dance with gravity: volume 2 Part of the The Art of Falling collection by Harmanie Rose Together we will research skills to find a falling practice full of creative potential. Dance…

  • Free Event
  • Online

August 8 - November 14

Disabled Babes Book Club

  • Special Event

Disabled Babes Book Club is a virtual book club for disabled folks & books with disabled representation! We meet on the 2nd Monday of each month @ 6:30PM-8:00PM EST. This group is for folks who are…

  • ASL by Request
  • Free Event
  • Online

August 10

Almost Live: Crowd Sourced Description VMF

  • VocalEye
  • Artist Talk / Panel
  • Reading

Thanks to the Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF), the streets of Vancouver are full of murals. Since launching in 2016, the festival is responsible for the installation of over 300 murals by a diverse…

  • Audio Description

August 11 - August 21

Vancouver Queer Film Festival

  • Vancouver Queer Film Festival
  • Festival

Celebrate 2SLGBTQIA+ lives on film with the Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF), coming to you online and in person August 11-21, 2022!

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Closed Captions
  • Online

August 11

We CAN Workshop: A Disability Arts Pandemic Debrief & Call to Action

  • Tangled Art + Disability
  • Special Event

Many of us in the disability arts community have been unbalanced by this pandemic. This has generated moments where we have felt fragile, uncertain, and vulnerable. Spaces have opened – and closed…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Captions
  • Free Event

August 12

undercurrents 2023 Call for Submissions

  • Ottawa Fringe Festival
  • Call for Submissions

The Ottawa Fringe Festival is now accepting submissions for the 13th edition of the undercurrents festival, which takes place February 8-18th, 2023 at Arts Court. We are also accepting submissions for…

August 12

Call for Participants: DSAC UnConference 2022:

  • Conference

The annual Disability Studies and Action Collaborative (DSAC) UnConference is one part traditional academic conference and one part collaborative, exploratory workshop. Our aim is to gather in one…

August 12

sound.colLAB - Calgary Premiere

  • Xenia Concerts
  • National AccessArts Centre (NaAC)
  • Performance

Please join us to celebrate the premiere of compositions by neurodiverse artists – including three NaAC artists – for string quartet. The result of a groundbreaking partnership between Xenia Concerts…

August 13

The Rate of Change

  • All Bodies Dance
  • Performance
  • Festival

The Rate of Change The piece will be made through collective exploration, play and improvisation and shaped by All Bodies Dance Project’s co-founder Naomi Brand. Part of Our Tended Harvest Saturday…

  • ASL Interpretation

August 14

Art of Disability Festival

  • Independent Living Nova Scotia
  • Festival

We are pleased to announce that the Art of Disability Festival will be returning to an in-person festival with online components! The in-person festival will be held on Sunday, August 14, 2022, at…

August 14

Small Screen: Perspectives – Call for Submissions

  • Call for Submissions

this town is small is seeking experimental video works from Epekwitk/PEI-based artists for a non-juried group screening titled Small Screen: Perspectives. Submissions will be shown at a public event…

August 15

General Manager

  • Job Posting

Green Thumb Theatre is a force within the field of theatre for young audiences, not only in British Columbia, but across the country and throughout the world. Green Thumb Theatre creates, produces…

  • Online

August 15

Information Session: Artists in the Library

  • Toronto Arts Council
  • Webinar

Learn more about Toronto Arts Council's Artists in the Library grants program at our upcoming information session! Are you a professional artist, arts organization or collective that wants to explore…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Closed Captions
  • Live Stream
  • Free Event

August 15

Call for Applications: Research Lead

  • Job Posting

The Saskatchewan Arts Alliance (SAA) provides a collective voice for artists and arts organizations in Saskatchewan. Read more here.  We’re in a time of renovation and renewal at the SAA; and entering…

August 15

Young Canada Works: Curatorial and Research Assistant

  • The Blackwood Gallery
  • Job Posting

The Blackwood is a contemporary art gallery at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus dedicated to open, public research. The Blackwood presents curated exhibitions featuring the work of local…

  • Online

August 16

Workshop Series for Deaf Artists: Professional Writing

  • Deaf Spectrum
  • Workshop / Course

Deaf Spectrum is introducing a workshop series for Deaf artists starting Fall 2022! Professional Writing Want to learn how to write and develop biographies, resumes, curriculum vitae, professional…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Free Event
  • Online

August 18

The Collaborative Poetry Project 2.0 with Danielle Richardson.

  • Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization
  • Workshop / Course

On Thursday August 18th, 2022 from 6pm until 8pm CST Saskatchewan time, Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization will be hosting as part of our Visiting Artist Series an online poetry workshop. "The…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream

August 19 - August 21

THIRD SHIFT

  • Third Space Gallery
  • Festival

THIRD SHIFT: PERIPHERIES aims to explore, imagine, and critique limits, boundaries, and structures that create experiences at, or with, the periphery. Throughout the area of Uptown Saint John, art…

  • Free Event
  • Ontario

August 20 - August 21

What Happened to You?

  • The Disability Collective
  • Performance

The Disability Collective is thrilled to announce our first in-person event - a children’s theatre show titled What Happened to You?. Join us at Tarragon Theatre on Saturday, August 20th & Sunday…

  • Access Guide/Visual Story
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Audio Description
  • Discounted Tickets Available

August 20

Priyanka Pride Show

  • Performance

Swing by the Tannery Outdoor Space on Saturday, August 20 and enjoy the Priyanka Pride Show, presented by the Tannery Series and Fredericton Pride!  Entry by donation. All proceeds will support…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Discounted Tickets Available

August 21 - August 28

2022 Capital Pride Festival

  • Festival

The 2022 Capital Pride Festival takes place from August 21 to 28, 2022—featuring a line-up of great events, free outdoor concerts, the street festival and the annual Pride Parade. This year’s theme…

  • ASL Interpretation

August 23

Disability Representation in Monologues

  • Arts Club Theatre Company
  • Workshop / Course

This workshop is open to those who identify as living with a physical disability. We will explore how to create and perform original monologues. The workshop will include writing, improv, text…

August 24

Call for Proposals

  • Call for Submissions

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades is looking for artistic projects in development! Under the new artistic leadership of Mary Ellis (Artistic Director) and Kyle Ahluwalia (Artistic Producer), Horseshoes…

August 26

Call to Artists - Crip Strength: Art + Body + Mind

  • Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba
  • Call for Submissions

Call to Manitoban artists who identify as Deaf and/or disabled for AANM’s art Festival: Crip Strength: Art + Body + Mind. Crip Strength: Art + Body +Mind, will consist of a one-day event held at the…

August 26

2023 Prototype Exhibition Call for Submissions

  • Call for Submissions

Going into its eighth year, ‘Purpose & Play’ is the latest edition of the annual prototype exhibition organized by DesignTO in partnership with Umbra. A dozen new prototypes by Canadian designers are…

August 27

We Belong! Festival

  • Festival

We Belong! Festival is a one-of-a-kind creative arts market with a focus on giving disabled artists the opportunity to showcase and sell their art in a beautiful setting in Downtown Vancouver. We…

  • Online

August 27

Ethics and Representation in Documentary Filmmaking and Photography

  • Artist Talk / Panel

This seminar will address ethics in documentary filmmaking and photography practices and social justice. This seminar will address ethics in documentary filmmaking and photography practices and social…

  • Live Stream
  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • ASL by Request
  • Captions

August 29

Call For Artists: The Gallery at Queen’s Park

  • Call for Submissions

At the Arts Council of New Westminster, we live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) Nation as well as all Coast Salish Nations. The…

August 29

Earth Day Art Contest

  • Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf / Deaf Culture Centre
  • Call for Submissions

April 22nd is Earth Day! Join the Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf to celebrate Earth Day by sharing your Earth artwork! Submit a photo showcasing your artwork to enter for a chance to win 1 of…

  • Online

August 30

Workshop Series for Deaf Artists: Grant Writing

  • Deaf Spectrum
  • Workshop / Course

Deaf Spectrum is introducing a workshop series for Deaf artists starting Fall 2022! Grant Writing This Grant Writing Workshop Series will give Deaf artists an opportunity to work on their grant…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Free Event

August 31

The Reactivation Program

  • Grants / Funding

The Reactivation Program provides direct financial assistance to independent and self-employed workers in the live performance sector who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-1…

August 31

Call for Artists: Spectrum Productions

  • Call for Submissions

Spectrum Productions is a charitable organization based in Montréal, Québec committed to advancing the social, cultural and economic inclusion of individuals on the autism spectrum by supporting and…

September 1

Call for Artists: SkirtsAfire 2023

  • Call for Submissions

Be a part of SkirtsAfire 2023! We’re calling artists of all disciplines to submit for several events in our 10 day festival. Apply Now! SkirtsAfire is a growing theatre and multidisciplinary arts…

September 1

Call for BIPOC Artists: Billboard in City of Victoria

  • STEPS Public Art
  • Call for Submissions

Operating from the traditional territories of the lək̓ʷəŋən speaking people, The Victoria Arts Council (VAC) in conjunction with STEPS Public Art invites local artists who identify as Black…

September 1

Call for Submissions: Issue 11

  • Call for Submissions

Canthius is an intersectional feminist magazine that publishes poetry and prose by writers of marginalized gender identities, including trans, Two Spirit, non-binary, agender, cis women, genderqueer…

September 2

Simply Open Awards

  • Grants / Funding

Recognising and sharing practical solutions across the disability community Have you created or adapted an existing solution that has helped reduce barriers or exclusion around you? If so, you could…

  • Online

September 6

Workshop Series for Deaf Artists: Creative Writing

  • Deaf Spectrum
  • Workshop / Course

Deaf Spectrum is introducing a workshop series for Deaf artists starting Fall 2022! Creative Writing Want to get your creative expression out? Want to write in a space with other Deaf Writers? Need…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Free Event

September 9

Call for Artists: INCLUSION Art Show

  • posAbilities
  • Call for Submissions

Welcome to _pos_Abilities’ 18th annual INCLUSION Art Show & Sale – we’re excited for you to join us! This year marks our first hybrid show – both online and in-person. We recognize that people have…

September 14

2022 Art Bank Call for Purchase

  • Call for Submissions

As part of its 50th anniversary year, the Canada Council Art Bank has launched a new purchase program with a budget of $600,000 for new acquisitions. Given that this constitutes the first major Art…

September 16 - October 1

Les Waitress sont tristes

  • Joe Jack et John
  • Performance

Les Waitress sont tristes Produit par Joe Jack et John Du 16 septembre au 1er octobre 2022 23 et 24 septembre : représentations décontractées 27 septembre : représentations avec support audio 28 et 2…

September 19 - September 21

Come From Away: The Concert

  • Performance

The international hit Olivier-winning and Tony-nominated musical Come From Away returns home in a concert version to be presented at the Steele Community Centre in Gander and Mary Brown’s Centre in St…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

September 29

Workshop Series for Deaf Artists: Playwrighting

  • Deaf Spectrum
  • Workshop / Course

Deaf Spectrum is introducing a workshop series for Deaf artists starting Fall 2022! Playwriting The Playwriting Workshop Series will teach Deaf writers how to write a play. There is a specific…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Free Event

September 30

Call for Submissions: 2023 rEvolver Festival

  • Upintheair Theatre
  • Call for Submissions

Upintheair Theatre is now accepting applications for the 2023 rEvolver Festival, May 24 – June 4, 2023. we will invite submissions from artistically and culturally diverse companies and artists from…

September 30

XR Program: Open Call – Statements of Interest

  • Call for Submissions

We are so excited to announce the return of the New Works XR Program. Centering artists with an embodied practice, New Works XR encourages new voices in the development of creative technology…

October 14

RBC Emerging Indigenous Filmmaker Award

  • Grants / Funding

The RBC Emerging Indigenous Filmmaker Award aims to provide financial support to a filmmaker and their current or future project or career goals. One recipient will be awarded $7,500 and two hours of…

December 12

Independent and Self-Employed Dancers Resilience Fund

  • Grants / Funding

Canadian Dance Assembly (CDA) has received funding from the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund to bring direct assistance to independent and self-employed dancers.   The fund is for…

December 31

Call for Writers: The Cripsters

  • Akimbo
  • Call for Submissions

The Cripsters is a monthly Akimblog feature on disability and culture from the point of view of people with disabilities. We are looking for submissions of 750-1000 words on topics that intersect with…