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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
  • Online

February 28 - May 30

In Conversation

  • Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Our focus on intergenerational connections continues with the return of In Conversation, curated by leZlie lee kam and Ty Sloane. Moving to an online format this past year has allowed us to reach an…

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

March 31 - May 31

Being Scene 2022

  • Workman Arts
  • Exhibition

Workman Arts presents the 21st Annual Being Scene Exhibition taking place between March 31 to May 31 2022 — in multiple new locations and with a newly expanded program of free accompanying events…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Captions
  • Open Captions
  • 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
  • Ontario

May 5 - June 4

#BeyondTO

  • Theatre Passe Muraille
  • Performance

This May, our new live and in-person festival, #BeyondTO, will welcome three intimate stories from outside of Toronto - including two from Disabled artists - and we want the Creative Users community…

  • Relaxed Performance
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Audio Description

May 5 - June 3

wâhkôhtowin (Saskatoon & Area)

  • Sum Theatre
  • Performance

TD Bank Presents - Theatre in the Park 2022 Theatre in the Park is an original play offered free of charge in neighbourhood parks around Saskatchewan each July. Due to the extreme weather last summer…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

May 6 - May 31

we are not separate by kelly haydon

  • Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba
  • Exhibition

kelly haydon is a visual artist based on unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ Lands (Vancouver) whose work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. It has garnered awards…

  • ASL by Request
  • Closed Captions
  • Free Event
  • Online

May 9 - June 13

Writer’s Greenhouse

  • Workshop / Course

It’s been a long, cold winter. What wants to happen now? Spring gives us plenty of metaphors for new growth. There are the tiny green buds appearing on the tips of branches, the brave little sprouts…

  • Closed Captions
  • Live Stream
  • Active Listener
  • Online

May 16 - June 17

2022 Art Cart Winter Showcase

  • Workman Arts
  • Market/Fair

Art Cart is a partnership between Workman Arts and Gifts of Light which pairs established Workman Arts member artists with CAMH client services to provide peer-to-peer arts instruction with an…

May 17 - May 29

Distant Early Warning

  • Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
  • Performance

Not long from now, in the scorched Arctic Circle, a lone and lovesick survivor counts down the days til The Grand Prize Winner – humanity’s last hope – returns. As she waits, she sings. Distant Early…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Relaxed Performance

May 17 - May 31

Diapause: Curated Group Show

  • Workman Arts
  • Exhibition

The curated portion of Being Scene encapsulates the artist’s process of development, reflecting movement and stillness simultaneously in response to the adaptation of our ever-changing environment…

May 20 - May 29

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

  • Performance

Musical Theatre Productions (MTP) is excited to announce that their highly anticipated production of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT will return this Spring! This colourful show will…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Relaxed Performance

May 23 - June 5

2022 ACCESS Festival

  • Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture
  • Festival

The ACCESS Festival opens May 23 and runs through June 5 with Art Shows, Cabarets, workshops and special events throughout the Downtown South featuring disabled and equity seeking artists, musicians…

May 25

From Deaf Shame to Deaf Same Art Exhibit Gala

  • Deaf Crows Collective
  • Exhibition
  • Receptions / Openings

From Deaf Shame to Deaf Same will be displayed at George Bothwell Library’s Creation Cube from May 25 - June 25, 2022. A small gala to open the exhibition will take place at 11am on May 25. This…

May 25 - June 25

From Deaf Shame to Deaf Same

  • Deaf Crows Collective
  • Exhibition

From Deaf Shame to Deaf Same will be displayed at George Bothwell Library’s Creation Cube from May 25 - June 25, 2022. A small gala to open the exhibition will take place at 11am on May 25. This…

  • Online

May 26

Greening the Arts Sector

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Join us on Thursday, May 26th, 2022 for a conversation on greening the arts sector! In this session with Devon Hardy, Program Director of Creative Green Tools Canada, we will explore strategies for…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Captions
  • Free Event
  • Online

May 26

Show Me What You're Working With: Music Edition

  • Workshop / Course

A feedback and networking session for song writers. This event will be a safer space! Indigenous and Black participants will be prioritized! Do you have a song you’re working on that you’d like to get…

  • Captions

May 26 - June 10

ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto

  • ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto
  • Festival

Launched in 2016, the ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto (RAFFTO) is the only Canadian chapter of the ReelAbilities Film Festival – the largest film festival in North America dedicated to showcasing…

  • Live Stream
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Captions
  • Open Captions
  • Relaxed Performance
  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Online

May 26

Opening Night – Love is Access/”Access Is Love” & Welcome to the Care Club

  • ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto
  • Festival
  • Receptions / Openings
  • Screening

This event is lovingly paired with Love is Access/”Access Is Love”: A Film Shorts Program. The films will begin screening on May 26 at 5:00 PM EST and will be available for 72 hours. We invite you to…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Captions
  • Live Stream
  • Online

May 26

Puppet Power Performance - Loïc

  • Performance

"Loïc" a glance at a moment in life… a sensitive tale about loneliness, fears, grief, and social abandonment. A small island, almost guzzled by the ocean, is inhabited by Loïc, who resists to leave…

  • Captions
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online
  • Ontario

May 26 - June 5

Inside Out 2022

  • Inside Out Film Festival
  • Festival

The last two years have had a major impact on the way that Inside Out presents our annual festival, and in addition to the return of in-person screenings at TIFF Bell Lightbox the continued use of our…

  • Open Captions
  • Subtitles
  • Captions

May 27

Toronto Biennial of Art: ASL Tour at 72 Perth Avenue

  • Exhibition

The Toronto Biennial of Art (the Biennial/TBA) will present its second edition of the city-wide event from March 26 to June 5, 2022. The free, 72-day event, will include 23 new commissions at nine…

  • Sighted Guides
  • Free Event
  • Attendant Care
  • ASL Interpretation

May 27 - May 28

once and after

  • Performance

A new dance work from Tkaronto (Toronto)-based choreographer Heidi Strauss for an exciting cross-pollination between the two dance communities, with original sound composed by Jeremy Mimnagh…

  • ASL Interpretation

May 28

Spring Pop-Up Shop: Studio Sale

  • BEING Studio
  • Market/Fair

Join us for our annual Spring Pop-Up Shop event. We'll have new paintings, prints, clothing, and more!   When: Saturday May 28th 10-3pm   Where: The Bronson Centre. Room 304 - 211 Bronson Ave, Ottawa…

  • Free Event
  • Online

May 28

Magical Dance Party!

  • Propeller Dance
  • Special Event

DJ Sylvain is back to spin some more tunes! Join us as we wrap up and celebrate an amazing year of classes. Dressing up is welcomed and encouraged-dazzle us with your best unicorn, fairy, dragon…

  • Closed Captions
  • Live Stream
  • Online

May 28

Modeling: Staged Reading

  • Upintheair Theatre
  • Reading

Upintheair Theatre Presents a Reading of seeley quest’s Modeling “Two physically disabled artists grapple with erotics and power during their first modeling shoot together” Professional art model…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream
  • Captions
  • Audio Description

May 28

Les Waitress sont tristes - Laboratoire public

  • Joe Jack et John
  • Performance

Un projet de Michael Nimbley, présenté par la compagnie Joe Jack et John. Ce spectacle est une étape de travail présentée devant public à la suite d'une résidence de création tenue à la Maison de la…

May 29

ASL Storytime: Smelly Socks

  • Seeing Voices Montreal
  • Reading

En partenariat avec la Bibliothèque publique juive et la Ville de Montréal, nous vous présentons à nouveau 'L'heure du conte ASL'! Cette fois, nos conteurs raconteront l'histoire des 'Smelly Socks' de…

  • Free Event
  • ASL Interpretation

May 29

Invisible Animals Nature Walk

  • Special Event

This walk is led by Ryan Fisher, Curator of Vertebrate Biology at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum who will guide participants in this walk to observe animals that we may not normally see. DATE: Sunday…

  • Free Event
  • ASL Interpretation

May 30

Call for Proposals: Kitchener Artist in Residence

  • Call for Submissions

The Artist in Residence program celebrates the diversity of artistic practice in Kitchener. With this program, we hope to change the definition of the professional artist and recognize those who may…

  • Online

May 30

Chai and Talk with Sheniz Janmohamed and Mariam Magsi

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Conversation about art, food and culture, and the debut of a poem written by Sheniz Janmohamed in response to Mariam Magsi's work. Join 2022 U of T Scarborough Writer-in-Residence and educator Sheniz…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Captions
  • Free Event
  • Online

May 30

Performance Lab #21: Manifesting Mentorship with Cynthia Jimenez-Hicks

  • Workshop / Course

Manifesting Mentorship. In an industry full of unknowns and heartaches - manifesting your artistic path through mentorship. In this session with Cynthia we'll take time to reflect on WHAT makes you…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Captions
  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Online

May 31

Lobby Chats: Dismantling the Burnout Badge

  • Artist Talk / Panel

A panel discussion on the effects of burnout, how it is perceived, and the different ways how to mitigate its effects. When we talk to industry members, a common theme that comes up is burnout. There…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Closed Captions
  • Free Event

May 31

Digital Outreach Coordinator

  • Job Posting

The Inuit Art Foundation (IAF) is seeking a Digital Outreach Coordinator to join our newly established and ever-expanding Artist Services Team! As our Digital Outreach Coordinator, you will be…

May 31

Artist Portal Project Coordinator

  • Job Posting

The Inuit Art Foundation (IAF) is seeking a Portal Coordinator to join our newly established and ever-expanding Artist Services Team! As our Portal Coordinator, you will be responsible for managing…

  • Online

May 31

No Body Left Behind

  • The Disability Collective
  • Exhibition

No Body Left Behind is an online campaign centred around the disabled community’s concerns regarding the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, including mask and vaccine mandates. We hope that this…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Captions
  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Live Captions
  • Live Stream
  • Open Captions

May 31

Open Call for Submissions 2022-2023

  • Call for Submissions

Xpace Cultural Centre accepts proposals of all media from emerging and student artists, curators and cultural workers. Exhibitions are selected by our Programming Committee which is composed of the…

  • Online

May 31

Pajama Party Politics: There is No Justice Without Access

  • Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Disability is often perceived through the lens of those observing and exploiting disabled people. The art sector is no exception. The barriers to exist and the injustice within our arts spaces are…

  • ASL Interpretation

May 31

2022 JRG Awards

  • JRG Society for the Arts
  • Grants / Funding
  • Call for Submissions

Canada wide call for emerging artists with disabilities. This grant aims to sponsor artists with disabilities in preparing and presenting artwork across a variety of disciplines. The grant to be…

May 31

The Gallery at The Cultch: Annual Call for Artists

  • The Cultch
  • Call for Submissions

The Gallery at The Cultch invites visual artists of all abilities and backgrounds to submit an application for possible inclusion in our 2022/2023 exhibition season. Each exhibition is 3 to 4 weeks…

May 31

Canada Summer Jobs: Research Assistant

  • Job Posting

We are seeking a Black, Indigenous (or) Person of Colour (BIPOC) or individual with a disability to work on research for a number of training initiatives at the National Screen Institute. This job is…

May 31

Arts Atlantic Symposium

  • Call for Submissions

The future: It’s coming at us in the next minute, the next day, the next month. How are artists in Atlantic Canada greeting it? This is the foundational question of FUTURE POSSIBLE, the inaugural Arts…

  • Online

June 1

Almost Live: Hedwig Highlights

  • VocalEye
  • Screening

Kicking off Pride Month, special guest JJ Hunt returns with descriptive highlights from the cult-classic film, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, a darkly humorous self-love story that explores gender…

  • Audio Description

June 1

Summer Position: Fundraising & Outreach Assistant

  • Job Posting

The Bus Stop Theatre Co-operative is offering a summer position as Fundraising & Outreach Assistant. This job is being offered with the assistance of Canada Summer Jobs. To be eligible you must be…

  • Online

June 1

CreateSpace Panel Talk: Art and Accessibility in Public Spaces

  • STEPS Public Art
  • Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Join STEPS and Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba for a free panel discussion on the ​​subject of accessibility through the lens of public artworks and projects! Public Art illuminates the spaces…

  • Closed Captions
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream

June 1

Call for Submissions: Fringe Spotlight Series 2022

  • Intrepid Theatre Company
  • Call for Submissions

Intrepid Theatre is accepting applications from equity seeking artists for a new program of works-in-development for the Victoria Fringe 2022 (August 24 – September 4). The series will showcase…

  • Online

June 2 - June 5

Useless Eaters Cabaret

  • Sick + Twisted Theatre
  • Performance

Sick + Twisted Theatre is back with our annual cabaret of deliciously daring disabled performers, live and in person! This delectable menu of performances features sketch comedy, burlesque, spoken…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Audio Description
  • Live Stream
  • 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

June 3 - June 5

Deaf Spotlight Art Summit

  • Deaf Spotlight
  • Conference

Deaf Spotlight will host its first Art Summit, a virtual Professional Development space where Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled and Hard of Hearing artists can network and learn more about the business…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Captions

June 3

Call for Proposals: QUIET PARADE

  • MSVU Art Gallery
  • Bluenose Ability Arts & Film Festival (BAAFF)
  • Eyelevel
  • Call for Submissions

In collaboration with MSVU Art Gallery, and with support from the Bluenose Ability Arts and Film Festival and Eyelevel Gallery, artist Aislinn Thomas is seeking proposals and participants for QUIET…

June 5

Canada Summer Jobs: Communications Coordinator

  • Culture Days
  • Job Posting

Working closely with our Communications team, the Coordinator will develop content for and manage Culture Days’ communications platforms, including social media, newsletters, and in-house advertising…

June 5

Canada Summer Jobs: Network Support Coordinator

  • Culture Days
  • Job Posting

The Coordinator will be responsible for managing relationships with both Culture Days organizers and the greater network by acting as a main point-of-contact for all registration inquiries and…

June 5

The Land Nature Walk

  • Special Event

This walk is led by Lorne Kequahtooway, co-founder of Buffalo Peoples Arts Institute. Participants are invited to form an intimate connection to and respect for the land and waters around us all who…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Free Event

June 6

Call for Submissions: The Syd & Shirley Banks Prize

  • The Musical Stage Company
  • Call for Submissions

The Syd & Shirley Banks Prize for Emerging Musical Theatre Artists generously provides two musical theatre artists the opportunity to advance their careers through financial assistance, mentorship…

June 6

Call for Submissions: Greenhouse Residency & Festival

  • Call for Submissions

Greenhouse is a new, process-led, interdisciplinary residency at Tarragon Theatre. We grow vibrant new ideas and facilitate exchange between artist and audience. We believe in rigorous exploration…

June 6

Call for Submissions: Comedy is Art 2022

  • The Theatre Centre
  • Call for Submissions

Comedy is Art is back for a third year and we are looking for comedians of all kinds; standup, improv and sketch, to bless the stages. This is a paid opportunity.  Please submit a link to a maximum…

June 6

Sound Walk (Accessible Program)

  • Special Event

This walk is led by audio artist Ernie Dulanowsky. Dulanowsky will guide participants through an urban landscape of sounds beyond human hearing generated by electronics, wildlife and insects. Using an…

  • Audio Description
  • Online

June 7

Information Session: TAC Animating Historic Sites

  • Toronto Arts Council
  • Webinar

Are you a professional artist, arts organization or collective that wants to explore an idea at a Toronto historic site? Are you looking to expand your arts practice by animating a historic site in…

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

June 8

Illuminate the Night Open Call

  • Call for Submissions

Each year, an Open Call is held for artists to propose pieces that will enhance the audience experience of Nuit Blanche Winnipeg. Projects are selected by a jury of artists and art professionals and…

  • Online

June 8

Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Chun Hua Catherine Dong

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Free online talk by Chun Hua Catherine Dong, part of the Visiting Artist Lecture Series at U of T Scarborough. Chun Hua Catherine Dong will speak about her multidisciplinary art practice, including…

  • Free Event
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Captions
  • Online

June 8

Almost Live: Redbone Coonhound

  • VocalEye
  • Performance

VocalEye and the Arts Club Theatre have been working together to make theatre more accessible for audience members who are blind and partially sighted since 2010. We’re thrilled to share another…

  • Audio Description

June 9 - July 31

Kinky Boots

  • Arts Club Theatre Company
  • VocalEye
  • Performance

Based on a true story, this rousing Tony Award–winning show—with a score by pop icon Cyndi Lauper—follows Charlie, who is struggling to save the men’s shoe factory inherited from his father. When all…

  • Audio Description

June 9

Managing Director

  • Realwheels Theatre
  • Job Posting

Realwheels Theatre is an award-winning theatre company with a mandate to create and produce performances that deepen understanding of the disability experience. Despite the pandemic, Realwheels has…

June 9 - June 19

Luminato 2022

  • Luminato Festival
  • Festival

Long Days. Warm nights. It’s summer in Toronto and Luminato is back June 9 – 19, 2022.

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Access Guide/Visual Story
  • Audio Description

June 10

Call for Submissions

  • Resource Centre for the Arts Theatre Company (RCAT)
  • Call for Submissions

RCA Theatre (RCAT) is looking for submissions for upcoming seasons. This call has a rolling deadline and offers the possibility for projects that use digital or non-traditional analogue platforms for…

  • Online

June 13

Performance Lab #23: Making a Life in the Arts with Kristi Hansen

  • Workshop / Course

the theatre industrial complex that aims to be balanced, ethical, and financially feasible for those who may not come from generational wealth. IT IS POSSIBLE! This particular Performance Lab will be…

  • Captions
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream
  • Discounted Tickets Available

June 14

2022 Festival Call For Submissions

  • Call for Submissions

Reel Asian hosts Canada’s largest pan-Asian film festival and showcases 50 to 80 films each year from Canada and around the world. We look forward to welcoming everyone to the 26th edition of the…

June 15

CRANKED: The ReMix Workshop Facilitator

  • Job Posting

As a touring company, Green Thumb Theatre’s work often takes place throughout the traditional homelands of most of the Indigenous Nations and cultures across British Columbia and beyond. Green Thumb's…

June 15

Call for Pure Research Applications

  • Call for Submissions

Nightswimming is pleased to announce that Pure Research will return to Toronto through a new partnership between Nightswimming and Tarragon Theatre. Starting in 2023, Nightswimming’s Pure Research…

June 15

Emerging Digital Artists Award (EDAA)

  • Call for Submissions

The Emerging Digital Artists Award (EDAA) is Canada’s award for critical experimentation in digital media, proudly presented by EQ Bank and Trinity Square Video. Launched in 2015, the award celebrates…

June 16

NAISA General Call for Submissions

  • Call for Submissions

New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) invites artists of all ages and nationalities to submit works on the theme Remote Connections for consideration in New Adventures in Sound Art's 2023 programming…

  • Ontario

June 16

Movies in the Square

  • Screening

Enjoy movies under the stars in Downtown Kingston. FREE movies return on June 16th!  Springer Market Square will be transformed into an outdoor movie theatre for most Thursday nights this summer with…

  • Closed Captions
  • Free Event

June 16

Open Call for Artists

  • Bodies in Translation: Activist Art, Technology, and Access to Life
  • Call for Submissions

Bodies in Translation is looking for an artist to collaborate with us to create imagery, icons and/or graphics for the new website we are building to be a resource centre for courses and information…

June 16 - June 26

Ottawa Fringe 2022

  • Ottawa Fringe Festival
  • Festival

The Ottawa Fringe is Ottawa’s largest and longest-running theatre festival. We provide a space where all artists can produce their work. We are striving to make the festival more accessible for…

  • Transcripts
  • Access Guide/Visual Story

June 17 - June 19

The Madcap Misadventures of Mustafa

  • Deaf Crows Collective
  • Performance

The Madcap Misadventures of Mustafa is a clown show written and performed by Mustafa Alabssi and directed by Cirque du Soleil clown, Mooky McGuinty. He arrives in Canada with a suitcase, with no…

  • ASL Interpretation

June 18

ArtParty!

  • Queer Arts Festival / SUM Gallery
  • Performance

We’re back! What better way to kick off QAF 2022 than from the rooftop of our Chinatown digs? Stunning views, phenomenal performances, delicious food and drink, and the launch of Vanishing Act, our…

  • ASL Interpretation

June 18 - June 25

(Re)Tired Magical Black Man

  • Ottawa Fringe Festival
  • Performance

(Re)Tired Magical Black Man will take you on a 60-minute magical caper. After a lifetime of being taken for granted, dJerald the Djinn discovers the joy of being magical for their community and…

  • Access Guide/Visual Story
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Transcripts
  • Online

June 19 - July 17

Bodily Listening in Place Workshops and Listening Event

  • Call for Submissions

What does it mean to listen with your whole body? Music engages all our senses from touch, sight, smell, taste, and sound to emotion. Bodily Listening in Place is a score that invites Hearing and Deaf…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Closed Captions
  • Discounted Tickets Available

June 20

Canada Summer Jobs: Art in the Park Coordinator

  • Job Posting

Art in the Park Coordinator – Temiskaming Art Gallery | Galerie d’art du Temiskaming Contract position runs from July 4 to August 29. It is a 35 hour work week including occasional evening and weekend…

June 23

Call for Course Proposals: Workman Arts Satellite

  • Workman Arts
  • Call for Submissions

Workman Arts Satellite invites artists to submit course proposals for this upcoming Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 terms. We are looking for artists who live in one of the following 6 neighbourhoods, this…

  • British Columbia

June 23 - June 25

Catalina La O Presenta: Now With Me

  • Queer Arts Festival / SUM Gallery
  • Performance

A clown show. A protest. A cabaret. Winner of the 2020 Vancouver Fringe New Play Prize, Catalina La O explores the life of khattieQ and of female Puerto Rican singing legends Myrta Silva and Ruth…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

June 24

Community is the Word

  • Artist Talk / Panel
  • Reading

An author evening with poet and spoken word artist Brandon Wint, author of Divine Animal. As artists, writers and makers, we need people around us in order to create, but… it’s complicated. What is…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream
  • Discounted Tickets Available

June 25

Desirée Walsh & Kelly Zemnickis Live Album Recording

  • Performance

On June 25th, you have TWO CHANCES to watch this incredible show! Kelly & Desirée began working together when they discovered a mutual love of zoom comedy (something not every comedian embraced with…

  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • British Columbia

June 26

Reel Eerie

  • Queer Arts Festival / SUM Gallery
  • Screening

Did you hear that sound? What could it be? A monster, a masked assailant, a man-eating shark, a spectral haunting tethered to our plane, neither alive nor dead until suddenly…! The jump scare—a mirror…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

June 29

Objects of Pride: A Virtual Show & Tell

  • Workshop / Course
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Celebrate and connect during Pride Month this June through a unique virtual show and tell on June 23, 2021. Open to all members of the community that identify as LGBTQ2S+, this online event is an…

  • Captions
  • Live Stream
  • Free Event

June 30

Call for Proposals: Accessible Comics Design Competition

  • Call for Submissions

Following two public forums on Comics for Blind and Low Vision Readers, SF State’s Accessible Comics Collective seeks proposals from individuals or teams to produce comics in accessible formats. We…

June 30

Call for Applications: Geoff McMurchy Artist Development Grant

  • Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture
  • Call for Submissions
  • Grants / Funding

Geoff McMurchy (1955–2015), Kickstart’s founding Artistic Director, was a pioneer in the local and international disability arts community. Anyone who knew him will tell you that he was an amazing…

June 30

Read at the Fringe Literary Contest

  • Eden Mills Writers’ Festival
  • Call for Submissions

The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival is committed to providing a venue for unpublished or modestly published writers to showcase their work. The Read at the Fringe Literary Contest is a special…

June 30

Application Assistance Grant Program

  • Grants / Funding

Application Assistance provides a contribution towards costs for artists and arts and culture practitioners who are Deaf or have a disability, to create and submit applications, project updates, and…

June 30

Access Support Grant Program

  • Grants / Funding

Access Support provides an additional contribution towards costs for specific accessibility services, rental equipment, and other supports required to carry out a project funded by the BC Arts Council…

  • 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

July 1

Call for Artists: The Devil Inside

  • Outsiders and Others
  • Call for Submissions

This exhibition will featuring works by self-taught artists that create works of, on , or about the devil. Applications due July 1, 2022 or asap. We pay exhibiting artists an honorarium that varies…

  • Online

July 6

Sound Design: Making Sound Effects with Foley

  • Workshop / Course

Sound Design: Making Sound Effects with Foley is a 2-part online workshop that explores how everyday objects can be used to create original sound effects and compositions for film, TV, or video games…

  • Live Stream
  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Captions

July 9

Artist Talk: Steve Wangh

  • Artist Talk / Panel

In addition to expanding a participant’s pedagogy in workshop sessions, there will also be an artist talk hosted at Simon Fraser University’s School of Contemporary Arts about Stephen’s artistic…

  • ASL Interpretation

July 16

Sound.colLAB Premiere

  • Xenia Concerts
  • Performance

Mark your calendars! On July 16, the premiere of sound.colLAB gets underway! This amazing, project in partnership with our friends at NaAC, brings together a group of neuro-divergent participants with…

July 31

Opulent Mobility 2022 Call for Art

  • Opulent Mobility
  • Call for Submissions

Opulent Mobility and Antelope Valley College challenge you to imagine a world where mobility, disability, and access are not merely functional, but opulent. Share your art that re-imagines disability…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Captions
  • Audio Description

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…

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 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…