OAC: Stand-alone programs for Visual Arts and Media Arts

In Announcements, Grants on March 1, 2011 by danceumbrella

The Media Arts and Visual Arts offices at the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) have been restructured. Related to this change, OAC has separated and renamed some of the programs that serve the arts organizations in these areas. The principal effect of these changes will be on media arts organizations. Click here for information about the visual arts office.

Changes to relevant programs are outlined below.

Media Arts Projects
Deadline: September 15, 2011

NEW All media arts organizations applying for project funding will now apply to this program (including those that formerly applied to OAC’s Media Arts Festivals Projects program and the Visual and Media Arts Projects program).

  • Program Description
    The Media Arts Projects program provides grants to not-for-profit organizations and artists’ collectives for projects that present, document or disseminate the work of professional media artists in Ontario or that provide professional development opportunities for artists. The program funds projects such as media arts festivals, screening series, workshops, symposia and sector-related publications.

There are no changes to either the focus or deadlines of the two programs for individual media artists:

For more information, contact Mark Haslam, Media Arts Officer, at 416-969-7453, toll free in Ontario 1-800-387-0058 extension 7453 or

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