Check out the arts opportunities listings and you’ll discover why this section of our website is one of the most visited.  If you’re looking for calls for submissions, work and volunteer opportunities, or workshops; you’ll find extensive choices here.

The opportunities are listed in the languages they were submitted. Although we make every effort to encourage bilingual posting, some listings may appear in only one language.

Want to list an opportunity?  We welcome your submission here

Latest Opportunities

GCTC General Audition Notice

Mon, Dec 17, 2018

The Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC) is holding general auditions for the 2019/20 season.

General auditions will take place in Ottawa on Thursday, January 17, Friday, January 18, and Monday, January 21, 2019 from 10:00 am to... Read More >

Karsh Award

Mon, Jan 7, 2019

About the Karsh Award

The City of Ottawa is proud to honour the enduring legacy of Yousuf and Malak Karsh with a commemorative award to a professional photo/lens-based artist. Created in 2003 by Ottawa City Council, the Karsh Award recognizes the Karsh brothers for their immense... Read More >

Le motton #1

Mon, Jan 14, 2019

Le motton is a new free monthly gathering of the Ottawa-Gatineau arts community.

Le motton #1 takes place on January 14 from 7-9 pm at The Art House Cafe.
Le motton serves to bring the Ottawa-Gatineau arts communities together each month to support, connect & collaborate with... Read More >

Call for Submissions — Le Centre d’exposition L’Imagier

Fri, Jan 18, 2019

Centre d’exposition L’Imagier invites artists, collectives and curators to submit their project proposals for its 2019-2020 programming to mark the Centre's official reopening. For this call, L’Imagier encourages rigorous artistic practices with a conceptual, formal or relational approach that... Read More >

Call for Submissions – 2020 Multifaith Calendar

Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Each year, the Multifaith Action Society invites artists to submit works of art for consideration in its upcoming Multifaith Calendar.

The theme for our 2020 edition is:  Reimagining Peace and Harmony

We believe this theme is open to a... Read More >

Emerging Creators Unit

Fri, Feb 1, 2019

The Emerging Creators Unit is BACK! That’s right - beginning in February, the Acting Co. will be once again hosting the Emerging Creators UnitAs in past years, our goal is to nurture new writers and foster the creation of theatre in Ottawa. New this year –... Read More >

Aesthetica Art Prize

Sat, Aug 31, 2019

Hosted by Aesthetica Magazine, the Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. It offers both emerging and established artists the opportunity to showcase their work to a wider audience, and further their engagement with the international art world. The... Read More >