Animating Historic Sites

Toronto Arts Council

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Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

Contact Information

Lena Golubtsova

Strategic Programs Manager


Phone Number: 416-392-6802 x 219


All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

Toronto Arts Council has partnered with City of Toronto Museum & Heritage Services and Evergreen Brick Works to provide opportunities for artists to re-imagine and animate selected Toronto historic sites, community museums and Evergreen Brick Works through engagement with their histories, local contexts, and communities.

    Additional Information

    Individuals must have been a resident of the City of Toronto for at least one year prior to the deadline, and live and work in Toronto for at least 8 months a year. A post office box address cannot be used to meet the residency requirement.

    Organizations and collectives must be incorporated non-profit arts organizations or unincorporated arts collectives which operate on a non-profit basis. A collective is defined as two or more artists working together under a group name, either on a single project (ad hoc) or on an ongoing basis. For collectives of two artists, both must be City of Toronto residents. For collectives of more than two artists, the majority of members must be City of Toronto residents.

    Organizations and collectives must be located in the City of Toronto. A post office box address cannot be used to meet this requirement. This program is open to professional, independent curators, producers and presenters and the applicants may be individual artists or not-for-profit arts organizations or collectives. Experience working with local communities is an asset.

    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Individual, Organization
    Artistic Discipline
    Any or All Disciplines
    Funding Type
    Project: Creating and Presenting, Engaging Communities
    Priority Community
    Career Type


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