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Jan 15, 2019, 17:30 ET Zheng Baizhong: Gazing at Landscapes

VANCOUVER, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - As Chinese New Year approaches, the exhibition Blue Green Landscape Paintings by Zheng Baizhong will be held by Poly ...


Jan 15, 2019, 14:23 ET National Gallery of Canada bids farewell to Director and CEO Marc Mayer

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - On January 18, 2019, Marc Mayer will step down as Director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada, signaling the end ...


Jan 15, 2019, 14:00 ET A Modernized Performance Hall in Lavaltrie

The Government of Canada supports the Coop de solidarité du Café culturel de la Chasse-galerie LAVALTRIE, QC, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable...


Jan 15, 2019, 13:00 ET The Government of Canada Invests in the Reconstruction of Edmonton's Famed Roxy Theatre

An investment of $2.5 million from the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund will support the rebuilding of the Roxy Theatre EDMONTON, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Jan 15, 2019, 09:30 ET Government of Canada Supports Restoration and Redevelopment of Historic Building in Sorel-Tracy

Canadian Heritage provides $400,000 in funding to the Centre des arts contemporains in Sorel-Tracy SOREL-TRACY, QC, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The...


Jan 15, 2019, 09:00 ET SACO Technologies Inc. celebrates the 1 year anniversary of a living masterpiece - the tallest media façade on the planet on Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE

MONTREAL, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - It has been a little over one year that EMAAR Properties Dubai, the premiere real estate developer in the UAE, ...


Jan 15, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Rodriguez to tour Quebec regions/

The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will visit the regions of Bécancour-Nicolet-Saurel,...


Jan 15, 2019, 07:00 ET 1st Afro Urban Festival - Traces and Presence

Celebrations between Afro Urban artists and montrealers of all origines. Friday 25 until Sunday 27, January 2019 at Centre des Arts de la Maison...


Jan 15, 2019, 06:30 ET Fête des neiges de Montréal 2019 - The last stretch before activities begin

MONTRÉAL, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - This Saturday, the crew at Parc Jean-Drapeau will be launching the 36th edition of the Fête des neiges de...


Jan 14, 2019, 15:58 ET Media Advisory - Canada Post unveils the Year of the Pig stamps

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada Post invites you to greet the Year of the Pig a little early with the unveiling of this year's two-stamp issue,...


Jan 14, 2019, 15:47 ET Media Advisory - Member of Parliament Randy Boissonnault to Make an Announcement About the Roxy Theatre in Edmonton

Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament (Edmonton Centre), will announce cultural infrastructure funding for the Roxy Theatre EDMONTON, Jan. 14,...


Jan 14, 2019, 11:20 ET From Far and Wide returns: nine more stamps celebrating coast-to-coast-to-coast splendor

This series continues to invite Canadians to seek out this country's most picturesque places. OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada Post has issued...


Jan 14, 2019, 09:30 ET Media Advisory - Minister Rodriguez to tour Quebec regions

The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will visit the regions of Bécancour-Nicolet-Saurel,...


Jan 14, 2019, 08:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on Thai Pongal

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Thai Pongal: "This week, the Tamil...


Jan 11, 2019, 17:00 ET Rich Arts Programming in Sainte-Thérèse

The Government of Canada supports the presenter Odyscène SAINTE-THÉRÈSE, QC, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to promoting ...


Jan 11, 2019, 10:00 ET Supporting Theatrical Creation for Youth in Laval

The Government of Canada supports the specialized presenter La Rencontre Théâtre Ados LAVAL, QC, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian artists and creators...


Jan 11, 2019, 10:00 ET Our culture, our democracy: Canada in the digital world - CBC/Radio-Canada submits its recommendations for modernizing Canada's culture legislation

OTTAWA, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Today CBC/Radio-Canada provided its proposal for strengthening Canadian culture and democracy to the Government of...


Jan 11, 2019, 08:30 ET Minister Joly Announces a $3.2-million Investment in Support of Official Languages in New Brunswick

The Government of Canada supports the construction of a Cafetorium/Theatre at Étoile de l'Acadie in Rogersville ROGERSVILLE, NB, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/...


Jan 10, 2019, 16:55 ET Art Markets' Visibility: The Alliance Between Artprice, Artron and Cision

An obsolescent hegemony and the birth of competition. By Aude de Kerros. PARIS, Jan. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - At the beginning of 2019, the international art ...


Jan 10, 2019, 10:19 ET Minister Rodriguez to Announce Support for Arts and Culture in Laval and Sainte-Thérèse

The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will visit La Rencontre Théâtre-ADOS in Laval and Odyscène in...


Jan 09, 2019, 09:00 ET Tully Luxury Travel Purchases "Madiba" at Giants of Africa "Mandela 100"

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - In December, Mary Jean Tully, Founder and CEO of Tully Luxury Travel, proudly supported Giants of Africa, the...


Jan 08, 2019, 11:13 ET Janice Stein Chairs International Jury for the 29th Annual Lionel Gelber Prize

TORONTO and WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Patricia Rubin, Chair of the Lionel Gelber Foundation, has announced the following distinguished jurors...


Jan 08, 2019, 09:00 ET The Royal Canadian Mint honours bravery and sacrifice by dedicating its 2019 Proof Silver Dollar to the 75th Anniversary D-Day

OTTAWA, Jan. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - With each new year, the Royal Canadian Mint maintains the tradition of issuing an annual silver dollar to commemorate a...


Jan 08, 2019, 05:45 ET Artprice: The 'Toulouse Caravaggio' Will Be Sold To the Highest Bidder, Probably a Long Way From France

PARIS, Jan. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The 'Toulouse Caravaggio' will not be kept in France (along with the five canvases by the brilliant Baroque artist that...


Jan 07, 2019, 14:55 ET Artprice: The Top 20 Female Artists in the Global Art Market During 2018

PARIS, Jan. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Although women account for half of the world's population (and therefore half of the world's intelligence, sensitivity...