Monthly Round-up of Public Art Opportunities!

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Supporting artists and arts workers, especially those who face barriers in accessing public art opportunities, is at the core of STEPS’ mandate. Below are resources and current opportunities on our radar.

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New Resources

AROBA: A Room of Black Artists

A Black Mental Health podcast documentary series by host Lana Lovell to advocate for wellness in Black communities, increase awareness, and reduce stigma around Black mental illness.

Ontario Culture Days Festival: Tips for Organizers

This year’s Ontario Culture Days Festival is happening from September 23 to October 16, 2022. Check out these top ten tips to run a smooth, fun and accessible event!

Success Measures Creative Community Development Evaluation Toolkit

In this toolkit by NeighborWorks America, find data collection tools to evaluate social outcomes, condition and use of public space to better understand the impact of arts-based civic engagement.


Asking About Gender Toolkit

Developed by YouthREX in partnership with LGBT YouthLine, this resource breaks down assumptions about gender with examples of inclusive gender menus and a glossary of terms.

External Public Art Opportunities

Artist Call, Recovery Park, City of Saskatoon (Deadline: Apr 26, 2022)

Designing Park Projects Webinar, City Parks Alliance (Apr 28, 2022)

Unsung Voices Production Workshop, Reel Asian (Deadline: Apr 29, 2022)

Indigenous Artist Call, WAAC Artist-in-Residence (Deadline: Apr 30, 2022)

Artist Applications, Queen West Art Crawl (Deadline: Apr 30, 2022)

Artist-in-Residence Call, X in Residence, XiR (Deadline: Apr 30, 2022)

Call for Artwork, The Matchstick, Amnesty Canada (Deadline: Apr 30, 2022)

Artist Call, Mulock Park Public Art Program, Newmarket (Deadline: May 1, 2022)

Call for Submissions, Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery (Deadline: May 1, 2022)

Newcomer and Refugee Artist Mentorship, TAC (Deadline: May 2, 2022)

Artist Call, Liberty Bridge Art Project, StreetARToronto (Deadline: May 3, 2022)

BIPOC Artist Call, FACES Residency (Deadline: May 8, 2022)

Emerging Artist Call, ArtworxTO, City of Toronto (Deadline: May 8, 2022)

Artist Call, Peterborough Public Art Program (Deadline: May 12, 2022)

Artist Call, Window Gallery, Neutral Ground (Deadline: May 14, 2022)

Artist Call, Surveillance/Art Edited Collection (Deadline: May 15, 2022)

Call for Proposals, Emergence Symposium (Deadline: May 25, 2022)

Artist Call, Kitchener Artist in Residence Program (Deadline: May 30, 2022)

Call for Submissions, Reel Asian Film Festival (Deadline: Jun 14, 2022)

Film Submission, aluCine Latin Film + Media Arts Festival (Deadline: Jun 30, 2022)

Call for Workshop Proposals, Xpace (Rolling Deadline)

Community Survey, Gateway Mural Project (Rolling Deadline)

BIPOC Muralist Artist Call, Mississauga Arts Council (Rolling Deadline)

Artist Call, Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery Registry (Rolling Deadline)

Scarborough Artist Call, Scarbrite Features (Rolling Deadline)

Artist Call: Community Public Art Project, Burlington (Rolling Deadline)

Artist Call: Boxes/Banners, Mississauga Arts Council (Rolling Deadline)

StreetARToronto Support Mural Program (Rolling Deadline)

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