visual art organizations - Links to visual art organizations in Nova Scotia and Canada.
- Art Dealers Association of Canada
- Artist-Run Centres Directory
Searchable and frequently updated, the directory provides basic information, including a location map, and links to individual websites and social media for easy access to each centre’s full scope of activities.
- ARTSCAPE DIY
As you explore the site you will find case studies, tools and resources, including downloadable templates and examples, films, guides and articles designed to help you through the often complex and risky business of developing sustainable, affordable spac
- Association acadienne des artistes professionnel(le)s du Nouvelle-Brunswick
L’Association acadienne des artistes professionnel.le.s du Nouveau-Brunswick est un arts qui regroupe des artistes professionnel.le.s.
- Atlantic Filmmaker's Cooperative
The Atlantic Fimmaker's Cooperative is a member-run arts centre for the production and presentation of creative films in a collaborative, learning environment. It is also an inclusive, welcoming organization that has undertaken outreach efforts to reach a
| (902) 420-4572
- Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators in Communications (CAPIC)
Dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the rights and interests of photographers and illustrators working in the communication arts.
- Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild
Since 1983 the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild has worked to support the development of the book arts. This web site is dedicated to that effort.
| (416) 581-1071
- Canadian Crafts Federation
The Canadian Crafts Federation / Fédération canadienne des métiers d’art is the national arts service organization that represents provincial and territorial craft councils and the Canadian craft sector.
| (506) 444-3315
- Canadian Quilters' Association
Formed in 1981, the aims and objectives of the Canadian Quilters’ Association/Association canadienne de la courtepointe are:To promote a greater understanding, appreciation, and knowledge of the art, techniques, and heritage of patchwork, appliqué, and qu
- Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour
The CSPWC/SCPA recognizes, encourages and nurtures excellence of work in the medium of watercolour. It holds open competition exhibits in order to discover and appreciate the work of watercolourists.
| (416) 533-5100
- Centre for Art Tapes
The Centre is a member - run organization with membership open to anyone interested in exploring the media or producing their own work. Producer members can access facilities and equipment at subsidized rates.
- Craft Nova Scotia
Craft Nova Scotia is the officially recognized provincial crafts organization, with a mandate to encourage and promote crafts in Nova Scotia, and to increase the public awareness and appreciation of craft products and activities.
| (902) 423-3837
- Faucet media arts
Membership provides you access to our equipment, video library, resources for independent video production facilities across the country, discounts on advanced workshops, and a subscription to our newsletter of events.
- Federation of Canadian Artists
The FCA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and professional development of artists, and services for art collectors.
| (604) 681-8534
- Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design
The Centre is instrumental in cultivating and promoting craft and design-related industries in Nova Scotia. By providing flexible services, facilities, resources, and opportunities for broadening skills, the Centre is a catalyst in advancing new approache
| (902) 492-2522
- Photographic guild of Nova Scotia
The Photographic Guild of Nova Scotia, in its 55th year, helps foster and encourage the art and science of photography among our members and the public.
- Society of Graphic Designers of Canada
Through various activities, such as publications, seminars, events and design exhibitions, the GDC builds awareness of graphic design and its important role in people's lives.
| (613) 567-5400
- Sparkbox Studio Emerging Artist Guide
The world of art can seem like a daunting place to navigate for even the most experienced of artists. To give you a jump start, the Sparks at Spark Box Studio have gathered and organized all kinds of valuable information that will help you organize and pr
- The Metal Arts Guild
The Metal Arts Guild is an Ontario based organization actively involved in promoting metalwork Mandate: The Metal Arts Guild is a forum committed to the exchange of ideas and information, encouraging appreciation of the metal arts.
- The Sculptors Society of Canada (SSC)
Dedicated to the education, promotion and exhibition of contemporary Canadian sculpture.
| 416 533-0126
- Women's art resource Centre
A not for profit, artist-run centre established in 1984, WARC remains unique in Canada as an arts organization dedicated specifically to the advancement of artistic practice by contemporary Canadian women artists.
| (416) 977-0097
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