*This grant is not administered by the University of Lethbridge*
Arts Abroad celebrates the creativity, innovation and excellence of Canadian artists by helping to bring Canadian works to the world. This program supports artists, arts professionals, groups and organizations to enhance international exposure, undertake artistic exploration or exchanges with international colleagues, and nurture new and existing art markets in a global context.
The Canada Council for the Arts expects this program to achieve the following outcomes:
- a diversity of Canadian artistic creation is experienced abroad
- artists and arts professionals access opportunities and develop international markets
- artists and arts organizations have the capacity to engage in international activities
The Residencies component of Arts Abroad funds activities linked to international artistic and cultural exchanges for Canadian artists, arts professionals, artistic groups and arts organizations. Grants support artistic growth, creative reflection and professional development within the context of an international residency.
Individuals who are Deaf or who have disabilities, including those living with mental illness, and require accommodation at any stage of the application process may be eligible for additional assistance.