QAC’s School Bursary for the Visual Arts – deadline to apply Sept 30

Deadline to apply, September 30, 2017
Bringing Professional Artists into Quinte region schools

The Quinte Arts Council’s Arts Education Bursary was established by the council’s Arts and Education Committee to be used to help subsidize arts programming in Quinte schools.  Each year, the council gives bursaries for Visual Arts programs – deadline to apply is Sept. 30.  (The deadline for the Performing Arts Bursary is January 31.)  Bursaries range from $250 to $500.
Bursaries are for artist fees ONLY.

Deadline for applications: September 30
Announcement of bursary recipients: October 15
Program Activity: November 1 to January 25

Eligible projects will meet the following criteria:

  • involve a professional artist or group
  • involve visual arts activities, i.e. painting, sculpture, pottery, photography, etc.
  • support the Ontario curriculum
  • have defined starting and completion dates, set objectives, a project budget and a follow-up plan for evaluations and a report
  • involve a school or classroom of students within the Quinte region, grades K to 12

The applicant must be a school/classroom in the Quinte region that is a member of the QAC or whose board is a member of the QAC.  Or… if the application is being initiated by the artist, that artist must be a member of the QAC.  Activities must involve an interactive experience between the students and the artist(s).

If you would like to become a member of the Quinte Arts Council, please complete a membership application form, or call or visit the QAC – 613-962-1232, 36 Bridge St. E., Belleville.

The recipients of this bursary must provide a report and photographs in order to receive payment. The report will appear in an issue of the QAC’s arts newspaper, Umbrella.

Bursary Application Form:
QAC Membership Form:

Thank you to the John M. & Bernice Parrott Foundation for their generous support of the QAC’s Arts Education Program. The QAC also receives support from the City of Belleville and the Ontario Arts Council.