Visual and Media Arts

Toronto Arts Council’s Visual and Media Arts programs support the development of visual/media arts in Toronto.

Six individuals sit in chairs with virtual reality headsets on.
Hot Docs Festival. Audiences enjoying virtual reality films in the DocX program. Photo by Thomas Kim (2017)

New applicants to the Visual/Media Arts program are advised to contact the Visual/Media Arts Program Manager prior to completing an application form in order to confirm eligibility.

In 2017, TAC allocated $257,000 in Annual Operating grants to 7 visual/media arts organizations, $1,491,500 in Multi-Year Operating grants to 30 visual/media arts organizations, $214,642 in Project grants to 27 visual/media organizations or collectives, $455,000 in Visual Artists grants to 65 individual artists, and $360,000 in Media Artist grants to 44 individuals.