Community Calendar

Welcome to ELAN's Community Calendar!

This is a space where active members can promote events they are organizing or those that feature their work. We’re excited to make connecting with and supporting ELAN members easier than ever! Events are listed below in chronological order.

Check out these simple instructions for submitting an event, including some tips to get you thinking about accessibility. 


  • Montreal Printed Arts Festival and Grande Printed Art Fair

    Friday, May 13, 2022 at 12:00 PM through May 22, 2022
    WIP (Work in Progress) in Montreal, QC, Canada

    Montreal Printed Arts Festival and GRANDE Print Art Fair registration!
    Festival: May 13-22. Fair: Saturday May 21, 12h – 19h
    WIP (Work In Progress), 3487 St-Laurent (accessible), free admission
    Artists, collectives, organizations: apply for a table at the GRANDE Printed Arts Fair! The application form is available here,

    Please fill out this form before midnight (EST) on May 17.  Please submit your application as soon as possible. There is NO FEE to apply.

    The GRANDE Print Art Fair brings together more than 50 artists and organizations selling posters and printed art in the context of the Montreal Printed Arts Festival. Silkscreen prints, posters, letterpress, engravings, every form and every new trend in printed art will be on display! It’s your only chance each year to discover the incredible talent present in Montreal’s printed art scene and to purchase some of the best art prints around!

    The GRANDE allows the public to not only discover the amazing art being produced here but to meet and mingle with artists themselves at their table, and find out about the many collectives and organizations that serve the local printed art milieu.
    For more information, visit grandemtl or email [email protected] , and here for the programming details for the Montreal Printed Arts Festival.

    GRANDE is an ARCMTL presentation carried out in partnership with the Montreal Printed Arts Festival and made possible in part thanks to the support of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, the Canada Council for the Arts and the Conseil des Arts de Montréal.


    Friday, May 20, 2022 at 08:00 PM
    Amphithéâtre du Gesù in Montreal, QC, Canada · $29.50 CAD

    Kabir Cultural Center is proud to present SEASONS & SENSATIONSa spectacular multimedia presentation of delightful Indian music and dance forms (voice, sitar, sarod, violin, tabla, mridangm, bharatanatyam, kathak, odissi, mohiniattam) portraying different seasons, combined with fabulous images of Canadian landscape and elegant poetry from Quebec and other provinces.   

      Artists: Deeksha Arya – Mohiniattam; Enakshi Sinha – Odissi; Julie Beaulieu – Bharatanatyam; Sudeshna Maulik – Kathak; Divya Iyer – Carnatic Vocal; Ravi Datar – Hindustani Vocal; Anjana Srinivasan - Violin; Raja Bhattacharya – Sarod; -      Sharanjeet Singh Mand – Sitar; Shawn Mativetsky – Tabla; Jannagan Jeyakumar – Mridangam; Caroline Tabah – Images & Narration; Anjan Saha - Narration

    Poets: Archibald Lampman – Caroline Tabah – Émile Nelligan – Félix Leclerc – Gilles Vigneault -  Hélène Dorion – Jon Lupin – Lucy Maud Montgomery – Natasha Kanapé Fontaine.

    Come join us for an unforgettable musical evening!

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  • Take It Or Leave It: Contract Negotiations for Artists

    Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 06:30 PM
    ONLINE WORKSHOP ONLY in Montreal, QC, Canada · $10.00 CAD
    Cost to attend: $10.00
    Do you find yourself asking: What does a typical contract look like and at what stage would I need one? How would I approach making changes to a contract and what do I really need to know about standard clauses? At what point should I get a lawyer involved?
    The arts and creative industries rely on contracts. By understanding how contracts work as well as simple negotiation techniques, you can better protect yourself and strengthen your working relationships. Join an entertainment lawyer from the industry as she unpacks real-life negotiation strategies that will help you protect yourself, your art, and your labour.
    Speaker: Alayna Kolodziechuk | Entertainment Lawyer, Taylor Oballa Murray Leyland LLP
    Pre-registration is required. Available as an online, live-streaming webinar.
    Register Now >>>
    Once you have registered, you will receive an email with instructions on how to log on a few hours before the workshop.
  • feather tales - a puppet show for young audiences

    Wednesday, June 01, 2022 at 04:00 PM
    Kensington Presbyterian Church in Montreal, QC, Canada · $10.00 CAD

    feather tales is a puppet show about two birds from opposite sides of the world. They come together, they tell jokes, they have differing opinions on parties, they learn from each other. 

    This is a bilingual puppet show for young audiences (ages 4+) that uses rough and accessible puppetry to welcome in its audience. 

    The show will be presented publicly at the Kensington Presbyterian Church in NDG in June (multiple times over 2 weeks). Several performances at private venues will also take place around NDG in June. 

    This is the first show being presented by our theatre collective for young audiences, Young Hearts Theatre. 

    Theatre Collective Co-Founders: Caite Clark & Daniel Hickie

    Writers: Caite Clark & Daniel Hickie

    Performers: Masha Bashmakova & Daniel Hickie

    Artistic Collaborators: HeatherEllen Strain & Marika Kaarlson


    Instagram: @youngheartstheatre



    Venue Accessibility Information: The performance space is on the 2nd floor of the church building. It is accessible by two flights of stairs or by elevator. 

    Show Accessibility Information: This show will be presented in French and English. Unfortunately, at this stage, we will not be involving interpretation for deaf and hard of hearing audiences. For information on other accessibility needs, please don't hesitate to contact us. 

  • NFT 101 for Artists

    Wednesday, June 01, 2022 at 06:30 PM
    ONLINE WORKSHOP ONLY in Montreal, QC, Canada · $10.00 CAD

    You’ve heard of NFTs and Crypto Art, but what are they exactly? More importantly, do you as a traditional artist have what it takes to enter this quickly evolving new world? We think you do!

    Hear from successful NFT artist Ishita Banerjee how, with an open mind and a willingness to learn, you can find your way into the market and start making sales. This workshop will cover the basics of how to start, what can be made into NFT, the various marketplaces and their pros and cons, marketing NFTs and best practices.

    Speaker: Ishita Banerjee | Fine Artist, NFT Artist, MFA in Communications Design

    Pre-registration is required. Available as an online, live-streaming webinar.

    Register here >>>