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Art, Theatre and Dance

Related Programs

We offer many programs related to "Art, Theatre and Dance" such as art exhibits, painting classes and lectures. View the latest ones in our catalogue for "Art", "Theatre" or "Dance".


Information on Canadian Visual Artists

The London Public Library's Artist Files (over 4000) encompass early Canadian and contemporary local and regional artists. It is located in the third floor of the Central Library and includes information such as: exhibition announcements, small exhibition catalogues, and some mounted reproductions.

The files are indexed in an in-house database and are also accessible on the Internet through the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) by name of artist.

CHIN site includes the Artists in Canada database, an alphabetical and descriptive listing of Canadian artists, including painters that indicates which libraries (including London Public Library) own information files on these artists.

The Dictionary of Canadian Artists is also available online through this CHIN site. Search for an artist in the Artist Index.  Click on “A Dictionary of Canadian Artists” for an extensive entry. In some cases, there is also a hyperlink to other resources, such as, Artist Biography database.


Online Articles

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Grant Connect

Grant Connect provides searchable, detailed information on all Canadian grantmaking foundations, hundreds of corporate community investment programs, as well as government funding programs and American foundations that will fund Canadian charities.

Select "Funder Search", then pick "Arts and Culture" for Field of Activitiy/ Population Served, and select the specific area of funding you are searching for.  Click "Show Results" to view all the applicable funding sources.

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