Financial assistance programs


Subsidy for artists in the visual arts and craft arts


This subsidy is intended for professional artists in the visual arts or arts and crafts who occupy an immovable or part of an immovable used as an artist’s studio for the production of original works of research or expression.

The subsidy is granted under Section 92 of the Municipal Powers Act (QLR, c. C-47.1).

2020 will be a year of change for the program, which will be jointly managed by the Service de la culture de la Ville de Montréal and the Conseil des arts de Montréal. However, as explained in the Program, the eligibility criteria and the application transmittal process will not be changing. Each applicant is to prepare only one application and submit it to the Service de la culture de la Ville de Montréal. 


This program is intended for Professional artists in visual arts and crafts arts who rent or own a studio space (a building or part of a building) in a NON-residential property.


March 31, 2020 for 2019 leases.

The complete application must be sent by e-mail to the following address:, with the name of the artist in the e-mail subject line.



Artistic field

All sector types


Direction du développement culturel
Service de la culture
514 868-5819