About CBC Arts

Welcome to CBC Arts, your home for the most surprising, relevant and provocative stories featuring artists from diverse communities across Canada.

Welcome to CBC Arts!

We are your home for stories spotlighting the art and artists from across Canada that are changing how we see the country through movement, images and sound. We want to inspire you to join in too.

On our homepage,, we feature original articles and videos series while compiling the best arts-and-culture reporting from across the CBC. 

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Still not sure what we're about? Here's a sampling of some of our favourite projects: 

Black Light

A column by Governor General Award-winning writer Amanda Parris that spotlights, champions and challenges art and popular culture that is created by Black people and/or centres Black people.


A weekly column by CBC Arts producer Peter Knegt that queries LGBTQ art, culture and/or identity through a personal lens.


A monthly column by writer Anne T. Donahue that explores and celebrates the pop culture that defined the '90s and 2000s and the way it affects us now (with, of course, a few personal anecdotes along the way).

CBX: Canadian Ballroom Extravaganza

Canada's a Drag

The Move

The 2010s

Super Queeroes

21 Black Futures