The reputation of the RCAAQ, founded in 1986, is based on an expertise of over 20 years in Contemporary Art. Over the years, it has become the meeting point of a network of some sixty artist-run centers and cultural organizations from all over the province of Quebec. It represents an interest community of over 2 250 professional artists and cultural workers. Each year, this network produces over 800 activities including exhibitions, performances, publications and symposiums. It also offers a program of continuing professional education for cultural workers and professional artists. All this activity generates over 350 000 visitors and participants per year.
The RCAAQ is administered by a 9 person board of directors. Three members of this board represent the Montreal region, two represent the Quebec City region and the remaining four the other Quebec regions. The board of directors is elected yearly.
Treasurer — Marie Hébert
Secretary — Emmanuelle Choquette
Administrator — Esther Desrosiers
Administrator — Audrey Cyr
Administrator — Émilie Roi
Administrator — Caroline Fillion
The RCAAQ wishes wishes to note the important contributions to our organization and our activities from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec the Conseil des arts de Montréal, the Conseil des Arts du Canada, the Conseil québécois des ressources humaines en culture, and the ministère de l’Emploi et de la Sécurité sociale du Québec.