Aboriginal Arts

 The AFA strives to support individual Aboriginal artists and Aboriginal organizations in their capacity to express and share their culture and perspectives through different artistic media. This support is reflected through grant programming and arts opportunities for youth.

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Alberta Aboriginal Arts
Alberta Aboriginal Arts is a professional Aboriginal Theatre and Performing Arts organization based in Edmonton. Our ambition is to foster a community of Aboriginal artists in Edmonton and across Alberta.

Blackfoot Canadian Cultural Society
Located in Lethbridge, developed to meet the specific need for the Blackfoot to maintain cultural diversity and distinctiveness, especially at the heart of traditional Blackfoot territory.

Native Women in the Arts 
Established in 1993, Native Women in the Arts is a not-for-profit organization for First Nations, Inuit and Metis women from diverse artistic disciplines who share a common interest in culture, art, community and the advancement of Indigenous peoples.


AFA News

AFA Emerging Curator Fellowship - Call for Proposals

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) has created a new initiative; the AFA Fellowship for Emerging Curators, to support the growth and developmen...

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The AFA's Narrative Quest Exhibition - Tokyo Embassy of Canada’s Prince Takamado Gallery!

The AFA’s Narrative Quest Exhibition will be showing at the Tokyo Embassy of Canada’s Prince Takamado Gallery! Opening Dec. 3, 2014! ...

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Arts Impact Alberta 2014

The AFA is pleased to announce the release of Arts Impact Alberta 2014: Ripple Effects from the Arts Sector. See how the arts sector impacted Alberta ...

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AFA Art Collection E-Cards Are Available!

Send a friend or loved one an E-card with amazing artwork from the AFA art collection! Send one of 12 amazing works representing the excellence and di...

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AFA pledges $50,000 to Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild Fund

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) has pledged $50,000 in matching funding for individual donations to the Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild Fund. The...

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Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild

Donors interested in helping artists and arts organizations impacted by the recent southern Alberta floods can have their donations to the Alberta Art...

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AFA Splash Contest

Congratulations to our AFA Splash Prize Winners! Following a lengthy public voting period that saw over 2400 votes, we have our three prize winners! ...

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Art Opportunities

Edm Symphony/Winspear Centre seeking Community Relations Manager

This self-directed position involves stewarding existing partnerships, identifying strategic opportunities, and finding creative ways to inspire and m...

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Enbridge Art Internship – Works to Work Program

Works to Work is a one-of-a-kind leadership and professional development program designed for emerging arts professionals. Participants complete in-cl...

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Art Gallery of St. Albert Hiring Exhibitions Admin Assistant

Art Gallery of St. Albert has an exciting opportunity for a highly efficient, productive and organized individual. The Exhibitions Administrative Assi...

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Parks Canada Expression of Interest

Parks Canada will be soliciting proposals for the development and creation of a permanent work of art to be installed in an outdoor location in the to...

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Paint Nite Canada Hiring Visual Artists

Paint Nite hosts "drinking and painting parties" at bars, pubs, and restaurants across 100 cities worldwide (check us out at paintnite.com). We are ...

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