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 Music Grant Workshop

Are you an aspiring or professional musician? Do you have a cool project that needs funding? Learn about music grant programs offered by the Alberta F...

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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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New funding for flood-affected arts and nonprofit groups

Arts and nonprofit organizations impacted by the June 2013 floods are eligible for additional funding to assist in their rebuilding efforts. ...

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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

Art Gallery of St Albert hiring Saturday Visitor Services

Art Gallery of St Albert, with Arts and Heritage St Albert, has an exciting opportunity for an energetic, welcoming and skilled individual. This contr...

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Royal Alberta Museum hiring Marketing Officer

Are you passionate about culture and interested and skilled in marketing? If so, the Royal Alberta Museum has the perfect opportunity for you!...

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Strathmore Regional Arts Collective Call to Artists

Strathmore Regional Arts Collective is putting out a call to artists for the 2nd Annual Arts & Sounds in the Park Festival taking place during Alberta...

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Call for Submissions - World Vision Canada

As part of the Alberta Campaign for Children (www.worldvision.ca), World Vision is hosting an exhibition in Edmonton featuring the art of Alberta resi...

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Audition - Small Calgary Ensemble seeking Female Vocalists

Blend Vocal Association, a twelve-voice women’s vocal ensemble, is currently holding auditions for alto vocalists for the upcoming season. This Calga...

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