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

Economic Data for Canadian Culture Released

On May 11, Statistics Canada released Culture Satellite Account (CSA) economic data for the Canadian arts, culture and sport sectors from 2010 – 2014,...

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Alberta Budget 2016

On April 14, Alberta's government released details of Budget 2016. AFA funding remains strong and stable for this upcoming year....

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Communiqué from the Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF)

Joan Udell, AFA Board Chair, Jeffrey Anderson, Executive Director, and Helen Chimirri-Russell, Director Arts Development, joined representatives of ar...

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AFA 2014-2015 Annual Report Now Available

The AFA 2014-2015 Annual Report is now available. Click for more information....

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Arts Impact Rural Alberta

Arts Impact Rural Alberta focuses on AFA support of the arts in Alberta’s communities of 25,000 people or fewer, including information on individual a...

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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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Art Opportunities

Winspear Centre hiring Musical Creativity Program Coordinator

This position is responsible for planning, supporting, and delivering educational and outreach programs, with a focus on building interpretive adult p...

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Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts hiring Artistic Facilitator

The Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts (the Nina) is looking for an artist facilitator to work in our ceramics studio on a permanent part time basis up...

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Call for Submissions Secret Alley Gallery

On August 27, 2016 in a disused space between 104 street and 105 street in downtown edmonton we will be hosting a public gallery and silent art auctio...

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Harcourt House Arts Centre hiring Executive Director

Harcourt House Artist Run Centre is looking for an exceptional individual to assume the position of Executive Director...

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Banff Centre hiring Director of Visual, Digital and Media Arts

The Director, Visual, Digital & Media Arts is responsible for leading the vision and implementation of all visual/digital/media arts programming at th...

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