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

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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AFA Budget 2015 October announcement

In the October Budget 2015 announcement, the Government of Alberta deferred new funding for the Alberta Foundation for the Arts until 2016. This means...

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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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Get to Know Your Alberta Artists!

If you’re interested in getting to know some of your resident artists across the artistic disciplines, the AFA's Artist Profiles is a window into Albe...

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Art Opportunities

Call for Proposals, International Sculpture Day

The Multicultural Heritage Centre (MHC) InterActive Community History (IACH) Room is located on the main floor of the Multicultural Heritage Centre – ...

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Pumphouse Theatre Hiring Full Time Summer Positions

The Pumphouse Theatre is now accepting applications for four (4) full-time Drama Instructor positions and four (4) full-time Camp Counselors for our a...

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Call for Artists for BeatlemaniART! 2016

Call for Artists for BeatlemaniART! 2016 Caprices Fine Arts presents BeatlemaniART! 2016. A celebration of The Beatles and their music’s influence on...

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Call to Artists Emerald Hills Pavilion Public Art Project,

Strathcona County is seeking an artist or team of artists to create a permanent artwork on the exterior wall of the Emerald Hills Pavilion, which is p...

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SkirtsAFire herArts Festival seeks Volunteers

SkirtsAfire herArts Festival is seeking volunteers for a variety of positions during the run of Gidion’s Knot (March 3-13) and during the festival (Ma...

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