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

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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AFA Budget 2015-16

As announced in the Government of Alberta 2015-16 budget, the AFA received a $26.6 million allocation from Alberta Culture and Tourism. ...

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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

Saskatchewan Arts Board hiring Program Consultant

The Saskatchewan Arts Board is seeking a highly motivated, results-oriented individual to join its multifaceted and dynamic team to fill the position ...

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M:ST Performance Art Festival Call for Submissions

Local, national and international artists are invited to submit proposals for performative works to be presented as part of the M:ST 8 Festival in Oct...

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2016 Chrystal Dance Prize Request for Proposals

Dance Victoria is now accepting proposals from western Canadian dance artists to be considered for the 2016 Chrystal Dance Prize - Independent Dance A...

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Puppet Portfolios: Call for Proposals

For our upcoming conference, Puppet Power 2016: Connecting Generations (May 27-29), we ask the question: “How have you used puppets (or a related genr...

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Special FX Makeup Workshop at the Pumphouse Theatre

With Halloween fast approaching, The Pumphouse Theatre is pleased to be offering a workshop designed to teach dynamic special FX makeup techniques. ...

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