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

Strathcona County Annual Art Acquisition Program

Strathcona County’s Permanent Art Collection Advisory Committee is seeking submissions for our 2015 Annual Art Acquisition Program. The program is ope...

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IDAS hiring Summer Studio Instructor

In-Definite Arts invites applications (resume and cover letter) from eligible art students interested in working with artists with disabilities to dev...

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JustWrite Youth Writing Camp open for applications

Over the weekend of June 26 - June 28, YouthWrite Society Canada will host JustWrite at Edmonton's Bennett Centre. Participants will receive two days ...

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Red Deer College Summer Arts School

Immerse yourself in your art. Don’t miss Series 2015 – Summer Arts School. Offering five day courses for adults in drawing, watercolour, painting,...

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WP Puppet Theatre hiring Board Members

WP Puppet Theatre is looking for board members with a passion for puppetry, the arts and community issues. All members of the Board of Directors share...

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