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

Festivals and Events Tourism Growth Program

Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation is inviting organizations to submit applications to the Festivals and Events Tourism Growth Program. The upcomin...

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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 Director

The Arts and Heritage Foundation of St Albert is a non-profit society who, through a Partnership Agreement with the City of St Albert, manage and ope...

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Walterdale Theatre Hiring Part-Time Paid Administrator

Walterdale Theatre is one of the longest running theatre companies in Western Canada and is embarking on its 55th season of community-driven theatre. ...

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Make Dollars Make Sense: Funding and Financial Management 101

A key question many small non-profits, community organizations and grassroots groups ask is “how can we fund our work?” Often as an afterthought they...

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CALL FOR WORKS!! Edmonton Festival of New Music, March 20-22

New Music Edmonton is proud to announce that its fourth annual festival of new music will be taking place March 20-22, 2015. The festival will include...

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NEW MUSIC EDMONTON: 2015/16 Call For Proposals

New Music Edmonton, Edmonton’s premier organization for the promotion and presentation of contemporary music and sound-related arts is inviting propos...

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