Visual Arts & New Media

Alberta features a talented and diverse visual arts community enriching communities across the province. Painting, sculpture, woodworking, photography, printmaking – the visual arts are rich in their diversity and their impact on Alberta’s arts scene.

Enjoy the work of Alberta’s visual artists and expand your imagination!

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Alberta Craft Council
Alberta Potters Association
The Alberta Society of Artists
Handweavers, Spinners and Dyers of Alberta
Visual Arts Alberta Association
The Works International Visual Arts Festival

National Organizations
Canadian Artists Representation
Art Dealers Association of Canada

AFA News

Notice: Scheduled GATE Outage, November 11-13

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism will be conducting tests on core IT systems in November as part of its business continuity and disaster recovery p...

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artsVest Invests Training and Funding in Alberta

Business for the Arts announces a two-year investment in sponsorship training and matching incentive grants for Alberta arts and culture organizations...

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Celebrating 25 Years of Supporting Arts in Alberta

Alberta Foundation for the Arts, the principal arts funding agency of the Government of Alberta, celebrated a quarter century of support for Alberta’s...

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AFA 2015-16 Grant Data on Open Alberta

The AFA receives roughly $26 million from the Government of Alberta each year. Now, through the Open Data portal, you can access data from the 2015-1...

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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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Art Opportunities

LAMPS16 Call for Submissions

We are looking for short films by local and Canadian artists. The deadline is November 4th, and we're accepting all forms of time-based media between ...

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Call to Artists Ten Squared 2016

Ten Squared is an annual fundraising exhibition for the Federation of Canadian Artists. In this non-juried exhibition artists can submit pieces that a...

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Employment Opportunity: Administrator Calgary Pro Musica Society

Calgary Pro Musica Society is seeking an experienced and self-motivated part-time Administrator. The successful candidate will be a key contributor t...

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Theatre Alberta's Workshops by Request: Rocky Mountain Series

Theatre Alberta, in partnership with Quest Theatre and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, is offering Truth and Reconciliation Through Theatre: We ...

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City of St. Albert hiring Marketing Communications Coordinator

Our Cultural Services department is recruiting for a Marketing and Communications Coordinator to join their Business and Events team...

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