Arts In Alberta

Albertans are celebrating life through the arts around the province as artists, arts lovers, arts educators, and arts supporters.

The AFA aims to connect Alberta’s diverse arts communities with the AFA Newswire, an e newsletter offering news submitted by arts stakeholders about arts opportunities and events throughout the province.

Alberta Culture Days is the annual celebration of our culture, heritage, artistic diversity and provincial pride. All communities, governments, organizations, schools, libraries, media outlets, cultural and recreation facilities, and individual Albertans are encouraged to join the celebration!

Want to create, learn or interact? Visit the Alberta Culture Calendar for your guide to cultural events in Alberta.

Interested in job opportunities? Calls for submissions? Available rehearsal stage? See our Arts Opportunities section for Alberta’s arts classifieds! 


AFA News

The AFA's Narrative Quest Exhibition - Tokyo Embassy of Canada’s Prince Takamado Gallery!

The AFA’s Narrative Quest Exhibition will be showing at the Tokyo Embassy of Canada’s Prince Takamado Gallery! Opening Dec. 3, 2014! ...

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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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Get to Know Your Alberta Artists!

If you’re interested in getting to know some of your resident artists across the artistic disciplines, check out the AFA Arts Forms pages to get a gli...

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Art Opportunities

Opera NUOVA seeking Administrative Assistant

Opera NUOVA seeks an Administrative Assistant to fill a 1-Year Maternity Leave. This position will begin with part-time training and work hours, then ...

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2015 Alberta Screenwriters Initiative Call for Submissions

2015 marks the ninth year for the Alberta Screenwriters Initiative. The Alberta Association of Motion Picture and Television Unions (AAMPTU) are seek...

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Last Call for 2015 ASA Membership

This is your last chance to apply for 2015 full membership with the Alberta Society of Artists! The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2015....

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Call to Artists – Art Show & Sale, Didsbury, Alberta

The Mountain View Arts Society is hosting “A Brush With Art” Art Show & Sale in Didsbury for the 4th year in a row! Held during the Didsbury Art, Trav...

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Call to Artists - Pilot Sound Fire Station Public Art Project

The Pilot Sound Fire Station public art competition, open to professional Artists residing in Western Canada, including Edmonton, Alberta, British Col...

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