Arts In Alberta

Get informed about important AFA News and announcements that affect or respond to our work.

We create and share original Research and Publications on the arts sector, which we believe hold value for anyone interested in provincial, national and international arts sectors.

In partnership with Alberta Sport Connection, the AFA provides support for art, sports, recreation and leadership opportunities to help strengthen and empower youth who live in First Nation and Métis communities in Alberta via the Alberta’s Future Leaders program. We work alongside 12 Aboriginal communities to positively affect the lives of Aboriginal children and youth every year.

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


AFA News

AFA 2015-16 Annual Report

We invite you to explore the 2015-16 AFA Annual Report, which includes the AFA’s accomplishments during the last fiscal year, a summary of grants awar...

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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

Ross and Davis Mitchell Prize for Faith and Writing

If you are a writer who is Canadian or you currently reside in Canada, we warmly invite you to read the guidelines for submission and submit an entry ...

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Nominate Someone for Canada's Volunteer Awards

The call for nominations for Canada’s Volunteer Awards is now open until February 3, 2017....

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Arts Council Wood Buffalo hiring Executive Director

Arts Council Wood Buffalo is excited for the opportunity to bring new insights and leadership into our growing non-profit organization....

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Call to Canadian Indigenous Artists

The Edmonton Arts Council Public Art Program, on behalf of the City of Edmonton, is seeking a Canadian Indigenous artist or artist team to integrate s...

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Silver Skate Festival Fire and Snow Sculptures

Online registration is NOW OPEN for the Snow Sculpture Symposium, and the spellbinding light spectacles of the Fire Sculpture Installation and the Fol...

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