Arts In Alberta

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

For AFA news, updates, stories and Alberta arts opportunities, subscribe to the AFA Newswire, our bi-weekly e-newsletter.

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

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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AFA 2014-2015 Annual Report Now Available

The AFA 2014-2015 Annual Report is now available. Click for more information....

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AFA Budget 2015 October announcement

In the October Budget 2015 announcement, the Government of Alberta deferred new funding for the Alberta Foundation for the Arts until 2016. This means...

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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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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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Get to Know Your Alberta Artists!

If you’re interested in getting to know some of your resident artists across the artistic disciplines, the AFA's Artist Profiles is a window into Albe...

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Art Opportunities

Pumphouse Theatre seeking Volunteer Ushers

The Pumphouse Theatre is seeking volunteer ushers for our upcoming presentation of The Christmas Carol Project, on December 21, 22, & 23. Ushering is ...

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AFA's Visual Arts Consultant Grant Writing Workshop in Calgary

David Folk, Visual Arts Consultant for the Alberta Foundation of the Arts (AFA), will be in Calgary at EMMEDIA Gallery & Production Society to present...

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Youth Singers of Calgary hiring Program Director (part-time)

The Youth Singers of Calgary (YSC) is hiring a part-time, contract-based Program Director to direct & teach the KIDS & MUSIC Division, beginning in Se...

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Call for Submissions - Rosebud Theatre Artist in Residence

Rosebud Theatre and Rosebud School of the Arts invite applications from professional artists, instructors and administrators interested in working in ...

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Deep Freeze Festival Call for Submissions

The Deep Freeze Byzantine Winter Festival has two sculpture/design competitions happening in January: The Lamppost Cozy and Fairy Door Challenges!...

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