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!

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 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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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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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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AFA 2014-2015 Annual Report Now Available

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

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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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Art Opportunities

Call for Mentorship Program - New Canadian and Indigenous Visual Artists

Visual Arts Alberta –CARFAC is looking for Visual Artists either New Canadian or Indigenous that want to learn more in a one-on-one learning environme...

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Call for Proposals: Indigenous Filmmakers in Alberta

With an eye toward these current and aspiring filmmakers, the Provincial Archives of Alberta invites Indigenous filmmakers to submit a proposal for an...

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Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra: Administrative Assistant to President and CEO

Celebrating over 60 years, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra has been a cornerstone of Calgary’s multi-faceted arts community since 1955 and is one o...

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AGSA: Art Rental & Sales Gallery Associate

Art Gallery of St. Albert with Arts and Heritage St. Albert has an exciting opportunity for a friendly, mature and responsive individual: Art Rental &...

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RFP Public Sculpture Installation Strathcona County

Strathcona County is seeking artists for an exterior sculptural installation at the RCMP and Enforcement Services building. Strathcona County has post...

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