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 arts councils and public arts funders from across Canada in Yellowknife during November 11-13 to attend the 11th Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF).

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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 that our original $26.6 million budget remains in effect for the remainder of the 2015-16 fiscal year. The AFA looks forward to using the recently announced $5 million investment in the arts in 2016-17, to better fund, develop and support Alberta’s vibrant arts community.

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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 artists, school residencies, the AFA art collection, and arts organizations.

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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 through a seven-year lens and AFA operational funding is contributing to the health of the sector.

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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 diversity of the AFA art collection, a treasure of more than 8,000 works of art that represents the talents of more than 1,700 Alberta artists and the growth of the visual arts in Alberta.

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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 Alberta's arts community!

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