Find out what's happening in the Alberta arts community. You never know what you'll discover! 

  • Click the image or the title to view each News story. Click blue buttons or pink tags to browse related stories.
  • Disclaimer
  • Individuals and organizations posting and/or viewing information on the AFA newsfeed do so at their own risk. The AFA does not guarantee the accuracy of any information posted on the newsfeed. The posting of a listing is not an endorsement by the AFA of the submitting organization or individual, or any organization or individual identified in the listing. The AFA recommends that those viewing the newsfeed conduct their own research of organizations and individuals that post on the website, when listings are related to youth.
  • Please review the full AFA news feed Terms of Use.

Link to Congratulations! Alberta Artists Recognized with Order of Canada Appointments

Congratulations! Alberta Artists Recognized with Order of Canada Appointments

Date: Nov 30, 2020

AFA Board Member and actor Tom Jackson and Edmonton filmmaker Tom Radford receive Canada's highest civilian honour.
Link to Congratulations! Tara Beagan wins 2020 Siminovitch Prize in Theatre

Congratulations! Tara Beagan wins 2020 Siminovitch Prize in Theatre

Date: Nov 27, 2020

The Calgary-based, Ntlaka’pamux playwright has won the 2020 Siminovitch Prize, the largest and most prestigious theatre prize in Canada.
Link to Alberta-Based Record Label Announces Worldwide Distribution Partnership with Symphonic

Alberta-Based Record Label Announces Worldwide Distribution Partnership with Symphonic

Date: Nov 23, 2020

Hurry Hard Records is now positioned to competitively reach the worldwide music market in both the physical & digital domains.

Temporary targeted COVID-19 measures

Date: Nov 13, 2020

Temporary measures include a two-week (November 13-27) ban on group performance activity, including singing, dancing and theatre.
Link to Survey Results | The New Experience Economy - Wave 3

Survey Results | The New Experience Economy - Wave 3

Date: Nov 13, 2020

Third wave of results of a long-term study to gauge Alberta audiences' attitudes towards returning to live arts and culture venues and events.
Link to Congratulations! Simone Elizabeth Saunders Wins BMO 1st Art! Prize

Congratulations! Simone Elizabeth Saunders Wins BMO 1st Art! Prize

Date: Oct 16, 2020

Alberta University of the Arts graduate wins $15,000 national prize in competition for emerging artists with Black Lives Matter textile work.
Link to Calgary singer wins national competition

Calgary singer wins national competition

Date: Sep 29, 2020

Congratulations to Brittany Rae! She has won the 43rd Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition in Voice.
Link to Survey Results | The New Experience Economy - Wave 2

Survey Results | The New Experience Economy - Wave 2

Date: Sep 3, 2020

Second wave of results of a long-term study to gauge Alberta audiences' attitudes towards returning to live arts and culture venues and events.

Pages