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Link to Alberta’s 1st Artist in Residence revealed

Alberta’s 1st Artist in Residence revealed

Date: Jan 31, 2019

Edmonton’s Lauren Crazybull has been named the Government of Alberta's first Artist in Residence.
Link to Friends of University Hospitals' New Executive Director

Friends of University Hospitals' New Executive Director

Date: Jan 31, 2019

The Board of Directors of the Friends of University Hospitals is pleased to announce the appointment of Tyler Sherard as Executive Director.

Contemporary Calgary appoints Interim Chief Curator, Ryan Doherty

Date: Jan 17, 2019

Contemporary Calgary today announced the appointment of Ryan Doherty as Interim Chief Curator.
Link to Nominate an outstanding artist for 2019 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist  Award

Nominate an outstanding artist for 2019 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Award

Date: Jan 9, 2019

Nominations are open for the 2019 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Awards, Alberta’s most prestigious artistic award.

Deadline: Mar 31, 2019 - 11:45 pm

Link to Alberta announces Month of the Artist and new Artist in Residence program

Alberta announces Month of the Artist and new Artist in Residence program

Date: Nov 15, 2018

Alberta is making history by becoming the first province in Canada to dedicate an entire month to the celebration of artists.
Link to Alexis Marie Chute receives 2018 Alumni Horizon Award

Alexis Marie Chute receives 2018 Alumni Horizon Award

Date: Sep 14, 2018

Community invited to celebrate as artist and author receives UAlberta Alumni Award on September 24.
Link to First Canadian Culture Track Report released

First Canadian Culture Track Report released

Date: Aug 20, 2018

Culture Track is a national survey of cultural consumers’ attitudes, motivators, and barriers to participation. See an overview of 2018 study.
Link to Alberta Music Week brings boost for music industry

Alberta Music Week brings boost for music industry

Date: Jul 19, 2018

Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda declares July 19-26, 2018 Alberta Music Week.
Link to Pumphouse Theatre: Announcing The Quenten Doolittle Memorial Gallery

Pumphouse Theatre: Announcing The Quenten Doolittle Memorial Gallery

Date: Jun 22, 2018

The Pumphouse Theatre is happy to announce the renaming of our Lobby Art Gallery to be the Quenten Doolittle Memorial Gallery.
Link to Billy-Ray Belcourt wins 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize

Billy-Ray Belcourt wins 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize

Date: Jun 7, 2018

Billy-Ray Belcourt wins $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize for his anthology, This Wound is a World.

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