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Link to Troy Kokol nominated for 2018 Indigenous Music Award

Troy Kokol nominated for 2018 Indigenous Music Award

Date: Apr 6, 2018

A former AFA funding recipient, Troy's album Lonely Ghost was nominated for 2018 Best Folk Album. Awards will be announced on May 18 in Winnipeg.
Link to Improving Alberta’s premier theatres

Improving Alberta’s premier theatres

Date: Mar 28, 2018

The Government of Alberta is investing $9.3 million to improve the Northern and Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditoriums.
Link to The Calgary Boys' Choir's Founding Artistic Director, Douglas Parnham, has passed away

The Calgary Boys' Choir's Founding Artistic Director, Douglas Parnham, has passed away

Date: Mar 5, 2018

The Calgary Boys’ Choir is sad to report that its founding artistic director, Douglas Parnham, has died. He was 92 years old.
Link to Work of the Week: 3 artworks in memoriam

Work of the Week: 3 artworks in memoriam

Date: Feb 22, 2018

We lost three artists represented in the AFA collection in February 2018. This week we feature artworks by all three artists in their memory.
Link to Adrian Stimson awarded 2018 Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts

Adrian Stimson awarded 2018 Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts

Date: Feb 21, 2018

Adrian Stimson, a multidisciplinary artist based in Siksika (Blackfoot) Nation, Alberta, is a recipient of the 2018 GGArts Awards.
Link to Alberta’s space matching tool lists 1,000th venue

Alberta’s space matching tool lists 1,000th venue

Date: Feb 21, 2018

This online tool for arts organizations is supported in part through funding from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Congratulations!
Link to "Canadian musicians" in Denmark

"Canadian musicians" in Denmark

Date: Dec 10, 2017

Sculptor from Calgary creates a public art piece for a beautiful town of Skovby in Denmark.
Link to 2017 Survey of Albertans on Culture now available

2017 Survey of Albertans on Culture now available

Date: Nov 30, 2017

Information about Albertans' views on arts and culture in our province now available - read the report or download raw data from Open Alberta.
    Link to Redpoll Centre Public Art Commission

    Redpoll Centre Public Art Commission

    Date: Nov 23, 2017

    Arts Council Wood Buffalo in partnership with the Alberta Foundations for the Arts has unveiled a new commission by local artist Lucie Bause.
    Link to Albertan artists recognized at the 2017 Governor General's Literary Awards

    Albertan artists recognized at the 2017 Governor General's Literary Awards

    Date: Nov 1, 2017

    Congratulations to Richard Harrison of Calgary and the other Albertan finalists recognized at the 2017 Governor General's Literary Awards

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