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Link to Senator Tommy Banks passes away

Senator Tommy Banks passes away

Date: Jan 26, 2018

Our sincerest condolences to friends and family of Senator Tommy Banks: an iconic figure of the Alberta arts community.
    Link to Work of the Week: WINTER

    Work of the Week: WINTER

    Date: Dec 19, 2017

    The Work of the Week is WINTER by Illingworth (Buck) Kerr.
    Link to Watch: The Art of Hide Tanning - an AFA Commemorative Art Project

    Watch: The Art of Hide Tanning - an AFA Commemorative Art Project

    Date: Dec 15, 2017

    See the video of The Art of Hide Tanning: commissioned Indigenous artworks featuring the traditional hide tanning process taught at Portage College.
    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 Work of the Week: Ill Equipped & Unprepared

    Work of the Week: Ill Equipped & Unprepared

    Date: Nov 7, 2017

    The Work of the Week is Ill Equipped & Unprepared by April Dean
    Link to Erin McDonald, Manager, Art Collections recognized by Avenue Magazine

    Erin McDonald, Manager, Art Collections recognized by Avenue Magazine

    Date: Oct 31, 2017

    Erin was named one of Avenue Magazine's Edmonton Top 40 under 40 for 2017. Congratulations to all artists recognized by Avenue Calgary and Edmonton.
    Link to Watch: Iinisikimm - an AFA Commemorative Arts Project

    Watch: Iinisikimm - an AFA Commemorative Arts Project

    Date: Oct 19, 2017

    See the video of Iinisikimm, a nighttime lantern performance and homecoming for the buffalo of Banff National Park.
    Link to Introducing our new Director, Arts Development.

    Introducing our new Director, Arts Development.

    Date: Oct 2, 2017

    The Arts Branch is pleased to announce that David Folk has accepted the position of Director, Arts Development.
    Link to Public art walking tours of Capital Boulevard on Culture Days

    Public art walking tours of Capital Boulevard on Culture Days

    Date: Oct 2, 2017

    AFA partnered with The Works International Visual Arts Society to offer free guided walking tours of public art during Alberta Culture Days 2017.
    Link to Introducing the AFA Young Artist Prize recipients

    Introducing the AFA Young Artist Prize recipients

    Date: Jun 19, 2017

    Chosen by the 25 Influential Alberta Artists, these young artists are the next generation of Alberta’s art community

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