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Link to AFA Public Art Commission Awarded to Portage College

AFA Public Art Commission Awarded to Portage College

Date: Apr 24, 2018

This funding will be used to commission three pieces of work from Indigenous artists for MOAPPA's Celebrating New Dawn project.
Link to Sheri-D Wilson named Calgary Poet Laureate

Sheri-D Wilson named Calgary Poet Laureate

Date: Apr 24, 2018

Calgary Arts Development and the Calgary Poet Laureate Selection Committee are pleased to announce Sheri-D Wilson as the 2018-2020 Poet Laureate.
Link to UPDATE! Alberta represented in 2018 Sobey Art Award nominations

UPDATE! Alberta represented in 2018 Sobey Art Award nominations

Date: Apr 24, 2018

Current Alberta resident Jordan Bennett made the shortlist! Alberta born artists Hannah Doerksen and Elif Saydam were nominated for long list.
Link to AFA Commemorative Project "All the World’s a Stage"

AFA Commemorative Project "All the World’s a Stage"

Date: Apr 23, 2018

A short documentary film on renowned Calgary theatre artists will play in Edmonton and Calgary. It has been nominated for three AMPIA awards.
Link to Work of the Week: The Weight of Things

Work of the Week: The Weight of Things

Date: Apr 18, 2018

The Work of the Week is The Weight of Things by Mark Mullin.
Link to City of St. Albert - Job Posting - Cultural Business and Events Manager

City of St. Albert - Job Posting - Cultural Business and Events Manager

Date: Apr 16, 2018

Job posting for Cultural Business and Events Manager for the City of St. Albert. Deadline: May 1.
Link to Work of the Week: Rainbow Bear

Work of the Week: Rainbow Bear

Date: Apr 10, 2018

The Work of the Week is Rainbow Bear by Terry McCue.
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 Work of the Week: 2 artworks from the exhibition The Art of Truth and Reconciliation

Work of the Week: 2 artworks from the exhibition The Art of Truth and Reconciliation

Date: Apr 4, 2018

The Work of the Week features two artworks from the 2018 exhibition The Art of Truth and Reconciliation by George Littlechild.
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.

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