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Link to ASA Membership Drive (2021)

ASA Membership Drive (2021)

Date: Dec 2, 2020

Apply to be a Juried Member by Feb 23, 2021. Perks include paid exhibition and workshop opportunities, art supply discounts, and more.

Deadline: Feb 23, 2021 - 11:45 pm

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 Call for Submissions | Beacon Original Art

Call for Submissions | Beacon Original Art

Date: Nov 30, 2020

We invite emerging, mid-career & professional artists to apply to participate in our juried Annual Spring Art Exhibition & Sale in April 2021.

Deadline: Mar 27, 2021 - 11:45 pm

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 Work of the Week: "Dark Horse" by Yvonne Mullock

Work of the Week: "Dark Horse" by Yvonne Mullock

Date: Nov 27, 2020

This week's Work of the Week is "Dark Horse" by Yvonne Mullock.
Link to Call for Submissions | Travelling Exhibitions (TREX) Program Northwest

Call for Submissions | Travelling Exhibitions (TREX) Program Northwest

Date: Nov 26, 2020

The Traveling Exhibitions Program Northwest (TREX NW) welcomes proposals from artists based in Treaty 8.

Deadline: Mar 15, 2021 - 11:45 pm

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.
Link to Block Printing On Fabric (In-Person!) Workshop

Block Printing On Fabric (In-Person!) Workshop

Date: Nov 21, 2020

Learn the basics of printmaking on textiles!

Deadline: Jan 21, 2021 - 6:30 pm

Link to Work of the Week: "Making Faces" Heather Shillinglaw

Work of the Week: "Making Faces" Heather Shillinglaw

Date: Nov 20, 2020

This week’s Work of the Week is "Making Faces" by Métis artist Heather Shillinglaw.
Link to Free Event | Announcing the Evolution of the Arts in a Digital World Symposium!

Free Event | Announcing the Evolution of the Arts in a Digital World Symposium!

Date: Nov 19, 2020

Free symposium that takes a no-nonsense approach to digital technology and will engage our speakers & attendees in a conversation our digital world.

Deadline: Jan 27, 2021 - 10:00 am

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