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Link to Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge: Call for Independent Indigenous Project Curator

Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge: Call for Independent Indigenous Project Curator

Date: Jan 4, 2022

The Gallery at Casa has secured funding for a dedicated Indigenous project space and are seeking an independent, Indigenous curator.
Link to Call for Submissions: The GRAND Presents Live and Local

Call for Submissions: The GRAND Presents Live and Local

Date: Jan 3, 2022

The GRAND invites local emerging to established performance-based artists to submit proposals for inclusion in The GRAND’s Live and Local series.
Link to Rest Stops: Mapping Out the Permanent Collection

Rest Stops: Mapping Out the Permanent Collection

Date: Dec 4, 2021

'Rest Stops: Mapping Out the Permanent Collection' runs until June 5, 2022.

Deadline: Jun 5, 2022 - 5:00 pm

Link to Connecting by Creating

Connecting by Creating

Date: Nov 23, 2021

We are excited to announce a new volunteer, arts-based, program at St. Michael's Long Term Care Center.

Deadline: Dec 31, 2022 - 11:45 pm

Link to Norma Dunning wins 2021 Governor General's Literary Award for English-language fiction

Norma Dunning wins 2021 Governor General's Literary Award for English-language fiction

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Congratulations to Norma Dunning, and also to Alberta-based writer Jenna Butler who was named a finalist for an award.
Link to Invitation to join our Board of Directors

Invitation to join our Board of Directors

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Join W.P. Puppet Theatre's Board of Directors: Help us use the Power of Puppetry to Impact Positive Social Change!
Link to Work of the Week: Untitled (Soldier Sask Airport Mural Drawing)

Work of the Week: Untitled (Soldier Sask Airport Mural Drawing)

Date: Nov 9, 2021

James Nicoll's Untitled (Soldier Sask Airport Mural Drawing) is the AFA's Work of the Week for Remembrance Day and Indigenous Veteran's Day.
Link to Tiny House podcast coming out as part of the Telus STORYHIVE 2020 Podcast Edition

Tiny House podcast coming out as part of the Telus STORYHIVE 2020 Podcast Edition

Date: Nov 8, 2021

Actor and Filmmaker Michael Bartz was part of Telus STORYHIVE's 2020 Podcast Edition with his show In Over My Head.
Link to Executive Administrative Assistant

Executive Administrative Assistant

Date: Oct 27, 2021

We seek a well-organized individual who is passionate about the arts to join us in the role of Executive Administrative Assistant at Arts Commons!
Link to Upholding the value of artists to Alberta | À la défense du rôle des artistes en Alberta

Upholding the value of artists to Alberta | À la défense du rôle des artistes en Alberta

Date: Oct 27, 2021

Proposed new legislation will promote greater economic security, freedom of expression and professional recognition for Alberta artists.

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