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Work of the Week: Happy International Dance Day
Date: Apr 29, 2022
Celebrate International Dance Day! Established in 1982 by UNESCO International Theatre Institute, International Dance Day falls on Apr 29 every year.
Henri van Bentum, 1929 - 2022
Date: Apr 25, 2022
Spatial Rythms by Henri van Bentum marked a major transition in his artistic practice.
Harry Kiyooka, RCA (1928 – 2022)
Date: Apr 22, 2022
The AFA was saddened to learn of the passing of former board member and Alberta artist Harry Kiyooka on April 8, 2022.
Work of the Week: World Book and Copyright Day
Date: Apr 22, 2022
Every year on April 23, World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated to encourage enjoyment of reading books.
AFA 2023-24 Spending Plan
Date: Apr 18, 2022
A message from AFA Board Chair, Paul R Baay, regarding the AFA's 2023-24 spending plan.
Work of the Week: World Art Day
Date: Apr 14, 2022
We profile "World enough, and time" by Ken Macklin to help celebrate World Art Day on April 15.
New talk series at the Royal Alberta Museum - UP CLOSE: Stories, objects, and ideas from beyond the galleries
Date: Apr 11, 2022
Join museum experts to learn about research and collections projects and ask questions about our collection. Starting April 22.
Work of the Week: Gag by Carissa Baktay
Date: Mar 31, 2022
Did you know the AFA Art Collection includes contemporary sculpture? Check out this example in Work of the Week.
Work of the Week: Conquered Mountain by John K. Esler
Date: Mar 18, 2022
Featured artwork from the Collection of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts: Conquered Mountain by John K. Esler and showcased at TREX - NW Alberta
Work of the Week: Pendulum by Ukainian artist Oksana Movchan
Date: Mar 11, 2022
Work of the Week shines a spotlight on Ukrainian artist Oksana Movchan