Find out what's happening in the Alberta arts community. You never know what you'll discover!
- Click the image or the title to view each News story. Click blue buttons or pink tags to browse related stories.
- Individuals and organizations posting and/or viewing information on the AFA newsfeed do so at their own risk. The AFA does not guarantee the accuracy of any information posted on the newsfeed. The posting of a listing is not an endorsement by the AFA of the submitting organization or individual, or any organization or individual identified in the listing. The AFA recommends that those viewing the newsfeed conduct their own research of organizations and individuals that post on the website, when listings are related to youth.
Work of the Week - an ode to spring
Date: Mar 20, 2023
We celebrate the first day of spring with Jean Peters' Spring Thaw.
The Year of Craft: a ceramic legacy lives on
Date: Feb 21, 2023
The evolution of studio ceramics in Alberta, the significance of one small central gallery, and the connection to the AFA Art Collection.
Work of the Week: Borrowed Power by Joane Cardinal-Schubert
Date: Jan 27, 2023
Check out the David Garneau exhibition opening Feb 3 at the Nickle Galleries featuring this artwork by Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert.
The legacy of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert - Part 1
Date: Jan 20, 2023
We look back at the tremendous impact Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert has had on the AFA Art Collection, starting with the Narrative Quest exhibition.
A holiday message from AFA Chair, Mary Rozsa de Coquet
Date: Dec 23, 2022
A holiday message from AFA Chair, Mary Rozsa de Coquet. Featured artwork is Jack Pine by Walter Phillips, from the AFA Art Collection.
The art of giving
Date: Dec 14, 2022
Acquisition by donation has been a foundational building block to establishing the AFA Art Collection. Here are just a few notable examples.
It's about time...
Date: Nov 21, 2022
Learn more about the iconic mural commissioned from Sandra Bromley that defines the AFA's offices in downtown Edmonton.
Discovering lost cultural treasures
Date: Oct 25, 2022
AFA Art Collection 50th Anniversary look back: that one time in 2015 when we were treasure hunters!
Autumn Whiteway awarded the AFA Fellowship for Emerging Curators
Date: Sep 30, 2022
"Cross Cultura" is curated by Indigenous curator, visual artist and archaeologist, Autumn Whiteway (Night Singing Woman).
The history of the AFA Art Collection
Date: Sep 29, 2022
50 years ago, the GoA set aside $50,000 to fund annual art acquisition, the ripples from which continue today in the AFA Art Collection.