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Link to Jeffrey Spalding, 1951-2019

Jeffrey Spalding, 1951-2019

Date: Oct 16, 2019

We are very saddened to hear of the passing of Jeffrey Spalding, a tireless champion of Canadian art.
    Link to 2019 Sobey Art Award and Exhibition

    2019 Sobey Art Award and Exhibition

    Date: Oct 1, 2019

    On view for the first time at the Art Gallery of Alberta, the Sobey Art Award exhibition will feature works by this year’s five shortlisted artists.

    Deadline: Jan 5, 2020 - 5:00 pm

    Link to Volunteer Opportunities | Royal Alberta Museum

    Volunteer Opportunities | Royal Alberta Museum

    Date: Oct 1, 2019

    Spend your Mondays with mammoths and your Fridays with fossils--the Royal Alberta Museum is looking to fill several volunteer positions!
    Link to Stony Plain Photographer is One of 11 Finalists for the 2019 Luxembourg Art Prize

    Stony Plain Photographer is One of 11 Finalists for the 2019 Luxembourg Art Prize

    Date: Sep 27, 2019

    Jenna Hobbs is the only Canadian entry for this international art award.
    Link to Call for Submissions | Survey Participants – Alberta Playwrights’ Network

    Call for Submissions | Survey Participants – Alberta Playwrights’ Network

    Date: Sep 25, 2019

    Calling all playwrights! Alberta Playwrights’ Network has launched a research study surrounding new play development in Canada & your voice is needed.

    Deadline: Nov 15, 2019 - 11:45 pm

    Link to Actor Tom Jackson Joins Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society!

    Actor Tom Jackson Joins Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society!

    Date: Sep 23, 2019

    One of Canada’s most influential and distinguished actors, musicians and activists is the company’s ambassador, creative collaborator and producer!

    Call for Applicants | Textile Museum of Canada Melissa Levin Emerging Artist Award

    Date: Sep 23, 2019

    Emerging artists from all disciplines are encouraged to apply, including artist collectives and collaborative projects.

    Deadline: Nov 4, 2019 - 11:45 pm

    Link to Calgary Contemporary Art Map

    Calgary Contemporary Art Map

    Date: Aug 14, 2019

    Looking for art in Calgary? The Esker Foundation has mapped out nearly 40 contemporary art locations in Calgary!
    Link to National Indigenous Peoples Day

    National Indigenous Peoples Day

    Date: Jun 21, 2019

    Celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures & incredible achievements of First Nations, Inuit & Métis!
      Link to Alberta country music star wins JUNO

      Alberta country music star wins JUNO

      Date: Mar 18, 2019

      Congratulations to Alberta recording artist Brett Kissel who won the JUNO for the 2019 Country Album of the Year!

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