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Link to The Relationship Between Arts Participation and Health

The Relationship Between Arts Participation and Health

Date: Sep 15, 2021

A recent Hill Strategies study explores the positive relationship between Canadians’ art participation and health and well-bring.
Link to AFA Origins

AFA Origins

Date: Sep 14, 2021

Learn about how the AFA was established in our province by peering back in time at its origins and some of the first art and artists it supported.
Link to Take part in art & celebrate 30 years of the AFA!

Take part in art & celebrate 30 years of the AFA!

Date: Sep 6, 2021

The AFA encourages all Albertans to “take part in art” this September and rediscover Alberta’s unique and exceptional arts scene.
Link to September is Month of the Artist in Alberta

September is Month of the Artist in Alberta

Date: Sep 1, 2021

During the Month of the Artist, Albertans recognize and raise awareness of the value artists bring to our communities.
Link to Statistics Canada study: Financial impacts of the pandemic

Statistics Canada study: Financial impacts of the pandemic

Date: Aug 26, 2021

On August 17, Statistics Canada published a paper on the Financial impacts of the pandemic on culture, arts, entertainment and recreation.
Link to Alberta Culture Days feature sites announced

Alberta Culture Days feature sites announced

Date: Aug 26, 2021

On August 5, the Alberta government announced the 5 feature sites representing each region of the province.
Link to AFA Pluralism Arts Policy Consultants Announced

AFA Pluralism Arts Policy Consultants Announced

Date: Aug 18, 2021

After a competitive procurement process, Parodos Social Marketing will make recommendations to implement the AFA's Pluralism policy.
Link to Savanna Harvey presents: The Write-In

Savanna Harvey presents: The Write-In

Date: Jul 7, 2021

Savanna Harvey presents: The Write-In! A weekly virtual reading/writing space open to everyone.

Alberta enters Stage 3 of its Open For Summer Plan

Date: Jul 1, 2021

Alberta is now in Stage 3 of the Open for Summer Plan. All public health measures have been lifted except in specific settings.
Link to AFA engagement (April 2021): What We Heard

AFA engagement (April 2021): What We Heard

Date: Jun 25, 2021

In April 2021 the AFA sought feedback through targeted engagement on stakeholder challenges and anticipated needs to inform its 2021-22 spending plan.

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