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Link to 50th Anniversary of the AFA Art Collection

50th Anniversary of the AFA Art Collection

Date: Sep 29, 2022

A Message from AFA Board Chair Mary Rozsa de Coquet
    Link to The history of the AFA Art Collection

    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.
    Link to Work of the Week: World Art Day

    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.
    Link to Work of the Week celebrates Lunar New Year

    Work of the Week celebrates Lunar New Year

    Date: Feb 2, 2022

    This week's Work of the Week is "Fortune Cookie" by Peter Greendale
    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 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.
    Link to Work of the Week: "Making Faces" Heather Shillinglaw

    Work of the Week: "Making Faces" Heather Shillinglaw

    Date: Nov 20, 2020

    This week’s Work of the Week is "Making Faces" by Métis artist Heather Shillinglaw.
    Link to AFA remembers John "Jock" Osler

    AFA remembers John "Jock" Osler

    Date: Aug 11, 2020

    We at the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) are very saddened to learn of the passing of John “Jock” Osler.
      Link to AFA Art on Display | Yorath House

      AFA Art on Display | Yorath House

      Date: Dec 19, 2019

      Nestled in Edmonton's river valley is a gem of modernist style -- Yorath House, which now playing host to several artworks from the AFA's collection!
      Link to Now On View | Two New Emerging Curator Exhibitions

      Now On View | Two New Emerging Curator Exhibitions

      Date: Sep 4, 2019

      "Absence Inhabited" and "Dear Alan", featuring artworks from the AFA's collection, are now on view on Google Arts and Culture.

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