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Link to Virtual Education Program | Art & Nature Virtual Museum Classroom

Virtual Education Program | Art & Nature Virtual Museum Classroom

Date: Feb 2, 2021

Five weeks of Foothills Exploration, hosted live from the Leighton Art Centre!

Deadline: Mar 22, 2021 - 11:15 am

Link to Work of the Week: "Song of the Wolf" by Jeannette Northey

Work of the Week: "Song of the Wolf" by Jeannette Northey

Date: Jan 29, 2021

This week’s Work of the Week is "Song of the Wolf" by Jeannette Northey.
Link to Survey Results | The New Experience Economy - Wave 4

Survey Results | The New Experience Economy - Wave 4

Date: Jan 28, 2021

Fourth wave of results of a long-term study to gauge Alberta audiences' attitudes towards returning to live arts and culture venues and events.
Link to Call for Nominations | 2021 Sobey Art Award

Call for Nominations | 2021 Sobey Art Award

Date: Jan 27, 2021

Nominations are open for the 2021 Sobey Art Award, the most generous honour for contemporary Canadian visual artists aged 40 and under.

Deadline: Mar 5, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Link to Call for Submissions | Short Docs via Hulu and IF/Then Shorts' First Short Documentary Lab

Call for Submissions | Short Docs via Hulu and IF/Then Shorts' First Short Documentary Lab

Date: Jan 26, 2021

Four filmmaking teams will be chosen to participate in a one-year lab focused on short-documentary production and career training.
Link to Exhibition | "The Scene Between" at the Leighton Art Centre Tower Gallery

Exhibition | "The Scene Between" at the Leighton Art Centre Tower Gallery

Date: Jan 25, 2021

New exhibition of artwork by Michelle Wiebe of one artist’s journey to find beauty in the fragmentation within her own family.

Deadline: Mar 6, 2021 - 5:00 pm

Link to Exhibition | "My Name Is Not Tree" at the Leighton Art Centre Main Gallery

Exhibition | "My Name Is Not Tree" at the Leighton Art Centre Main Gallery

Date: Jan 25, 2021

Exhibition of artwork by Penny Corradine. She has pursued expressionist landscapes for years, and now she is overcome with the idea of trees.

Deadline: Mar 6, 2021 - 5:00 pm

Link to Work of the Week: "Ancestor" by Florence Shone

Work of the Week: "Ancestor" by Florence Shone

Date: Jan 22, 2021

This week’s Work of the Week is "Ancestor" by Indigenous artist Florence Shone.
Link to Call for Submissions | The Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize

Call for Submissions | The Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize

Date: Jan 21, 2021

It is not too soon to think about nominating a Greater Edmonton visual artist or artists for the 2021 Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize!

Deadline: Mar 12, 2021 - 4:00 pm

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