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Link to AFA Public Art Commission Awarded to Portage College

AFA Public Art Commission Awarded to Portage College

Date: Apr 24, 2018

This funding will be used to commission three pieces of work from Indigenous artists for MOAPPA's Celebrating New Dawn project.
Link to DataLog : Art Encoded - An Emerging Curator Exhibition

DataLog : Art Encoded - An Emerging Curator Exhibition

Date: Feb 8, 2018

DataLog : Art Encoded fully embraces and uses the resources of the digital realm to exhibit selected artworks from the AFA Collection
Link to Double Take: An Emerging Curator Exhibition

Double Take: An Emerging Curator Exhibition

Date: Feb 8, 2018

Double Take, curated by Shannon Bingeman, challenges perceptions of logical order.
Link to Work of the Week: WINTER

Work of the Week: WINTER

Date: Dec 19, 2017

The Work of the Week is WINTER by Illingworth (Buck) Kerr.
Link to Watch: The Art of Hide Tanning - an AFA Commemorative Art Project

Watch: The Art of Hide Tanning - an AFA Commemorative Art Project

Date: Dec 15, 2017

See the video of The Art of Hide Tanning: commissioned Indigenous artworks featuring the traditional hide tanning process taught at Portage College.
Link to Redpoll Centre Public Art Commission

Redpoll Centre Public Art Commission

Date: Nov 23, 2017

Arts Council Wood Buffalo in partnership with the Alberta Foundations for the Arts has unveiled a new commission by local artist Lucie Bause.
Link to Work of the Week: Ill Equipped & Unprepared

Work of the Week: Ill Equipped & Unprepared

Date: Nov 7, 2017

The Work of the Week is Ill Equipped & Unprepared by April Dean
Link to Public art walking tours of Capital Boulevard on Culture Days

Public art walking tours of Capital Boulevard on Culture Days

Date: Oct 2, 2017

AFA partnered with The Works International Visual Arts Society to offer free guided walking tours of public art during Alberta Culture Days 2017.
Link to Imperial donated four artworks to AFA Collection

Imperial donated four artworks to AFA Collection

Date: Mar 24, 2017

To celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial, an estimated $6 million in artworks will be donated to Canadian museums and galleries, including the AFA.
Link to Have art... will travel

Have art... will travel

Date: Sep 20, 2016

From High Level in the North, to the Milk River in the South, TREX brings Albertan art to all corners of the province, one crate at a time.

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