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Link to Work of the Week: 3 artworks in memoriam

Work of the Week: 3 artworks in memoriam

Date: Feb 22, 2018

We lost three artists represented in the AFA collection in February 2018. This week we feature artworks by all three artists in their memory.
Link to Adrian Stimson awarded 2018 Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts

Adrian Stimson awarded 2018 Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts

Date: Feb 21, 2018

Adrian Stimson, a multidisciplinary artist based in Siksika (Blackfoot) Nation, Alberta, is a recipient of the 2018 GGArts Awards.
Link to Alberta’s space matching tool lists 1,000th venue

Alberta’s space matching tool lists 1,000th venue

Date: Feb 21, 2018

This online tool for arts organizations is supported in part through funding from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Congratulations!
Link to Recruitment open for new Francophonie council

Recruitment open for new Francophonie council

Date: Feb 1, 2018

Albertans can help deliver on the province’s first French Policy by applying to join the new Alberta Advisory Council on the Francophonie.
Link to Senator Tommy Banks passes away

Senator Tommy Banks passes away

Date: Jan 26, 2018

Our sincerest condolences to friends and family of Senator Tommy Banks: an iconic figure of the Alberta arts community.
    Link to "Canadian musicians" in Denmark

    "Canadian musicians" in Denmark

    Date: Dec 10, 2017

    Sculptor from Calgary creates a public art piece for a beautiful town of Skovby in Denmark.
    Link to Bragg Creek Performing Arts Announces Spring 2018 Season.

    Bragg Creek Performing Arts Announces Spring 2018 Season.

    Date: Dec 4, 2017

    The Spring concerts of BCPA’s 37th season now announced. Tickets now on sale.
    Link to 2017 Survey of Albertans on Culture now available

    2017 Survey of Albertans on Culture now available

    Date: Nov 30, 2017

    Information about Albertans' views on arts and culture in our province now available - read the report or download raw data from Open Alberta.
      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 Creative Export Envelope funding opportunity

      Creative Export Envelope funding opportunity

      Date: Nov 7, 2017

      Canada Arts Presentation Fund (CAPF) is offering supplemental support to existing recipients.

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