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IWD 2023: Canada’s population of artists led by women
Date: Mar 7, 2023
On a day we celebrate the many amazing women in our communities, we focus on women in the arts.
Date: Mar 1, 2023
In Budget 2023, funding for the AFA was maintained at $25.6 million to continue to provide essential support to Alberta’s arts sector.
Work of the Week celebrates International Women’s Day
Date: Feb 28, 2023
Celebrate International Women's Day via Alberta's arts and culture scene.
Celebrating Black History Month with the Arts
Date: Feb 1, 2023
Our 2023 list of ways to celebrate Black History Month and engage with the Alberta Arts and Culture scene.
Calgary's IntegralOrg added to National Network of Legal Clinics for the Arts
Date: Nov 2, 2022
IntegralOrg added to system of connected regional legal hubs for artists and arts organizations that includes existing Canadian pro-bono legal clinics
Survey Results | The New Experience Economy - Wave 6
Date: Jan 19, 2022
6th and final wave of results of a long-term study to gauge Alberta audiences' attitudes towards returning to live arts and culture venues and events.
Upholding the value of artists to Alberta | À la défense du rôle des artistes en Alberta
Date: Oct 27, 2021
Proposed new legislation will promote greater economic security, freedom of expression and professional recognition for Alberta artists.
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.
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.
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.