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The legacy of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert - Part 1
Date: Jan 20, 2023
We look back at the tremendous impact Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert has had on the AFA Art Collection, starting with the Narrative Quest exhibition.
Discovering lost cultural treasures
Date: Oct 25, 2022
AFA Art Collection 50th Anniversary look back: that one time in 2015 when we were treasure hunters!
Autumn Whiteway awarded the AFA Fellowship for Emerging Curators
Date: Sep 30, 2022
"Cross Cultura" is curated by Indigenous curator, visual artist and archaeologist, Autumn Whiteway (Night Singing Woman).
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.
Becca Taylor awarded Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert Fellowship for Indigenous Curators
Date: Aug 13, 2018
Through this Fellowship, Becca will research and work with Indigenous artists to potentially increase representation in the AFA collection.
AFA provides supplemental project funding Alberta Culture Days 2018
Date: Jul 20, 2018
The AFA offered one-time project funding to support Alberta Culture Days 2018 celebrations led by Indigenous and Culturally Diverse communities.
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.
Watch: Iinisikimm - an AFA Commemorative Arts Project
Date: Oct 19, 2017
See the video of Iinisikimm, a nighttime lantern performance and homecoming for the buffalo of Banff National Park.
Supporting Indigenous arts in Alberta
Date: Aug 2, 2016
In March 2005, the AFA initiated a three-phase consultation process to explore and understand the needs of Indigenous artists and arts organizations.
Painting a new start with Alberta's Future Leaders
Date: Jun 28, 2016
It seemed impossible to Alysha that she might be a gifted artist. But with the help of her Alberta's Future Leaders mentors, things changed.