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AFA 2023-24 Spending Plan
Date: Apr 18, 2023
A message from AFA Board Chair, Paul R Baay, regarding the AFA's 2023-24 spending plan.
Watch now: Building a Collection - Celebrating 50 years of the AFA Art Collection
Date: Apr 15, 2023
The AFA released “Building a Collection – Celebrating 50 Years of the AFA Art Collection," on World Art Day (April 15), and is available to watch now!
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.
AFA awards 15 Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medals
Date: Feb 7, 2023
The AFA awarded 15 medals to arts champions during two ceremonies in Edmonton on January 30 and in Calgary on February 2.
Explore the 2021-22 AFA Annual Report
Date: Dec 21, 2022
AFA's highlights and accomplishments during the last fiscal year, including a summary of grants awarded.
Artist profile - Barb Mah
Date: Dec 2, 2022
Barb Mah is an Edmonton-based director, teacher, choreographer, costume designer and actor. Our long-time arts consultant is retiring from the AFA.
Date: Sep 14, 2021
Learn about how the AFA was established in our province by peering back in time at its origins and some of the first art and artists it supported.
AFA engagement (April 2021): What We Heard
Date: Jun 25, 2021
In April 2021 the AFA sought feedback through targeted engagement on stakeholder challenges and anticipated needs to inform its 2021-22 spending plan.
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.
Introducing the AFA Young Artist Prize recipients
Date: Jun 19, 2017
Chosen by the 25 Influential Alberta Artists, these young artists are the next generation of Alberta’s art community