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Link to AFA provides supplemental project funding Alberta Culture Days 2018

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.
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 AFA Commemorative Project "All the World’s a Stage"

AFA Commemorative Project "All the World’s a Stage"

Date: Apr 23, 2018

A short documentary film on renowned Calgary theatre artists will play in Edmonton and Calgary. It has been nominated for three AMPIA awards.
Link to Budget 2018

Budget 2018

Date: Mar 22, 2018

On March 22, the Government of Alberta announced its 2018-19 budget, which maintained a $31.5 million allocation to the AFA.
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 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 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.

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