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Link to Explore the economics of Alberta art

Explore the economics of Alberta art

Date: Feb 27, 2018

On Feb. 27, 2018, Statistics Canada released Culture Satellite Account economic data for the Canadian arts, culture and sport sectors from 2010-2016.
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.
    Link to Work of the Week: Ill Equipped & Unprepared

    Work of the Week: Ill Equipped & Unprepared

    Date: Nov 7, 2017

    The Work of the Week is Ill Equipped & Unprepared by April Dean
    Link to Erin McDonald, Manager, Art Collections recognized by Avenue Magazine

    Erin McDonald, Manager, Art Collections recognized by Avenue Magazine

    Date: Oct 31, 2017

    Erin was named one of Avenue Magazine's Edmonton Top 40 under 40 for 2017. Congratulations to all artists recognized by Avenue Calgary and Edmonton.
    Link to Watch: Iinisikimm - an AFA Commemorative Arts Project

    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.

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