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Imperial donated four artworks to AFA Collection
Date: Mar 24, 2017
To celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial, an estimated $6 million in artworks will be donated to Canadian museums and galleries, including the AFA.
Meet AFA's 25 Influential Artists
Date: Sep 30, 2016
In spring 2016, the AFA began accepting community nominations to identify 25 Influential Alberta Artists from the past 25 years.
Have art... will travel
Date: Sep 20, 2016
From High Level in the North, to the Milk River in the South, TREX brings Albertan art to all corners of the province, one crate at a time.
Meet me at the public art
Date: Sep 13, 2016
Learn about how artwork from the AFA Public Art Commission program enhances public space often evolving into a community landmark.
Alberta's ever-evolving visual arts community
Date: Aug 30, 2016
We’ve collected some highlights of the ever-changing organism that is visual arts in Alberta over the last 25 years.
Behind the scenes: the very first Arts Days
Date: Aug 23, 2016
It’s hard to believe this arts filled weekend has only been around nationally since 2009. But did you know the very first one happened in Alberta?
Alberta art shines at the National Gallery of Canada
Date: Aug 9, 2016
Calgary-based Chris Cran and Cold Lake’s Alex Janvier each had noteworthy, full-career retrospective shows at the National Gallery of Canada in 2016
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.
Three-year funding x four grants =...
Date: Jul 19, 2016
The Alberta Ballet, Beaverlodge Cultural Society, the Edmonton Fringe Festival… what do these organizations have in common?
10 highlights from Alberta Week in PEI
Date: Jul 5, 2016
In 2014, several Alberta artists spent the summer in Charlottetown, PEI to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Fathers of Confederation.