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Link to Artists performing at Alberta House during the 2018 Grey Cup Festival

Artists performing at Alberta House during the 2018 Grey Cup Festival

Date: Nov 21, 2018

Alberta House showcased live music, acts, personalities and some special CFL guests, as part of the Festival in downtown Edmonton, Nov.21-24.
Link to Call to Alberta Artists: Shaw Conference Centre Atrium Glazing Replacement Public Art Project

Call to Alberta Artists: Shaw Conference Centre Atrium Glazing Replacement Public Art Project

Date: Oct 22, 2018

The Edmonton Arts Council seeks an Alberta artist/artist team to create a public artwork for the Shaw Conference Centre Atrium. Apply: Dec. 12.

Deadline: Dec 12, 2018 - 4:30 pm

Link to Becca Taylor awarded Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert Fellowship for Indigenous Curators

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.
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 Work of the Week: Red Willow

Work of the Week: Red Willow

Date: Jun 20, 2018

In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day, our Work of the Week is Red Willow by George Littlechild.
Link to Billy-Ray Belcourt wins a 2018 Indigenous Voices Award

Billy-Ray Belcourt wins a 2018 Indigenous Voices Award

Date: Jun 6, 2018

Billy Ray was recognized for most significant work of poetry in English by an emerging Indigenous writer. Joshua Whitehead was also nominated.
Link to Work of the Week: Caller of Blue Medicine Lodge

Work of the Week: Caller of Blue Medicine Lodge

Date: May 29, 2018

The Work of the Week is Caller of Blue Medicine Lodge by Dale Auger
Link to Resilience - 50 Indigenous Women Artists on Billboards Coast to Coast

Resilience - 50 Indigenous Women Artists on Billboards Coast to Coast

Date: May 4, 2018

On June 1, Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA) launched Resilience, a national exhibition of artworks by fifty (50) Indigenous women artists.
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 Work of the Week: Rainbow Bear

Work of the Week: Rainbow Bear

Date: Apr 10, 2018

The Work of the Week is Rainbow Bear by Terry McCue.

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