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Link to The Calgary Boys' Choir's Founding Artistic Director, Douglas Parnham, has passed away

The Calgary Boys' Choir's Founding Artistic Director, Douglas Parnham, has passed away

Date: Mar 5, 2018

The Calgary Boys’ Choir is sad to report that its founding artistic director, Douglas Parnham, has died. He was 92 years old.
Link to The Loft Gallery & Gift Shop

The Loft Gallery & Gift Shop

Date: Mar 1, 2018

The Loft Art Gallery & Gift Shop of the Art Society of Strathcona County IS OPEN. Saturdays & Sundays through July 13, 2018
Link to A $193,500 investment in Alberta’s arts sector grew 5 times to $1.25M thanks to Business for the Arts’ artsVest program

A $193,500 investment in Alberta’s arts sector grew 5 times to $1.25M thanks to Business for the Arts’ artsVest program

Date: Feb 28, 2018

Business for the Arts worked with 39 arts organizations in Calgary and Edmonton to achieve five times their funding goal.
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 Work of the Week: Lotus Lamp – Tiffany

Work of the Week: Lotus Lamp – Tiffany

Date: Feb 26, 2018

The Work of the Week is Lotus Lamp – Tiffany by Wendy Tokaryk, part of the Doilies Series.
Link to Work of the Week: 3 artworks in memoriam

Work of the Week: 3 artworks in memoriam

Date: Feb 22, 2018

We lost three artists represented in the AFA collection in February 2018. This week we feature artworks by all three artists in their memory.
Link to Adrian Stimson awarded 2018 Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts

Adrian Stimson awarded 2018 Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts

Date: Feb 21, 2018

Adrian Stimson, a multidisciplinary artist based in Siksika (Blackfoot) Nation, Alberta, is a recipient of the 2018 GGArts Awards.
Link to Alberta’s space matching tool lists 1,000th venue

Alberta’s space matching tool lists 1,000th venue

Date: Feb 21, 2018

This online tool for arts organizations is supported in part through funding from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Congratulations!
Link to Work of the Week: Borrowed Power

Work of the Week: Borrowed Power

Date: Feb 14, 2018

The Work of the Week is Borrowed Power by Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert, part of the Letters to Emily Series.
Link to Schools Coordinator - Calgary International Film Festival

Schools Coordinator - Calgary International Film Festival

Date: Feb 8, 2018

The Schools Coordinator promotes the “Generation Next” youth program to teachers in Calgary, resulting in teacher registrations. Deadline Mar. 1.

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