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Link to Watch now: Building a Collection - Celebrating 50 years of the AFA Art Collection

Watch now: Building a Collection - Celebrating 50 years of the AFA Art Collection

Date: Apr 15, 2023

The AFA released “Building a Collection – Celebrating 50 Years of the AFA Art Collection," on World Art Day (April 15), and is available to watch now!
Link to Work of the Week - an ode to spring

Work of the Week - an ode to spring

Date: Mar 20, 2023

We celebrate the first day of spring with Jean Peters' Spring Thaw.
Link to The Year of Craft: a ceramic legacy lives on

The Year of Craft: a ceramic legacy lives on

Date: Feb 21, 2023

The evolution of studio ceramics in Alberta, the significance of one small central gallery, and the connection to the AFA Art Collection.
Link to AFA awards 15 Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medals

AFA awards 15 Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medals

Date: Feb 7, 2023

The AFA awarded 15 medals to arts champions during two ceremonies in Edmonton on January 30 and in Calgary on February 2.
Link to Work of the Week: Borrowed Power by Joane Cardinal-Schubert

Work of the Week: Borrowed Power by Joane Cardinal-Schubert

Date: Jan 27, 2023

Check out the David Garneau exhibition opening Feb 3 at the Nickle Galleries featuring this artwork by Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert.
Link to The legacy of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert - Part 1

The legacy of Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert - Part 1

Date: Jan 20, 2023

We look back at the tremendous impact Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert has had on the AFA Art Collection, starting with the Narrative Quest exhibition.
Link to The art of giving

The art of giving

Date: Dec 14, 2022

Acquisition by donation has been a foundational building block to establishing the AFA Art Collection. Here are just a few notable examples.
Link to Artist profile - Barb Mah

Artist profile - Barb Mah

Date: Dec 2, 2022

Barb Mah is an Edmonton-based director, teacher, choreographer, costume designer and actor. Our long-time arts consultant is retiring from the AFA.
Link to It's about time...

It's about time...

Date: Nov 21, 2022

Learn more about the iconic mural commissioned from Sandra Bromley that defines the AFA's offices in downtown Edmonton.
Link to Discovering lost cultural treasures

Discovering lost cultural treasures

Date: Oct 25, 2022

AFA Art Collection 50th Anniversary look back: that one time in 2015 when we were treasure hunters!

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