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AFA Pluralism policy consultants (2021-22)
Date: Aug 18, 2021
After a competitive procurement process, Parodos Social Marketing was contracted recommendations to implement the AFA's Pluralism policy in 2021-22.
AFA engagement (April 2021): What We Heard
Date: Jun 25, 2021
In April 2021 the AFA sought feedback through targeted engagement on stakeholder challenges and anticipated needs to inform its 2021-22 spending plan.
Work of the Week: "Making Faces" Heather Shillinglaw
Date: Nov 20, 2020
This week’s Work of the Week is "Making Faces" by Métis artist Heather Shillinglaw.
AFA remembers John "Jock" Osler
Date: Aug 11, 2020
We at the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) are very saddened to learn of the passing of John “Jock” Osler.
AFA Art on Display | Yorath House
Date: Dec 19, 2019
Nestled in Edmonton's river valley is a gem of modernist style -- Yorath House, which now playing host to several artworks from the AFA's collection!
Now On View | Two New Emerging Curator Exhibitions
Date: Sep 4, 2019
"Absence Inhabited" and "Dear Alan", featuring artworks from the AFA's collection, are now on view on Google Arts and Culture.
Go Behind the Scenes with the AFA's Art Collections Manager!
Date: Aug 28, 2019
What does it take to get an artwork in show-worthy shape? Find out!
Explore the economics of Alberta art
Date: Jul 25, 2019
On April 25, 2019, Statistics Canada released Culture Satellite Account (CSA) updated economic data for the Canadian arts, culture & sport sectors.
"Alberta and the Group of Seven" at Government House
Date: Jul 23, 2019
Did you know there was a strong connection between Alberta and members of the Group of Seven?
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.