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Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Indigenous Arts will be programmed throughout the calendar year as curator Reneltta Arluk works to strengthen Indigenous storytelling. more

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The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity announces Brandy Dahrouge's promotion to director of visual arts, effective immediately. more

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Interdisciplinary artist Meagan Musseau has been awarded this year's  Emerging Atlantic Canada Artist Residency at the Banff Centre. more

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Wil Murray shadow-boxes with painting and photography in his latest show at the British window gallery, Vitrine. more

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The Banff Centre presents an immersive multimedia extravaganza in the night-time forest. more

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Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity has announced the appointment of Howard R. Jang as Vice President, Arts and Leadership, effective Jan. 8, 2018. more

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Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity welcomes actor, playwright, poet, director, and producer Reneltta Arluk as Director of Indigenous Arts. more

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Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity – together with The Hnatyshyn Foundation – has awarded interdisciplinary visual artist Lou Sheppard (Halifax, Nova Scotia) the second Emerging Atlantic Canada Artist Residency. more

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Spread over the two sites, it opens at the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton on May 27, 2017 and Walter Phillips Gallery in Banff on June 24, 2017, with public programming at both sites throughout the exhibition’s duration. more

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Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity has launched its first consumer focused creative campaign since unveiling a new brand identity and strategic plan in 2016. more

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Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity announced that Kristy Trinier has been appointed Director, Visual, Digital and Media Arts, effective January 3, 2017. more

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Together with its Board of Governors, Banff Centre has unveiled a new, long range strategic plan in order to advance and secure its position as the global leader in arts, culture, and creativity. more

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Elise Rasmussen, “There was an island situated beyond the straits…”

Courtesy the artist

Elise will receive a cash prize of $6000 from the Barbara Spohr Endowment Fund and up to $4000 towards a Visual + Digital Arts residency at The Banff Centre. more

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2017 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art will feature artists from Fort McMurray to Lethbridge; for the first time, the group will gather a year ahead to collaborate at The Banff Centre this summer. more

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Thanks to the generous support of the Harrison McCain Foundation, The Banff Centre and The Hnatyshyn Foundation are helping to strengthen cultural connections between eastern and western Canada with a creative residency for emerging visual artists. more

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Beakerhead, Calgary’s annual festival of culture that has science or engineering at its core, will partner with the Banff Centre to bring more bang to next year’s event. more

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What exactly are artists’ books? The definition can slide. Perhaps, in the purest sense, they are books conceived and created, hands on, by artists. They are most often published in limited editions, sometimes signed and numbered. more

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Featuring Katerina Atanassova, Michael Audain, and Janice Price. more

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Price comes to The Banff Centre from her previous position as CEO of the Luminato Festival, Toronto’s Festival of Art and Creativity, an organization she has led since its inception in 2006. more

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"Domination of the World"

Photo by Andre Morin.

“We are at a moment of re-evaluation of culture,” says Beloufa, whose show, Counting on People, opens Nov. 8 at the centre’s Walter Phillips Gallery. more

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