Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

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

Jun 23, 2016 10:55 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Jun 18, 2016 6:30 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Jan 25, 2016 11:12 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Nov 9, 2015 11:02 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Sep 25, 2015 3:00 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Sep 8, 2015 8:37 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Mar 3, 2015 8:04 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Nov 25, 2014 8:48 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

"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

Sep 26, 2014 11:02 AM ART APPRECIATION

"We saw the reflected, inverted image of our own age"

Courtesy Tyler Los-Jones.

Calgary-based artist Tyler Los-Jones considers relationships between provisional and inherited conventions of representing the natural environment in We saw the reflected, "inverted image of our own age." more

Apr 20, 2014 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Jen Mizuik portrait

Courtesy 2014 IPAF ATOM (Australian Teachers of Media) Awards

An accomplished curator and arts centre manager with a focus on digital media and contemporary arts practice, Jen Mizuik has been appointed director, visual/digital arts at The Banff Centre, effective March 17, 2014. more

Mar 13, 2014 7:35 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

"Watercolour (Trabzon, Turkey - Aqaba, Jordan)"

Courtesy the artist and Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich.

A clever riff on the art term, en plein air, or the making of art in the open air, "Pleinairism" is not likely to lead anyone imaginatively down the proverbial forest path. Nor, for that matter, up a mountain trail. more

Sep 10, 2013 12:00 AM EXHIBITIONS

Gushul Studio and Cottage, Medalta International Artists in Residence,Toni Onley Artists’ Project, Emma Lake Kenderdine Campus,The Arctic Circle, Deep Bay Artists’ Residency, Leighton Artists Colony more

Aug 31, 2011 12:00 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

The art of photography takes the spotlight this season with Exposure 2006, a multi-city celebration of turning negatives into positively striking images. more

Dec 31, 2005 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

"Art 05" is a bold and confident title for the fifth Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art — it heightens my sense of anticipation as I walk through the doors during its spring run at the Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre. more

Apr 30, 2005 12:00 AM EXHIBITIONS

Dawn breaks cold over Columbia Icefield, each breath a sharp reminder that we are intruders in this bleak, frozen landscape. At 7 am the rising sun cuts an icy wedge across the blackness, infusing the upper reaches with a clean artist’s light. more

Apr 30, 2003 12:00 AM BLOGS & BUZZ



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