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Alberta Foundation for the Arts

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts is pleased to announce that the monumental painting O'Kanada by Alberta Indigenous artist Alex Janvier has a new home in the Royal Alberta Museum. Read more

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Galleries in small communities are punching above their weight thanks to programs that bring in shows from larger cities. Read more

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Statistics Canada has released updated economic data for the Canadian arts, culture and sports sectors from 2010 to 2016. Read more

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This one-time funding opportunity is designed to support the growth and development of curatorial talent and enhance representation of Indigenous artists in the AFA collection by providing up to $30,000 to develop a curatorial research project. Read more

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"iinisikimm" is an immersive puppet-lantern performance that celebrates the reintegration of buffalo into the natural ecosystem of Banff National Park. Read more

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The Arts Branch of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts has announced the appointment of David Folk as Director, Arts Development. Read more

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The Alberta Foundation for the Arts is seeking proposals for the latest Emerging Curators Fellowship. Read more

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The Alberta Foundation for the Arts has announced recipients of the $2,500 Young Artist Prizes. Read more

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Jeff Brinton has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Arts Branch and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Read more

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Funding for the AFA has been increased by $5 million this year, for a total of $31.6 million for 2017-18. Read more

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After 34 years of public service, Jeffrey Anderson is retiring from his role as Executive Director of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Read more

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The TREX (Travelling Exhibitions) program strives to ensure every Albertan is provided with an opportunity to enjoy fully developed exhibitions in schools, libraries, health care centres, and smaller rural institutions and galleries. Read more

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The AFA Art House not only offers Albertans access to search and view the AFA Art Collection, but also allows them to curate their own digital collection. Read more

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George Mihalcheon, modest to a fault, has always referred to himself as a Sunday painter. Read more

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Trees can seldom be described as having personalities, but Celia Meade’s trees have a frank, open gaze that immediately engages the viewer. Read more

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