Crowd at Calgary Folk Music Festival. Photo: Calgary Folk Music Festival
Participants at Alberta Printmakers’ Society Print It Yourself Festival. Photo: Alberta Printmakers’ Society
Graffiti house (artist anonymous) at WRECK CITY. Photo: Caitlind Brown
Spiritus Chamber Choir at Knox United Church. Photo: Spiritus Chamber Choir
Mural at artBOX on 17E. Photo: Jordan Baylon.

Living a Creative Life

lclLiving a Creative Life is an arts development strategy for Calgary, by Calgarians. Learn more and show support by endorsing the strategy.

Remarkable Experience Accelerator

Program guidelines for the Remarkable Experience Accelerator are now available. Letters of Intent (by invitation only) are due February 6, 2015. Learn more

Mayor's Lunch for Arts Champions

Celebrate the transformative power of the arts in our city. Learn more and buy tickets at

Applications Open: 2015 Operating Grant Program

Applications are now open for the 2015 Operating Grant Program, and are due February 27, 2015, 4:30pm MST. 

The Operating Grant Program invests annually in non-profit organizations with year-round, arts-driven operations, prioritizing organizations that demonstrate high artistic impact, public impact and organizational resiliency. Organizations may allocate these funds to any areas of their overall budgets. 

New Director, Communications & Engagement

Calgary Arts Development is pleased to welcome Helen Moore-Parkhouse as our new Director, Communications & Engagement. Helen will officially begin in her new role with our team on February 2, 2015. 

“I am excited to take on a new role with Calgary Arts Development and look forward to working with an organization dedicated to supporting and strengthening the arts for the benefit of all Calgarians,” she shares.  

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