Revv52's Inside the Wall of Sound. Photo: Doug Wong, courtesy Revv52
A group of children laugh along during a performance. Photo: Kelly Hofer, courtesy of Calgary International Children’s Festival
Inside written and directed by Daniel MacIvor. Photo: Benjamin Laird Arts & Photo, courtesy of the University of Calgary's School of Creative and Performing Arts
Artstrek 2014 Exploration III. Photo: Sui-Fan Wong, courtesy Theatre Alberta
Chris Millar's 370H55V on display at Glenbow. Photo: Kelly Hofer, courtesy Tourism Calgary

Living a Creative Life

lclLiving a Creative Life is an arts development strategy for Calgary, by Calgarians. Learn more about the strategy and how you can get involved.

Arts in Action YYC

Our online report, Arts in Action YYC, captures stories and data about how arts build a city. Read and share at

Chamber Initiative

Artists in the Workplace connects businesses who have extra room with artists seeking space to work.
Learn more.

Reminder: 2016 Rozsa Award Call for Nominations

Calgary Arts Development is pleased to share the following message on behalf of the Rozsa Foundation.

A reminder to Alberta arts organizations and boards, the deadline to nominate an excellent Arts Manager for the 2016 Rozsa Award is May 31, 2016 at 4:00pm, and it’s coming up fast! If you know an amazing Arts Manager, be sure to nudge their organization’s Board Chair into submitting the first nomination. Eligibility criteria and nomination forms are available from the Rozsa Foundation website at

The Walrus Talks: What is Art Anyway?

Calgary Arts Development is pleased to invite you to Enbridge presents The Walrus Talks What is Art Anyway.

Join Calgary's new Poet Laureate Micheline Maylor and Calgary Arts Development President and CEO Patti Pon who will be amongst those exploring the role of art, creators, and culture in today’s society.

When: Monday, May 30, 2016 at 7:00pm
Where: Max Bell Theatre, Arts Commons (205 8th Ave. SE)
Tickets: General, $20; students, $12

The AFC: Emergency Financial Aid

Calgary Arts Development is pleased to share the following message on behalf of The AFC

We have been following the fire crisis in Alberta and would like to provide you with information about The AFC in case you are in contact with any entertainment professionals who have been affected by the fire/evacuations in Fort McMurray and are facing a financial crisis as a result.

We provide emergency financial aid to entertainment professionals when they are faced with financial hardship due to injury, illness or other crisis situation. We can provide short-term assistance for basic necessities like food, shelter, transportation, etc., for arts and entertainment professionals working in all aspects of film & TV, music, theatre and dance.

Canadian Heritage: Canadian Content in a Digital World

Calgary Arts Development is pleased to share the following message on behalf of Canadian Heritage.

In Summer 2016, Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly will lead public, stakeholder and online consultations on Strengthening Canadian Content Creation, Discovery and Export in a Digital World. Canadians are invited to help establish the scope of these consultations by answering a brief survey. Your answers will be used to better define the themes and questions that will be used to guide the consultations.

The questionnaire deadline has been extended and will be available until May 27, 2016. It will take 10 to 30 minutes, depending on your answers.

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