Media inquiries and image requests should be directed to:

Helen Moore-Parkhouse, Director, Communications & Engagement
403.264.5330 ext. 102


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News Releases

An archive of our press releases can be found here

In the Media

Metro Calgary | June 20, 2017
Calgary councillors hold back $2M in extra funding for arts resiliency

CBC Calgary | June 20, 2017
Calgary arts groups ask city for $2M from new economic development fund to foster ‘thriving cultural sector’

Medicine Hat News | June 2, 2017
Eye on the Esplanade: SpaceFinder touches down in Medicine Hat

Radio-Canada Alberta | May 10, 2017
SpaceFinder: trouver un espace artistique rapidement

CREB Now | March 31, 2017
A strong arts community for a strong city

Canadian Press | March 26, 2017
‘We’re all hurting’: Calgary arts cut to the bone as corporate funds dry up

Be Local | March 24, 2017
Calgary Arts Development is a catalyst for the sector

Metro Calgary | March 22, 2017
Nenshi calls on province and Calgarians to do better for the arts

Calgary Herald | March 22, 2017
Mayor’s Lunch for Arts Champions honours six artists, groups

Metro Calgary | March 8, 2017
Calgary economy double edged sword for arts community

Alberta Real Estate Foundation | August 16, 2016
It’s about time! A quick and easy way to list and find space to rent

CBC Calgary | August 10, 2016
Pop-up prose is what these poets are doing

Calgary Sun | August 9, 2016
Taking poetry to the streets of Calgary

Calgary Herald | August 9, 2016
Taking poetry to the streets of Calgary, typewriter in hand

GOOD Company | August 5, 2017
Website Overhaul: From static to dynamic for Calgary Arts Development

CBC Calgary: Calgary at a Crossroads | July 10, 2016
Indigenous Calgarians struggle to find their cultural identity

Calgary Herald | June 30, 2016
Meet the people trying to reinvent this old Bridgeland building

Global Calgary | June 26, 2016
National Music Centre Opens on Canada Day

The Walrus Talks | June 15, 2016
Art and prosperity: show me the money!

Canada Media Fund | June 21, 2016
Lessons Learned from a Crowdfunding Platform

CBC Calgary | April 25, 2016
Calgary names Micheline Maylor as its new poet laureate

Metro Calgary | March 16, 2016
Lack of funding threatens Calgary arts

Calgary Herald | March 16, 2016
Mayor’s luncheon celebrates the arts, and those who support them, in Calgary

CTV Calgary | March 10, 2016
‘Playing the City’: Calgary’s mundane sounds become music in Juno initiative

Calgary Herald | December 27, 2015
Calgary celebs select their favourite performances

Metro Calgary | December 16, 2015
Calgarians heavily engaged with the arts: survey

Calgary Herald | December 9, 2015
Program aims to transform empty office space into creative places

Metro Calgary | December 2, 2015
Calgary businesses to let artists use empty space

CBC Calgary | November 14, 2015
Calgary’s high office vacancy rate could benefit artists in need of space

Metro Calgary | November 11, 2015
Calgary businesses encouraged to share office space with artists

Global Calgary | November 10, 2015
Sky-high vacancy rates challenge remaining downtown businesses

Metro Calgary | October 27, 2015
Alberta Budget 2015: Arts expect increase for next two years

Calgary Herald | May 28, 2015
Arts in an Oil Shock: New spaces take centre stage

Calgary Herald | May 27, 2015
Arts in an Oil Shock, Part Two: Diversification and the digital disruption

Calgary Herald | February 19, 2015
Mayor’s Lunch Awards honours seven Calgary artists

Calgary Herald | March 26, 2014
Crowdfunding breeds sustainability for Calgary arts & culture scene

Further Information

For more details, refer to Calgary Arts Development’s Arts in Action YYC report, the 2016 Accountability Report or view a full list of our publications.