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The Canadian Conference of the Arts stopped in Calgary on November 4, 2008 as part of a national tour to consult with the arts sector and its supporters about how the CCA and the sector as a whole can work to better position the sector in public discourse and on the political agenda. A group of artists, cultural workers and arts champions participated in a regional forum hosted by the CCA, and later that evening the CCA's national director, Alain Pineau, delivered a short speech and engaged in dialogue with leaders from the arts and corporate sectors. The video of that speech is available here. For more information about the regional forums being hosted by the Canadian Conference of the Arts. Read more »
Calgary Arts Development, through our Arts Spaces Investment Process, is recommending 15 arts spaces projects as strong opportunities for the future of Calgary. Please take some time to read more about these exciting projects and view this short video (approximately nine minutes in length) to hear directly from the projects about the visionary work they have underway to change the face of Calgary's cultural landscape and build a strong arts infrastructure for the sector and for all Calgarians.