Faye Heavyshield at the Oldman River in southern Alberta.

Photo: Candice Ward

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Artist Cassie Suche collected fingerprints from East Village community members to create Touch Traces, a public art project along the RiverWalk.

Photo: Candice Ward

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Telling Stories: The importance of sharing Indigenous culture through art and fashion.

Photo: Jenna Pullen

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Artist2Artist Admin Work Café

Alcove Centre for the Arts and Calgary Arts Development present Admin Work Café, a place for artists and arts administrators to connect, learn and expand their opportunities.Read more

Community-Run Microgrant Info Session and Q&A

Are you considering applying to our Community-Run Public Art Microgrant Program? Learn more about the guidelines and application process for this opportunity at an online information session, and/or bring your questions to the project lead…Read more

Have your say! Public art in Chinatown

Join us at upcoming events where we will be gathering information from community members to help inform the future of public art in Chinatown. Through community engagement at live events, interactive activities, surveys, focus groups and…Read more

Watch the 2023 Report to Community

Did you miss attending our recent Report to Community event in person? Watch a video recording detailing our arts activities in 2023 and looking ahead to what's next, presented by President & CEO Patti Pon.Read more

Summer Hours

Calgary Arts Development will be closed on Fridays throughout July and August, as well as Monday, August 2 for Heritage Day.Read more

First Flip Stampede Breakfast

It’s time to holster a hotcake, Calgary! Help us kick off the 2019 Calgary Stampede at the First Flip Stampede Breakfast on July 4. Join us from 7:30 to 10:30am outside the TELUS Convention Centre.Read more

Tickets On Sale Now: Celebration for the Arts

Join Mayor Gondek and Calgary's arts and business leaders on October 4, 2024 to connect with old and new friends, enjoy a showcase of performances by Calgary artists, and celebrate outstanding achievement in the arts.Read more

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Living a Creative Life

Photograph of Marianne Elder

Marianne Elder

In an effort to strengthen the city's arts community, Marianne Elder and Elephant Artist Relief…Read more

Rebbekah Ogden and Laura Vaughters holding a portrait

Sisterhood Seen

When local artist Rebbekah Ogden took a recording of herself painting a self-portrait of her…Read more

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