Applications are now open for the April 29, 2019 deadline. Contact program staff to arrange a meeting.
Providing equitable access to operational funding, Letters of Intent are due May 10, 2019, 4:30pm MST.
SpaceFinder links organizations with space to rent with those who need space. Its free to list and free to search.
Another busy month for the visual arts community, March brings a huge variety of exhibitions, pop-ups, workshops, talks, and much more, so grab your calendar and plan to fill it with these great events.
Celebrate the upcoming Easter season with the Calgary Bach Choir as it performs reflective and joyful music in the gorgeous setting of Knox United Church. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets.
Continuing its Alberta Spotlight series, the National Music Centre is pleased to present rising country stars The Prairie States. Alt-country singer-songwriter Kaley Bird opens a night you won’t want to miss.
Featuring the music of Carole King, Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Pat Benatar, and more, Women Rock honours powerful female singers and songwriters who changed pop and rock forever.
Not a battle of sexes but a battle of sexual orientation, Cock tells the story of a gay man who unexpectedly falls for a woman. This award-winning work makes its Calgary debut with Artists’ Collective Theatre.
See original one-act plays as the Pumphouse Theatre and Alberta Drama Festival Association team up for the 36rd annual Calgary Region One Act Play Festival.
Prove you’re the smartest person in the library join Wordfest as Calgary’s most guilt-free trivia competition returns this March. It’s your chance to win big-league bragging rights and tasty beverages.
Rediscover the spirit of Shakepeare’s most famous plays and join The Shakespeare Company, Hit & Myth, and Vertigo Theatre for another macabre re-imagining of one of the Bard’s greatest works.
From storytellers to openings to the YYC Free Market, the first week of spring brings a ton of fresh opportunities to expand your circle and your mind. Get out of the house and checkout these awesome events.
A celebration of community and a milestone year, The Coming Out Monologues YYC brings a diverse selection of spoken word, movement, and musical pieces to the stage for its 10th anniversary!
A dance party, a tribute to Cuban musical heritage, and a night of pure celebration all rolled into one immersive performance, don’t miss the next concert in Arts Commons Presents’ BD&P World Music series.
The true story of the small town that welcomed the world—Come From Away has been hailed as a cathartic reminder of the capacity for human kindness and has won over audiences since its Broadway.
Featuring Jens Lindemann and Matt Catingub, hear the music of one of the greatest entertainers in history on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
Celebrating the next generation of Calgarian playwrights, join Alberta Theatre Projects for an exciting evening of staged readings featuring final works from the ATP Student Writers Group.
Heather Rankin lends her award-winning vocals to Celtic classics in this St. Patrick’s Day special from the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.
How a community connects with the arts can be a clear indicator of vibrancy. Overall, 93% of Calgarians are connected to the arts and culture sector in one way or another.
In the fall of 2017, Calgary Arts Development conducted an Arts Professionals Survey to better understand the arts ecosystem and all of its complexities.
Applying to the Project Grant Program as an organization? Calgary Arts Development has updated the guidelines and is offering two information sessions.
Applying to the Project Grant Program as an organization? Calgary Arts Development is offering two information sessions this March.
Calgary Arts Development has taken over The City of Calgary’s Cultural Directory and is looking for updated information about various organizations in order to better serve Calgarians.
Calgary Arts Development is creating an artist directory for Calgary and is looking for information about your practice. Interested in this free listing opportunity? Fill out this handy form or contact us for details.
The Calgary Arts Development office will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019 for Family Day. We hope you have a fun and relaxing long weekend with your friends and family.
Applying to the Project Grant Program as an individual or collective? Calgary Arts Development is offering three information sessions this February.
A past recipient of the CCIS New Canadian Artist Award, Lanre Ajayi returned to the Mayor’s Lunch for Arts Champions with his new web series.
How do you grow a community out of a world full of different ones? For Action Dignity, it means working with more than 70 different cultural communities.
Jonathan Love might not be a handy guy, but he has always been a creative one. And it comes from wearing a lot of different hats.
Curtis Running Rabbit-Lefthand is an Indigenous multimedia creative producer, musician, spoken word artist, and scholar. Tune in to hear his story.
The tone of the articles told one story. The data told another. The Calgary Film Centre generated $178 million in spinoff economic activity in 2017 alone.
Calgary-based actor, writer, and director Christi Dos Santos-Wing shared this photo of her script. Just Ask is currently in production through Herland.
How do you connect a museum to its community? That’s the question the people who run Lougheed House ask a lot these days.
We’re pleased to be expanding our Storytelling Project into the realm of oral tradition with the first edition of The Storytelling Podcast.
The first province in Canada to dedicate a month to artists, January 2019 was proclaimed as Alberta’s first-ever Month of the Artist.
Cheryl Foggo has been published and produced extensively as a journalist, screenwriter, poet, playwright, and writer of fiction and non-fiction.
Known for its unique style, Javier Vilalta is a member of the award-winning Canadian visual performance ensemble 8ROJO.
Filmmaker Paige K Boudreau began her career as an editor, cutting lifestyle TV among other projects and is always looking for the next interesting collaboration.
Amy Nelson is an artist and musician from Calgary. Known as an old-time banjoist and singer/songwriter, her debut album drops in April 2019.
A proud Métis, Olivia Golosky is a two-spirit artist from Treaty 8, Fort McMurray, with a background in theatre, film, radio, and music festival production.
Darija S. Radakovic was born and raised in Bosnia and Herzegovina, former Yugoslavia, and moved to Belgrade, Serbia in the middle of a war.