Current recipients can apply for an additional one-year increase. OG+ applications open on April 22, 2019.
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.
A classic journey, but with a musical twist, this evening celebrates a year-long project with a modern, guitar-based concert. Enter for a chance to win tickets.
With premieres by La Otra Orilla and Decidedly Jazz Danceworks, this unmissable double bill features live music and incredible performances—it’s your chance to see an Arctic flamenco alongside a fantastical, fiery love tale.
Debuting with one of the most iconic and significant plays of the 20th century, Waiting for Godot, Black Radish Theatre is the collective passion project of local actors Andy Curtis, Christopher Hunt, Duval Lang, and Tyrell Crews.
A raucous and unforgettable musical journey that shines a light on the iconoclasts whose creativity has led to profound artistic upheaval, join the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra for this boundary-pushing festival.
Love superheroes? How about comics? And what about science fiction? If you said yes to any of those questions, you need to hit up this annual pop culture extravaganza.
Time is flying by and we can’t believe it’s the end of April already! So, make the most of the last few days of the month and hit up these free events. Here’s what we’re checking out this week—there’s so much to do.
Get ready, one jazzy party is about to begin! Calgary is one of the only cities in the world to take the inspiration from International Jazz Day and expand it into a full festival so join JazzYYC for this year’s celebration.
Elevating Calgary’s cultural landscape with the best in international independent cinema, the Calgary Underground Film Festival returns for its 16th year with unique films, one-of-a-kind parties, and so much more.
Join the Calgary Jazz Orchestra as it presents two juxtaposing concerts feature music that will have you grinning cheek to cheek.
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.
Be responsible for actively participating in the effective oversight and governance of Calgary Arts Development, we’re looking for new board members. Please forward your resume in confidence by May 3, 2019.
Did you know when you walk down Stephen Avenue, you are just steps away from some of Calgary’s most intriguing arts spaces? Join us for a Jane’s Walk around downtown Calgary on May 4, 2019.
On April 11, 2019 the Calgary Arts Development board of directors approved combining the funding for the City-Builder Program into the OG+ Program for 2019. This change does not alter the amount of funding available.
The Calgary Arts Development office will be closed on April 19, 2019 for Good Friday. We hope you have a fun and relaxing Easter long weekend with your friends and family. Our office reopens on April 22.
It has come to our attention that the incorrect amount was posted in our guidelines for the 2019 Project Grant Program – Organizations.
Calgary Arts Development is offering two information sessions for the Organizational Access Program. Get an overview of the full program guidelines and learn how to best tell your story through the application process.
Sometimes, the route through a creative life takes a couple twists and turns that the person living it didn’t see coming—like Rita Sirignano’s.
Rachael Gingell has discovered that allowing the creative to take root and thrive in life takes more than an aptitude, desire or interest.
Lanre Ajayi stops by the new Central Library to talk about the stunning building, who uses it, and what’s next for the Calgary Public Library.
This Forest Lawn-based arts company uses the tools of creativity to stitch together a community out of a lot of young people who may feel alone.
Acknowledging the traditional territories on which we gather has become an important step in our reconciliation journey.
The Leighton Art Centre shared this image of Verna Vogel immersed in her work as part of its Main Gallery exhibition just turn your head a little.
Samuel Obadero is a skilled lifestyle photographer and a strong new voice for social advocacy in the city. Tune in to hear more about how Calgary became his home.
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.