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.
A new month means a fresh batch of visual arts events for you to hit up. April always brings a bunch of awesome exhibitions to check out alongside a ton of show and sales, pop-ups, and much more.
A celebration of dance, drama, music, and interdisciplinary performance, the University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts’ festival of student work unites disciplines for a collaborative program.
Come see what Alberta’s designers, craft-makers, and artists have created and enter to win tickets to the First Night Fundraiser on March 28.
Looking for something fun and free to do this week? Calgary’s arts community has you covered with a bunch of awesome events! Check out book launches, screenings, Earth Hour celebrations, and more.
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.
Rediscover the spirit of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays and join The Shakespeare Company, Hit & Myth, and Vertigo Theatre for this 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.