Current recipients can apply for an additional one-year increase. OG+ applications are due June 28, 2019.
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Get ready to laugh as this Calgary comedy tradition returns for its 19th annual festival. Enter for your chance to win two tickets to the Comedy Fest Wrap Party on June 9.
Embracing, sharing, and celebrating queer voices, Fairy Tales Queer Film Festival kicks off this week with films, documentaries, shorts, panels, live performances, a family-friendly bike ride, and so much more.
There’s a new festival in town and it’s all about sparking a love of art in Calgary’s youngest citizens. Create is an interactive, multidisciplinary event for families that provides opportunities for the audience to engage with the arts.
Do you need to refresh the bank account after the long weekend but still want to go out and have fun? Thanks to Calgary’s arts community you can do just that! This week offers a bunch of incredible opportunities to hit up for free.
Hamlet has never ceased pacing his way through time, one step after another to his inexorable end. The Shakespeare Company closes out its all-Hamlet season with this cutting-edge performance.
If you’re staying in town this week you are in luck! There’s no shortage of events to check out and a whole swath of them are free. Hit up readings, parties, and so much more, here’s what we’re checking out around Calgary.
The story of an elite team of spies made up of the unlikeliest of agents—six irrepressible young women assembled by a Canadian millionaire and tasked to help fight Hitler’s armies—don’t miss this spy noir musical.
May not only brings a fresh batch of visual arts events for you to check out, it also offers the opportunity to see some of Calgary’s most anticipated shows of the year. You won’t want to miss these fabulous events.
An uproarious award-winning hit and Broadway favourite, join Stage West Calgary for the Canadian premiere of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder.
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.
This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Living a Creative Life arts development strategy. Join us for an engaging research workshop on Monday, June 3, 2019 from 5:30 to 8:30pm.
The Calgary Arts Development office will be closed on May 20, 2019 for Victoria Day. We hope you have a fun and relaxing May long weekend with your friends and family. Our office reopens on May 21.
In consultation with the organizations in the Operating Grant Program, Calgary Arts Development has decided to move the deadline for the OG+ Program up by one month to June 28, 2019.
Did you receive funding from Calgary Arts Development in 2018? If so, we want to share your best photos. Images must be print resolution, have caption and credit information, and be from 2018.
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.
Becoming a mom almost two years ago didn’t inhibit Calgary singer songwriter Kenna Burima’s creative life. It expanded it.
Nick Heazell shared this collage of sketches he created while waiting at the O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois.
Lanre Ajayi swings by Minas Brazilian Steakhouse to talk about flavours of home and a sense of belonging in this edition of My City Speaks To Me.
An artist, writer, educator, and inclusive designer, JD Derbyshire’s background gives her unique tools to look at the complexity of the world.
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.