Calgary Arts Development is responsible for establishing grants investment programs for capital projects, organizations’ annual operations, individual artists, and other purposes that strengthen Calgary’s arts sector. Read our Accountability Report.
The Operating Grant Program provides stable, predictable funding to arts organizations in Calgary.
The pandemic provides an opportunity for some boards to consider different organizational changes specifically around mergers, strategic partnerships, hibernations, and...
This program is intended to provide one-time project funding to registered non-profit arts organizations and current operating grant clients in...
This program is intended to support professional and business development activities for individual artists and artist collectives.
This program is intended to provide one-time project funding to individual artists and artistic collectives in Calgary who pursue a...
The Original Peoples Investment Program supports the preservation and revitalization of First Nation/Métis/Inuit art through arts-based projects and activities.
With the support of our Indigenous Advisory, Calgary Arts Development has named a $75,000 funding pool the Honouring the Children...
This program is intended to support First Nations, Métis, and Inuit artists living and working in the Treaty 7 region...
The Centre City Banner Program engages local artists to create artwork for banners displayed on light poles and bridges leading into...
When Jarett first began the process for the banner project, he was thinking a lot about Alberta wildlife and the...
This microgrant program recognizes that public art opportunities can come from grassroots ideas that are initiated by professional artists.
Recognizing that public art opportunities can come from grassroots ideas that are initiated and led by communities, Calgary Arts Development...
Touring artists and organizations are invited to display their promotional materials at our booth during the WAA conference.
Join our team! Calgary Arts Development is recruiting for a full-time Public Art Engagement Specialist position. Apply by September 9, 2022 for best consideration.
We are the city’s designated arts development authority, created to support and strengthen the arts to benefit all Calgarians. Read on to see what 2021 asked of us.
After working from home for the past two years, our grant coordinator Van Chu has discovered a valuable organizational tool for project management. Read all about it in this fieldnote.
Guidelines have now been published for the Original Peoples Investment Program. Applications for this program open on September 5, 2022.
Applying to the Project Grant Program for Organizations? Calgary Arts Development is pleased to offer this online and on-demand information session.
August heats up with arts options! Whether you're checking out festivals, watching an outdoor film or heading to a late night country concert, there's tons to take in this week. Have a gander at our roundup of happenings and pick your next excursion!
Discover how NUTV provides students with media skills to explore filmmaking, how a local visual artist draws from her roots and meditates on family, and meet a talented composer telling stories through songwriting.
A prolific and talented actor, Melanee Murray-Hunt's creative journey has spanned a career in theatre, television, film, as well as working for social change within the arts.
A member of the Siksika Nation, interdisciplinary artist Adrian Stimson says his creative journey started when he was a child, but it took a long time before he considered himself a professional artist.
Calgary Arts Development enables local artists, groups, and businesses by connecting them to information vital to creating art and living creative lives.
Calgary Arts Development’s arts space activities include seeking opportunities for arts space creation with community stakeholders and The City of Calgary as well as gathering and sharing knowledge and expertise.
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