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.
This program is intended to provide one-time project funding to community based or non-profit arts organizations in Calgary who do...
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.
Calgary Arts Development has received a number of inquiries about how to prepare for the COVID-19 outbreak. This page is updated regularly.
With 47 outstanding artists and organizations were nominated, we are pleased to announce this year's winners.
In late November of 2018, City Council approved a transformational increase to Calgary Arts Development’s budget, which will help build a more sustainable, resilient arts sector.
On March 25, 2020, Calgary Arts Development President & CEO Patti Pon hosted a Facebook Live virtual town hall to update the community on what we are learning, what we are thinking, and what actions we are taking.
As announced at Calgary Arts Development’s town hall, $1.15 million has been allocated toward providing immediate relief.
Calgary Arts Development is continuing to monitor and assess the impact of COVID-19.
With Calgary working hard to help flatten the curve and slow the spread of COVID-19, the local arts community is making sure we all stay connected to art, artists, and creative ideas. Check back regularly as this round up will be updated with more online offerings to explore. Stay home and tune in!
In celebration of Black History Month and part of the Ethnik Festival of Arts and Culture, witness the emergence of jollof rice royalty!
Always writing about meaning and purpose as an aging senior, Louise Day is the president and producer of the Seniors Acting Lab. Tune in to hear more.
Calgary didn’t just get a new library when the downtown library opened its doors in November 2018. It got a whole new hub.
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, SpaceFinder Alberta, as well as gathering and sharing knowledge and expertise.
Calgary Arts Development’s classified listing is a free service for Calgary’s arts community. All content for the classifieds is user-submitted. Calgary Arts Development makes no endorsement to any agency, organization, corporation or individual who submits listings.
Questions? Call us at 403.264.5330 ext 213 or send us an email.