The Feels are Strong These Days

Focusing on abundance, opportunity, gratitude, and equity, grant specialist Taylor Poitras reflects on how strong emotions can be both a blessing and a challenge in this personal fieldnote.

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Programming with COVID

Looking at what is possible, what is artistically valuable, and most importantly, what is safe, Operations Manager Lesley Hinger shares her thoughts on programming seasons in a pandemic.

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Change the Process

While incredibly challenging, 2020 was a landmark year for the community investment team. Community Investment & Capacity Manager Melissa Tuplin shares her thoughts.

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Looking Back & Looking Forward

The arts community defines the heart and soul of our city. Calgary Arts Development Grants Specialist for Arts Organizations, Marta Ligocki, shares reflections a year into her new role.

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Reflections from 2020

Summer Data Entry Clerk Haider Ali reflects on his directories and research work with Calgary Arts Development and shares some thoughts on Calgary’s anti-racism efforts this year.

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Directories, Directories, Directories

Back in 2019 we began to expand our website with directories. Calgary Arts Development’s Database Coordinator shares a bit of the ongoing process.

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Improving Online Accessibility

While we are constantly making improvements to our own online presence, Calgary Arts Development’s Content Manager breaks down some of the accessibility tweaks we have already made.

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Dogs & Pandemics

Eight months into working from home, Calgary Arts Development’s Research and Policy Manager Greg Burbidge shares some personal reflections and, of course, data.

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