COVID-19 Response FAQ

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.

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Poet Laureate Nominations

It’s the time again! As Sheri-D Wilson’s two-year term comes to an end, Calgary Poet Laureate nominations are open! Here are a few things to consider before the March 20, 2020 deadline.

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The Matrix

Learning from some best practices and really looking at clarifying definitions, we are introducing a program criteria matrix in 2020 to help our juries, artists, and arts organizations have common scoring criteria.

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Nomination Packages

Calgary Arts Development has been hard at work getting ready to open nominations for the eighth annual Cultural Leaders Legacy Artist Awards. Here are a few things to consider.

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Pop-Ups for Building Owners

Retail space sitting empty? Want to keep things interesting for your other tenants? The City of Calgary has made it easier to animate short term spaces with engaging pop-ups.

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YYC What’s On

Launched just last week, YYC What’s On is a simplified, searchable, and free events calendar highlighting Calgary arts and culture events. And getting your event included is simple—we just need to know all the details! 

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Sharing Your Events

You’ve spent time planning, you’ve got all of the details for your arts event in place, now you just have to get the word out to ensure people attend! Our What’s On In Calgary page is a great place to start.

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Pop-Ups in Calgary

Got your eye on a sweet ground-floor space that you want to use for a pop-up or a six-month interim business? Want to start a market? Then we have exciting news for you!

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Welcome to our Fieldnotes

Ever wondered about the inner workings of Calgary Arts Development? More than a typical blog, this new section offers our staff and board a chance to share observations, thoughts, and tips in their own voice.

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