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Stay informed with announcements and updates about programs, events and opportunities offered by Calgary Arts Development and our partners in the arts community.

Mayor Jyoti Gondek sings in a surprise performance with the Heebee-jeebees at the 2023 Celebration for the Arts

Photo: Motif Photography


2024 Equity Town Halls: Live Action Heroes

Save the dates for a series of town halls to support and nurture diverse art and artist-led city building and to achieve a truly equitable, inclusive and accessible city where everyone belongs.Read more

Office Closure for Staff Retreat

Our office will be closed on Friday, June 7, 2024 for a staff retreat. As always, if you're looking for ways to enjoy the weekend, visit our one-stop-shop events listings at for theatre, film,…Read more

Art Bus RFQ: Info Session Video & Transcript

Are you considering applying for our Art Bus RFQ 2024? Learn more about the guidelines and application process for this opportunity by watching this online and on-demand information session. Apply by June 12, 2024.Read more

You're Invited: Report to Community

Join us at our Report to Community on June 25, 2024, a free event including a report of our arts activities in 2023, followed by a reception with members of the arts community and our…Read more

Public Art 101: Utility Box Program

Are you an artist or organization taking part in this summer's Utility Box Program bringing public art to Calgary communities? Or are you interested in applying to this program in the future? Join us for…Read more

Meet Organizational Strategy Advisor Jennifer DeDominicis

The Rozsa Foundation, Calgary Arts Development and the Calgary Foundation have engaged an Organizational Strategy Advisor, Jennifer DeDominicis of Distill Consulting, to consult with arts organizations as they explore new directions, examine structural change and address life cycle…Read more

Project Grant — Organizations: Info Session Video

Applying to the 2024 Project Grant Program for Organizations? You can find more information and advice in our online information session. This program is intended to provide one-time project funding to non-profit arts organizations and operating…Read more

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Arts Spaces Playbook: A How-To Guide for those who own and operate creative spaces, those who are looking for spaces, and everyone in between.

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