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.

Are you an artist looking for space to support your practice? Maybe you need office space, or a studio to create in, or a one night performance space. Or maybe you’re planning a recurring festival. Do you have a great space here in Calgary that’s perfect for sharing but don’t know what’s possible? You’ve come to the right place.

This How-To Guide can help you find a perfect local venue for your project or event or find online platforms to advertise your space. You’ll also find resources and tips on presenting different types of events and common pitfalls to avoid.

Get started by clicking one of the links above.

This guide supports all kinds of creative space:

  • Education space
  • Creation space
  • Meeting / admin space
  • Rehearsal space
  • Production space
  • Warehouse and storage space
  • Event space
  • Ceremonial space
  • Presentation space
  • Performance space

We’d also like to thank our partners in making this How-To Guide possible.