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.
This program is intended to support arts organizations as they explore new directions, examine structural change and address life cycle...
The Operating Grant Program provides stable, predictable funding to arts organizations in Calgary.
This program is intended to provide one-time project funding to registered non-profit arts organizations and current operating grant clients in...
The pandemic provides an opportunity for some boards to consider different organizational changes specifically around mergers, strategic partnerships, hibernations, and...
This program is intended to provide one-time project funding to individual artists and artistic collectives in Calgary who pursue a...
This program is intended to support professional and business development activities for individual artists and artist collectives.
The Original Peoples Investment Program supports the preservation and revitalization of First Nation/Métis/Inuit art through arts-based projects and activities.
With the support of our Indigenous Advisory, Calgary Arts Development has named a $75,000 funding pool the Honouring the Children...
This program is intended to support First Nations, Métis, and Inuit artists living and working in the Treaty 7 region...
Public Art 101 is a series of professional development workshops designed for artists, community groups and commissioning bodies who would...
Public Art on Tour shines a spotlight on artwork from Calgary’s Public Art Collection by making it part of people’s...
Since 2009, the Open Spaces program has provided exhibition space to local and regional artists while enlivening the Centre Street LRT platform on...
Comprised of three wall-mounted panels, two at Pho City on 1st St. SE, and one at the Calgary Immigrant Women’s...
Join our team! Calgary Arts Development is currently recruiting multiple Public Art curators who may be called up for projects that would benefit from the curatorial process. Apply by September 30, 2024.
Nominations for the next Calgary Poet Laureate are open until March 15, 2024. This artistic ambassador presents at civic events and creates literary works that capture the essence of our city and its citizens.
This map resource highlights where cultural activity provided by operating grant clients takes place, as well as how it relates to key resources like transportation, and how land use is...
In this series featuring Calgary Arts Development staff, Communications Specialist Nick Heazell discusses his love of art and design, and how he takes inspiration from, of course, Star Wars.
Intended to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit artists living and working in the Treaty 7 region for activities and expenses related to the preservation of Indigenous culture and tradition.
Supporting artistic projects responding to, honouring or in memory of the loss of life, culture, ceremony and language amongst the original peoples of this land because of the residential school...
If you're looking for free arts experiences around town, this week's offerings include artist talks, workshops, exhibition tours, live music and more. Your calendar will be packed — make sure to get out there!
This week you are invited to explore, connect and dance with Woezo Africa's film screening of Unganisha, and to meet a local figure skater and artist who is competing at the upcoming Special Olympics Canada Winter Games.
The surge of creativity and entrepreneurship by Indigenous designers is happening alongside the truth and reconciliation journey of many Canadian institutions and individuals.
Executive director and co-founder of The Alcove Centre for the Arts, Bethel Afework has helped create a community recreational space where people can spend time, learn something, perform or take in a performance themselves.
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 as well as gathering and sharing knowledge and expertise.
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Community Investment Manager
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Community Investment & Impact
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Research & Policy Specialist
Specialist, Individuals & Collectives Programs
Indigenous Program Specialist
Grant Program Specialist
Communications & Events
Director, Communications & Events
Public Art Communications Specialist
Arts Spaces Consultant
Public Art Manager
Public Art Administrator
Contract Public Art Project Lead
Project Lead, Public Art
Public Art Project Lead
Director, Engagement & Reconciliation