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.
The Operating Grant New Client Intake Program is open to applicants who did not receive an operating grant from Calgary...
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...
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...
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...
The Centre City Banner Program engages local artists to create artwork for banners displayed on light poles and bridges leading...
Disability justice activist and artist JD Derbyshire leads this shared learning on ideas of inclusion, accessibility and disability justice in our final virtual town hall of the year. Register now for December 4, 2023.
Join Calgary Arts Development for an evening of mingling and merriment with friends from the arts community as we celebrate the season at our annual Holiday Open House on Monday, December 11, 2023.
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.
Are you interested in applying to the Art for Social Change Public Art Residency? Join us for an in-person professional development and information session on December 6, 2023.
Applications are open for the Art for Social Change Public Art Residency, a five-month artist residency focused on the topic of social change. Apply by January 5, 2024.
Transition into December with film screenings, literary talks, art markets and a whole lot more as we inch ever closer to the holidays. Read this week's roundup for free arts events you won't want to miss!
Indigenous Stories podcast hosts Sable Sweetgrass and Cherie McMaster look back at 2023 and share some thoughts and feelings about the inspiring artists they've talked to who are having a positive impact in the arts community.
This week, P. Susanah Windrum turns found metal objects into jewelry; Justine Bui sheds light on the harmful practice of colourism; and Trish Weatherup of ARC says when members sing for the community, they get back as much as they give.
This week's Storytelling Podcast features Calgary Arts Development's Manager of Public Art Heather Campbell sharing her thoughts on the value of public art and what's in store for the public art team in 2024.
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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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