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...
Comprised of three wall-mounted panels, two at Pho City on 1st St. SE, and one at the Calgary Immigrant Women’s...
This project will contract an Indigenous artist to design a mural referencing the Indigenous history of Nose Hill and install...
With a theme of whimsey, joy, beauty and hope, artist Billie Rae Busby created a mural in his signature abstract...
Qing Ming is a time to honour ancestors, celebrate family bonds and herald the arrival of spring. Visitors were treated...
Calgary Arts Development is hosting 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.
Join us at this free event for a report of our arts activities in 2022, followed by a reception and a chance to meet and mingle with our staff and others from the arts community.
Despite a global pandemic and rising inflation pressures, the 2022 Calgary Engagement Survey shows Calgarians continue to explore and find ways to connect with the arts.
Research & Policy Specialist Stephanie Solomon polled our Operating Grant clients in 2022 to shed some light on what challenges the community is facing coming out of the pandemic.
Due to an increase in applications, Calgary Arts Development is adjusting the timeline for both the Project Grant Program – Individuals & Collectives and the Artist Development Microgrant for 2023.
Calgary Arts Development is rescheduling the deadline to apply for the Operating Grant New Client Intake Program. The deadline has now been extended to July 5, 2023.
Immerse yourself in a whirlwind of free artistic delights this week with the first of many summer markets, unique exhibition openings and a chapbook launch with local authors! Get your planning started!
Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with us as we meet some of the people involved with this year's FascinAsian Film Festival and learn how exploring the world of television and film helps them live creatively.
Meet an artist whose connection to her community and love of sharing her culture and creativity led to an extraordinary opportunity to add her own flair to an Indigenous-inspired room display at IKEA.
If there should be one takeaway from life in the present age, it is that community is essential, especially when times are hard. And one way to combat our sense of isolation is through the arts.
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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