Calgary Arts Development is responsible for establishing arts investment programs for organizations’ annual operations, individual artists, projects, and other purposes that strengthen Calgary’s arts sector.
The intention of this program is to support the artist’s overall practice rather than focusing investment on distinct project outcomes...
The Original Peoples Investment Program supports the preservation and revitalization of First Nation/Métis/Inuit art through arts-based projects and activities.
Join the spaces team at Calgary Arts Development for an upcoming free and informative presentation.
The Calgary Arts Development office will be closed on August 5, 2019 for Heritage Day.
In late November of 2018, City Council approved a transformational increase to Calgary Arts Development’s budget, which will help build a more sustainable, resilient arts sector.
Interested in applying to the Individual Artist Program? Calgary Arts Development is offering two information sessions this July. RSVP to...
In consultation with the organizations in the Operating Grant Program, Calgary Arts Development has decided to move the deadline for...
The Calgary Arts Development board of directors approved combining the funding for the City-Builder Program into the OG+ Program for...
You've spent time planning, you've got all of the details for your arts event in place, now you just have to get the word out to ensure people attend! Our What's On In Calgary page is a great place to start.
An annual celebration striving to create a city free from discrimination against gender identity, expression, and sexual orientation, the Calgary Pride Festival returns with screenings, parties, concerts, and so much more.
As August winds down, there’s no shortage of free and awesome events to check out. From fantastic concerts to a chance to go on a Field Trip with the Calgary Underground Film Festival, there’s plenty on the go!
Go on an adventure to an imaginary Mexico where light quenches the spirit and rain soothes the soul. Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia cleverly brings to the stage multiple places, faces, and sounds of this stunning culture.
There are actually two Sarb Akal Music Societies. One is the local, East Calgary Indian music academy. The second is a digital clone.
Lucky enough to have an artistic outlet to practice mindfulness, Sania Dsilva shared a photo of this piece created during her 100-day project.
From food to music, agriculture to rodeo, My City Speaks to Me brings you the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, the Calgary Stampede.
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, SpaceFinder Alberta, as well as gathering and sharing knowledge and expertise.
Calgary Arts Development’s classified listing is a free service for Calgary’s arts community. All content for the classifieds is user-submitted. Calgary Arts Development makes no endorsement to any agency, organization, corporation or individual who submits listings.
Questions? Call us at 403.264.5330 ext 213 or send us an email.
Opportunities for arts organizations and individual artists
Current Grantee Organizations
Applications currently closed
Deadline September 9, 2019