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.
Calgary Arts Development believes there are parallels between the creative economy and the active economy.
The Calgary Arts Development office will be closed on September 2, 2019 for Labour 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.
The National Music Centre continues its Alberta Spotlight series for another fantastic season and you can win your way in. Next up is local duo Beach Season! You won't want to miss it.
The year was 2000 and the first Calgary International Film Festival was attended by 8,000 people. Now, 20 years later, it showcases over 200 of the most compelling films of the year.
A huge week in Calgary’s arts community, it brings dozens of free offerings thanks to The City of Calgary, Calgary ArtWalk, Beakerhead, and many more. So, grab your calendar and start planning—it’s going to be a busy one!
Calgary International Film Festival’s artistic director shares how he fell in love with film festivals and community.
My City Speaks To Me swings by this summer staple as it celebrates 40 years.
A mom, wife, artist, entrepreneur, designer, and unshakable optimist, Maya Corona follows what makes her soul happy.
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
Applications Open September 24, 2019