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 Program provides stable, predictable funding to arts organizations in Calgary.
This program is intended to provide one-time project funding to community based or non-profit arts organizations in Calgary who do...
The Artist Development Microgrant is intended to provide one-time funding to individual artists and artist collectives in Calgary who have...
This program is intended to provide one-time project funding to individual artists and artistic collectives in Calgary who pursue a...
The Original Peoples Investment Program supports the preservation and revitalization of First Nation/Métis/Inuit art through arts-based projects and activities.
Discussing streaming platforms and presenting content online, join RISE UP Calgary on January 21, 2021 for its next Relaunch Lunch. Register today and take part.
Calgary Arts Development is extending the deadline for its request for proposals to January 18, 2021.
In May 2020, Calgary Arts Development undertook a survey of arts organizations in Calgary to better understand and plan for the COVID-19 disruption to the arts, culture, and creative industries.
Looking at what is possible, what is artistically valuable, and most importantly, what is safe, Operations Manager Lesley Hinger shares her thoughts on programming seasons in a pandemic.
Applications are now open for the Artist Development Microgrant. Submit via the online grant interface before February 16, 2021.
Calgary Arts Development is pleased to announce its 2021 grant investment programs for arts organizations, individual artists, and artist collectives.
With a new year and an ongoing fight to bend the curve, Calgary’s arts community continues to pump out quality content—just digitally instead of in person—and you can tune in all month long. Check out these great online events this January!
Combining social consciousness with her artistic career, Mariya Stokes is a local musician who cares deeply about her community.
Today we learn how to drop a beat, we'll discover what digital projection mapping is, and we'll visit some spectacular light displays. Check it out!
In exploring the creative world and living a creative life, Lanre Ajayi takes on a piece of Alberta's history. Tune into My City Speaks To Me.
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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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Opportunities for arts organizations and individual artists
Applications Open June 1, 2021
Deadline February 16, 2021
Applications Open May 3, 2021
Applications Open March 15, 2021