Edmonton Arts Council

The Edmonton Arts Council is a not-for-profit society and charitable organization that supports and promotes the arts community in Edmonton.

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How an evening goes to hell 🔥 Eagerly awaiting the descent into...
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How an evening goes to hell 🔥 Eagerly awaiting the descent into...
How an evening goes to hell 🔥 Eagerly awaiting the descent into Dante’s Inferno with @fireflytheatre in the @edmontonfringe #ArtsBarns Tickets (and fingerless gloves) available @tixonthesquare #yegarts #yegtheatre #aerialtheatre #DanteAlighieri #Inferno (at ATB Financial Arts Barn) https://www....
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#YEGPublicArt :: New for 2019
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#YEGPublicArt :: New for 2019
(A detail of Spring is Sprung the Grass is Riz by Karen Klassen & Erin Pankratz at Dermott Park)As 2019 settles into a groove, the Edmonton Arts Council public art and conservation departments are gearing up for a new round of installations, revelations, and conservation. This year, we antici...
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#YEGPublicArt :: New for 2019
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As 2019 settles into a groove, the Edmonton Arts Council public art and conservation departments are gearing up for a new round of installations, revelations, and conservation. This year, we anticipate adding 11 new public artworks to the City of Edmonton Public Art Collection. Of that number, fi...
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The Government of Canada Invests in the Reconstruction of Edmonton's Famed Roxy Theatre
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The Government of Canada Invests in the Reconstruction of Edmonton's Famed Roxy Theatre
The Government of Canada Invests in the Reconstruction of Edmonton's Famed Roxy Theatre: An investment of $2.5 million from the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund will support the rebuilding of the Roxy Theatre. Randy Boissonault, MP (Edmonton Centre), made the announcement earlier today.
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2018 Second Round Artist Project Grant (Small) Recipients
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2018 Second Round Artist Project Grant (Small) Recipients
Twice a year, the Edmonton Arts Council provides grants of up to $5,000 to artists through the small Artist Project Grant program. Artist Project Grants are intended to invest in the specific projects of individual artists and artist collectives as they pursue their artistic and professional adva...
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Mosaics & Magpies - a year of Edmonton Public Art
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Mosaics & Magpies - a year of Edmonton Public Art
(Detail of Calder Community Mosaic by SpaceMakePlace Design (Rebecca Bayer & David Gregory - photo Doyle C. Marko)The city of Edmonton is more vibrant thanks to a swath of public art installations over the past year. The Edmonton Arts Council public art and conservation teams were busy as the...
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Life, Death, and Public Art
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Life, Death, and Public Art
(Brendan McGillicuddy & Jeffrey Riedl’s Veil flutters across the wintery view from the South Haven Cemetery administrative building reception area)Cemeteries aren’t usually associated with contemporary public art practice. If the subject of art in this context comes up, things like weeping an...
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2018 Third Round Travel Grant Recipients
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2018 Third Round Travel Grant Recipients
Scenic Route to Alaska received a travel grant to tour their new album Tough Luck in Canada and the United States.During the third round of travel funding in 2018, awarded in November, the Edmonton Arts Council (EAC) approved support for 48 artists and projects travelling to over 32 different cit...
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Myth, Metadata, & Community ~ creating public art for Capilano Library
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Myth, Metadata, & Community ~ creating public art for Capilano Library
(Artists Sergio Serrano [left] and Alexander Stewart [right] with one of the sculptures for their Capilano Library public artwork)Libraries are radical, say Edmonton artists Sergio Serrano and Alexander Stewart. Caught during the final stages of fabrication for their as-yet-untitled artwork for C...
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Kids connect with Edmonton’s past, present & future
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Kids connect with Edmonton’s past, present & future
(The Virginia Park Elementary School Grade 5 class with Amy Malbeuf’s Iskotew - photo courtesy of the school)They journaled, they jumped, and they connected with the stories of this place. The Grade 5 class from Virginia Park School visited ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞, Edmonton’s Indigenous art park...
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