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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Tune into @cbcedmonton for an “Autumn Extravaganza” episode of...
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Tune into @cbcedmonton for an “Autumn Extravaganza” episode of...
Tune into @cbcedmonton for an “Autumn Extravaganza” episode of @ouredmonton with @adrienne.lamb and featuring their tour of ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ Tune In Saturday 10am, Sunday noon, and Monday 11am. #yegarts #yegpublicart #cbc #ᐄᓃᐤînîwriverlot11 (at ᐄᓃᐤ ÎNÎW River Lot 11∞ Indigenous Art Park)...
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Letter to the Arts Community: Connections and Exchanges
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Letter to the Arts Community: Connections and Exchanges
Last summer, as I began my second year at the Edmonton Arts Council (EAC), the EAC received funds from Edmonton City Council to lead the development of the new City of Edmonton Arts & Heritage Plan in partnership with the Edmonton Heritage Council and Arts Habitat Edmonton. In August, the EAC...
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Artist Opportunity - Arts Datathon
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Artist Opportunity - Arts Datathon
From November 23 - 25 Data For Good Edmonton, Edmonton Community Foundation (ECF), the Edmonton Arts Council (EAC), and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) are hosting a Datathon. The Datathon is a joint event focused on developing a better understanding of challenges and opportunities in o...
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Notes from a summit - a recap of the 2018 Alberta Public Art Network Summit
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Notes from a summit - a recap of the 2018 Alberta Public Art Network Summit
(Delegate Bags awaiting their owners - Shirley Tse, Girl Named Shirl Photography)Community is at the heart of great public art – that was the central message of the 2018 APAN Summit held in downtown Edmonton this fall.APAN, or the Alberta Public Art Network, is a loose affiliation of public ar...
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2018 Large Artist Project Grant Recipients
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2018 Large Artist Project Grant Recipients
Artist Project Grants are investments in the specific projects of individual artists and artist collectives as they pursue their artistic and professional advancement. Twice per year, EAC awards small Artist Project Grants up to $5,000. Once per year, EAC awards large Artist Project Grants up to ...
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“The Longest Journey” by Dawn Marie Marchand
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“The Longest Journey” by Dawn Marie Marchand
As part of City of Edmonton’s Heritage Interpretive Plan for River Crossing  (West Rossdale), Edmonton Arts Council is supporting an installation by visual artist Dawn Marie Marchand. The art installation “The Longest Journey” will be in Rossdale in the green space west of RE/MAX Field from Septe...
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“Animal Family” at Edmonton Valley Zoo
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“Animal Family” at Edmonton Valley Zoo
The Edmonton Valley Zoo is going through extensive updates with the building of Phase Three, Nature’s Wild Backyard which will be comprised of the Urban Farm and Red Panda Habitat. To complement the changes and new development, Edmonton Arts Council released a call for artists in Spring 2016.Arti...
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Introducing the ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ Artists ~ Duane Linklater
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Introducing the ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ Artists ~ Duane Linklater
ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ - Edmonton’s Indigenous Art Park opens tomorrow - September 15. For the past several months, the YEGArts Blog has featured the inspirations and thoughts behind the six artworks by Mary Anne Barkhouse, Amy Malbeuf, Marianne Nicolson, Tiffany Shaw-Collinge, and Jerry Whiteh...
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This Saturday, September 15th marks the Grand Opening ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW)...
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This Saturday, September 15th marks the Grand Opening ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ & Queen Elizabeth Park. We hope you can join us! Until then, learn more about the park and the six artworks within it in the artists’ own words.“Telling the stories of this place” ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞Edmonton’s Ind...
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On Saturday, September 15, you’re invited to join the City of...
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On Saturday, September 15, you’re invited to join the City of...
On Saturday, September 15, you’re invited to join the City of Edmonton and the Edmonton Arts Council for the ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ Grand Opening Event! Attendees will be able to meet some of the art park artists, enjoy contemporary and traditional Indigenous arts performances curated by Dreams...
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