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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Picnic In Boyle Street welcomes the summer!The Edmonton Arts...
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Picnic In Boyle Street welcomes the summer!The
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Picnic In Boyle Street welcomes the summer!The Edmonton Arts Council welcomed more than 100 people to its first Community Public Art Picnic of 2019 on June 8, at Boyle Street Plaza. Guests enjoyed snacks from Honest Dumplings and the Davinci Cone while trying their hand at Chinese calligraphy and...
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Invisible Gate ~ Honouring a Community
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Invisible Gate ~ Honouring a Community
(Rendering and original ‘Foo Dog’ or lion at the Harbin Gate - Studio F. Minus)Invisible, but resonant, our personal, and collective histories, inform communities and day-to-day lives. They manifest through community markers – activity hubs, communal spaces, and symbolic places. When these tangib...
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YEGCanvas 2019
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YEGCanvas 2019
YEGCANVAS 2019 is a transitory/temporary art project between the Edmonton Arts Council and Pattison Outdoor Advertising that will showcase 22 images on a variety of platforms including LRT stations and cars, and buses across Edmonton. The project began May 1 and will run throughout 2019 and 2020....
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Sixty years of stories and passion onstage at this year’s From...
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Sixty years of stories and passion onstage at this year’s From...
Sixty years of stories and passion onstage at this year’s From Cradle to Stage @walterdaleplayhouse - this immersive theatre production takes you behind the scenes and into the hearts of some of the volunteer thespians, technicians, crew, and theatre addicts who’ve made Edmonton’s oldest theatre ...
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2019 Travel Grant Recipients (First Round)
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2019 Travel Grant Recipients (First Round)
Altameda perform at SXSW.During the first round of travel funding in 2019, the Edmonton Arts Council approved support for 45 artists. The recipients sought out unique opportunities, or were invited to showcase their work, around the world. Diverse art projects and training opportunities—in visual...
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2019 Small Artist Project Grant Recipients (First Round)
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2019 Small Artist Project Grant Recipients (First Round)
Arts Council’s 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. We are excited to announce the 26 artists and...
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Celebrating 45 Years of the Alberta Film and Television Awards
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Celebrating 45 Years of the Alberta Film and Television Awards
The Rosies, otherwise known as the Alberta Film and Television Awards, are 45 this year. The awards, which celebrate Alberta-based screen industry professionals. will be handed out on April 27.This year there are 323 finalists vying for 57 Rosies. The awards honour achievement in commercials, new...
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Citadel Theatre’s Integrated Production of The Tempest
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Citadel Theatre’s Integrated Production of The Tempest
Ten years ago, Daryl Cloran was in Sweden to learn from and collaborate with Josette Bushell-Mingo, the Artistic Director of Tyst Teater which features performances in Swedish Sign Language. In October 2017, shortly after joining Citadel Theatre as its Artistic Director, Cloran wanted to include ...
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Meet the Action for Healthy Communities Artist in Residence
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Meet the Action for Healthy Communities Artist in Residence
For the Edmonton Arts Council’s twelfth Artist in Residence program, Action for Healthy Communities is hosting multilingual poet Luciana Erregue-Sacchi, who was selected from over two dozen applicants to the artist in residence call. Action for Healthy Communities (A4HC) provides resources for ne...
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Meet the Action for Healthy Communities Artist in Residence
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Meet the Action for Healthy Communities Artist in Residence
For the Edmonton Arts Council’s twelfth Artist in Residence program, Action for Healthy Communities is hosting multilingual poet Luciana Erregue-Sacchi, who was selected from over two dozen applicants to the artist in residence call. Action for Healthy Communities (A4HC) provides resources for ne...
Published at Edmonton Arts Council