Call For Applications: Edmonton, AB

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Guest Curators
Every year, Metro works with many people who are passionate about some aspect of film. They connect with guest curators to better reflect the diverse backgrounds, passions and interests of our city. Some people program regular themed series on a monthly basis. Others create a more focused series of films and events, or a single multi-layered evening at the 500-seat Garneau.
Application Deadline: June 1, 2015
Programming to begin: November 2015
Submissions can be made via a simple online form, applicants are welcome to submit multiple proposals. If you have any questions regarding the application process, contact David Cheoros at, or at 780.425.9212.
Learn more and apply online…

Call For Submissions: Edmonton, AB


Extended deadline – Main Gallery
SNAP welcomes submissions from artists, collectives, curators and collaborations practising in all printmaking & print-related media (including but not limited to: relatedphotography, installation, video, drawing, collage, printed matter). SNAP’s Main Gallery Space is programmed through an annual call for submissions as well as through curated exhibitions.
Submission Deadline: April 30, 2015
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Summer Employment Opportunity: Calgary, AB


In-Definite Arts invites applications (resume and cover letter) from eligible art students interested in working with artists with disabilities to develop their studio practice in a supported and creative studio environment. Students are encouraged to submit their application by May 1st for consideration, and short listed artists will be asked to participate in an interview.

More information can also be found at

Applications are welcome by email or in person, directed to Roxanne Taylor

IDAS 2015 Summer Student Call

Call For Applications Metal Art: Wetaskiwin, AB

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4th Annual Metal Art Show & Sale
Exhibitors for Metal Art Show and Sale at Reynolds-Alberta Museum
If you use metal as the primary medium in your artistic creations, we want you for the next Metal Art Show and Sale! Looking for…
• Sculptors who work magic in metal Custom knife-makers with finely honed skills
• Tinsmiths who creatively tinker Engravers who engage in metal mediums
• Blacksmiths who forge with artistic flair
• Steampunk makers of metal gadgets and jewelry
• Chainmaillers unchained Jewelry makers who manipulate metals
• Farriers with creative finesse
• Anyone else who creates with metal
Read the full call here.
Show: September 19 – 20, 2015
Apply by: August 21, 2015
For more information, contact Jim Takenaka, Head of Visitor Services at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum
780-361-1351 /
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Call for Nominations Spirit of Helen Award

The Spirit of Helen Award is an annual award presented in honour of Helen Folkmann
Helen Folkmann, an artist and arts advocate whose creativity, activism, strength and determination inspired and continues to inspire people across Canada. This award acknowledges an artist, cultural worker or advocate whose contributions to Alberta’s media arts community reflects Helen’s remarkable spirit. Recipients are awarded $2000 in cash and a certificate at the AMAAS conference.
Individuals or organizations associated with the Alberta Media Arts community may nominate one candidate per year. Nominations are reviewed by an anonymous peer jury and must be received by May 15, 2015.
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The National Congress on Culture May 7 & 8, 2015: Edmonton, AB

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The National Congress on Culture, May 7 & 8

The 3rd Annual National Congress on Culture, supported in part by the City of Calgary in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, is taking place in Alberta for the first time this spring. Coming to Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre on May 7 & 8, the event is a fantastic opportunity for members of Calgary’s cultural community to network, share and learn from key decision makers, arts and private sector leaders, policy makers, funders, media influencers and artists and cultural practitioners.

Featuring keynote sessions from Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist, ATB Financial and Chair, Alberta Premier’s Council on Culture, and Jean Grand-Maître, Artistic Director of the Alberta Ballet, the congress program includes a range of educational sessions and breakout workshops.

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Visit the Congress website to learn more about the program and register now.

Call For Artists: Sherwood Park, AB

Art on The Patio

Join Strathcona County this summer for the 2nd year of this exciting opportunity!

Art on the Patio:

July 8 th
July 15 th
July 22nd
August 5th
August 12th
August 19th

Interested in learning more? Contact Strathcona County Art Gallery@501 at 780-410-8585 or
Art on the Patio will join art, music, and food, as artists and artisans display and sell their work during the very popular Qualico Patio Series. This is a free opportunity that will be scheduled for six dates this coming summer. Six artists per week will be scheduled. Artists may book a maximum of two weeks.

This event will occur on Wednesday evenings. Set up time will be from 6:00pm to 7:00pm, and take down after the evenings performance concludes (approximately 9:30-10:00pm).

Application Forms Here Art on the Patio – MOU – 2015

Meet & Greet in Edmonton: Saturday May 2nd, 2015

Join Ruby Mah, Chris W. Carson and more for a chance to MEET & GREET your fellow artists in Edmonton on Saturday May 2nd between 1pm and 3pm at the Visual Arts Alberta Gallery (3rd floor, 10215 112 Street)… A fun way to talk art. An opportunity to learn about CARFAC. A chance to view exhibitions by Gerald St. Maur and Jean Pilch. Have a cookie and some juice… JOIN US…Meet and Greet 2.0  in Edmonton

Allied Arts Council Newsletter

Allied Arts Council Lethbridge

Nominations Open for Awards Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to Lethbridge’s arts community? Nominate them today! Awards to be presented at the 10th annual Mayor’s Luncheon for Business and the Arts, September 17, 2015. Deadline: June 15, 2015. Nomination forms

Allied Arts Council Excellence (AACE) Awards (3):
Recognizing outstanding philanthropic contributions to the Lethbridge community through the arts
• Business
• Individual
• Organization
Joan Waterfield Memorial Award (1):
The Joan Waterfield Memorial Award recognizes a member of the arts community, respected by their contemporaries for advancing and enhancing the arts. This individual has made a substantial contribution to our community in the area of the arts; literary, music, dance, new media, theatre or visual arts.

NEW: Allied Arts Council Young Artist Award (1):
The AAC Young Artist Award brings recognition to outstanding artists in the early phases of their career and has a value of $1000. It is intended to support and encourage artistic work. We welcome young artists aged 18-35 based in the Lethbridge area who have a passion for, and are deeply involved in the Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Cinematic Arts, Literary Arts, Architecture and Design, to apply.

Registration open for Soar Emerging Artist Festival
Registration is now open for the Professional Development portion of Soar: June 6 & 7. Emerging artists can access two days of arts professional development for the low cost of $25!

Watch for more information soon on the Soar Cabaret Nights. On the evenings of June 3 – 5, the public is invited to enjoy the works of Emerging artists- from dance to theatre, music to visual arts!

Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Awards Saturday, June 6, 2015 Spotlight: Transit: Calgary-based Hip hop/spoken word artist
Performing at the Gala portion of the evening, Transit: Transit is a Western Canadian Music Award nominated rapper, a Calgary poet laureate finalist and a 2014 winner of a Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artist Award. He has released 5 albums which have sold thousands of copies, and has collaborated with Rhymesayers recording artist Grieves, Astronautalis, Mad Child of Swollen Members, Kyprios of Sweatshop Union, and 8?time Juno Award winner Jann Arden.

Join arts in Lethbridge for this wonderful evening celebrating the arts in Alberta. Contact us at 403-320-0555 to reserve your spot at this one-of-a-kind event! More information

Farmer’s Market Arts Table
The Allied Arts Council has booked one Saturday table from May 9 – Oct 24 on behalf of our membership. The table costs $50.00 including GST. The table will be booked based on the number of requests received and availability – please list 3 or 4 dates in order of preference and we will do our best to accommodate! Please note the hours of operation have been extended at this year’s Market – booths are open 8am – 2pm.
Call Muffy at 403.320.0555 or email to make arrangements!

Looking for something to do? Check out upcoming arts events on our Arts Calendar!