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Edmonton: 10 year Arts and Culture Plan

10-year Arts and Heritage Plan

Shape the future of arts and heritage in Edmonton

The Edmonton Arts Council, on behalf of the City of Edmonton, is preparing Edmonton’s next comprehensive 10-year Arts and Heritage Plan. This new plan will leverage the work of the Art of Living, and will guide and strengthen the City’s planning, investment, and ongoing development of the arts and heritage sectors.

Share your memories and vision for the future of the arts and heritage by placing a lobstick on our YEGCultureMap indicating key landmarks within Edmonton that represent meaningful arts and heritage moments.

For an in-depth discussion, join us at a facilitated engagement session:

  • Theatre/Performing Arts | Monday, March 12, 2018 from 11 am – 1 pm at CKUA Performance Space
  • Ward 8 Public | Monday, March 12, 2018 from 6 pm – 8 pm at ATB Financial Arts Barns
  • Ward 6 Public | Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 6 pm – 8pm at Manning Hall, Art Gallery of Alberta
  • Festivals | Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 11am – 1 pm at CKUA Performance Space
  • Music | Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 6 pm – 8 pm at CKUA Performance Space
  • Public Art | Friday, March 16, 2018 from 11 am – 1 pm at Art Gallery of Alberta Theatre Lobby
  • Heritage | Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 3 pm – 5 pm at the Prince of Wales Armouries
  • Performing Arts April 3, 2018 from 11 am – 1 pm – Citadel, Myer Horowitz Theatre
  • Dance | April 7, 2018 from 11 am – 1 pm – Timms Centre, Lobby
  • Visual Arts | April 9, 2018 from 11 am – 1pm – Allard Hall, MacEwan University

 Click here to learn more…

Short List for the Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize

The Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize was established with the generous support of the Eldon + Anne Foote Fund at Edmonton Community Foundation and in partnership with the Edmonton Arts Council and Visual Arts Alberta Association. This Visual Arts Prize, now in its third year, celebrates the brilliance of Visual Artists in Edmonton.

An independent jury composed of three art professionals from outside the Edmonton area evaluated submissions and a short list of three Edmonton Visual Artists emerged. from the long list composed of five artists announced at the beginning of May (Note: the names of the three jury members will be announced and acknowledged on June 19th with the announcement of the winner of the Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize).

The announcement of the short listed artists applauds the vibrancy of the Greater Edmonton Art Scene). The short listed artists for the third Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize in alphabetical order  with the nominating gallery in brackets are : Allen Ball (MCPAG, Stony Plain, AB), Sean Caulfield / Royden Mills (Strathcona County Gallery @ 501, Sherwood Park, AB)  and Brenda Draney (Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton) . 

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Allen Ball

Read Allen Ball’s CV

Read about Allen Ball’s artwork


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Sean Caulfield / Royden Mills

Read Sean Caulfield’s CV
Read Royden Mills’ CV
Read about their artwork



Brenda Draney

Read Brenda Draney’s CV

Read about Brenda Draney’s artwork

Join us for the awards ceremony at Visual Arts Alberta Gallery (3rd floor, 10215 112 Street NW, Edmonton) on June 19th, 2014, at 7:30pm when the winner of the $10,000 Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Award will be announced along with the two runners-up (they will receive $500 for being shortlisted).

Introducing the Edmonton Arts Council’s new executive director, Paul Moulton…

Introducing the Edmonton Arts Council’s new executive director, Paul Moulton…
Paul Moulton will lead the Edmonton Arts Council as its next executive director.

Commenting on the appointment, Anne Ferguson-Switzer, member of the EAC Board of Directors and the Executive Director Hiring Committee, said “We are looking forward to working with Paul. He brings with him a diverse and rich background in the arts and a strong record as a leader. Paul knows this community and has demonstrated his commitment to arts and culture in Edmonton in both his professional and personal life.” (more…)