A group of children laugh along during a performance. Photo: Kelly Hofer, courtesy of Calgary International Children’s Festival
Revv52's Inside the Wall of Sound. Photo: Doug Wong, courtesy Revv52
Chris Millar's 370H55V on display at Glenbow. Photo: Kelly Hofer, courtesy Tourism Calgary
The Haunting with Grant Linneberg and Stafford Perry. Photo: Benjamin Laird, courtesy Vertigo Theatre
Artstrek 2014 Exploration III. Photo: Sui-Fan Wong, courtesy Theatre Alberta

Living a Creative Life

lclLiving a Creative Life is an arts development strategy for Calgary, by Calgarians. Learn more and show support by endorsing the strategy.

Arts in Action YYC

Our new online report, Arts in Action YYC, captures stories and data about how arts build a city. Read and share at artsaction.ca.


We are pleased to unveil our new brand! Our logo uses the Calgary wordmark, aligning with partners like Calgary Economic Development and Tourism Calgary. Learn more.

Shell Employees' Credit Union: Expressions of Interest

Calgary Arts Development is pleased to share the following information on behalf of Shell Employees' Credit Union

Call for Expressions of Interest in Retail/Office Space

Ongoing Intake

Qualified arts organizations are invited to submit Expression of Interest proposals to Calgary Arts Development regarding a 3,400-sq.-ft. retail/office space over two floors in the downtown core. A floor plan and FAQs are available here.

You're Invited: Arts Spaces Networking Night​ #3​

​Back by popular demand, the third Arts Spaces Networking Night will take place on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Arts Commons (formerly the EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts). Organized by Calgary Arts Development and The City of Calgary, this free event is designed to connect community groups and other facility operators with artists and arts organizations looking for space.

Artists and arts organizations are invited to connect with facility operators to find rehearsal, presentation, studio and gallery spaces, and share how their activities can help enrich the surrounding community.

Community associations and other non-profit facility operators (including arts organizations) are invited to present information about their facilities such as location, amenities, and proximity to transit and parking to artists and arts organizations who can add value to your community.

CCVO: Nonprofit Emergency Preparedness Symposium

Registration now open!

What: Building Resilience: Nonprofit Emergency Preparedness Symposium
When: October 21, 2015
Where: Enmax Conservatory, Calgary Zoo
Cost: $50 (includes lunch and refreshments)

Join senior staff from nonprofit organizations along with speakers from local response agencies and specialists in emergency planning for an engaging and interactive symposium. Focused on understanding the emergency response system in Calgary and how your nonprofit can better prepare for future events, this day-long event will feature informative keynote speakers, workshops and panel discussions along with networking opportunities.

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