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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New in Public Art for 2018
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New in Public Art for 2018
The tinsel has settled, and 2018 is underway. For the EAC, this means new projects, public gatherings, and artistic endeavours of every type as we work to support and promote Edmonton’s arts community. For the public art and conservation teams, a new year heralds additions to the Public Art...
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EAC Weekly January 10
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EAC Weekly January 10
EAC Weekly January 10: The EAC Weekly is here and brimming with local arts events and opportunities!Find information on… a Community Arts Workshop for Artists, NorQuest College’s Not-for-Profit Accounting Fundamentals course, artist mentors for Visual Arts Alberta - Carfac, the Alberta Playwright...
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Jacqueline Bird Day captured Jonathan Luckhurst working on his...
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Jacqueline Bird Day captured Jonathan Luckhurst working on his new pieces in the Society of Northern Alberta Print-artists (SNAP) Print Studio. My new body of work is a continuation of my growing interest in questions surrounding our relationship to technology and the dynamics between the urban-n...
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Swing ‘n’ Skate 2018
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Swing ‘n’ Skate 2018
Jump and Jive at City Hall!Internationally acclaimed dance band, The Emeralds, are kicked off this year’s Swing ‘n’ Skate at City Hall on Sunday, January 7. Every week in January and February local bands will fill the City Room with music and the Sugar Swing Dance Club will be on site to help put...
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EAC Weekly January 3
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EAC Weekly January 3
EAC Weekly January 3: Hello 2018! This first Weekly of the New Year features a variety of local events and employment opportunities. >> Click here to subscribe to the EAC Weekly…
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EAC Weekly December 20
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EAC Weekly December 20: Happy Holidays! This is the last EAC Weekly for 2017 and, as always, filled with local events and opportunities for artists. Join the Jasper Avenue project team as a public art curator, apply for the 2018 Alberta Literary Awards, work with the Citadel or Winspear, and find...
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Call to Alberta Artists :: Jasper Place Bowl and Grandstand (RFP)
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Call to Alberta Artists :: Jasper Place Bowl and Grandstand (RFP)
The Jasper Place Bowl and Grandstand public art competition, open to professional artists residing in Alberta, is held in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy “Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas” (C458C).The Edmonton Arts Council, on behalf of the City...
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EAC Public Art Monthly :: December 14, 2017
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EAC Public Art Monthly :: December 14, 2017
EAC Public Art Monthly :: December 14, 2017:
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#tbt to the beginning of #yegpublicart! The Migrants was...
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#tbt to the beginning of #yegpublicart! The Migrants was...
#tbt to the beginning of #yegpublicart! The Migrants was installed in front of the old #yegcityhall in 1957. As part of the fountain. We now have more than 230 artworks by more than 300 artists in the collection! Visit edmontonpublicart.ca explore. (This photograph was taken in 1966 by Al D. Gir...
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It all began with a “spaghetti tree”. When Edmonton city planners commissioned The Migrants for the...
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all began with a “spaghetti tree”. When Edmonton city planners commissioned The Migrants for the...
It all began with a “spaghetti tree”. When Edmonton city planners commissioned The Migrants for the 1957 incarnation of City Hall, they sparked a lively six-decade conversation. The bronze sculpture, which remains as one of 64 artworks at City Hall, formed the kernel of a collection that now cont...
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