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About the program
Art enriches the lives of Albertans, promotes creativity and innovation, and contributes to a more diversified economy. This program seeks to inspire innovation in the arts and to promote a wider understanding and appreciation of the arts and artists in Alberta.
Through this program, an Albertan artist receives a grant to serve a one-year term as Alberta’s Artist in Residence/Arts Ambassador, and they will create an art project that promotes the value of the arts in Alberta. During the term, the artist will engage with different communities, share their perspectives and an 'inside look' of their artistic process, and attend important cultural events as Alberta’s arts ambassador.
During their term as Alberta’s arts ambassador, the artist will:
- engage with different communities
- share their perspectives
- offer an ‘inside look’ at their artistic process
- attend important cultural events
Connect with the Artist in Residence/Arts Ambassador through our Arts Branch:
Alberta Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women
10708 105 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 0A1