When you invite the Artist in Residence/Arts Ambassador, they:

  • may accept or decline community invitations depending on their schedule
  • will not accept compensation to attend these community visits

Submit your request at least 2 weeks in advance of the planned event or meeting. Staff from Alberta Culture and Status of Women will review your application and liaise with the artist.


Communities applying to host the Artist in Residence/Arts Ambassador may be required to cover associated travel and accommodations. The artist will be traveling across the province throughout the year.

If the artist must travel more than 50 km to attend your invitation, the host organization will be required to cover associated costs, which may include travel, accommodations and per diems.

If the nature of the invitation requires the purchase of materials, these costs will be covered by the host organization.

COVID-19 precautions

Application review will include ensuring that community organizations incorporate any required public health protocols, including physical distancing requirements and mask usage, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Applicant information

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The personal information collected through the ‘Apply to host Alberta’s Artist in Residence/Arts Ambassador’ web page will be used for the purpose of inviting the artist to attend your meeting or local event.

This personal information collection is authorized under section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act.

If you have any questions about this collection of personal information, you may contact the Arts Services Consultant – Communications at 780-427-6315 or [email protected].

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