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    Minister Tanya Fir

    Tanya Fir was sworn in as Minister of Arts, Culture and Status of Women on June 9, 2023.

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Mandate letter

The Premier's mandate letter to the Minister of Arts, Culture and Status of Women outlines the objectives and priorities of the work they will focus on in their role.

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Explore the evolution of the earliest life on Earth at the First Life exhibit in the Royal Tyrrell Museum’s newly redeveloped gallery.

Alberta’s new French Policy Action Plan – Les mesures prévues dans le Plan d’action 2024-2028 de la Politique en matière de la francophone améliorent les services offerts en français.

Alberta’s government is supporting Alberta-based film and television productions that provide a training ground for emerging talent through a new training and mentorship incentive under the Alberta Made Production Grant.

Alberta artists and arts organizations can apply for funding through the Alberta Foundation for the Arts.

Our responsibilities

Promoting and celebrating Alberta’s unique cultural identity and heritage by supporting the development and sustainability of the province’s:

  • creative and cultural industries
  • artists and arts community
  • non-profit and voluntary sector
  • historical resources, sites, museums and archives
  • services in French and supports for Alberta Francophone community

The ministry also works to address gender inequality by:

  • expanding economic opportunities for women
  • establishing a strategy to end gender-based violence
  • supporting and engaging Alberta’s 2SLGBTQQIA+ community

In focus

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Celebrate Alberta’s birthday by enjoying family-friendly events in Calgary, Edmonton and communities across the province on September 1.

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Discover, experience and celebrate arts and culture by attending events and activities across the province.

Explore one of the greatest empires of all time at the Royal Alberta Museum’s new feature exhibition. Now extended to January 12, 2025.

All 20 provincial historic sites, museums and archives are open for the summer with affordable, interactive, entertaining and educational experiences.

Start a campaign or donate to a cause you care about, and we’ll match up to $15,000 per campaign run by a non-profit organization in Alberta.

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