The Edmonton Arts Council has created several documents that offer a vision for arts and culture in Edmonton.
The Art of Living is an exciting step towards fostering a sustainable and progressive cultural environment in the City of Edmonton – an environment that integrates culture into everyday life and one that strives to retain and attract cultural practitioners.
EDMONTON PUBLIC ART MAP is a Public Art Master Plan that was approved by Edmonton City Council in September 2008.
TIX on the Square Promotions Toolkit
This tool-kit is a practical approach to getting ready to dive in and promote your event through a variety of tried-and-true techniques.
Audit of the Edmonton Arts Council's Programs & Offerings
Edmonton Arts Council (EAC) began a process to audit its practices and policies in the context of cultural diversity and sustainable support for the Aboriginal arts community. Since these audits were completed, and accepted by our board, the EAC has made considerable progress on a number of the recommendations.
Read the Cultural Diversity in the Arts Summary and Progress Report here
Read the Aboriginal Arts Summary and Progress Report here
Report prepared by Kelly Hill, of Hill Strategies Research Inc.
In 2013-2014, the Edmonton Arts Council participated in a study with Hill Strategies Research and six other Canadian municipalities of similar size/population (Edmonton, Richmond, Saskatoon, Windsor, Hamilton, Oakville, Halifax) to benchmark municipal investment in the arts, culture, and heritage, and to track variation in investment levels since 2009.
Read the full report online by clicking here.
Or download a pdf of the report here.
The Development of the Edmonton Arts Council
The creation of the Edmonton Arts Council (EAC) was a long and, at times, annoyingly slow process but, in retrospect, that slow pace was ideal and resulted in a stronger, sturdier organization with amazingly solid support from all parts of the community.
The “Arts and Culture” community in Edmonton is an established and very vibrant part of Edmonton’s mosaic. This study provides an analysis of the economic/financial impacts that the “Arts and Culture” sector has on the economy of the Greater Edmonton Region.
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