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A bright shop interior with prints and pottery items on display.
Photo by Jay Walker

Our shop

Explore Edmonton’s local box office and art shop, where you can connect with our thriving arts community.

Two street performers appear dressed as tree-like creatures, one on stilts towers over the other majestically
Festival in a Box parade at Queen Mary Park, photo by Levi Manchak

Our community programming

From the long, warm days of summer to the bright and chilly days of winter, there are over 150 performances and arts events brought to you by the Edmonton Arts Council every year.

Current opportunities

learn about calls & funding

EAC’s Equity & Access in the Arts grant program invests in equity-seeking artists and collectives, applications close on June 172024

Award opportunities

Governor General’s Literary Awards

The Canada Council for the Arts celebrates the best in literature from Canada: its Governor General’s Literary Awards recognize finalists and winners in seven categories, in both official languages, for readers of all ages.

Apply by June 15

Award opportunities

Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts

Up to eight awards are distributed every year: six awards recognize artistic achievements, one award recognizes an exceptional fine craft artist (Saidye Bronfman Award) and one award recognizes an outstanding contribution to contemporary visual arts, media arts or fine craft. The winners all receive a medallion and a cash prize of $25,000 each.

Apply by June 1

Award opportunities

Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music

Awarded annually, the Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music is a competition for professional composers and sound creators from Canada, designed to encourage the creation of new chamber music. 

Apply by June 1