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Calls for Artists
City of St. Albert has a call for 2D visual artworks. Complete a request for pre-qualification by April 23.

City of St. Alberta has a call for emerging artists to create 3D butterfly-inspired artwork. 
Apply by April 23.

Jupiter Theatre is accepting submissions of new plays for its 2019/2020 season. Apply by April 30.

#YEGFILM is seeking submissions for Evening Light Gallery. Apply by April 26 for May 30 - June 4 exhibition, and by May 30 for exhibition dates between July 11 - August 15.

Phenomania Arts Society is looking for stories and memories of Old Strathcona to inform short audio plays for Secret City: Old StrathconaSubmit yours by April 30.

Edmonton Made is accepting submissions from local artists for its 2019/2020 Gifted catalogue. Submit by April 30.

The Edmonton Arts Council seeks an Alberta, British Columbia, or Saskatchewan-based artist to participate in a three-stage project for Civic Precinct: Child Friendly Public Art Project. Apply by May 1.

Strathcona County’s Art Collection Advisory Committee is seeking submissions for its 2019 Art Acquisition Program. Apply by May 3.

The Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies is accepting proposals for a research fellowship. Apply by May 6.

Edmonton Arts Council, City of Edmonton, and Edmonton Public Library are accepting Expressions of Interest for Edmonton’s Poet Laureate. Apply by May 6.

Femme Wave Feminist Arts Festival is accepting submissions from musicians, filmmakers, comedians, and visual artists. Apply by June 1.

University of Alberta is accepting applications for its 2020-2021 Writer in Residence. Apply by August 31.

Grant Opportunities
Canada Council for the Arts has a new Explore and Create grant program to assist new and early career artists with the grant application process, and provides them with access to grants they were previously not eligible for.

Applications for the MusiCounts TD Community Music Program are now open. Apply by April 18.

The VS. Arts grant is for Indigenous, Black, or POC musicians between the ages of 18-28 to record a debut EP. Apply by May15.

Edmonton Community Foundation is accepting applications for its Young Edmonton Grants program. Artists age 13 - 24 can 
apply by May 15.

Award Opportunities
Nominations for the Mile Zero Progressive Artist Award are open. Apply by April 18.

United Way is accepting song submissions for its My United Way Voice contest. Apply by April 21.

Applications for the Nordic and Cloutier Family Innovation Award for theatre artists are now open. Apply by April 29.

Nominations for the RISE Awards in Arts and Culture are due May 21.

Nominations are open for Rozsa Foundation's Excellence in Arts Management Award. Submit a nomination by June 7.

Nominations for Canada's Volunteer Awards are now open. Apply by June 21.

Job Opportunities

FAVA is hiring an Executive Director. Apply by April 19.

FAVA is hiring a Director of Programming. Apply by April 19.

Winspear Centre is hiring a Music Library Assistant. Apply by April 21.

Winspear Centre is hiring a Musical Creativity Assistant. 
Apply by April 23.

City of Edmonton is hiring a 
Visual Arts instructors, Dance instructors, and Cooking/BakingInstructors. Apply by April 26.

City of Edmonton is hiring 
Drama Instructors and Piano Instructors. Apply by April 29.

Visionary Centre for the Performing Arts is 
hiring a Director of Adult Acting and Musical Theatre.

Social Enterprise Fund is hiring an Outcomes Associate. 
Apply by May 31.


Space Opportunities
YEG Artist Collective has opportunities for artists to join their new shared studio space. Click here for more information.

Artists interested in space at ArtsCommons 118 can submit their information to be notified when Expressions of Interest applications are open.

The Roots Collective is accepting applications for its 2019 season in June through August. 
Apply by May 15.

Professional Development Opportunities
Learn about crowdfunding and distribution for films at a free event on April 18. RSVP is required.

Board Opportunities
Alberta Playwrights' Network is looking for volunteers to join its board of directors. Email Executive Director Trevor Rueger for more information, and apply by May 10.

Writers Guild of Alberta has openings for six board members. 
Nominations will be accepted until April 29.

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