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The Edmonton Arts Council is here to support and inspire artists across our city and region. Whether you’re searching for a job in the arts community, want to sign up for a workshop, or are seeking support for artists, you’ve come to the right place.


Government of Alberta: Costume Coordinator

This position produces and acquires historically representative garments from various eras, issues costumes and educates interpreters on correct appearance and costume care, and maintains garments through proper storage, cleaning and repair. Closing Date: May 62024

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Calls to artists

Call for Nominations for the 11th Parliamentary Poet Laureate

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 11th Parliamentary Poet Laureate. Those selected to be Poets laureate have made a significant contribution to Canada’s literary community through their poetry, which can be written or spoken poetry of any genre. 

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ArtsHub Ortona Assistant Facility Manager

Arts Habitat Edmonton is now accepting applications for the position of ArtsHub Ortona Assistant Facility Manager. Please review the attached job posting for the position details, requirements, and the application process. Applications will remain open until the appropriate candidate is identified.

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Insurance for Arts Organizations

A user’s guide to the different forms of insurance, what they do, and what questions to ask as you shop. Join Bradley Moss from Theatre Network, with stories of how insurance policies and claims unfold, and with Haily Taskey, Senior Advisor at Lloyd Sadd Insurance Brokers Ltd. Get a ground-level look at the importance of appropriate insurance coverage for your organization.

Another's Perspective: Writing what you don't Know

Writing from outside our own personal experience is something that most writers are going to tackle at some point in their careers. How do writers create authentic characters from different cultural backgrounds without delving into dangerous stereotypes?

Logo & Files

Access EAC media

To recognize the investments that we make through our programs, we ask that all funding recipients include the EAC and City of Edmonton in their media releases and marketing materials. Download promotional materials and digital files here.

A black woman is the focal point, sitting on a stool on stage and reciting a poem in a fluffy white dress surrounded by fluffy white clouds and lanterns. A large audience can be seen sitting in the dark in front of her.
Titilope Sonuga, photo by Fifographer

Funding FAQs & glossaries

Have questions about the supports available to you? Find answers and everything you need to complete an application, access funding, and join Edmonton’s arts community.

The focal point of the image is a very large T-rex dinosaur made out of red and purple balloons. It is larger than the humans who stand before it, a woman in a toque to the left and a woman in plaid holding a baby to the right.
Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival, photo by EAC

Access Support

Experiencing a barrier to accessing EAC funding, applying to a call to artists, or other programs? You could receive up to $500 in assistance to support difficulties with physical, cultural, language, technical, or other barriers to application.