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What do we mean by artist collective?

In this video, we’ll focus on what we mean when we talk about an artist collective in our application process.

Grant terms and concepts

This series of 2 to 3 minute videos by the Edmonton Arts Council is meant to assist artists through some of the specific terms and concepts used in our application process. 

Building Experiences in the New Economy

For two years, Research Consultants Stone-Olafson have been working with agencies across Alberta to track the public’s evolving attitudes and opinions related to the pandemic and cultural/​recreational activities. Their findings, shared with our community, have helped us all plan effectively and prepare for how our patrons may feel today, and are likely to feel tomorrow. Join us for a discussion of their May 2022 findings.

A PDF of the final report is available here.

SmartSimple Tutorial

This tutorial takes you through the process of registering in SmartSimple and setting up a profile before you start your application for grant programs or calls to artists. Once you set up your profile, you can use it to apply to all current and future opportunities.

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?

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.

Live by the Word: Titilope Sonuga on the Business of Poetry

Titilope Sonuga is a poet, playwright and performer, the author of three collections of poetry and two spoken word albums, and Edmonton’s new Poet Laureate. Join Ms. Sonuga for a frank discussion of the difficult but essential work of getting paid for your poetry. Presented by the Edmonton Arts Council and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta.

Art by the Numbers: Creating a Project Budget

A project budget shows the world how you plan to use one of your finite resources — money. Veteran arts manager Karen Brown Fournell walks you through how to create a budget that’s in line with your priorities, and put everything into a form that will work for the reader — whether that reader is a funder, an investor or a fellow artist.