Alberta Culture Days

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Alberta Culture Days is a September-long celebration of arts, heritage, diversity and community-spirit featuring free activities for Albertans to enjoy. It is an opportunity to discover, experience and celebrate the Month of the Artist through local events and activities, in-person and online across the province.

Arts Council Wood Buffalo stewards funds collected from the Province of Alberta and the RMWB among individual artists, groups and organizations who wish to host free arts & culture-based events for residents of Wood Buffalo.

Community Impact

100 Paid Artists

18 Events & Programs

1134 Participants

  • Submit Your Grant Application
  • Eligibilities
  • Participating Venues

Applications Now CLOSED for the Alberta Culture Days Grant


Deadlines & Timelines

  1. Applications Open: April 13, 2022

  2. Complete application submission: May 6, 2022 @ Noon (MST)

  3. ABCD Funding Allocations Distributed: July 25, 2022

  4. Alberta Culture Days Events: Month of September


For further inquiries, please contact:
Luay Eljamal
[email protected]
587.674.1625 ext. 102

Participating Venues

Host Your Event At These Participating Venues


2022 Events or Activities must:

– Provide arts, culture or heritage-related programming during the month of September 2022

– Be free to attend

– Provide a budget outlining estimated revenues (including in-kind and/or leveraged funds) and expenses

2022 Eligible Expenses are:

– Artist fees/workshop fees/performance fees (funds can only be used to compensate Albertan artists)
– Event/workshop materials (for example: paint brushes, paper, costume rentals, etc.)
– Marketing and communications
– Volunteer expenses (for example: t-shirts, refreshments)
– Food and beverage (note: alcoholic beverages and bar services are not eligible)
– Honorariums, wages, and contract wage agreements with cultural workers and artists who are not already employed as staff by the applicant organization (for example: ushers, stage managers, technicians etc.)
– Technology costs (for example: Zoom, WebEx, audio/visual technician services); equipment rental (for example: lighting, sound)
– Venue rental
– Equipment rental

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