Alberta Culture Days in Red Deer

Red Deer’s Alberta Culture Days 2017 will be held on September 30 and October 1st. Watch for details coming in April or May of 2017.

Red Deer’s Alberta Culture Days 2016 was tons of fun for our volunteers and particiants alike. Thanks everyone for supporting our arts, heritage and culture community! 

Alberta Culture Days news of importance

Sharing some wonderful news about 2016 Alberta Culture Days which was held from September 30 to October 2nd.

AB Culture Days was a success by all accounts and the stats gathered are impressive –

15 partners put on over 28 events!

Red Deer Arts Council hosted 1315 students in 8 schools with 9 artists over the course of AB Culture Days week. We hosted artist Dianna David at Red Deer College for a performance for 906 students from 4 schools on Friday, September 30th.

Our numbers gathered for who attended the events are:

Sept 30, Friday – 3115 people

October 1, Saturday – 1332 people

October 2, Sunday – 279 people

28 public surveys were completed and overall they thought the event(s) were of value and loved the fact it was free and family friendly.

But the most interesting and exciting stats say that as a group, we supported/employed 545 artists during the 3 days which represented 62.85% of our joint budget with the City of Red Deer. Red Deer Arts Council by itself employed a total of 20 artists! WOW!!!! This should knock your socks off!

Please Alberta Culture and Tourism, continue to support this worthwhile event! Your funding does make a difference in our community!

ARCHIVES:

Alberta Culture Days 2016

Alberta Culture Days 2016

Page 2 of the Alberta Culture Brochure 2016 is here:

Alberta Culture Days Brochure, 2016, page2

Red Deer Culture Days 2016

Our Partners: Red Deer College Arts Centre & Red Deer College, Red Deer’s Public and Catholic Schools, Red Deer Public Library, City of Red Deer Heritage and Public Art and Culture Services Divisions, Central Alberta Retired Teachers Association, Red Deer Visual Artists, Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society, Central Alberta Women’s Immigrant Association (CAIWA), Central Alberta Refugee Effort (CARE), The Hub on Ross, the Scott Block, Celebration of Dance Committee led by Country Pride Dance Club, Artribute Art School, Red Deer Downtown Business Association, Against the Wall Theatre and the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery.

 

Photographs from 2016 events courtesy of the volunteers from Central Alberta Photographic Society. Our thanks to them!

Ribbon Cutting at Central Alberta Refugee Effort Opening Ceremonies

Ribbon Cutting at Central Alberta Refugee Effort Opening Ceremonies

     

Creating Art on the Streets

Creating Art on the Streets

Discussing Art at the Hub on Ross Pop Up Gallery

Discussing Art at the Hub on Ross Pop Up Gallery

Creating Art at the Hub on Ross Pop Up Gallery

Creating Art at the Hub on Ross Pop Up Gallery

                                                                                                                                      

Creating Art at the Hub on Ross Pop Up Gallery

Creating Art at the Hub on Ross Pop Up Gallery

Performing at Celebration of Dance

Performing at Celebration of Dance

Chalk Artist Ian Morris at Work

Chalk Artist Ian Morris at Work

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

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