Arts

We create community by producing relevant, high-quality contemporary theatre; by playing a national leadership role in the development and creation of new Canadian plays; and by bringing audience and artists together in an exchange around the work.
We use arts and community development processes to create opportunities for youth to become more engaged in their community and experience increased community connection. We develop collaborative community arts projects that engage youth and communities. Our plans receive direct input from youth.
Bedside volunteer engages in conversation with patient and staff.
We bring art, conversation and joy to long-term and palliative patients by transforming sterile hospital rooms and treatment areas into places of greater comfort and hope.
Music, theatre, and dance. This is Arts Commons. But visual arts, education, weddings, comedy, film, and National Geographic Live? Yes, that is Arts Commons too. Today, we are more than just performing arts. Arts Commons has a little bit of this and that. Which means it has something for you.
Picture yourself with your favorite people in your favorite places. Now imagine life without those things because of factors beyond your control. This is what people with Autism experience every day and what we aim to change.
A smash up of art, science and engineering
Imagine a three-storey fire-breathing octopus made out of bake tins or a forty foot steampunk rocketship that you can climb and explore. That's Beakerhead - a Canadian charity whose mandate is to advance education at the crossroads of art, science and engineering.
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We offer training and support to build the capacity of youth and young adults, between the ages of 18 and 30, by supporting their leadership roles in building strong, resilient communities.
Calgary Centre for Global Community
We provide education, engagement and research opportunities to enhance and expand Calgarians' capacity for responsible, well-informed, effective global citizenship. Our work recognizes the interconnectedness of local and global issues and their impact on the well-being of our communities.
Performers hold their voilins in a row, on the performance stage.
A youth music education organization primarily focused on preserving and promoting the Canadian heritage and art of folk fiddling. We develop leadership, confidence, discipline and time management, and expose youth ages 7-18 with local, provincial, national and international performance experiences.
Two young performers playing violine and cello
Over 3,700 performances involving 10,000 amateur performers makes the Calgary Performing Arts Festival (formerly the Kiwanis Festival) one of North America's largest! The Festival gives performers a unique opportunity to receive feedback from arts professionals and learn from their peers.

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