Entries by Diana Moser

Wood Buffalo Excellence in Arts Awards nominations

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR NEW ARTS AWARDS PROGRAM TO HONOUR BEST IN WOOD BUFFALO Arts Council Wood Buffalo (ACWB) is pleased to announce the launch of the Wood Buffalo Excellence in Arts Awards. This is an annual program that recognizes and celebrates excellence in various areas of the arts and builds awareness of the incredible contribution […]

Theatre; Just Because 2016-17 season

All Theatre; Just Because programming is education-based, open to the community, and employs 100% local artists. Jr. High Play Production Series (for any student enrolled in grades 7,8, or 9) – The Fantastic Mr. Fox  This year we’re offering a brand-new Play Production Series of workshops for Fort McMurray youth! Join us to work on […]

Call for Board Members

Arts Council Wood Buffalo (ACWB) is currently looking to fill five positions on its voluntary Board of Directors representing the following portfolios: Business / Industry, Community, Theatre*, Literary Arts, and First Nations. ACWB is a non-profit organization with a mandate to Champion Investment in the arts in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. The Board […]

Save the Date – AGM & Member Mixer

Arts Council Wood Buffalo was forced to postpone its 2016 Annual General Meeting due to the wildfire evacuation earlier this spring. The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the AGM has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 24, 2016. Further details on a time and location will be available in the August newsletter and other […]

Arts Council Wood Buffalo is Hiring

Are you interested in creating a culture of creativity in Wood Buffalo? Arts Council Wood Buffalo is currently seeking a Membership and Engagement Manager to help lead a number of its programs and partnership initiatives. The successful applicant will join a dynamic team working to ensure the arts are essential to a remarkable quality of […]

Call for Mentee Applications – Graffiti Abatement Mural Mentorship Program

BACKGROUND Arts Council Wood Buffalo and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo are pleased to offer the Graffiti Abatement Mural Mentorship Program. The program is designed to provide one emerging mural artist / visual artist in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo hands-on experience working on a large-scale mural project, under the guidance of an […]

Revised 2016 Urban Market schedule

Potential Vendors & Community Groups Thank you for your patience regarding the confirmation of the revised schedule for the 2016 Fort McMurray Urban Market.   2016 Urban Market Dates: Wednesday, August 10th (11:00am – 6:00pm) Wednesday, August 17th (4:00pm – 9:00pm) Saturday, August 27th, (10:00am – 3:00pm) Wednesday, August 31st (11:00am – 6:00pm) Saturday, September […]

Call for Artists: Art in Motion

Art in Motion at McMurray Experience Summer Exhibition: A Celebration of Indigenous Artwork This theme is a celebration of indigenous art that includes many divergent artistic practices that operate outside of established western canons of art and art history. Many contemporary indigenous artists draw on their ancestral connections, combining these with their knowledge and engagement with […]