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Where community meets creativity

See What's On

Admit it, you're creative

Learn With Us

The arts for everyone

Discover Art Access Program

Your local community hub

About Us

Where community meets creativity

See What's On

Admit it, you're creative

Learn With Us

The arts for everyone

Discover Art Access Program

Your local community hub

About Us

** Important Announcement **

As of this coming Monday Sept 20th, artsPlace will be participating in the new "Restrictions Exemption Program" in order to keep our Fall Programming running and our facilities open and safe for our staff, artists, instructors, visitors and participants.

What that means:

Effective Sept. 20, 2021 anyone born in 2009 or earlier who participates in programs or attends an event inside the artsPlace building will be required to provide one of the following:

  • Proof of vaccination
  • private negative PCR or rapid COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours
  • Medical exemption letter

Proof of vaccination can be provided by:

  • Digital – Records shown from MyHealthRecords app or website, or a screenshot of immunization records
  • Paper – paper copies you received at your immunization appointment, or a printed card or records from MyHealthRecords website or app
  • From Sept. 20 to Oct. 25: proof of a single dose is considered acceptable as long as the dose was given more than 2 weeks before the time of service.
  • After Oct. 25: proof of double vaccination is required if not already provided.

RESOURCES:

Further information on proof of vaccination or negative test can be found here: https://www.alberta.ca/covid-19-public-health-actions.aspx
For more information on booking a vaccine appointment, visit alberta.ca/covid

Thank you for your understanding and patience in these very trying times for everyone. We really appreciate your ongoing support of artsPlace and kind dialogue while we work to continue bringing the arts and creativity to the Bow Valley.

CANMORE FESTIVAL OF ART AND CREATIVITY
Sept. 20 Onwards

  • All outdoor events on Sat. Sept. 25 are still on! Physical distancing and cohorting guidelines will be in place.
  • All indoor events, workshops and activities scheduled will still happen as advertised and pre-registration will be required for some of them. Physical distancing, mandatory masking, proof of vaccination and reduced capacity guidelines will be in place.

What's New

Festivals and Special Events Fri. Sept 17 - Sun. Sept. 26

Canmore Festival of Art and Creativity 2021

Join us for Alberta Culture Days and celebrate the Bow Valley's creative spirit with 10 days of FREE arts & culture programming.

Festivals and Special Events Sat. Oct. 16

Creative Combat 7.0

Creative Combat, our biggest fundraiser of the year, returns to artsPlace on October 16! Watch 12 local artists compete to create an original work of art in only 20 minutes. You can also win a dream trip to the Yukon or bid on amazing items in our online silent auction.

Movies & Screenings July - August

Movies Are Back!

We are thrilled to welcome you back in our theatre for regular movie nights throughout the summer! Every Tuesday at 7pm in July & August, we will be featuring some of the most exciting films of 2020, including an Oscar line-up, starting at 30% theatre capacity and following the necessary health & safety measures. Full line-up is now announced!

Browse our 2021 Fall Program Guide!

We can not wait to see you in the fall. From ceramics to drawing and sewing to events for all ages and preferences, this fall will be full of creativity and inspiration.

On-sale begins on Sept. 7 at 9 a.m. for members and Sept. 9 at 9 a.m. for the general public.

Upcoming Events

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Live Music
Saturday, September 25

Festival Closing Concert

Live Music
Friday, September 24

Redline Trio - Jazz

Live Music
Friday, January 28

Bouey-Doucet Duo

Live Music
Thursday, March 17

Duo Beija Flor

Live Music
Saturday, April 30

Indigo Trio

Live Music
Tuesday, November 30

Del Barber - Folk

Dance
October 7 and October 9

Seeking Freedom

Spoken Word
September 11, September 12 and September 25

The Shoe Project

Indigenous
December 18 and December 19

A Stoney Christmas

Comedy
Thursday, November 25

Musical Chairs

Special Screenings
Saturday, November 6

Boris Godonov

Movies
Tuesday, October 19

Hillary: Ocean to Sky

Movies
Tuesday, September 28

In the Heights

Movies
Thursday, October 21

Kuessipan

Special Screenings
Thursday, December 2

Sunflowers

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