Canmore Festival of Art and Creativity

September 27, 2019 — September 29, 2019

artsPlace, 950 8th Avenue, Canmore, Alberta

Join us for artPlace's annual festival, Canmore Festival of Art and Creativity, a three-day, community-wide event celebrating Bow Valley’s creative spirit! We are proud to be the official Alberta Culture Days Celebration Site! 

FREE drop-in workshops, performances, demonstrations, films, a community campfire, and the Mountain Made artisan market - art and creativity will abound throughout the weekend, promising fun for people of all ages to enjoy!


Canmore Festival of Art & Creativity is a three-day, community-wide celebration of the Bow Valley’s creative spirit! We are proud to be an official Alberta Culture Days celebration site.

ALL FREE, ALL WEEKEND LONG! JOIN US FOR ALBERTA CULTURE DAYS AND CELEBRATE THE BOW VALLEY’S CREATIVE SPIRIT!

FREE drop-in activities Friday evening, and all day Saturday and Sunday! 
Join us for free drop-in workshops taught by Bow Valley artists, live performances, artist demonstrations, films, a community campfire, and the Mountain Made artisan market - art and creativity will abound throughout the weekend, promising fun for people of all ages to enjoy! Plus, tour Canmore’s incredible collection of artist studios and galleries! 

Throughout the program, all workshops, classes, activities and performances are FREE, open to the public, and drop-in on a first-come, first-served basis, unless otherwise stipulated. Programs designed for all ages - families, teens and adults. Several programs do have an age restriction, clearly stated in the listing below.


Calling all volunteers!

Calling all keen, interested and dynamic community members with a passion for art – we’re looking for you!

We are looking for help in a variety of roles, including supporting workshops, performances and special events, workshop preparation, set-up and take down, selling merchandise, staffing information desks, logistical support and spreading smiles!

artsPlace recognizes that as a volunteer you give us your time and your passion free of charge, and we couldn’t be more grateful. As an artsPlace volunteer, you will be an invaluable part of our team, and will have the opportunity to meet new people, learn new skills, and enjoy a number of free arts activities and events. We welcome your talents and time as a contribution to Canmore’s arts and creativity — let us know your interests, the time you can commit, and we’d love to get to know you!

To volunteer at the Canmore Festival of Art & Creativity, please contact Maria Gregorish at [email protected], or call 403-609-2623. 


The success of the Canmore Festival of Art and Creativity depends on the support of a variety of community members. Please join us in making this Festival a success. To become a Festival supporter, please contact us at [email protected], or by calling 403-609-2623, etx. 105.