Town of Canmore

Art Calls

Three Sisters Gallery Artist Call (Closes Feb. 15)

Main Street Temporary Art Project - Sculpture (Closes April 13)
The Town of Canmore invites Alberta artists and self-identifying First Nations, Métis, and Inuit artists living or working on Treaties 4, 6, 7, 8 or 10, to submit a proposal for a temporary public sculpture installation for Canmore’s pedestrianized Main Street. Only installation-ready sculptures will be considered for lease by the Town of Canmore from May 10, 2023, to Oct. 10, 2023. The town considers public artworks important additional to public spaces, enriching the downtown experience for both residents and visitors. 

For more information or to reply to the call for submissions, please download the complete call here:  pdf Main Street Temporary Art Project 2023 (930 KB)

The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Goodstoney First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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