Serving Visual Artists in Alberta

Calgary | Artist Advocacy + Advice: Free Drop-In!

february, 2019

23feb2:00 pm4:00 pmCalgary | Artist Advocacy + Advice: Free Drop-In!2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Details

CARFAC Artist Advocacy + Advice: Free Drop-In! Winter 2019

Dick Averns, CARFAC Alberta’s part-time Engagement Coordinator based in Calgary is available to hear from members, visual artists and arts organizations about concerns, issues or professional development needs. He will be holding free bi-monthly drop-in sessions in Calgary at a range of locations and is also able to visit your organization as part of CARFAC’s advocacy for best practices.

No Registration is required: first come first seen, or just drop in to chat and connect. Arriving at 2pm will help ensure you’re on the roster: plus take time to check out the art and publications while you’re at the venue! This coming season, CARFAC Alberta is pleased to be offering these upcoming sessions with the following partners:

Jan 12, 2019 2 – 4 pm Arts Commons Arts Commons Gathering Space, Ground Floor, behind Ca’Puccini Cafe 225 – 8th Avenue SE, Calgary.
Jan 26, 2019 2 – 4 pm TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary 2009 10th Ave SW Calgary, Alberta T3C 0K4
Feb 9, 2019 2 – 4 pm Studio M* at McHugh House Community and Arts Hub Beltline Neighbourhoods Association, 17th Ave at Centre Street South (1515 Ctr St S) Calgary, T2G 2E6
Feb 23, 2019 2 – 4 pm TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary 2009 10th Ave SW Calgary, Alberta T3C 0K4
Mar 9, 2019 2 – 4 pm Esker Foundation 1011 9th Ave SE, 4th floor, Calgary, AB T2G 0H7

The aim is to share information on CARFAC’s support for artists through best practices, advocating for sustainable fee structures, and sharing advice on the services CARFAC offers members. E.G. exhibition practices, copyright, international shipping, insurance, the Canadian Gallery Guide, and many other topics.

For more information, or to inquire about Dick and CARFAC holding a Free Drop-In at your organization contact


(Saturday) 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary

2009 10th Ave SW


CARFAC 3rd Floor, 10215 112 Street, Edmonton, AB T5K 1M7

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