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What cultural legacy can we leave? What can we create as a legacy for our kids that will encourage creativity?

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Calgary Public Library 100 years working in Culture

Celebrate the Calgary Public Library’s Centenary in 2012 with a new and architecturally groundbreaking downtown building. What better way to promote the culture of this city than showing support for an organization with one hundred years of providing access to culture and literacy under its belt? A new building would provide improved access and education for the plethora new communication media, world class presentation/exhibition ...more »

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Artist residency

Send 12 artists from Calgary (any discipline) to an artists residence of their choosing and bring 12 artists (any discipline) to Calgary for an artist's residence. Support the work financially during the residence. Give the finished work a proper exhibition or performance or publishing. Great art is born through the exchange and incubation and nurturing of ideas.

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Calgary Photographic Archive Collection: 1912 - 2012 - 2112

Calgary Photographic Archive Collection for 1912 - 2012 with the collaboration of the City of Calgary Archives and some of the other major cultural organizations in Calgary including the Glenbow Museum and the Arts and Cultural Sectors in Calgary. The Calgary Photographic Archive Collection with the Cultural Archives would be presented as a 2012 Collectors Edition Book for the City of Calgary With 25,000 Copies Available ...more »

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Art Fairs!

Commercial galleries take the work of their artists' all over the world to art fairs where they are exposed to serious, potential new buyers. We should have the same in Calgary. Over time it would bring buyers, artists, and representatives from contemporary galleries from all over the world! Exhibiting the work of local artists is very much needed, but art fairs are one way to inject our artistic pride into a larger ...more »

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The Confluence

The confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers at the site of Fort Calgary is the birthplace of the city. Just across from Fort Calgary and right at the confluence is St. Patrick’s island. This could be an ideal location to host a major work of art that celebrates the rich history of this place, not only as the birthplace of Calgary, but its importance to those who came before and those who continue to come here today. The ...more »

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Stop Urban Sprawl

In order to create a vibrant, exciting Downtown "after work" scene, we must first end urban sprawl. When there is a denser population in Downtown Calgary, we will see more artists and creatives move into these areas. People that want to be around creatives will move there too. Specialty stores will then have enough volume in sales to sustain their businesses, and they will be able to sign long-term leases in the Downtown ...more »

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