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Calgary Modern and Contemporary Museum for the Arts

The Calgary 2012 Start of a New Modern and Contemporary Museum for the Arts. With Cultural Arts Collaboration involving major sponsorship funding, Calgary 2012 could start the design of a Museum and Art Gallery Collection for the Modern Arts. This Modern Cultural Museum for the Contemporary Arts in Calgary 2012 could also include An Educational Centre for the Arts. In partnership with all the major cultural organizations ...more »

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More Public Funding for Existing Art Organizations

More funding for the arts to strengthen existing organizations. Calgary has a strong arts sector. However, the sector is faced with unprecedented challenges in the areas of paid staff turnover, declining volunteer hours, increased demand for services, escalating operational costs, and anticipated lower public and private funding. More public funding dollars would help to strengthen our current organizations enabling them ...more »

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Connect the people of downtown with the vibrancy of uptown

Proposed over the years in City Council was the idea of having a "bridge" between the core and the Beltline. If I were to think in terms of building a civic legacy and had dollars at my disposal, I'd create a terraced park space over a block of the CP rail lines. For discussion sake, let's say between 4th and 5th Street, tying downtown culture with the walkable 11th Ave design district, 17th Ave nightlife, and 4th Street ...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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