Connecting people with the stories of their city.
Membership and AGM Announcement
As of May 2021, we are pleased to announce that anyone (organization or individual) in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region who requires accommodation may register for a one-time offer to enjoy one year’s membership free of charge by selecting Pandemic Recovery under Membership Type on the form on this page. Members must be current in order to vote at the upcoming virtual AGM on Wednesday, May 26 at 5:30 PM (register free to attend).
The new FIRE (Funding Indigenous Resurgence in Edmonton) grants program is holding a series of Lunch and Learn opportunities in early-mid May for those interested in submitting an application to explore key subject areas that support Indigenous Self-Determination, Reconciliation, and Resurgence of Indigenous Culture. FIRE applications are due May 20. Potential applicants are encouraged to visit the Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) page for upcoming and ongoing deadlines. Applications are currently open for the HCIP (Heritage Community Investment Program) streams Research & Planning and Project Accelerator (deadlines: June 4) as well as Change Capital and Career Development (open throughout 2021 via rolling intake). Learn about some of the heritage work we’re helping fund in this new announcement and catch up on our recently updated COVID-19 FAQs (webpage or PDF).
From Sojourners to Citizens: Alberta’s Italian History
Please join Friends of Royal Alberta Museum Society and Edmonton Heritage Council for a virtual conversation with Adriana A. Davies, who will discuss her new book From Sojourners to Citizens: Alberta’s Italian History. Dr. Davies’s talk on Thursday, May 6 at 6:30 PM will be followed by a live audience Q & A. Read more including registration links and free access for EHC members.
The Edmonton Heritage Council has undertaken a number of initiatives that explore Edmonton’s past and present, and look toward the city’s future with the goal of providing Edmontonians a deeper understanding of who they are.
The Edmonton Heritage Council’s reports include strategic plans, foundational statements, annual reports and other research, undertaken in an effort to develop and promote informtaiont about Edmonton’s heritage to its citizens.
Our blog is where we keep the public and EHC members up to date on what’s happening around the Edmonton Heritage Council office, ideas we’re interested in, upcoming events and new initiatives we’re working on.