Connecting people with the stories of their city.
NEW ON THE BLOG: Funding the future of Heritage in Edmonton
On November 28, 2018, City Council will debate the future of heritage funding in Edmonton. We need your voice to make sure it’s heard loud and clear that heritage initiatives are a funding priority in the upcoming City of Edmonton 2019-2022 Operating Budget.
Learn more about what the city budget means for heritage, and how you can be a champion for heritage in our latest blog post.
Connections & Exchanges: A 10 Year Plan to Transform Arts and Heritage in Edmonton
Have you read the City of Edmonton’s new 10-year cultural strategy yet?
Connections & Exchanges: A 10 Year Plan to Transform Arts and Heritage in Edmonton is a bold and collaborative plan to infuse culture, heritage, and the arts into every aspect of Edmonton’s civic fabric, support culture makers, and grow Edmontonians connection and participation in heritage and the arts.
Connections & Exchanges will catalyze the heritage sector to be even more collaborative, more innovative, more inclusive, and more dynamic in our approaches to researching, interpreting, preserving, and advocating for the stories of our city.
As a critical guiding document for the growth and evolution of the heritage ecosystem in Edmonton, we encourage you to read, reflect, and share this new vision for our work as we pursue more inclusive and diverse stories of our city.
New Door Access Policy at POWA
PLEASE NOTE: Effective August 28, 2018, the front doors at the main entrance of the Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre will be locked at all times. Please use the doorbell on the left side of the main entrance to contact the building administrator to let them know that you are here to visit the Edmonton Heritage Council.
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.