CONGRATULATIONS!!! FIRE (Funding Indigenous Resurgence in Edmonton) program staff and leadership at the Edmonton Heritage Council are pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of FIRE Grants! LIGHTING THE QULLIQ An Inuit led project, under the guidance of the Inuit Community Development and Education Foundation (ICDEF), seeking to engage youth and urban Inuit in traditional harvesting… Read more »
Thanks to everyone who joined in our celebration of the heritage community’s remarkable achievements. The resilience displayed by the heritage community throughout last year (and into this one) is worthy of celebration, even as we recognize the hardships endured by so many during a difficult period.
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 will be followed by a live audience Q & A.
On Tuesday, May 4 at 7:00 PM and Wednesday, May 5 at 2:00 PM, EHC presents two opportunities to attend a free 90-minute online grants workshop. This discussion of upcoming funding opportunities through the Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) will also provide advice on how to make your submission as strong and effective as possible.
In 2021, the Heritage Community Investment Program has continued to evolve to meet the needs of the community. The Project Accelerator Grant, having concentrated on digital content last year, has become more inclusive, re-establishing broader eligibility to support the wide variety of work that continues to be possible despite the many challenges of the pandemic…. Read more »
It would be an understatement to say that the world has changed considerably in the year since EHC hosted the symposium Reconciliation and Resurgence: Heritage Practice in Post-TRC Edmonton on March 3-4, 2020.
Elyse Abma-Bouma, EHC’s Administrative & Programs Assistant, speaks on Thursday, February 11 (free registration now open to attend the 90-minute session at 2:00 or 7:00 PM) on the topic of Research at the fourth session in the webinar series Wide Angle Lens: Empowering Community Heritage Practices. Elyse will be joining course facilitator Catherine C. Cole… Read more »
This third 90-minute session in the EHC webinar series Wide Angle Lens: Empowering Community Heritage Practices covered the difference between the concepts of consultation, engagement, collaboration, partnership, community research, representation, inclusion, voice, and shared authority. We discussed the difference between working ‘in’ communities, as a community member, and working ‘with’ communities as an outsider, and… Read more »
On Thursday, January 14, register FREE to audit Working ‘With’ and ‘In’ Communities, the third in a series of five webinars presented by EHC (offered from 2:00 – 3:30 PM or 7:00 – 8:30 PM). The online workshop series Wide Angle Lens: Empowering Community Heritage Practices outlines the process, challenges, and answers some of the… Read more »
In 2020, the Edmonton Heritage Council introduced some changes to the Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) in response to community feedback and the need for greater accessibility in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the importance of better alignment with Connections & Exchanges: A 10-Year Plan to Transform Arts & Heritage… Read more »