Introducing Soni Dasmohapatra! Your new EHC Grants Coordinator

I started at the Edmonton Heritage Council last week as the Grants Coordinator. I am excited to be contributing to an organization that is instrumental in documenting narratives of the past, present and the future state of Edmonton. I have had the opportunity to build my career in many different sectors including non-profit, provincial and… Read more »

Our reflections on 2018 and the future of Edmonton’s heritage

Dear friends, As we close out another year and enjoy a well-earned holiday break, we take stock of the year that was. Over the last twelve months the Edmonton Heritage Council has worked on our mandate to lead in advancing the City of Edmonton’s cultural plan The Art of Living: A Plan for Securing the… Read more »

Meet The Latest HCIP Recipients!

The Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) invests funds—provided by the City of Edmonton—into the stabilization, increased professionalism and innovation of heritage in Edmonton, for Edmontonians. The HCIP program offers four unique grant streams: Operational, Project, Project Accelerator, and Travel Grants to individuals and heritage organizations working to connect citizens to the stories of our city. The Project Accelerator Grant… Read more »

Help us fund heritage for the future

Dear friends,   The Edmonton Heritage Council connects citizens with the stories of our city. Our commitment is to provide leadership, support, and programs to help Edmontonians research, preserve, interpret, and advocate for their shared and diverse heritage. As a not-for-profit society, the majority of our annual funding comes from the City of Edmonton.  … Read more »

Discover Edmonton’s Haunted Heritage…If You Dare.

With Halloween just around the corner, now’s a great time to immerse yourself in some of Edmonton’s chilling past. If you’re in the mood for a good scare, consider checking out some of these spooky Halloween-themed events and activities featuring Edmonton’s haunted history and heritage. Fort Edmonton Park Fort Edmonton Park is offering a night… Read more »

From the Historian Laureate – Archived Land : Terrain Archivé

  For one of my projects as Edmonton’s Historian Laureate, I am privileged to be taking part in the last exhibit at Jackson Power Gallery before they close their doors: Archived Land : Terrain Archivé. Land holds memory: layered, fragmented, buried, or strongly etched.  It represents identity and connection to our own history and to those… Read more »

Meet the latest HCIP recipients!

The Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) invests funds—provided by the City of Edmonton—into the stabilization, increased professionalism and innovation of heritage in Edmonton, for Edmontonians. The HCIP program offers four unique grant streams: Operational, Project, Project Accelerator, and Travel Grants to individuals and heritage organizations working to connect citizens to the stories of our city. The Project Accelerator Grant… Read more »

CALL FOR JURORS – Heritage Community Investment Program

The Edmonton Heritage Council (EHC) is seeking Expressions of Interest for Jurors for our upcoming grants season. Individuals with personal and/or professional connections to community or cultural organizations engaged in heritage research or programming are encouraged to apply. Selected jurors will serve as peer evaluators for grant applications submitted to the Edmonton Heritage Council’s Heritage… Read more »

National Indigenous Peoples Day 2018

Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day!  Today we recognize the fundamental importance, contributions, and resilience of Indigenous peoples in the cultural fabric of Canada. It’s also an opportunity to look forward to the work that needs to be done to address the difficult legacy of our shared past. National Aboriginal Day was proclaimed in 1996… Read more »