Edmonton Heritage Council is pleased to share details on six newly-funded projects under the Project grant funding stream of the Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP). HCIP, administered by Edmonton Heritage Council and funded by the City of Edmonton, invests in the stabilization, increased professionalism and innovation of heritage in Edmonton, for Edmontonians.
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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.
On November 19, 2009, the Edmonton Heritage Council held its founding meeting in the Empire Ballroom of the Hotel Macdonald. Ten years later, we find ourselves in a moment familiar to all in the heritage sector: the intersection of past and future.
Dr. Judy Iseke’s new film and website comprise a “cultural ecosystem” designed to build “resources to inform educators interested in reconciliation and language revitalization”
In October 2018, Edmonton City Council unanimously approved a new ten-year plan for transforming arts and heritage in Edmonton.
Initiated by suffragettes and labour activists in Europe, the first International Women’s Day was organized in March 1911. While respect for the equal rights and place of women in society has come a long way since 1911, there is still plenty of work to do on gender equality. Edmonton has long history when it comes… Read more »
As February comes to a close, so too does Black History Month 2018, an annual month of reflection and recognition of the contributions and experiences of citizens of African and Caribbean descent. As a city, and a province, we have a difficult past to reconcile when it comes to the history of racism and discrimination… Read more »
It’s been a wonderful, welcoming couple of months for me here at the Edmonton Heritage Council. Somewhere in the mix of work and personal interests is my passion for storytelling and a deep desire to support others as they explore their own stories. With my background in arts administration, community outreach, communications, ESL education, and… Read more »
On July 11, 2017, City Council approved a plan for preserving and sharing the history of Rossdale, a place at the heart of not only Edmonton’s landscape, but also its historic narrative. Olive Bailey is a Principal Planner with the City Planning Branch at the City of Edmonton and leads the Heritage Interpretive Plan for the River… Read more »
Leading into the launch of Edmonton Living Rooms‘ traveling public exhibit, project lead Azkaa Rahman speaks with the exhibit’s designer, Marina Hulzenga, to learn about her background and the process that went into designing an exhibit sharing the unfolding story of seven Edmonton refugee communities. About Marina Marina Hulzenga was born in Edmonton, Alberta in 1982, and is a… Read more »