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.
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The Edmonton Heritage Council has been administering the Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) on behalf of Edmonton City Council for the past four years, as recommended in The Art of Living: A Plan for Securing the Future of Arts & Heritage in the City of Edmonton: 2008-2018. During this time over 1.2 million dollars has been… Read more »
The idea of an Edmonton museum has been with us for decades, a project handed from generation to generation. It’s in our hands now (“our” meaning the collective “we” of Edmonton, but yes, the Heritage Council is providing leadership). It’s a critical year for the initiative. If you’ve been following, you’ll know that the idea… Read more »
The last year has brought significant change to the Edmonton Heritage Council. Our staff has grown, we’ve launched new initiatives, and we’ve put extra focus on getting out into the public. All of this has been an effort to build relationships, animate conversations, and spark action towards achieving our vision of a city where people… Read more »