Premier's Council on Culture

Appointed in 2013, the Premier’s Council on Culture is composed of community leaders who reflect the different sectors responsible for cultural activities and experiences in Alberta. These sectors include:

  • Arts
  • Heritage
  • Multicultural organizations
  • Nonprofit/voluntary organizations
  • Creative and cultural industries
  • Youth
  • Corporate partners

As individuals, they have diverse backgrounds as artists and creators (dancers, writers, actors, musicians), entrepreneurs, philanthropists, CEOs of large nonprofit organizations and leaders in Alberta’s cultural communities.

The council is responsible for:

  • Championing Alberta's cultural policy, The Spirit of Alberta, in the community
  • Assisting in developing and implementing Alberta's long-term province wide Culture Plan
  • Promoting the benefits of participating in and supporting cultural activities
  • Identifying innovative approaches, partnerships and funding models for the promotion and support of culture in Alberta

Council members are involved in the day-to-day cultural lives of communities. They regularly act as cultural champions and as valuable channels of information from all of Alberta's different cultural and geographical communities.

Council Information:

Last reviewed/revised: July 17, 2015
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