The Photography Practicum provides the opportunity for participants to advance their skills in a professional photography environment that deals with complex systems, logistical and technical challenges and mission critical deadlines.
Summer Studio 2017
Seek retreat from the everyday and engage in an international community of artists from all disciplines for an intense period of creativity which defines summer at Banff Centre. Summer Studio is a self-directed program in visual arts offering the space, time, and inspiration in which to make new work.
Indigenous Visual + Digital Arts Residency 2016
Visual + Digital Arts Indigenous Residency invites Indigenous artists, curators, and cultural practitioners from all nations around the world to come together, create new work, and discuss topics pertinent to their culture and contemporary art practice.
Beakerhead Big Bang: Public Art Proposal and Residency
Artists, designers, architects, scientists, engineers, and other creative professionals are invited to submit proposals to create an interactive public art work to be premiered at Beakerhead 2017.
Curatorial Research Practicum
The curatorial research program in Walter Phillips Gallery is designed for emerging curators. This is a hands-on opportunity that allows individuals an opportunity to work with the Director and Curator to receive direct mentorship on research practices that support the presentation, production and critical analysis of contemporary art.
In this winter self-directed residency, be surrounded by a community of artistic peers, attend inspiring talks and performances by world-renowned visiting artists, and enjoy a spectacular mountain environment where you can engage or seek retreat.
Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) Emerging is an immersive program of studio practice, creative exploration, feedback and mentorship for artists in the early stages of their careers. The program combines the artistic freedom of a self-directed residency with the supportive benefits of an organized program.
BAiR Spring Intensive
The Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) Spring Intensive is a four week self-directed program providing the time and space for artists, curators, and arts professionals to create and cultivate new directions in their work.
Indigenous Art Journal
This program invites Indigenous art writers, art historians, and curators to explore pertinent conversations in contemporary Indigenous art practice, and the deeper concerns that inform artists work, lives, and communities.
BAiR Late Spring
The Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) program in Visual + Digital Arts is a self-directed program providing the time and space for artists, curators, and arts professionals to create, research, experiment, and cultivate new directions in their work.