This program will explore Indigenous architecture, art, and the knowledge inherent in traditional design methodologies and materials. It is open to both Indigenous and non-Indigenous participants.
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.
Independent Residency - November 2017
In this Independent 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.
Arts Writer in Residence 2018
A six-month arts writing residency to develop curatorial and critical publications, and conduct research while engaging with programs and artists-in-residence in Visual + Digital Arts.
Curator in Residence 2018
A six-month curatorial residency to develop an exhibition or curatorial project, and conduct curatorial research while engaging with programs and artists-in-residence in Visual + Digital Arts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Collections Practicum – Walter Phillips Gallery
This hands-on opportunity allows an individual to work with the Walter Phillips Gallery’s director and curator. The participant will receive direct mentorship on collections management practices and registrar duties that support the gallery’s collection of over 1,200 works.