Banff Centre Stories
Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival
Banff Mountain Festival names Joni Cooper as new programming director
Joni Cooper, an internationally respected film festival producer, and passionate outdoor enthusiast, has been appointed The Banff Centre’s new programming director for the Banff Mountain Festival.
The Banff Centre opens the Kinnear Centre for Creativity & Innovation July 10, 2010
On July 24, 2010, The Banff Centre officially opened the Kinnear Centre for Creativity & Innovation, capping a six-year, $100-million capital project that will provide a magnificent facility designed by architects Diamond + Schmitt.
Banff International Literary Translation Centre hosts Book of Negroes author Lawrence Hill
Lawrence Hill, author of the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize-winning novel The Book of Negroes, returns to The Banff Centre as a guest of the Banff International Literary Translation Centre (BILTC) on June 16, 2010.
Cenovus Energy and Encana Corporation support will build a Community of Leaders in Western Canada
Communities across Western Canada will benefit from a $1.5 million investment from Encana Corporation and Cenovus Energy to support leadership programming at The Banff Centre.
2010 Banff Summer Arts Festival showcases new creative work in opera, music, dance
The Banff Centre’s annual showcase of fine and performing arts, the Banff Summer Arts Festival runs from May through August, with performances and exhibitions in music, opera, theatre, dance, visual and literary arts, new media, and film.