Indigenous Women in Leadership
Examine the issues, challenges, and inequities that you as a woman face as you strive to fulfill the responsibilities of your job, meet the needs of your family members, and answer the demands of your community.
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.
Best Practices in Indigenous Business and Economic Development
Examine the fundamental issues of governance, such as the creation of culturally appropriate governmental institutions and the role of Indigenous leaders in effectively planning, creating, and promoting economic policy for self-determined Indigenous development.
Establishing Indigenous Institutions of Governance
Learn to set up effective, culturally appropriate institutions that are economically successful and able to revitalize culture as a result of the financial resources generated.
Indigenous Leadership and Management Development
Learn hands-on techniques to help you master competencies to create strategic focus within your organizations and achieve both personal and organizational goals.
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.
Inherent Right to Indigenous Governance
You will come away from the program with an understanding of what a reconciled model of governance would look like after exploring and discussing traditional forms of Indigenous governance, while gaining a fuller understanding of the colonial forms of governance.
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.
Performing Arts Production, Design, and Stage Management Practicum Programs
Our practicum training programs provide exceptional learning opportunities through the on-stage technical and design support of production residencies with resident companies, the building of original physical productions with partner companies, and the in-house creation of original main stage productions.
Future Narratives: Contemporary Indigenous Artistic Practice
This intensive residency offers space for Indigenous and non-Indigenous writers, artists, curators and researchers to imagine what the ‘future narratives’ of Canada may be from the perspective of Indigenous contemporary artistic practice. As we approach Canada 150, what is the vision for what those stories are and how they can be shared and supported going forward.