Residency Programs

Artist in Residence

The new Central Library's Artist in Residence programs are three-month, paid community engagement residencies that support individual artists, arts organizations, and collectives working in three specific genres: Indigenous art and place making, children's art and illustration, and the Newcomer/New Canadian experience. 

Author in Residence

Calgary Public Library, with financial assistance from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, has offered the Author in Residence program for over 30 years. Through this distinguished program, the Library has hosted many exceptional authors who have contributed to a strong and active literary community.

Historian in Residence

The Historian in Residence delivers programs and acts a mentor to historians, writers, and researchers in the community, reviewing manuscripts, and assisting with research problems and questions during individual consultations. Presented in partnership with Calgary Heritage Authority.

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