Think the YMCA, but reimagined for the arts.

JANUARY & FEBRUARY 2023

We have a variety of pop-ups, events and partnerships coming up!

Please click here for details!

Get exclusive discounts all year at participating businesses by purchasing The Alcove Community Card.

A great way to support The Alcove’s programs and many local businesses— all while redeeming amazing discounts!

SCRIPTWRITING CLUB

EVERY 3rd MONDAY of the month.

Next one: Monday, February 27th*

From 6 – 8pm.

381 2 AVE SW
Eau Claire Lumber Building

No Registration required. Join anytime!

*not the 3rd Monday, due to statutory holiday on Feb 20th.

ABOUT US

The Alcove Centre for the Arts (The Alcove) is a non-profit organization in Calgary, Alberta, aiming to increase accessibility to the arts by offering workshops, artistic showcases, and a creative social space or a “collaborative art space”.

The Alcove’s goal is to open a full-time recreational facility (like the YMCA) centred around artistic practices. The Alcove will be a community hub in Calgary to make art more accessible and provide a platform to support local artists and engage individuals in their creativity!

We believe creativity is integral to the human experience, and that everyone deserves a space to foster it.

Mission

To provide a space that cultivates creativity and builds connections within the community.

Vision

Calgary is a vibrant community where everyone can foster their creativity.

Values

  • Creativity, Connection and Community
  • Curiosity and Inspiration
  • Inclusivity and Accessibility
  • Healing and Empowerment
  • Art as part of everyday life
“It [Raw Voices] was just supposed to be a one-time thing, but there was an appetite for it in the city.”

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