About

Found Festival 2016 Submissions


CGAS

The Common Ground Arts Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and advocacy of emerging Edmonton artists. The Found Festival is Common Ground Arts Society’s flagship event. It is Edmonton’s only site-specific arts festival and one of the city’s most unique arts showcases, taking place in Old Strathcona annually on the last weekend of June. It is a living, breathing showcase of dance, theatre, visual art, music, creative writing and more, all of which take place in non-traditional performance venues.

Learn more about the Found Festival

OUR MISSION

To operate an organization that encourages and facilitates the development, promotion, and presentation of work by emerging artists.

OUR VISION

To empower, connect and showcase emerging artists.

OUR BYLAWS

Our bylaws can be found here.

OUR CORE VALUES

CREATIVITY: To promote originality in the content and presentation of work

COMMUNITY: To connect artists to each other and expand public participation

SUSTAINABILITY: To develop a strong business model and organizational structure to ensure the longevity of the organization

ACCESSIBILITY: To offer opportunity to artists of different disciplines and experience and showcase them at events for patrons of various ages, cultures and physical ability

GROWTH: To increase our membership, audiences, and the quality of our events

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