meet the 2018 Here’s Nina Award Winners!

meet the 2018 Here’s Nina Award Winners!

meet the 2018 Here’s Nina Award Winners! Each year at our annual awards gala and fundraiser, Here’s Nina Presented by ATB Financial, we celebrate five artists who have developmental disabilities or other barriers with Edmonton’s most exciting arts...

meet Pedro [Picasso], Yvette and Aba

meet Pedro [Picasso], Yvette and Aba Every now and then, you read a story or see a film clip that totally captures your attention.  You forget, for just a moment, about everything else and you are in the moment, totally captivated and engaged.  This week, we are...
red carpet affair for the Ninas

red carpet affair for the Ninas

Last year, the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts launched Edmonton’s newest arts awards, the Ninas,  to recognize deserving artists from the Nina Collective in the categories of Create, Connect, Changed Lives and Stantec Artist of the Year.  Jamie Howarth,...
dreaming…

dreaming…

What are you dreaming about?  As the days are getting noticeably shorter, that first snow and winter cannot be far behind.  At this is the time of year, I start dreaming of a winter escape…sunshine, palm trees and balmy weather.  If this is your dream, consider...
just like my friend’s house…

just like my friend’s house…

We received this beautiful letter from Frank Zotter today – an awesome guy, actor and busy community builder who brings so much life to the Ave. When I was young, I remember having a friend whose mother was “artistic.”  She would sculpt, paint and...
it started with a quilt

it started with a quilt

Inspired by the visual impact of driving through the Scottish highlands last year, Leona Clawson began a series of embroidered panels that she planned to use for her latest project, a hand sewn quilt.  Any concrete memories of the trip had already slipped away but the...
the Scotland experience is now on video

the Scotland experience is now on video

In March 2015, two artists from the Nina Collective and three Nina staff were able to travel to a disability arts summit hosted by Project Ability in Glasgow, Scotland.  Filmmaker Yvonne DuBourdieu travelled with them and has recently posted a 17-minute film that...
annual report 2016

annual report 2016

Our annual report is now available – another action packed year at the Nina!  Please download this PDF-version for a bird’s eye view of 2016-17.