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Events & Workshops

The ACCSC and our member organizations host a number of events and workshops throughout the year. 

 

ACCSC Signature Events

  • Arty Party - Will be held in January of each year. A chance to meet your Board, other members and network while hearing about the upcoming events and programs for the year!
  • Heritage Day of Strathcona County this event will be held in June of each year. Working with the Diversity Committee this event showcases our local cultures, heritage and art. With a new performance every 30 minutes and many vendors to explore, participants can immerse themselves in local arts and culture.
  • Art Walk - A new signature event working with one of our members the Art Society of Strathcona County. This event will be held on Canada Day and provides an excellent marketing opportunity for our members to showcase their work to thousands. With art demonstrations held throughout the day its sure to be a family friendly destination!
Workshops

The ACCSC offers a variety of workshops which have included and are not limited to: Grant Writing, Marketing, Public Speaking and more! The ACCSC strives to work with our membership to provide quality and meaningful workshops in all areas of artistic development. Do you have a topic or skill you would like to see us offer a workshop on? Please email us your suggestions! 



Members can forward their events and workshops to info@accsc.ca to be posted on this site. 


Upcoming events

    • September 01, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • 26
    Register


    Learn to market your art using Facebook advertising!

    Join us for a very useful workshop where you'll learn how to effectively use Facebook advertising to market yourself as an artist, get people to come to your shows, and sell your work! Nadine Gritten from Box Clever will lead this workshop. 

    Nadine is a certified Google Analytics, Google Search, and Display Advertising specialist with over 5 years’ experience in Digital Marketing and SEO. Her love of data and trends allow her to work with clients to ensure the best return on investment through organic search and online advertising. Her specializations include On-Site Optimization, Content creation, Link building, Online and Social Media advertising. Prior to moving into Digital Marketing Nadine held positions as a Marketing Manager and a Graphic Designer; additionally she holds a diploma in Video Game Art & Design from the Art Institute of Vancouver.

    There will be lots of opportunity to ask questions, chat about what might work the best for you, and to network with other art professionals.

    Facebook Advertising Workshop
    Sunday, September 1 from 1–3pm
    Sherwood Park Chamber of Commerce Board Room



    In this Facebook Advertising Workshop we will go through step-by-step on how to launch your very own FB Ad Campaign. Facebook Advertising is a an affordable branding method for small business owners who want to increase their brand awareness and in turn their sales. With over 2 Billion Facebook users, you are guaranteed to find and market to your target audience. 

      • Learn how to create a facebook business page and advertising account
      • Learn how to focus on your target market
      • Learn the different types of Facebook ads
      • Do’s & Don’ts of FB Advertising
      • How to launch your FB ad successfully with a hands on approach

    If you are interested in attending the Instagram and Twitter workshops you can purchase all 3 at a discount! Just head back to our events page and select the event labeled Social Media Workshop Series to purchase all 3 and receive the discount! 


    • September 01, 2019
    • November 17, 2019
    • 3 sessions
    Register


    Join us with Nadine Griffin from Box Clever as she takes us through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Marketing techniques just in time for the Christmas Gift Buying season!


    Nadine is a certified Google Analytics, Google Search, and Display Advertising specialist with over 5 years’ experience in Digital Marketing and SEO. Her love of data and trends allow her to work with clients to ensure the best return on investment through organic search and online advertising. Her specializations include On-Site Optimization, Content creation, Link building, Online and Social Media advertising. Prior to moving into Digital Marketing Nadine held positions as a Marketing Manager and a Graphic Designer; additionally she holds a diploma in Video Game Art & Design from the Art Institute of Vancouver.


    September 1, 2019 - Facebook Advertising Workshop for Beginners

      • In this Facebook Advertising Workshop we will go through step-by-step on how to launch your very own FB Ad Campaign. Facebook Advertising is a an affordable branding method for small business owners who want to increase their brand awareness and in turn their sales. With over 2 Billion Facebook users, you are guaranteed to find and market to your target audience. 
        • Learn how to create a facebook business page and advertising account
        • Learn how to focus on your target market
        • Learn the different types of Facebook ads
        • Do’s & Don’ts of FB Advertising
        • How to launch your FB ad successfully with a hands on approach

    • October 6, 2019 - Instagram Advertising Workshop for Beginners
        • In this Instagram workshop we will go through a step-by-step guide on launching a comprehensive Instagram Advertising Campaign. Learn to utilize Instagram Ads to drive traffic to your website or blog, generate leads and brand awareness and showcase and sell your art. Get your art in-front of millions of users with Instagram Ads.
          • Discover different ad types
          • Learn how to create effective ads that will have followers engaging
          • Best Practices for tagging posts
          • Learn how to organically build a following
          • Learn about popular third party apps


      November 17, 2019 - Twitter Advertising Workshop for Beginners

        • In this Twitter Advertising Workshop we will go through step-by-step how to launch your very own Twitter Ad Campaign. Use Twitter’s advanced targeting methods to get your message to those who will actively engage with your brand. Twitter advertising is an affordable, customizable and effective way to promote your business. 
          • Learn Twitter best practice
          • How to target your market audience
          • How to hashtag properly
          • The pros & cons Twitter Advertising
          • How to launch a successful Twitter Campaign


    Past events

    July 01, 2019 Art in the Park!
    June 08, 2019 Heritage Day 2019 - Call for Performers/Vendors
    May 04, 2019 Josephburg Choral Society 40th Anniversary Concert
    April 06, 2019 2019 Annual Spring Writer's Conference - The Story: From Start to Finish
    March 13, 2019 Accsc AGM
    February 23, 2019 Marketing Workshop
    January 31, 2019 Arty Party
    October 10, 2018 Grant Workshop
    June 10, 2018 Heritage Day of Strathcona County 2018
    May 15, 2018 Strathcona Salon Series
    May 11, 2018 Art Show & Competition
    May 11, 2018 ACCSC May Newsletter
    May 06, 2018 I Must Go Down to the Seas Again
    April 28, 2018 I Must Go Down to the Seas Again
    April 28, 2018 Writers Conference - Get Your Words Out
    April 13, 2018 Spring Fling 2018 Art Show and Sale
    April 12, 2018 ACCSC Annual General Meeting
    March 17, 2018 KEEP IT LOCAL
    December 01, 2017 Call for Artists - Edmonton Valley Zoo
    November 25, 2017 How Can I Keep from Singing?
    November 18, 2017 Christmas Marketplace
    November 10, 2017 Light in the Land - the Nature of Canada
    October 28, 2017 Annual Art Show
    October 13, 2017 ACCSC Fall Art Show
    October 13, 2017 Call for Submissions - Celebrating Canadian Art
    October 11, 2017 Newsletter Submissions Wanted
    September 30, 2017 Alberta Culture Days 2017
    September 15, 2017 Call For Artists - ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES
    September 09, 2017 Quiet Stories from Canadian Places
    August 05, 2017 Chautauqua Tent - Gallery 501
    July 21, 2017 Loft Art Gallery & Gift Shop
    July 07, 2017 Joe Fafard: Retailles
    June 24, 2017 Summer Author Readings
    June 24, 2017 Hidden Treasurers Open Art Studio Tour
    June 18, 2017 The Wye String Ensemble Year-End Concert
    June 11, 2017 Heritage Day of Strathcona County
    May 26, 2017 Student Art Show
    May 06, 2017 Unveiling Reception - Strathcona Salon Series
    May 01, 2017 Books, Bites & Bubby
    April 12, 2017 ACCSC Annual General Meeting
    April 01, 2017 The Josephburg Choral Society Spring Concert
    March 31, 2017 Habitat Shift
    March 03, 2017 'Oh Canada (I'm sorry)'
    February 18, 2017 Loft Art Gallery & Gift Shop
    January 22, 2017 Butterflies in Winter: A Public Art Celebration of Limenitis Wall
    January 21, 2017 Arty Party
    November 26, 2016 Open Mic for Writers
    November 12, 2016 Art Society Christmas Market
    November 06, 2016 Strathcona County Public Art Celebration
    November 03, 2016 Strathcona County Diversity Committee - Blanket Exercise
    October 29, 2016 Art Society Loft Gallery
    October 29, 2016 The Elk Island Art Club's Annual Art Show 2016
    October 05, 2016 A Brand New Venue for the Elk Island Art Club
    October 01, 2016 Introduction to African Drumming with Azure Drumming at Alberta Culture Days
    October 01, 2016 Alberta Culture Days 2016 - Call for Artists
    October 01, 2016 Alberta Culture Days Workshops
    September 10, 2016 The Loft Gallery & Gift Shop
    September 06, 2016 Art Society of Strathcona County Workshops Fall 2016
    September 01, 2016 Dab 'n Gab Paint Night
    August 19, 2016 Strathcona County Library Annual Book Sale
    July 15, 2016 ACACA Alberta Wide Exhibit
    July 13, 2016 Call for Artists: Art on the Patio
    July 10, 2016 Savour Strathcona
    July 10, 2016 Strathcona County Garden Tour
    June 25, 2016 Hidden Treasures Open Studio Tour
    June 06, 2016 Photography Workshop - Promoting Your Work
    May 14, 2016 Grant Writing Workshop for the Arts
    May 08, 2016 Mother's Day Tea
    May 06, 2016 Student Art Show
    May 05, 2016 My Heritage 2016 Exhibit
    April 21, 2016 ACCSC Annual General Meeting
    April 16, 2016 Burial Options Society of Strathcona Film Series
    April 15, 2016 Spring into Art!
    April 13, 2016 Ginger & Rosemary Theatre presents "Three on a Seesaw"
    April 11, 2016 Art Society of Strathcona County Workshops
    March 19, 2016 Celebration of the Arts Expo 2016
    March 19, 2016 Arts Expo Vendor Registration 2016
    January 16, 2016 Arty Party
    October 17, 2015 Elk Island Art Club Annual Art Show 2015
    September 26, 2015 Alberta Culture Days Improvisation Workshop
    September 26, 2015 Alberta Culture Days Hoop Dancing Workshop
    September 26, 2015 Alberta Culture Days Aboriginal Awareness & Craft Workshop
    September 26, 2015 Celebrate Alberta Culture Days with us.
    September 26, 2015 Call for Artists - Alberta Culture Days 2015
    September 26, 2015 Celebrate Culture Days with the Art Society
    August 14, 2015 Annual Library Book Sale
    August 13, 2015 Ashton's Folly - Heritage Mile Society Art Installation Unveiling
    July 01, 2015 Call for Artists - Canada Day Celebration
    May 02, 2015 2015 WFSC Writers Conference
    April 23, 2015 ACCSC Annual General Meeting
    April 16, 2015 ASSC 30th Anniversary Spring Art Show
    February 28, 2015 Celebration of the Arts Vendor Registration 2015
    February 28, 2015 Celebration of the Arts Expo 2015
    February 27, 2015 Celebration of the Arts Gala
    January 21, 2015 Art Society of Strathcona County Workshops January to April 2015
    October 25, 2014 Annual Art Show & Sale - Elk Island Art Club
    October 17, 2014 Art is in the Air - Fall Art Show & Sale
    October 01, 2014 Fall Workshops - Art Society of Strathcona County
    September 27, 2014 Alberta Culture Days 2014
    September 27, 2014 Call for Artists - Alberta Culture Days 2014
    September 27, 2014 What is Pop Art?
    September 19, 2014 13 Commandments of Successful Painting (all mediums) - Johannes Vloothuis
    August 27, 2014 Call for Artists - Art on the Patio
    August 20, 2014 Call for Artists - Art on the Patio
    August 06, 2014 Call for Artists - Art on the Patio
    July 26, 2014 Alberta Wide Art Exhibit Opening & Artist Reception
    July 23, 2014 Call for Artists - Art on the Patio
    July 19, 2014 Alberta Community Art Clubs Association's Alberta Wide Art Exhibit
    July 09, 2014 Call for Artists - Art on the Patio
    July 01, 2014 Volunteers Needed - Strathcona County Canada Day Celebration
    June 28, 2014 My Tuscan Adventure - Elaine Tweedy Artwork Showing
    May 30, 2014 Finding One's Muse - with Ron Wigglesworth
    May 11, 2014 Art Society of Strathcona County - Mother's Day Tea & Art Sale
    May 09, 2014 High School Student Art Competition, Show & Sale
    May 09, 2014 Arbor Day - Strathcona Art Gallery @501
    April 26, 2014 Mastering Acrylics for Intermediate to Advanced Artists - with David Langevin
    April 23, 2014 ACCSC Annual General Meeting
    April 05, 2014 Negative Painting in Watercolours - with Dess Plewis
    March 29, 2014 WFSC 2014 Writers Conference
    March 13, 2014 3 Sessions in Pastels - with Joyce Boyer
    February 28, 2014 Multimedia Exhibition at Centre d'arts visuels de l'Alberta
    February 28, 2014 Art Society Photography Workshop
    February 22, 2014 Arts Expo 2014
    February 21, 2014 Celebration for the Arts
    February 10, 2014 Art Society Painting with Oils Workshop
    February 08, 2014 Art Society Drawing Workshop
    January 23, 2014 Member's Meeting
    November 29, 2013 Strathcona Potters Christmas Sale
    November 03, 2013 The Loft Gallery & Gift Shop Open
    October 30, 2013 Member's Meeting
    September 28, 2013 Alberta Arts & Culture Days September 28 & 29
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