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MOUNTAIN VIEW
ARTS SOCIETY Didsbury's Not For Profit Society of 2015!
Visit the homepage of the Mountain View Arts Society, the organization hosting the Art Show & Sale at the Didsbury Art, Travel and Trade Expo, the Mountain View Rocks rock concert, and the Mountain View Arts Festival.
HOME
The Mountain View Arts Society is a group of volunteers in Didsbury and the surrounding region who support the arts, whether by hosting events or facilitating in the promotion of artists, musicans, writers, and dancers in Mountain View County.
ABOUT US
Contact any member of the Board of Directors if you would like to volunteer with the Society, or participate in one of our events.
CONTACT US
We invite you to buy a membership in the Society and help us promote arts, culture and heritage in Didsbury, Olds, Sundre, Carstairs, and Cremona Alberta, and their surrounding communities.
MEMBERSHIP
Coming Events include the Art Show & Sale held during the Didsbury Trade Show in April and the Mountain View Arts Festival in September. Tell us your event and we'll help promote it too.
COMING EVENTS
Website Links and Resources for those involved in the arts in Alberta.
LINKS
The Mountain View Arts Society promotes and encourages a variety of artistic
opportunities and events for the enrichment and enjoyment of the general public.
2016 EVENTS
Art Show

ART SHOW & SALE - April 9 & 10

Held during the 31st Annual Didsbury Art Travel & Trade Expo, "A Brush With Art" features visual artists and artisans from Mountain View County and the surrounding area. Watch artists at work in our Artists' Window, and vote for your People's Choice!

Days of Yore

DAYS OF YORE - July 30 & 31

Celebrate Alberta's Heritage Weekend in Didsbury with the Sons of Fenrir Vikings, Dragons Own Medieval Combat Group, WWII First Special Service Force Re-enactment Group, The Cannoneers, and the 78th Fraser Highlanders Group.

Arts Festival

ARTS FESTIVAL - September 10 & 11

The traditional Mountain View Arts Festival you have come to know and love, will have a few changes in 2016 as we move everything indoors. Music, artists & artisans, interactive crafts, heritage activities, literary arts, quilt show, and a salute to trains!

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2016 - We've Got a Great Lineup Planned!
Our volunteers are putting together a great lineup of "artsy events" for 2016. If you have any ideas for any of our events, or would like to volunteer an hour or two, please drop us an e-mail and let us know. We'd love to hear from you!

Promoting All Arts Year-Round!
Click here to see all arts, culture and heritage events in Mountain View County, and the communities between Red Deer and Calgary.In addition to hosting these events, having a float in the Didsbury Elks & Royal Purple Parade in August, and a booth at Showcase Didsbury in September, we will continue our promotion of other art events, doing everything we can to let people know about arts & cultural events in Didsbury and Mountain View County, (and our nearby neighbours in surrounding communities). This will help get the word out for local area painters, high school drama productions, band concerts, art galleries, museum exhibits, library programs ... everybody who's doing anything that has to do with the arts!

Click here to send us your arts, culture, or heritage events. We'll be happy to add you to our Arts Calendar Family.

Photos from our 2015 Arts Festival.

2016 Sponsorship Packages
We give businesses the opportunity to receive coverage all year long, and to different, yet similar audiences ... at the Art Show & Sale, our new Days of Yore Heritage Festival weekend, at the Arts Festival, on our Parade Float, and at Showcase Didsbury!

Become a Champion for Arts, Culture, & Heritage, while investing in your community!

We are also very proud to be a Partner with Alberta's Promise, an organization that puts partners together to create opportunities for children and youth to reach their full potential. We promote youth programs through the arts, and culture & heritage.

Please feel free to contact us if you would be interested in becoming a champion for arts, culture, and heritage while investing in our community.

THANKS TO OUR GOLD SPONSORS FOR 2016
Visit the Zion Thrift Store, right across from Delree's Native Art Gallery in downtown Didsbury.
Zion Thrift Store

TransCanada Corporation has supported the Mountain View Arts Festival for years.
TransCanada Corp

Visit Delree's Native Art Gallery in downtown Didsbury.
Delree's Native
Art Gallery
Shop at AG Foods in downtown Didsbury.
Didsbury AG Foods
Please consider these businesses when making your purchasing decisions.

Follow DAYS OF YORE on
CK-fm 96.5 and Rock 104.5 Local Radio Stations

Click here to listen to All Hit Country music on CKLJ 96.5 Olds     Click here to listen to Classic Rock music on Rock 104.5 Olds


WE ACCEPT MEMBERSHIPS YEAR ROUND
Next Board Meeting TBA
Next Festival Meeting - August 4, 7 pm, Didsbury Musem

LIKE US, FOLLOW US
Become a Facebook Fan of the Mountain View Arts Society on Facebook. Follow the Mountain View Arts Society and Mountain View Arts Festival on twitter. Visit the Mountain View Arts Society YouTube channel.

THANKS TO OUR 2015 FUNDING SUPPORTERS

The Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage Program was created to help you celebrate your community, its past and its present.   Situated where the foothills of the Canadian Rockies meet the fertile plains, Mountain View County is in the heart of Alberta's Calgary - Edmonton corridor.
The Alberta Foundation for the Arts provides support to arts organizations, giving them the power to inspire minds, encourage expression, foster creativity, and contribute to Alberta's economy.

AND OUR 2016 SPONSORS
This list will be added to as more businesses & organizations join in.

Gold+ Zion Thrift Store
Gold Delree's Native Art Gallery
Didsbury AG Foods
TransCanada Corporation
Bronze Mountain View Credit Union
CK-fm 96.5 Radio
Rock 104.5 Radio
Copper Front Porch Realty
Unique Stained Glass Works
Friend Longhorn Painting
Different Strokes Art Gallery
Grr Letz Eat

2016 Sponsorship Package
The Mountain View Arts Festival committee recognizes the significance of hosting our special events in Didsbury. We would be remiss if we didn't give our business community an opportunity to capitalize on the number of people attending the Days of Yore and the Mountain View Arts Festival. Our Sponsorship Package provides value to businesses in the region, and beyond.

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Supporting arts, culture & heritage in Carstairs, Cremona, Didsbury, Olds, Sundre and the surrounding Central Alberta communities between Red Deer and Calgary.
Logo designed by Lyle Schulz. Venues sponsored by the Town of Didsbury. Stay overnight at the Rosebud Valley Campground at the east entrance to Didsbury. The Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage Program was created to help you celebrate your community, its past and its present. Situated where the foothills of the Canadian Rockies meet the fertile plains, Mountain View County is in the heart of Alberta's Calgary - Edmonton corridor. The Alberta Foundation for the Arts provides support to arts organizations, giving them the power to inspire minds, encourage expression, foster creativity, and contribute to Alberta's economy. The Mountain View Arts Society is proud to be a Partner with Alberta's Promise.
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