Indigenous Programs

This program began as a response to conversations and questions about Indigenous culture within the larger NaAC studio and has grown into opportunities for learning, discussion and artmaking that in turn respect each participant’s lived knowledge and experiences. 

Way of Knowing Ensemble


The Ways of Knowing ensemble are a group of artists who are actively learning about Indigenous peoples, culture and history.

Presentations include:

  • New Work, New Ways, The Grand, May 25 – June 30, 2023
  • Hey You! Land!, Leighton Art Centre, September 2 – October 29, 2023

Online publication


Explore our online publication for Way of Knowing.

Community Classes


Ways of Knowing/Making Community Classes are a chance for NaAC artists and community members to gather and meet local Indigenous artists and knowledge keepers to learn about Indigenous history and ways of making. 

Contact us for more information

Kay Thomas
Coordinator, Indigenous Programs

Phone: (403) 253.3174 ext. 110
Email: kay.thomas@accessarts.ca

Current Programming