CAAF’s book, Calgary Allied Arts Foundation: 20th and 21st Century Cultural Aspirations For A Loved City, with an extended essay by Nancy Townshend gives the extraordinary history of this remarkable organization.

Alberta Centennial Medalist, Nancy Townshend is an art curator, writer, art historian, and educator. She is the author of three books: Maxwell Bates: Canada’s Premier Expressionist of the 20th Century (Calgary: Snyder Hedlin Fine Arts, 2005); A History of Art in Alberta 1905 – 1970 (Calgary: Bayeux Arts, 2005), and Art Inspired by the Canadian Rockies, Purcell Mountains and Selkirk Mountains 1809-2012 (Calgary: Bayeux Arts, 2012). 

Please email caafresidency@gmail.com if you are interested in obtaining a copy of the book.

This project has been generously funded through the Alberta Historical Resource Foundation.