Founded in 1933, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is a learning organization built upon an extraordinary legacy of excellence in artistic and creative development. What started as a single course in drama has grown to become the global organization leading in arts, culture, and creativity across dozens of disciplines. From our home in the stunning Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.
Board of Governors of The Banff Centre (operating as Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity) is a corporation that operates under the Post-Secondary Learning Act in Alberta. Banff Centre is also a registered charity (registration # 11921 4955 RR0001), and under section 149 of the Income Tax Act in Canada is exempt from income tax.
Banff Centre is supported by funding from the Government of Alberta through Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education, Alberta Infrastructure, and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Arts programs are supported by funding from the Government of Canada through the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canada Arts Training Fund. The experience at Banff Centre is also enriched through generous support from individuals, corporations, and foundations.
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Canada provides:
At Global Photo Awards, our purpose is to create a platform where everyone that takes pride in creative photography can submit their photos with the opportunity to receive recognition for their work.
We strive to award and create exposure for the best photos from around the globe, and we invite everyone to upload photos in our two categories: People and Nature.
Each year we envision holding exhibitions for the finalist’s photographs in cities around the globe to show off and celebrate the high level of talent our awards attract.
What is Photocrowd?
A global community of photographers, of all levels and interests
Home to some of the most prestigious photo awards on the planet
A place to enter an array of great photo contests, prized by well known brands
An opportunity to run your own Community Contest, on any theme
The chance to have your work seen by photographers around the world