FAVA is in the Ortona Arts Armoury at 9722 102 Street, near downtown Edmonton. It’s a large two-story brick building, formerly a Hudson Bay Building and the H.M.C.S. Nonsuch. The building is nestled in the heart of Edmonton’s beautiful river valley. There is a large gravel parking lot on the south side of the building. As much as possible try to park against the south wall of the building. Parking is free. FAVA’s main offices are on the second floor of the building at the end of the north hall. The production offices are on the main floor at the end of the north hall. Just follow the signs.
From the South
Follow Gateway Boulevard up to the end and turn right onto Saskatchewan Drive. Take your first left down the hill on Queen Elizabeth Park Road. You’ll pass by the Kinsman Sport Centre on your left and continue across the metal bridge (Walterdale Bridge). Turn right onto Rossdale Road, you’ll pass Telus Field on your right. Turn Right onto 97 Ave and then take your first left (uncontrolled intersection) onto 102 Street. The Ortona Arts Building will be on your left.
From the East
Follow Baseline Road (101 Ave.) until it becomes 98 Ave. You’ll pass the pyramids (Mutart Conservatory) on your left, cross the James MacDonald bridge, and soon after turn right onto 102 Street. The Ortona Arts Building will be on your left.
From the West
Follow Stony Plain Road until it becomes 104 Ave, turn right on 109 Street, continue until you get to the Legislature (on your left) and turn left into the tunnel under the Legislature (97 Ave.). After you exit the tunnel you’ll pass through 4 controlled intersections in quick succession before turning left across 97 Ave. at an uncontrolled intersection onto 102 Street. The Ortona Arts Building will be on your left.
From the North
Follow 97 Street all the way to Jasper. Turn left on Jasper, then turn right on 96 Street. Turn right again on Grierson Hill, follow it down the hill and merge into Rossdale Road, cross the overpass and turn left on 102 Street. The Ortona Arts Building will be on your right.
FAVA Endowment Fund
Let's reach $100 000
The Society established an endowment fund in 2012 and has contributed to it in 2013, 2014, and 2015. The fund is administered by the Edmonton Community Foundation. The purpose of the fund is to create an investment resource that will help sponsor artist training, production and distribution far into Alberta’s future.
Endowment Fund (Goal $100 000)
Increase in Donations (2012-2013)
FAVA Annual Reports
Annual Report 2013
Annual Report 2012
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