Arts and Culture Hall of Fame
Edmonton’s Cultural Hall of Fame was established in 1986 to honour outstanding individuals and groups whose body of work in Arts & Culture has brought recognition to the city of Edmonton.
Its membership includes many exceptionally talented and dedicated Edmontonians. These outstanding individuals and groups, through their artistic or multicultural achievements, have brought honour and distinction to the city of Edmonton and have made exemplary contributions to the quality of life in Edmonton.
Artist: Outstanding individuals who, through a substantial body of work in an artistic discipline (their artistic or multicultural achievements) have brought credit to the city of Edmonton.
Builder: Noteworthy individuals or groups/organizations who have given prolonged (generally over a period of ten years) and exceptional service to artistic and multicultural activities in the city of Edmonton.
Artists/Builders: Individuals or groups whose careers combine wholly, or in part, the qualities referred to in the two previous categories, in such a way as to make their contribution to Arts and Culture of a notable nature.
Community Service Hall of Fame
Edmonton’s Community Service Hall of Fame was established in 2004 and honours outstanding individuals or organizations who have made a significant and/or lifetime contribution to the community, which enhances the quality of life in the city of Edmonton and shall be understood to incorporate health, recreation, social services and educational services BUT DOES NOT include Sports or Arts & Culture.
Community Leader: Outstanding individuals who have demonstrated exemplary leadership or service to an organization(s) which has brought credit to the city of Edmonton for activities of a national or international nature.
Community Builder: Notable individuals who have founded the service for which they are to be recognized or worked to establish the service on a sound footing over a period of years.
Sports Hall of Fame
Edmonton’s Sports Hall of Fame had its beginnings in 1961 with the induction of six esteemed builders and athletes. Edmonton athletes have represented the city credibly in competition, with exemplary sportsmanship and skill. Our builders of sport have given our city a strong foundation in which our athletes develop their skills and abilities.
Athlete: Outstanding athletes who have represented Edmonton commendably by attaining exceptional results and whose example of exemplary sportsmanship have brought credit to the sport and high regard for the individual.
Builder: Individuals who have given prolonged (generally ten years or more) and meritorious service to sports activities in the city of Edmonton.
Athletes/Builders: Individuals, whose careers combined wholly, or in part, the qualities referred in the two previous categories.
Teams: Edmonton based teams or members of the team, that have represented Canada, the Province of Alberta and/or the City of Edmonton, with exceptional results and whose example of good sportsmanship have brought credit to the sport and high regard for the team.