Arts Alliance Blog

Hold The Date For Arts Summit 2014
Thu, Apr 24th, 2014
Friday, June 20 at the Roundhouse Community Centre British Columbia's cultural community will continue the "BC Creative Convergence" conversation begun last year around the development of a provincial cultural policy framework. Hold the date and plan to join the conversation. Watch this space...
Culture Days at VPL & Early Registration Deadline
Thu, Apr 24th, 2014
If you're planning an activity for BC Culture Days, two deadlines are fast approaching! Registration is now open for participation in this year’s BC Culture Days, taking place September 26, 27, and 28, and a series of workshops are being offered across the province for event organizers interested...
2014 Mayor's Arts Awards: Celebrate Your Volunteers, Board Members, Donors, and Sponsors
Thu, Apr 24th, 2014
While the City of Vancouver's Mayor's Arts Awards annually recognize the contributions of artists in ten different disciplines, there are also five other categories of Award that should be of special interest to arts administrators. These categories honour the important contributions made to...
CARFAC BC Professional Workshops for Artists
Tue, Apr 22nd, 2014
CARFAC BC is into high gear this season with a program of panels and workshops thanks to the support of the BC Arts Council and the City of Vancouver.  After a successful series in Victoria last month, CARFAC BC held the first of three free Vancouver panels last week to an audience of almost...
Winners of the BC Touring Council Annual Awards Announced
Tue, Apr 22nd, 2014
The BC Touring Council Annual Awards were presented at the recent Pacific Contact booking conference and tradeshow on April 5, 2014 in Burnaby, BC. Presenter Of The Year: In this category presenters are to be currently presenting in British Columbia, attend Pacific...
Call for Applications - The Story We Be: 2014 Summer Writing Institute
Wed, Apr 16th, 2014
The Story We Be is inviting applications for the 2014 Summer Writing Institute, taking place June - July in Vancouver, BC, Unceded Coast Salish Territories. Offering three cutting-edge writing intensives, participants from a variety of experience levels, and genres of interest, will have...
ArtsBC 2014 Conference Registration Open
Tue, Apr 15th, 2014
Registration is now open for ArtsBC's 35th annual conference and AGM, taking place Friday, May 2 through Sunday, May 4, 2014 on Bowen Island.  This conference is open to everyone including ArtsBC members, artists, arts administrators, educators, tourism and health agencies, and community...
Simon Brault Appointed as Director of Canada Council for the Arts
Mon, Apr 14th, 2014
Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover today announced the appointment of Simon Brault as director and CEO of the Canada Council for the Arts for a term of five years effective June 26, 2014. Brault was first appointed to the Canada Council as vice-chair in 2004 and...
Call for Applications: OneLove Mentorship Program
Mon, Apr 14th, 2014
Applications are now being accepted from youth aged 13-25 for the OneLove Mentorship Program 2014: Mental Health and Art Therapy.  The program, whose theme changes annually, is presented by ArtQuake, a Vancouver based youth-led, youth-driven non-profit focused on cultivating social change...
Apply To Be The Next BC Culture Days Ambassador
Mon, Apr 14th, 2014
Explain why you should be selected for the opportunity to represent BC during the 2014 Culture Days Campaign and National Congress on Culture in Winnipeg on May 22 & 23, 2014. The BC Culture Days Task Force would like to send a BC delegate to the 2nd Annual Congress on Culture in Winnipeg. If...
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