The latest news on BC's arts, culture and heritage sector.

Renegade Productions and City of Vancouver Work Together

Renegade Productions is looking forward to some renovations that will both address the safety concerns of the city, and also bring added functionality and comfort to their clients.

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New Societies Act Workshop

The NPCLO will be hosting a workshop to help guide your organization through the New Societies Act transition.

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Port Moody Arts Centre Appoints New Executive Director

The Port Moody Arts Centre Society is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Torrence as Executive Director, effective July 2, 2015.

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Deadline Extended for Mayor's Arts Awards Nominations!

Celebrate those who have made exceptional contributions to the arts in Vancouver by submitting a nomination for the 2015 Mayor's Arts Awards! The deadline has been extended to Friday, July 17, 2015.

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Stella Harvey Named 2015 Whistler Champion of Arts & Culture

Stella Harvey, founder and organizer of the Whistler Writers Festival, has been named the 2015 Whistler Champion of Arts & Culture. 

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Alliance Launches BC Culture Survey

The Alliance is engaged in a comprehensive research project to improve and summarize the information available on the arts and culture sector and its impacts in British Columbia’s society and economy.  Take the survey today!

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Théâtre la Seiziéme sweeps Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards

The 33rd annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards were held Monday, June 22 at the Commodore Ballroom.

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The New Societies Act: Don’t Panic. Be Prepared.

Non Profit Charities Legal Outreach provides valuable information to help you with making the transition to the new Societies Act. 

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One More Week to Submit a Nomination for the Mayor's Arts Awards!

Celebrate those who have made exceptional contributions to the arts in Vancouver by submitting a nomination for the 2015 Mayor's Arts Awards. Deadline for nominations is noon on July 3, 2015.

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Hill Strategies Research on Arts, Health, and Well-being

This issue of Hill Strategies' Arts Research Monitor focuses on the connections between the arts, health, and well-being, including a report on art and the health of Aboriginal Peoples, a presentation on the arts and well-being, a summary of international research into the long-term connections between the arts and health, as well as a study of the neurochemical impacts of music. 

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Vancouver's Year of Reconciliation Public Art Series Receives International Recognition

The Americans for the Arts' Public Art Network recognized the City of Vancouver's Year of Reconciliation Public Art series as one of 31 outstanding projects created in 2014. 

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Put Your #CulturalSpace On the Map

Help illustrate the story of Vancouver's galleries, studios and other visual exhibition spaces!

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Call for Applications: John Hobday Awards in Arts Management

Applications are due Sept. 30 for the John Hobday Awards, which recognize outstanding established and mid-career arts managers in Canadian professional arts organizations.

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artsVest Brings Big Boost to Kelowna’s Arts Community

Kelowna’s arts community received a boost of more than $300,000 thanks to the artsVest program, a national sponsorship training and matching incentive program.

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Your Last Chance to Register for Arts Summit 2015!

At Arts Summit 2015, June 18 and 19 at the Roundhouse in Vancouver, we will close the circle on two years of province-wide conversations around the creation of a Cultural Policy Framework for BC as part of our BC Creative Convergence initiative. We'll also be joined by a range of speakers, including cultural visionary Richard Evans. Don't miss it!

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Hill Strategies Research on Educating Artists

Hill Strategies' latest report in its Statistical Insights in the Arts research series focuses on post-secondary educational qualifications of artists in Canada and the occupations and workforce characteristics of graduates of post-secondary arts programs.

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Alliance and Bridge Society AGM Reminder

The Annual General Meetings of the Alliance and the Bridge Society take place on Thursday and Friday, June 18 and 19, at the Roundhouse. 

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Vancouver Art Gallery’s Director Honoured with DVBIA Award

Vancouver Art Gallery’s Director Kathleen S. Bartels has been selected as a recipient of the 24th annual DVBIA Appreciation Award for Outstanding Individual, in recognition of her significant contribution and commitment to downtown Vancouver.

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$10,000 Awards for Emerging Ceramic and Glass Artists

The Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery is calling for submissions to the 2015 RBC Award for Glass and Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics.

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False Creek Flats Arts and Culture Planning Event

Join the conversation on June 22, and help identify False Creek Flats questions, challenges, and opportunities related to arts & culture.

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