Arts Alliance Blog

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...
Call for Applications: boardLink 2014
Mon, Apr 14th, 2014
On May 27, 2014 at Vancouver's Law Courts Inn, Business for the Arts' artscene Vancouver will host an event to connect arts organizations with young business professionals interested in volunteering on a board or committee. boardLink is a national arts board matching event that enables...
An Open Letter to the VSB from Access to Music Foundation President and CEO
Thu, Apr 10th, 2014
The Vancouver School Board's recent budget proposal including either a fee raise or total elimination of the Band and Strings Program, has compelled Access to Music Foundation President and CEO Elka Yarlowe to put out the call to action. She has written an open letter to the city's school board...
Province Announces $804,000 in Funding For Arts Spaces
Wed, Apr 9th, 2014
The Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development announced today 41 recipients of infrastructure grants through the BC Creative Spaces program.  The program, which provides $804,000 in funding, will help arts and cultural organizations in communities across the province develop...
Participate in an Important BC Music Sector Survey - Deadline Extended!
Wed, Apr 9th, 2014
Creative BC, with the support of Music BC, has commissioned PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) to conduct a sector profile of BC’s music and sound recording industry. The main objectives of this study are to:  Provide a meaningful snapshot of the music and sound recording sector and...
Call for Nominations for 2015 Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts
Wed, Apr 9th, 2014
The Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts are Canada's foremost distinctions for excellence in visual and media arts.  Help to honour remarkable Canadians in these fields. Nominate someone who you feel is deserving of one of these prestigious awards. Nomination Deadline for 2015...
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