Arts Alliance Blog

Seven Local Artists Receive Studio Awards from City of Vancouver
Fri, Dec 19th, 2014
Local artists including painters, dancers, and filmmakers will receive inexpensive or reduced rent studios or live-work spaces from the City of Vancouver. The City of Vancouver's 2015-2018 Artist Studio Awards enable the growth of artists' creative practices and further the City's objective to...
City of Vancouver Seeks Input for Budget
Thu, Dec 11th, 2014
To aid in developing the 2015 annual budget, the City of Vancouver is conducting an online questionnaire to gather feedback about its services and programs that are most important to the public, and you’re invited to have your say.  While there is little reference to arts and culture in the...
Dal & Hedy Headline Christmas Breakfast
Thu, Dec 11th, 2014
Vancouver AM will hold its annual Christmas Breakfast on Thursday, December 18 at 7 a.m. at the Terminal City Club (837 West Hastings). Featured guest speakers will be BC Attorney General Suzanne Anton and Vancouver Centre MP Dr. Hedy Fry. Dal Richards will lead the breakfast party in a round of...
Irving Guttman, Founding Artistic Director of Vancouver Opera, Dies at 86
Thu, Dec 11th, 2014
Irving Guttman, known as “the father of opera in Western Canada,” died Sunday, December 7 following a lengthy illness.   The visionary leader mentored, developed and influenced many famous singers, and directed dozens of operas in Canada and internationally.  Guttman was the founding...
ArtStarts Showcase & Conference Registration Now Open
Wed, Dec 10th, 2014
Educators, administrators and community presenters interested in booking performances for young audiences can register now to attend the 2015 ArtStarts Showcase and Conference.  Showcase delegates include school district arts contacts and community arts programmers, all of whom book...
Ballet BC Leader Named to Forty Under 40 List
Wed, Dec 10th, 2014
Branislav Henselmann, Ballet BC's executive director, is among 40 individuals being recognized by Business in Vancouver (BIV) for accomplishing outstanding achievements before the age of 40. Each year the newspaper presents the Forty under 40 Awards, honouring the brightest of British Columbia's...
Hill Strategies Research on the Situation of Artists in Canada
Wed, Dec 10th, 2014
In this issue of Hill Strategies' Arts Research Monitor: Summaries of five reports on the situation of artists in Canada, including three reports containing national, provincial, territorial, and local data on all types of artists, as well as two reports on visual artists. Click each report title...
BC Artscape Launches in Vancouver
Wed, Dec 10th, 2014
BC Artscape, a new Vancouver-based not-for-profit organization that will make space for creativity and transform communities, launched last week with the support of the City of Vancouver, The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation and Vancity Community Foundation as well as $200,000 in donations from...
Nominations Open for 2015 YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Awards
Tue, Dec 9th, 2014
Do you know a woman who has made exceptional contributions to the fields of arts, culture or design in Metro Vancouver? Submit a nomination by January 22! The Women of Distinction Awards is YWCA Metro Vancouver's premier fundraising event. Recognized nationally, the Awards honour extraordinary...
New Report on Arts & Cultural Workers in Canadian Municipalities
Wed, Dec 3rd, 2014
Based on the 2011 National Household Survey, a comprehensive new report on Artists and Cultural Workers in Canadian Municipalities by Hill Strategies Research examines the number, incomes, and demographic characteristics of artists and cultural workers in Canada by municipal size. ...
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