Arts Alliance Blog

The Key Events List: A Helpful Guide For Event Planners. October 2014 Edition
Tue, Sep 30th, 2014
The Key Events List (pdf), compiled by your Alliance for Arts and Culture, lists upcoming events in and around Metro Vancouver through the next 12 months. The list is designed to be a guide for event planners, who will find the roster helpful in avoiding scheduling conflicts. The...
Digital Media Funding Programs Open For Applications
Tue, Sep 30th, 2014
Two funding programs of interest to digital media creators have upcoming deadlines in November.  The Interactive Fund is a program created in partnership between Creative BC and the BC Arts Council. The program is intended to support the production of high quality, original, interactive...
Congratulations to BC Culture Days Organizers & Participants for Another Successful Year!
Tue, Sep 30th, 2014
This past weekend, 556 arts, culture, and heritage activities were hosted in 54 communities in British Columbia to celebrate the 5th annual BC Culture Days weekend. Culture Days takes place every year in every province and territory across Canada. Thanks to the generosity of thousands of artists,...
2015-2017 Fieldhouse Studio Residency Application Deadline
Mon, Sep 29th, 2014
The Vancouver Park Board Fieldhouse Studio Program provides studio space to artists with community engaged/social practices at no charge. Six fieldhouse artist studio residencies are available from February 1, 2015 to December 31, 2017.  Eligibility: Open to artists, artist...
BC Arts Council Announces Community Consultations & Program Review
Mon, Sep 29th, 2014
In 2014/15 the BC Arts Council is conducting a review of its Operating Assistance and Special Projects programs (Innovations and Capacity and Sustainability) through research and consultation with the arts and culture community and other stakeholders, and you're invited to participate in the...
Arts and Culture “Reverse Debate” Participants Announced
Wed, Sep 24th, 2014
On September 26, the Alliance for Arts and Culture and SFU Woodward’s Cultural Unit present Vancouver’s first Reverse Debate on arts and culture, a twist on the typical debate format, for the upcoming civic election. Modelled on a similar event held recently in Toronto, this event will...
Get Involved in the Annual Arts Day on the Hill
Tue, Sep 23rd, 2014
Following last year’s successful Arts 308 campaign, the Canadian Arts Coalition has announced its fourth annual Arts Day on Parliament Hill will take place on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. The event is an opportunity for artists and arts administrators from across the country to meet with Members...
Call For Nominations For 2015 BC Community Achievement Awards
Tue, Sep 23rd, 2014
The British Columbia Community Achievement Awards celebrate British Columbians who go above and beyond in their dedication and service to others and who devote time and energy to making their communities more caring, dynamic, beautiful, healthy, and unique. They inspire by their example....
MP Breakfast: Can Public Broadcasting Survive in Canada?
Mon, Sep 22nd, 2014
On Friday, September 26, the monthly breakfast speaker series MP Breakfast Connections presents MP Joyce Murray with guest speaker president & CEO of Knowledge Network, Rudy Buttignol, on the topic “Can public broadcasting survive in Canada?” Rudy Buttignol has transformed and re-branded BC’s...
On The Map: Survey on Arts and Health in BC
Mon, Sep 22nd, 2014
Do you lead an arts and health initiative in BC? If so, Arts Health BC wants to hear from you! On The Map: Arts & Health in BC is an online survey to locate arts and health activity in the province.  Survey results will...
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