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

City of Vancouver to Host Grant Information Sessions

City of Vancouver to Host Grant Information Sessions

The City of Vancouver is hosting free information sessions from October 30 to November 2 on its upcoming arts and culture grants.

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BC Alliance Takes Lead: Salary Disclosure Required On Our Jobs Board

BC Alliance Takes Lead: Salary Disclosure Required On Our Jobs Board

As of December 1, 2017, we will not accept job postings that do not include specifics about remuneration.

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Call for Musicians: Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour

Call for Musicians: Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour

The Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour is seeking musicians from Surrey, Williams Lake, Kamloops and the Cowichan Valley to perform at their free outdoor festivals in December and January.

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The 2017 Mayor's Arts Awards In Photos

In case you couldn't make it out to the City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards, here are some photos from the public ceremony at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre on October 11.

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Funding Round-Up: Upcoming City of Vancouver Grant Opportunities

Funding Round-Up: Upcoming City of Vancouver Grant Opportunities

A round-up of upcoming City of Vancouver funding opportunities and their deadlines, from 2017 through the spring of 2018.

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Upcoming Event: Conversations About Copyright and Creativity

Upcoming Event: Conversations About Copyright and Creativity

The discussion, which takes place October 26 in Vancouver, looks at issues around fair dealing and copyright.

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City of Coquitlam to Host First Cultural Summit

City of Coquitlam to Host First Cultural Summit

On November 4, the City of Coquitlam will host its first Cultural Summit, which seeks to build leadership and foster collaboration, communication and cooperation in arts, culture and heritage.

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Announcing the Winners of the 2017 City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards

Announcing the Winners of the 2017 City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards

The winners of the 2017 City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards have been announced, and include 25 of the best and brightest creative minds in Vancouver. The awards will be conferred at a public ceremony on October 11.

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BC Culture Days 2017 in Photos

Check out our photo gallery of BC Culture Days highlights from Vancouver, North Vancouver and Whistler.

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City of Vancouver Opens 2017/18 Theatre Rental Grants

The Theatre Rental Grant program offers financial assistance to arts and cultural organizations to use and produce a cultural event in well-equipped venues in Vancouver. The deadline for applications is November 1.

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Live from the BC Alliance: Announcing Our New Livestreaming Service

Live from the BC Alliance: Announcing Our New Livestreaming Service

Starting with our Fall Workshop series, you'll be able livestream our workshops and events directly to your computer.

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Vancouver City Council Candidates Field Questions from Creative Community

Vancouver City Council Candidates Field Questions from Creative Community

Mark Busse of CreativeMornings/Vancouver put four questions to the candidates ahead of the October 14 by-election.

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Federal Government Announces New Creative Canada Strategy and $500M Netflix Deal

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly announced the federal government's new Creative Canada strategy September 28. She also announced a five-year, $500 million agreement with Netflix to produce Canadian content.

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City of Vancouver Opens 2018 Public Art Community Grants

City of Vancouver Opens 2018 Public Art Community Grants

The City of Vancouver provides grants up to $20,000 to support small-scale public art projects produced by Vancouver-based organizations working with practicing artists and communities. The deadline for applications is November 8.

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How Does a Blind Person Watch a Play?

How Does a Blind Person Watch a Play?

What barriers do blind and partially sighted audience members face at live theatre events, and how do services like VocalEye help?

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Howard Jang to Take New Role at Banff Centre

Vancouver arts leader Howard Jang has been named the vice-president of arts and leadership at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Alberta. He starts in the position January 2018.

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RSVP for the City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards and Book Award

RSVP for the City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards and Book Award

You and a guest are invited to the City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards and Book Award, to take place at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre on October 11.

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You're Invited: BC Alliance Open Session on Canada Council's Digital Strategy Fund

You're Invited: BC Alliance Open Session on Canada Council's Digital Strategy Fund

Please join us at our office September 27 for an informal brainstorming/information-sharing session about the Canada Council's Digital Strategy Fund.

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Our Reconciliation Lunch & Learn with Lillian Howard is Now Online

Our Reconciliation Lunch & Learn with Lillian Howard is Now Online

Our September 19 lunch and learn with Lillian Howard of the Mowachaht Nation is now available to watch online.

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Upcoming Law for Non Profits Workshop: The New Societies Act: What You Need to Know

Upcoming Law for Non Profits Workshop: The New Societies Act: What You Need to Know

Law for Non Profits is offering an upcoming session of its workshop, "The New Societies Act: What You Need to Know," in Vancouver on October 11.

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