BC Culture Days Workshops Announced

Kat Wahamaa in Maple Ridge

Kat Wahamaa in Maple Ridge

BC Culture Days invites all professional and amateur artists, arts organizations, cultural workers, and community organizers to participate in a free workshop in preparation for the 2016 Culture Days weekend.

Participants will learn how to plan, market and publicize their Culture Days activities, as well as connect with other artists and organizers to find ways of working together collaboratively towards their common public engagement goals. Please come prepared to brainstorm ideas and determine what activities, projects, discussions or initiatives deserve to be highlighted in your community and unique ways in which they can be shared with the public. Culture Days takes place September 30, October 1 and 2, 2016. 

Workshops are currently scheduled in the following communities:

Abbotsford
April 18, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.
Kariton Art Gallery and Boutique
2387 Ware St

Victoria
May 25, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.
Greater Victoria Public Library, Central Branch
735 Broughton St

Kamloops
May 30, 2016 at 7 p.m.
May 31, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.
Kamloops Museum & Archives
207 Seymour St

White Rock
June 2, 2016 at 7 p.m.
White Rock Community Centre
15154 Russell Ave

Smithers
June 13, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Smithers Public Library
3817 Alfred Ave

Last year, British Columbians participated in 614 Culture Days activities offered in 50 communities across the province.

The seventh annual Culture Days weekend will feature thousands of free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate “behind-the-scenes,” to discover the world of artists, creators, heritage experts, architects, curators, designers and other creative people in their communities. Of those who attended last year, 89% agreed that Culture Days was an important event in their community. 

Visit bc.culturedays.ca for more details.

If you are interested in hosting a Culture Days workshop in your community or would like more information, please contact Nazanin Shoja, BC Culture Days Manager at nazanin.shoja@culturedays.ca or 604 681 3535 ext. 214.

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