The BC Alliance’s skills development opportunities include sessions on topics of importance to artists and cultural workers.

Our workshops and webinars are presented by some of the top experts in their fields.

BC Alliance members receive discounted rates on workshops and other professional development opportunities. 

We are proud to offer ASL interpretation and remote access via live streaming to all of our workshops and information sessions. Simply select these options on the registration form.  

Questions? Check out our FAQ below, or contact Joyce Wan, administrative coordinator, at 604 681 3535 (201) or joyce@allianceforarts.com.

Thank you for attending our Fall Workshop Series! Stay tuned for more information about our Winter 2019 Workshops, coming in the new year.


Frequently Asked Questions

Where do the BC Alliance's workshops take place?

All sessions take place in the BC Alliance boardroom (100-938 Howe St., Vancouver) unless otherwise noted.

Where should I park while attending a workshop?

Parking is available at 980 Howe Street at an all-day rate of $10. 

Can I access the sessions remotely?

If you're outside the Lower Mainland, or are otherwise unable to attend these workshops in person, watch and submit your questions from where you are with live online access. To join us digitally, select the Livestream option from the registration form. You will receive a link to the video by email.    

If you have any questions about livestreaming, contact Joyce Wan, administrative coordinator, at 604 681 3535 (201) or joyce@allianceforarts.com.

Do you offer ASL INTERPRETATION?

We are proud to offer ASL interpretation at all of our workshops and information sessions. Please indicate on the registration form whether you will require ASL interpretation.

What is your Cancellation Policy?

48 hours cancellation notice is required to obtain a full refund.  

Do you record your workshop sessions? wHAT IF i DON'T WANT TO BE CAPTURED ON CAMERA?

Registrants who attend workshops or info sessions in person consent to potentially being recorded on video. If you do not give permission to be recorded, please contact Joyce Wan before the session, at 604 681 3535 (201) or joyce@allianceforarts.com.

I have a question you haven't answered here! Who should i contact?

Contact Joyce Wan, administrative coordinator, at 604 681 3535 (201) or joyce@allianceforarts.com.


Previous Sessions

Other 2018 workshops and info sessions have included:

Grants 101: an information session

Date: February 1, 2018
Facilitator(s): Walter Quan & Douglas Durand
Type: Free Info Session

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Arts Leading The Way

Date: February 21, 2018
Facilitator(s): Naomi Cromwell
Type: Workshop

Community Gaming Grants Program – What’s New for 2018

Date: March 5, 2018
Facilitator(s): Mike Sherman
Type: Info Session

Principles of Digital Marketing for Arts

Date: March 14, 2018
Facilitator(s): Brian Paterson
Type: Workshop

Digital Records Management in Three Steps: A Guide for Small Organizations

Date: March 28, 2018
Facilitator(s): Rhiannon Herbert
Type: Workshop

CSA Presentation on the Provincial and Territorial Culture Indicators

Date: April 5, 2018
Facilitator(s): Department of Canadian Heritage
Type: Free Webinar

Foundation Funding for Arts Organizations

Date: May 2, 2018
Facilitator(s): Grant Advance
Type: Info Session

GRANT WRITING 101

Date: October 10, 2018 
Facilitator(s): Mary Ann Anderson
Type: Workshop

GRANT WRITING FOR INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Date: October 23 & November 1, 2018 
Facilitator(s): Mary Ann Anderson
Type: Workshop

BASICS OF FINANCE for arts and culture ORGANIZATIONS

Date: November 8, 2018 
Facilitator(s): Linda Gorrie
Type: Workshop

DIGITAL LADDERS INFO SESSIONS

Date: October 16 & November 20, 2018 
Facilitator(s): Sue Biely & Robert Ouimet
Type: Workshop

FINANCIAL strategy for arts and culture ORGANIZATIONS

Date: November 22, 2018 
Facilitator(s): Linda Gorrie
Type: Workshop

Digital Marketing for Arts: Facebook + Instagram Advertising

Date: November 28, 2018 
Facilitator(s): Brian Paterson
Type: Workshop

Workshop Proposals

Have a suggestion or a proposal for a workshop? Send an email to Brenda Leadlay, executive director.