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

BC Alliance Co-Presents "Exploring Diversity" Panel on Culture, Ethnicity and Identity

BC Alliance Co-Presents "Exploring Diversity" Panel on Culture, Ethnicity and Identity

Join us on October 22 at The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford as five panelists navigate through a conversation of arts as an all-encompassing field of work that can shed light on experiences of diversity.

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BC Government Seeks Feedback to Develop Accessibility Legislation

Province-wide consultations on the development of accessibility legislation will run until November 29, 2019. Click through to find out ways you can give your feedback.

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Engage with Creative Leaders at Coquitlam’s Cultural Summit

Engage with Creative Leaders at Coquitlam’s Cultural Summit

Get inspired and connect with local arts leaders and creative thinkers from Coquitlam and the Lower Mainland at the 2019 Coquitlam Cultural Summit on November 8, including a keynote presentation from BC Alliance executive director Brenda Leadlay on the value of everyday creativity.

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BC Touring Council Presents "On the Road" Touring Workshop

BC Touring Council Presents "On the Road" Touring Workshop

The BC Touring Council is accepting registrations for On the Road: A Touring Workshop for Young, Aspiring Emerging Performing Artists, Agents, Managers and Administrators, taking place November 9-10 in Burnaby.

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Get Out the Vote for Arts and Culture with ArtsVote BC

Get Out the Vote for Arts and Culture with ArtsVote BC

Want to know how you can get out the vote for arts, culture and heritage for the 2019 federal election? Check out ArtsVote BC, our newly relaunched arts and culture advocacy initiative.

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The BC Alliance's Fall Workshops Are Here!

The BC Alliance's Fall Workshops Are Here!

It may be the season of pumpkin spice and bagging leaves, but that doesn't mean your administrative skills need to Fall by the wayside. Check out our Fall Workshops, featuring finances, grant writing, audience engagement and more.

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"An Intimate Journey That Demanded Vulnerability": Reporting Back from Weaving Wellness

BC Alliance executive director Brenda Leadlay shares the joys and challenges of planning and participating in our recent conference, Weaving Wellness.

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Arts Orgs and BIAs to Premier Horgan: Help Us Survive Tax Increases

A coalition of business associations and arts organizations, including the BC Alliance, have sent Premier John Horgan and the Government of BC a letter in support of the motion to create a commercial property ‘subclass’ for municipalities.

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CHRC to Host Presentations on Labour Market Information Study

CHRC to Host Presentations on Labour Market Information Study

The Cultural Human Resources Council is going across the country to present the newly minted Labour Market Information study of the Canadian cultural workforce. The public is invited to free sessions in Vancouver (September 20) and Victoria (September 21).

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Kelowna’s 2020-2025 Cultural Plan Endorsed by Council

Kelowna’s 2020-2025 Cultural Plan Endorsed by Council

Kelowna City Council has approved a new strategic direction for the development of cultural services in Kelowna, in the form of a new 2020-2025 Cultural Plan.

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CAPACOA and BC Alliance Host Linked Digital Future Workshop in Vancouver

CAPACOA and BC Alliance Host Linked Digital Future Workshop in Vancouver

As part of the Linked Digital Future initiative, CAPACOA will host three workshops on Preparing for the Digital Shift to build collective digital capacity for the performing arts. The Vancouver workshop takes place on Monday, November 18.

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Weaving Wellness: Schedule at a Glance

Weaving Wellness: Schedule at a Glance

Click through to see the Weaving Wellness Schedule at a Glance, and register at an early bird rate by Monday, September 16!

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Vancouver City Council Passes Culture|Shift Cultural Plan

Vancouver City Council has approved Culture|Shift, the new 10-year cultural plan prioritizes affordable and accessible spaces, cultural equity, accessibility, reconciliation and decolonization.

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Upcoming PLEO Workshops in Vancouver, Victoria and Skidegate

Upcoming PLEO Workshops in Vancouver, Victoria and Skidegate

Pacific Legal Education & Outreach is offering workshops in September and October on recordkeeping and the Civil Resolution Tribunal. Click through for more info on dates and times!

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City of Victoria Seeks Indigenous Artist in Residence

City of Victoria Seeks Indigenous Artist in Residence

First Nations, Inuit and Métis professional artists across the country are invited to apply for the position of Indigenous Artist in Residence at the City of Victoria. The deadline is October 4.

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Visceral Visions Opens CultureBrew.Art, A Web Platform for Indigenous and Racialized Artists

Visceral Visions Opens CultureBrew.Art, A Web Platform for Indigenous and Racialized Artists

CultureBrew.Art, a digital platform that features a searchable database of Indigenous and racialized artists, opened for membership September 5. Click through to find out more, including a special offer for BC Alliance readers.

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Jacqueline Massey to Step Down as Bowen Island Arts Council ED

After more than a decade as the executive director of the Bowen Island Arts Council, Jacqueline Massey will step down on December 31.

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More People You'll Meet at Weaving Wellness, the BC Alliance's Annual Conference

More People You'll Meet at Weaving Wellness, the BC Alliance's Annual Conference

Introducing Margo Kane, Julie Lebel and Carmen Papalia, three of the speakers who’ll be on deck at Weaving Wellness, the BC Alliance’s annual conference.

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Kamloops Opens Nominations for Annual Arts Awards

Kamloops Opens Nominations for Annual Arts Awards

Nominations are now open for the City of Kamloops’s annual arts awards, to be presented at the Mayor’s Gala for the Arts in January. You can nominate until October 11.

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BC Heritage Awards Opens Nominations

Heritage BC has opened nominations for the BC Heritage Awards. Nominate by November 8!

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