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

BC Arts Council Seeks Feedback for Website Update

BC Arts Council Seeks Feedback for Website Update

The BCAC is soliciting public feedback to guide its approach to its new website. Submit your input by March 29.

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Apply for the City of Vancouver's Arts and Culture Advisory Committee

Apply for the City of Vancouver's Arts and Culture Advisory Committee

The City of Vancouver is seeking volunteers from the general public for positions on the City's Council advisory bodies, including the Arts and Culture Advisory Committee. Apply by April 12.

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Federal Government Releases 2019 Budget

The Canadian Arts Coalition has issued its statement on the 2019 Budget, which includes funding boosts for the Canadian Arts Presentation Fund, the Canada Music Fund and more.

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BC Entertainment Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations

BC Entertainment Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations

You have until March 31 to nominate individuals who have shaped BC’s entertainment landscape.

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The BC Alliance is Looking for an Indigenous Curator!

 The BC Alliance is Looking for an Indigenous Curator!

The BC Alliance is seeking applications for an Indigenous curator to develop and deliver the content of our annual conference in the fall of 2019. Apply by March 31!

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"A Rewarding and Enriching Experience": Craft Council of BC on Lessons Learned at #DigitalLadders

Sarah Duggan of the Craft Council of BC recently attended one of our Digital Ladders Labs, and she’s shared the fruits of her experience.

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BC Arts Council Seeks New Director

BC Arts Council Seeks New Director

The Province of British Columbia is requesting applications for the position of director of the BC Arts Council. Applications are due by March 21, 2019.

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Committee Develops Strategic Plan to Support Proposed Chemainus Arts Centre

Committee Develops Strategic Plan to Support Proposed Chemainus Arts Centre

A committee has drafted a strategic plan in support of a proposed “world-class, regional arts centre in Chemainus.”

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New Report: "Vitality and Impact of Arts Presenting"

New Report: "Vitality and Impact of Arts Presenting"

Performing arts presenters are a vital component of their communities and the overall arts ecology, according to a new research report by CAPACOA and Hill Strategies Research.

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CHRC Releases Training Video on Workplace Harassment

CHRC Releases Training Video on Workplace Harassment

The Cultural Human Resources Council has released a training video on workplace harassment in the arts for employers, including Boards of Directors of not-for-profit organizations.

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Hill Strategies Releases New Arts Research Monitor Centred on Arts and Health

Hill Strategies Releases New Arts Research Monitor Centred on Arts and Health

The most recent edition of Hill Strategies Research’s Arts Research Monitor includes highlights from four recent reports examining the benefits of arts and culture for health and wellbeing.

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In Memory of Michael Noon

In Memory of Michael Noon

A celebration of life for the “tireless champion and supporter of the arts” will be held on May 31 at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts in Vancouver.

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So What Exactly is Cultural Democracy?

So What Exactly is Cultural Democracy?

BC Alliance executive director Brenda Leadlay recently guest-authored a blog post for the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres on how emphasizing inclusivity and accessibility can lead to a more democratic, culturally enriched society.

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City of Vancouver to Host Open House On Proposed Cultural Amenity Space

The open house about the proposed 11,000 square foot cultural amenity space at 1290 Hornby Street will take place on the evening of March 14.

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Upcoming Law for Nonprofits Workshops in March

Upcoming Law for Nonprofits Workshops in March

Law for Nonprofits is offering a trio of upcoming workshops this month, including one on record keeping on March 6 in Nanaimo, and sessions on record keeping and the BC Societies Act in Vancouver on March 13 and 20.

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City of Vancouver to Host Broadway Plan Open Houses

City of Vancouver to Host Broadway Plan Open Houses

The City of Vancouver is hosting a series of open houses for you to make your thoughts known on arts and culture in the area around the new Broadway Subway. Sessions take place from March 7-14.

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City of Kelowna Seeks Input On Cultural Plan

The City of Kelowna continues to seek input on its Cultural Plan via discussions and an online survey, which closes at the end of March.

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City of Vancouver Issues Call for Murals and Digital Printed Artwork

City of Vancouver Issues Call for Murals and Digital Printed Artwork

Three artist calls aim to celebrate the creativity of Vancouver’s rich and varied cultural communities, including Chinatown, the Black Canadian community, and the Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, and urban Indigenous communities. The deadline to apply is March 20.

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This April, Join Us for Three Free Salons Courtesy of #DigitalLadders and the VPL

We've partnered with the Vancouver Public Library to present three free April Salons at the VPL's Central Library in downtown Vancouver, including sessions on podcasting, bootstrapping your big idea, and finding digital tools to help you create right on your phone or mobile device.

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Franco Boni Appointed Artistic and Executive Director of PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

Franco Boni Appointed Artistic and Executive Director of PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

Franco Boni will assume the role of artistic and executive director of Vancouver’s PuSh Festival on June 1, 2019.

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