While overall arts attendance in Canada is strong, reported attendance at performing arts facilities has dropped from 71% of the population to 60% since 2012.Read More
The latest news on BC's arts, culture and heritage sector.
Four Canadian music events have pledged gender parity across their lineups by 2022. They join an international movement led by the UK-based PRS Foundation, seeking to "[empower] women to transform the future of the music industry."Read More
Up to eight selected applicants from across BC will receive $1,000 each to act as a Culture Days spokesperson and to present an activity during the Culture Days weekend (September 28-30, 2018).Read More
The BC Alliance for Arts + Culture and SFU Woodward's request your presence at a meeting from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on February 21 at SFU's Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, to help us formulate a timely response to the provincial budget allocation for BC’s creative sector.Read More
DOXA Documentary Film Festival has announced that Selina Crammond will step into the role of director of programming. She takes over the duties from Dorothy Woodend, who will stay on as senior programming advisor.Read More
The Province of British Columbia has launched the Community Resilience Through Arts and Culture Fund, to support arts and culture by and for communities outside both the Metro Vancouver Regional District and the Capital Regional District. The deadline for submissions is March 2.Read More
Metro Vancouver is hosting a series of Sustainability Community Breakfasts, for participants to discuss new ways to work together to advance arts and culture across the region. The breakfasts take place February 14 (Vancouver) and 15 (North Vancouver), March 16 (Surrey), and March 21 (Port Moody).Read More