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

Canada Council and CBC Launch Digital Content Incubator

Canada Council and CBC Launch Digital Content Incubator

The Canada Council for the Arts and CBC/Radio-Canada have announced plans to launch a new $1 million catalyst tool to amplify digital creation in Canada. Full guidelines and details will be revealed in late June.

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Arts BC Shares DigistARTS Survey Findings

Arts BC Shares DigistARTS Survey Findings

Arts BC recently collected survey data to assess the digital literacy of artists and arts organizations from across the province. Click through for highlights and a link to the full report.

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Make Content Your Audience Can Find with #DigitalLadders

Make Content Your Audience Can Find with #DigitalLadders

On May 14, digital strategist Annelise Larson will explain what discoverablity means, the basic best practices to ensure your content is optimized for search online, as well as other mechanisms for getting found and connecting with your target audience.

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Catch Up With #DigitalLadders: Watch "The Podcast Primer" for Free On Demand!

Catch Up With #DigitalLadders: Watch "The Podcast Primer" for Free On Demand!

Learn tips and tricks to get your podcast off the ground from a seasoned expert, and find out more about our next free session, “Case Study of a Scrappy Mobile Exhibit” with Barrie Adleberg, taking place online and at the VPL April 16!

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CAPACOA Seeks Digital Transformation Coaches

Successful applicants will assist arts organizations to address business challenges with innovative solutions, including elements of digital transformation. Submit your qualifications by April 1!

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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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"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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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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What Are the Best Ways to Collaborate Online?

What Are the Best Ways to Collaborate Online?

We're excited to present our latest #DigitalLadders Salon, Digital Tools to Collaborate Online, March 12. This session will provide an overview introduction, case studies and an adaptable list of tools to help your organization better collaborate with outside stakeholders from a distance.

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CAPACOA Launches New Digital Literacy Initiative for Performing Arts Sector

The BC Alliance for Arts + Culture will be a regional partner for the Linked Digital Future Initiative, which includes coaching programs and digital literacy solutions, and will explore new ways to digitize the performing arts.

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Deadline to Apply for #DigitalLadders Learn-to-Do Lab #3 Extended to February 12

We’ve extended the deadline to apply for our third Digital Ladders Learn-to-Lab, which takes place April 10-12 at the Vancouver Public Library, Central Library in Vancouver. Applications will now be accepted until February 12.

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Mass Culture Hosts Free Digital Gathering February 1

Mass Culture Hosts Free Digital Gathering February 1

As part of the free online conversation, Patrick Tobin, Sanjay Shahani, Branislav Henselmann and facilitator Bridget MacIntosh will lead a conversation exploring the integration of arts and culture into municipal development and resiliency building initiatives.

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Explore New Worlds in Virtual Reality at Our Newest #DigitalLadders Salon

Virtual reality is one of the most exciting new avenues of digital technology, creating endless opportunities to showcase your art and better serve your audiences in innovative, exciting ways. Join the BC Alliance on February 5 as VR pro Vincent McCurley walks us through Virtual Reality for the Arts.

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Moving from Creative Vision to Finding Your Digital Tools with #DigitalLadders

Our newly minted Salon, taking place February 26, focuses on the process of Moving from Creative Vision to Finding Your Digital Tools — helping you figure out the steps toward taking action on your big idea.

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"We're All On This Learning Curve Together": A Report Back from Our First #DigitalLadders Salon

On January 8, we hosted our first Salon, Leveraging Video with Robert Ouimet. In this blog, BC Alliance executive director and digital neophyte Brenda Leadlay reflects on what she learned.

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Track Down New Skills at Our #DigitalLadders Salon on Location-Based Technology!

Track Down New Skills at Our #DigitalLadders Salon on Location-Based Technology!

Emmy-winning experience designer Steve Peters will be on-hand to give you the dirt on mobile location technology, February 19.

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Scaling the Digital Ladder: DreamRider Productions

Vanessa LeBourdais, executive producer and creative director of DreamRider Productions, explains how DreamRider went from teeny unknown local theatre to international digital success with the help of a digital literacy program – and how you can, too.

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Introducing Our Latest Digital Ladders Faculty

We're excited to introduce the most recent additions to our Digital Ladders Faculty, Nate Smith and Sally Smythe of The Vacuum, an award-winning design studio whose clients include Nike, Fitbit, Arc'teryx, Telus, and ESPN.

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The Wait is Over: Welcome to Digital Ladders

Welcome to Digital Ladders, the BC Alliance for Arts + Culture’s digital literacy initiative. We’ve teamed up with BC’s foremost digital experts to take the digital skills of BC's creative community to the next level. Read on to see how Digital Ladders can benefit you and your organization, at little to no expense.

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Law for Non Profits to Host Facebook Live Event On New Societies Act Transition

Law for Non Profits will host a Facebook Live Q&A for any last minute questions you may have around the New Societies Act transition on Friday, November 16.

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