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

Upcoming Artists' Legal Outreach Events Focus on Public Art

Upcoming Artists' Legal Outreach Events Focus on Public Art

Artists’ Legal Outreach is co-hosting a pair of Vancouver events focusing on public art on April 11 and 12, including a moderated panel on ownership and a discussion on public art contracts.

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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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Introducing the BC Alliance's Winter 2019 Workshop Series!

 Introducing the BC Alliance's Winter 2019 Workshop Series!

In the coming weeks, we’re excited to offer sessions on tax preparation, succession planning, Gaming grant applications, and reconciliation through Indigenous art! Click through for more information.

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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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BC Alliance to Co-Host Upcoming Info Session and One-on-One Meetings on Canada Council Funding

BC Alliance to Co-Host Upcoming Info Session and One-on-One Meetings on Canada Council Funding

Artists in Vancouver are invited to join the Canada Council for the Arts and the BC Alliance for a free public info session on January 28, or sign up for a one-on-one meeting with Canada Council officers January 29.

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Vancouver Opera Hosts Upcoming Panel on Housing Crisis and Its Impact on Artists

Vancouver Opera Hosts Upcoming Panel on Housing Crisis and Its Impact on Artists

Moderated by BC Alliance executive director Brenda Leadlay, the panel, to take place January 23, will explore how the current housing affordability crisis is affecting artists’ quality of life in Vancouver.

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Memorial to Be Held for Perry the Poster Man in February 2019

Memorial to Be Held for Perry the Poster Man in February 2019

A celebration of life for Perry Giguere, a.k.a. Perry the Poster Man, will take place February 10 in Vancouver.

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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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Young Professionals: Register to Attend boardLink Vancouver 2018

Young Professionals: Register to Attend boardLink Vancouver 2018

Are you a young professional seeking volunteer board opportunities in the arts and culture sector in Vancouver? Attend boardLink Vancouver on December 4 to connect with arts organizations looking for folks like you!

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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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Registration Open for 2019 Actsafe Event Safety Conference

Registration Open for 2019 Actsafe Event Safety Conference

Registration is now open for the 2019 Actsafe Event Safety Conference, which takes place March 7-8. BC Alliance members can register at a special discounted rate.

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Special GVPTA Theatre Evening Edition of CreativeMornings/Vancouver

Special GVPTA Theatre Evening Edition of CreativeMornings/Vancouver

Our friends at the Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance are collaborating on a special evening edition of CreativeMornings/Vancouver, to take place November 27.

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Upcoming Panel: "What's in a Wall? Copyright, Street Art & The Law"

On August 7, Vancouver Mural Festival, grunt gallery and the Artists' Legal Outreach present a free conversation featuring real-life stories and examples focusing on one of the trickiest subjects known to public and aerosol artists.

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2019 Magnetic North Theatre Festival Will Take Place in Metro Vancouver, Opens for Submissions

2019 Magnetic North Theatre Festival Will Take Place in Metro Vancouver, Opens for Submissions

The Magnetic North Theatre Festival will return after a two-year hiatus from presenting work, taking place June 6–16, 2019 in the Vancouver area. The deadline for submissions is September 1.

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A Sneak Peek at the Line-Up for Our Upcoming Conference, Unrestricted

A Sneak Peek at the Line-Up for Our Upcoming Conference, Unrestricted

As we look forward to Unrestricted, our joint conference with the Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance, we're excited to share with you some of the great minds in arts, culture, heritage and beyond who will be contributing to our discussions June 13-14 in Vancouver.

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Metro Vancouver Presents Sustainability Community Breakfasts

Metro Vancouver Presents Sustainability Community Breakfasts

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).

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Festival and Event Management Masterclass Comes to Vancouver

Festival and Event Management Masterclass Comes to Vancouver

The Festival and Event Management Masterclass is a 2 day program designed for anyone involved in creating, supporting or managing festivals and events. The class, which has been run in 20 countries worldwide, will take place in Vancouver at the BMO Theatre Centre on April 5 and 6.

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Massey Theatre to Host "Artlatch" Event

Massey Theatre to Host "Artlatch" Event

Artlatch, taking place January 18, marks the official launch of the Skookum Indigenous Arts Series, a new artistic partnership between Savage Society and Massey Theatre Society.

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Kelowna to Host BreakOut West 2018

The event, taking place October 2018, will include a three-night music festival of new talent from Western Canada, a four-day career development conference and international industry program, awards programs honouring the best of Western Canada’s musicians and industry.

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Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture to Host 2nd Outdoor Public Gathering in Vancouver

The event takes place December 3 to coincide with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

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