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

Register Now for Weaving Wellness, the BC Alliance's Annual Conference!

Register Now for Weaving Wellness, the BC Alliance's Annual Conference!

Weaving Wellness, the BC Alliance’s annual conference, focuses this year on the connections between art, creativity, health and well-being. Join us September 30-October 1 at the Roundhouse in Vancouver.

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Canada to Host Joint Nordic Cultural Initiative in 2021

The Nordic Council of Ministers for Culture has announced the initiative will be held in Canada in 2021, and will focus on on artistic innovation, inclusion, sustainability and boosting relationships with the Nordic Region in multiple Canadian cities.

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Event Registration is Open for BC Culture Days

Artists, organizations, businesses and municipalities are invited to submit their events before September 16, or register by July 31 to be included in the provincial marketing campaign.

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Mission to Host 2019 BC Culture Days Launch Event

The BC Culture Days launch, taking place September 22, will showcase a broad range of cultural activities by notable and emerging members of Mission's arts and culture community.

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Join the Canada Council for a Town Hall Meeting in Vancouver

At 3:00 p.m. on Monday, June 3, the Canada Council for the Arts is hosting a town hall meeting at the York Theatre in Vancouver. RSVP before May 28 to make your voice heard.

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Artists: Be a Part of the Vancouver Hub for BC Culture Days

Culture Days at CBC Vancouver will host free arts and cultural activities by self-producing artists and arts groups in a celebration of local arts, culture and heritage. Apply by June 15 to join this celebration of culture!

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Arts Council of Surrey to Host Roundtable Meeting for Local Arts Organizations

Arts Council of Surrey to Host Roundtable Meeting for Local Arts Organizations

On June 1, members of Surrey arts organizations are invited to attend an event hosted by the Arts Council of Surrey designed as “a unique opportunity to meet and converse with the City of Surrey’s arts and cultural leaders.”

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Make Your Voice Heard on the City of Vancouver Creative City Strategy

Make Your Voice Heard on the City of Vancouver Creative City Strategy

On May 16, attend one of three scheduled 30 minute presentations on the Creative City Strategy’s Action Plan, or drop in to give your feedback one-on-one to a member of the Cultural Services staff.

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Vancouver Opera to Host Panel Talk on Relaxed Performances

On May 2, Vancouver Opera hosts a relaxed performance of Rossini’s La Cenerentola, followed by a free panel discussion on the purposes and practices behind relaxed performance.

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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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