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

Join the BC Alliance to Take Advantage of This Special Offer on Critical Illness Insurance

Join the BC Alliance to Take Advantage of This Special Offer on Critical Illness Insurance

Until May 31, you and your spouse can purchase up to $50,000 of Critical Illness Insurance with no medical questions. In addition, you can also purchase $10,000 of coverage for your children. Click through for more information on how you can redeem this special offer!

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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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Apply for a City of Vancouver Creative Spark Grant by April 23

Apply for a City of Vancouver Creative Spark Grant by April 23

Emerging artists across all disciplines living in the City of Vancouver who have an interest in building their careers and working with young people in an arts-based capacity are invited to apply for Creative Spark Vancouver by April 23.

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Opportunities Abroad with the High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom

Opportunities Abroad with the High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom

From the High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom comes a pair of opportunities for performing artists and organizations hoping to create connections with the UK.

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City of Vancouver Issues Call for Public Art Projects

City of Vancouver Issues Call for Public Art Projects

The City of Vancouver Public Art Program invites artists to submit their ideas for public art projects by June 6. Artist information sessions will take place April 25 and May 7.

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New Emily Carr University Program Trains Immigrant and Refugee Women in Tech

New Emily Carr University Program Trains Immigrant and Refugee Women in Tech

TechWomen, spearheaded by Emily Carr University and the Immigrant Services Society of BC, provides free educational opportunities and career coaching to immigrant women seeking employment in the technology sector.

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BC Culture Days and C*SARN Seek Senior Artists for Mentorship Program

BC Culture Days and C*SARN Seek Senior Artists for Mentorship Program

Senior artists in BC with a minimum of 20 years of professional experience are invited to apply by June 1 to mentor BC Culture Days ambassadors.

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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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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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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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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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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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BC Arts Council Seeks Equity Consultant

BC Arts Council Seeks Equity Consultant

The BC Arts Council has posted an RFI as the first step in contracting an Equity Consultant to support the implementation of New Foundations: Strategic Plan for the British Columbia Arts Council, specifically focused on Equity, Diversity, and Access. The deadline for responses has been extended to March 11.

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CHRC Issues Call for Proposals for Sector Trainers on Harassment

CHRC Issues Call for Proposals for Sector Trainers on Harassment

Cultural Human Resources Council and the Coordinating Committee of Respectful Workplaces in the Arts are seeking proposals from individuals interested in delivering training sessions on workplace harassment in the arts. Send in your application by February 22.

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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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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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Round-Up: Newly Available City of Vancouver + Provincial Grants

Round-Up: Newly Available City of Vancouver + Provincial Grants

Grants newly open for applications include Community Arts Program and Theatre Rental Grants from the City of Vancouver, and International Presence Funding from the Province of British Columbia. Click through for more information and relevant deadlines.

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Province of BC & BC Museums Association Offering Grants for Free Family Day Programming

Province of BC & BC Museums Association Offering Grants for Free Family Day Programming

The Province, in partnership with the BCMA, is providing one-time grants to support local museums, art galleries, historic places, cultural heritage institutions and First Nations communities in coordinating family-based, admission-free, Family Day events. The deadline is February 11, or as funds remain available.

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Save the Date: City of Vancouver's Creative City Strategy Symposium to Take Place March 4

Save the Date: City of Vancouver's Creative City Strategy Symposium to Take Place March 4

The City of Vancouver invites all members of the public to the Creative City Strategy Symposium on March 4, a full day of interactive sessions that will shape the Creative City Strategy recommendations.

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