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

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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Share Your Ideas on the Design and Creation of BC’s First Chinese Canadian Museum

Share Your Ideas on the Design and Creation of BC’s First Chinese Canadian Museum

Community meetings will take place in Kamloops (January 19), Nanaimo (January 25) and Victoria (January 26) to help in the design, creation and content of a provincial Chinese Canadian museum. Feedback is also being accepted online until February 8.

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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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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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Applications Open for Community Resilience Through Arts and Culture Grants

Grant applications are now open for BC arts and cultural submissions designed to bring healing to people and communities in response to environmental, social and economic hardships. The application deadline is February 15, 2019.

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Nominations Open for BCALS Outstanding Contribution Awards

Nominations Open for BCALS Outstanding Contribution Awards

The BC Academic Libraries Section Outstanding Contribution Award is presented to an individual who works in an academic library (or team of academic library personnel) whose professional achievements have made a real difference to students, faculty, or colleagues in British Columbia. Submit your nomination by March 29.

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City of Port Coquitlam Seeks Proposals for Pride Public Art Project

City of Port Coquitlam Seeks Proposals for Pride Public Art Project

The City of Port Coquitlam seeks proposals for an artist-led, community-engaged public art project that recognizes and celebrates Port Coquitlam’s LGBTQ2+ community.

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Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage Accepting Applications

Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage Accepting Applications

The Cultural Human Resources Council is accepting employers’ applications for the Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage 2019-2020 program. The application deadline is February 1, 2019.

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