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

artsvest B.C. Extends Application Deadline

artsvest B.C. Extends Application Deadline

artsvest B.C. has extended its 2019-20 deadline to September 26, 2019. It has also added an online information session, to take place September 12.

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Upcoming BC Museums Association Workshops to Take Place Across the Province

This May and June, the BC Museums Association is offering a series of workshops in Rossland, Fort Nelson and Fernie, designed for those working in the museum sector.

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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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This May, Make Succession Planning a Priority

This May, Make Succession Planning a Priority

On May 21 and 22, the BC Alliance is partnering with Realize Strategies to offer a pair of workshops on succession planning for arts, culture and heritage organizations.

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Northern BC Indigenous Arts Symposium to Take Place in Prince George

Northern BC Indigenous Arts Symposium to Take Place in Prince George

The Northern Indigenous Artists’ Collective has announced plans for the first annual Northern BC Indigenous Arts Symposium, to be held on April 27 in Prince George.

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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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Richmond Art Gallery Announces Spring "Art at Work" Workshops

Richmond Art Gallery Announces Spring "Art at Work" Workshops

Starting April 14, artists and cultural organizations can take workshops on managing artist estates, digital self-promotion, developing board capacity, and navigating the world of galleries as an artist.

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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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Upcoming Law for Nonprofits Workshops in March

Upcoming Law for Nonprofits Workshops in March

Law for Nonprofits is offering a trio of upcoming workshops this month, including one on record keeping on March 6 in Nanaimo, and sessions on record keeping and the BC Societies Act in Vancouver on March 13 and 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 Touring Council Offers "On the Road 2.0" Touring Workshop

On April 2-3 in Burnaby, the BC Touring Council is offering the "On the Road 2.0" Touring Workshop for young, aspiring emerging performers, agents, managers and administrators. The deadline to register is March 27.

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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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Upcoming Workshop: "Navigating Gaming: How to Win a Community Gaming Grant"

Upcoming Workshop: "Navigating Gaming: How to Win a Community Gaming Grant"

For all those who need the “101” on successfully applying for a BC Gaming Community Grant, the BC Alliance offers “Navigating Gaming: How to Win a Community Gaming Grant” with Mary Ann S. Anderson, February 19. Register now!

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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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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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Archives Association of British Columbia Offering Free Workshops for Indigenous Communities

Archives Association of British Columbia Offering Free Workshops for Indigenous Communities

The AABC is working with Indigenous organizations, Indigenous communities and cultural-memory keepers to organize six free regional training clinics in 2019 aimed at building archival management capacity in Indigenous communities.

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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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