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

Kamloops Opens Nominations for Annual Arts Awards

Kamloops Opens Nominations for Annual Arts Awards

Nominations are now open for the City of Kamloops’s annual arts awards, to be presented at the Mayor’s Gala for the Arts in January. You can nominate until October 11.

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BC Heritage Awards Opens Nominations

Heritage BC has opened nominations for the BC Heritage Awards. Nominate by November 8!

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CARFAC to Host National Gathering in Vancouver

CARFAC to Host National Gathering in Vancouver

CARFAC will host its annual National Gathering in Vancouver on September 27 and 28. It will also give the Tony Urquhart Advocacy Award to a BC professional visual artist who is an outstanding arts advocate; you can nominate until August 16.

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Jessie Awards Name 2019 Winners

The 37th annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards were held on Monday, July 15, to celebrate excellence in professional theatre in Vancouver.

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BC Entertainment Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations

BC Entertainment Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations

You have until March 31 to nominate individuals who have shaped BC’s entertainment landscape.

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Order of British Columbia Open for Nominations

Order of British Columbia Open for Nominations

Any British Columbian (or former long-term resident) who has demonstrated outstanding achievement, excellence or distinction in any field, including arts, culture and/or community service, is eligible to receive the Order of British Columbia. Nominate by March 1.

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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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Sunshine Coast Arts Council Presents 2018 Awards

Sunshine Coast Arts Council Presents 2018 Awards

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council presented its 2018 awards in Sechelt on October 25, honouring local artists and recognizing community leadership in the arts.

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Apply Now for the John Hobday Awards in Arts Management

The awards, administrated by the Canada Council for the Arts, are granted to talented arts managers in Canadian professional arts organizations for professional development or mentoring purposes. The deadline for applications is October 2.

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2018 Jessie Awards

The Jessie Awards, which celebrate the best in Vancouver theatre, were presented July 16 in Vancouver, with big wins for Rumble Theatre, The Arts Club, Green Thumb Theatre and more.

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Nominations Open for Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming

Nominations Open for Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming

Nominations are open until July 15 for the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming, which recognizes projects or initiatives that encourage a greater public interest in the past.

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Vancouver Art Gallery Presents Audain Prize and VIVA Awards

Among the four recipients, Susan Point has been awarded the Audain Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Visual Arts, while Hannah Jickling, Helen Reed and Charlene Vickers receive VIVA Awards.

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Community Nominations Open for Two Jessie Awards

Community Nominations Open for Two Jessie Awards

Nominations are being accepted for two annual awards for Vancouver-based individuals/organizations that have made considerable contributions to the local theatre industry: the Patron of the Arts Award and the GVPTA Career Achievement Award. Nominations are due May 15.

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SOCAN Foundation Launches Indigenous Songwriter Award

SOCAN Foundation Launches Indigenous Songwriter Award

The winner of the TD Indigenous Songwriter Award receives a prize of $10,000 and will attend the Indigenous Music Awards gala in Winnipeg on May 18, 2018.

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Announcing the BC Touring Council 2018 Award Winners

Announcing the BC Touring Council 2018 Award Winners

The BC Alliance was in attendance at Pacific Contact on April 7 in Burnaby, where the BC Touring Council Annual Awards were presented.

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Heritage BC Announces 2018 Heritage Award Winners

The award recipients will be recognized at the annual conference dinner to be held on Friday, May 11.

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The 2017 Mayor's Arts Awards In Photos

In case you couldn't make it out to the City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards, here are some photos from the public ceremony at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre on October 11.

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Announcing the Winners of the 2017 City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards

Announcing the Winners of the 2017 City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards

The winners of the 2017 City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards have been announced, and include 25 of the best and brightest creative minds in Vancouver. The awards will be conferred at a public ceremony on October 11.

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RSVP for the City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards and Book Award

RSVP for the City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards and Book Award

You and a guest are invited to the City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards and Book Award, to take place at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre on October 11.

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City of Vancouver Book Award Finalists Announced

City of Vancouver Book Award Finalists Announced

The award, which honours Vancouver authors, will be presented alongside the City of Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Awards on October 11.

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