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

VSO Orchestral Institute Announces New Three-Year Partnership with University of British Columbia and 2019 Auditions

VSO Orchestral Institute Announces New Three-Year Partnership with University of British Columbia and 2019 Auditions

The VSO Orchestral Institute will be in residence in Vancouver in partnership with the University of British Columbia from June 24 to July 3, 2019. Musicians ages 15-25 are invited to apply to audition.

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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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Applications Open for First Spark Initiative

Applications Open for First Spark Initiative

Arts and heritage organizations can apply for up to $5,000 to organize a collaborative problem-solving activity which seeks to address a common business challenge.

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City of Kelowna Seeks Youth and Young Professionals for Arts, Culture and Heritage Forums

As part of the engagement process for its upcoming Cultural Plan, the City of Kelowna is seeking youth (grade 11 and 12) and young professionals (post-secondary student) for two forums on arts, culture and heritage.

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The Wait is Over: Welcome to Digital Ladders

Welcome to Digital Ladders, the BC Alliance for Arts + Culture’s digital literacy initiative. We’ve teamed up with BC’s foremost digital experts to take the digital skills of BC's creative community to the next level. Read on to see how Digital Ladders can benefit you and your organization, at little to no expense.

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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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Spread Your Message to Thousands: Advertise On the BC Alliance Job Board

Spread Your Message to Thousands: Advertise On the BC Alliance Job Board

The BC Alliance’s online arts and culture job classifieds are the most widely used in the province, receiving more than 9 million page views per year. Now, you can spread your message via this high traffic section of our website by taking advantage of our new banner and sidebar ads.

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Arts Leadership Program for Young Women of Colour Accepting Applications for Winter 2019

Arts Leadership Program for Young Women of Colour Accepting Applications for Winter 2019

The Future is you and me, a Vancouver-based program designed to support young women of colour to take on leadership positions in creative and arts organizations, has opened applications for its Winter 2019 session. The deadline to apply is November 22.

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City of Vancouver Seeks Proposals for Cultural Amenity Space

The City of Vancouver is seeking proposals from qualified Vancouver-based arts and cultural nonprofits interested in a long term lease to provide a multi-purpose arts and culture hub.

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The BC Alliance is Excited to Offer An Exclusive Grant-Writing Workshop on the City of Vancouver's Project Grants

The BC Alliance is Excited to Offer An Exclusive Grant-Writing Workshop on the City of Vancouver's Project Grants

The City of Vancouver has just launched its 2019 Cultural Project Grants (more info inside). The BC Alliance and grant-writing expert Mary Ann Anderson can help you get a leg up in the application process with our exclusive hands-on workshop, November 21.

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Vancouver Foundation and BC Arts Council to Launch Arts and Social Innovation Program

Running from March to May of 2019, the Program will support a cohort of 12 teams to develop projects specifically examining barriers to equity, diversity, and access.

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Canadian Arts Coalition Seeks New Members for Research and Policy Committee

Canadian Arts Coalition Seeks New Members for Research and Policy Committee

Want to help advocate for the arts at a national level? The Canadian Arts Coalition is recruiting new members to the six working groups of its Research and Policy Committee.

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Upcoming Indigenous Storytelling and Screenwriting Seminars in Thompson-Okanagan

Women in Film and Television Vancouver has announced two upcoming Indigenous Storytelling and Screenwriting Seminars to take place in Kamloops on October 27 and Enderby on October 28.

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Boca del Lupo Announces 2019/20 Intakes for Performance Works and Residencies

Granville Island’s Boca del Lupo is conducting its first-ever Performance Works and Residency Program Intakes.

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First Peoples' Cultural Council Opens Grant Applications

First Peoples' Cultural Council Opens Grant Applications

The FPCC offers five grant categories for BC Indigenous artists and organizations with funding from $10,000-$30,000. The deadline is October 31.

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More Than $150K Available in City of Kelowna Arts & Culture Grants

More Than $150K Available in City of Kelowna Arts & Culture Grants

More than $150,000 is available in arts and culture grants as the City of Kelowna is now accepting applications for their 2019 Arts and Culture General Operating or Project grants.

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CHRC Extends Talent to Lead Application Deadline

CHRC Extends Talent to Lead Application Deadline

Cultural leaders from Indigenous, racialized and official language minority communities across Canada can apply to the leadership accelerator program until October 5.

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Introducing the BC Alliance's Fall Workshop Series!

Introducing the BC Alliance's Fall Workshop Series!

Brush up on grant writing, social media marketing, financial management and more with the BC Alliance’s Fall Workshop Series!

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Applications Open for the 2019 Surrey Cultural Grants Program

The intake period for the 2019 City of Surrey Cultural Grants is now open — attend an info session September 19, and send your Expression of Interest by September 26.

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West Vancouver Seeks Volunteers for Two New Arts Committees

The District of West Vancouver is currently looking for volunteers to serve on its Arts & Culture and Arts Facility Advisory Committees. Apply by September 7.

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