Work With Us: The BC Arts Council is Hiring!

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The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has announced that it is hiring a new Senior Director, BC Arts Council Secretariat and Strategic Engagement. This new post is responsible for ensuring key BC Arts Council priorities are delivered; for accelerating strategic initiatives, and for furthering BCAC relationships with the arts and culture community including: regional,

Now Open: Co-op Placements

Categories: Funding News

The Project Assistance program for Co-op Placements is now open. The deadline for applications is December 15th. This program assists arts and cultural organizations to hire students for professional work experience through co-op placement and work-integrated learning programs. In order to be eligible, applicant organizations must be: an arts organization, museum, book publisher or Indigenous

The Project Assistance for Visual Artist program is now open. The deadline for applications is November 15th. The program assists professional visual artists, craft artists and independent critics or curators to create specific projects in their discipline. Awards are available to support the creation of new works. Applications can be made by individuals or a

Arts and culture community members from the Peace Region are invited to attend a one-day Lunch & Learn session with the BC Arts Council and Canadian Heritage. Arts Funding & Your Community: learn more & have your say October 16, 2019, Fort St. John The agenda for the day is as follows: 10:00 am – noon Support

Indigenous Arts Program: Deadline Extended

Categories: Indigenous News

The First Peoples’ Cultural Council has announced that the deadline for the Indigenous Arts Program (IAP) has been extended to September 30, 2019. IAP provides funding in six different categories for Indigenous artists: Arts Administrator Internships and Mentorships Arts Micro-Grants Community Land-Based Arts Individual Artists Sharing Traditional Arts Across Generations Organizations and Collectives  Click on

New BC Arts Council Website Launched

Categories: Communications News

The BC Arts Council is excited to have a fresh new look for our website. From our consultation with the sector in Spring 2019, we heard loud and clear that while the content on our previous site was helpful, we needed to streamline navigation, improve user experience, and shed the Web 1.0 look of our

The BC Arts Council has posted a Short-Form RFP (Request for Proposals) for contracting with an Equity Consultant to support the implementation of New Foundations 2018 – 2022: Strategic Plan for the British Columbia Arts Council, specifically focused on the strategic direction of Equity, Diversity, and Access. This strategic direction includes four proposed actions: strengthening

The BC Arts Council announced the release of its new strategic plan, “New Foundations: 2018-2022” on July 4, 2018. This transformative plan  lays out the framework for the goals and actions of the council for the next five years. Working in collaboration with arts and culture organizations around B.C., the strategy is aimed at improving

artsvest is accepting applications for its unique mentorship training program for small and medium arts, heritage and cultural organizations. The program is open to groups in the following regions: Capital Regional District, Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, East Kootenay Regional District, Peace River Regional District, and Haida Gwaii. Info sessions are happening now around the province. Register