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January 30, 2016 - Community Arts Festivals
The Assessment Handbook
Artists and educators have a new tool for determining the value of their arts and learning programs. The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning releases their assessment handbook after extensive consultation with the arts and learning sector, and with the support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF) Communique
BC Arts Council Chair Merla Beckerman and Executive Director Gillian Wood were pleased to join representatives of arts councils and equivalent public arts funders from across Canada in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories for the Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF) Annual General Meeting. Click here for CPAF's Communique welcoming the Federal Government's commitment to invest in Canadian arts and culture.
BC Arts Council Program Review
In 2014/15 the BC Arts Council engaged in a program review to re-assess how to deliver funding more effectively and efficiently, while responding to the emerging realities of arts organizations across the province. The consultation and recommendation period for this phase of the review are now complete. In June 2015, a summary of the program review was provided to the BC Arts Council board. A report outlining the recommendations of the review will be available in Fall 2015. Click here for more information.
$4.7 MILLION AWARDED TO B.C. ARTISTS AND ARTS ORGANIZATIONS - November 26, 2015
$6.9 MILLION IN BC ARTS COUNCIL GRANTS HELP MUSEUMS, FESTIVALS AND MORE - February 6, 2015