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

We’re Hiring!

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The BC Arts Council is looking to hire a Grant Program Administrator. The person hired to the position will provide grant application intake/program support, client communications, and support services on behalf of the BC Arts Council, acting as a front line advocate for the role the programs play in shaping arts and culture in the

Join the BC Arts Council

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The BC Arts Council is looking for an individual to join the Council’s board. The following attributes are sought for the position: Knowledge of government and the public sector environment; An understanding of the roles of a director of a public governing board; Knowledge of current and emerging issues affecting the organization and its industry or

Routine Maintenance on Website: August 28th

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On Wednesday, August 28th, from 6-8am, this website, bcartscouncil.ca, will be unavailable. The servers will be offline for routine maintenance at that time. If you have any questions, you can always phone or email our front desk at 250 356-1718 or BCArtsCouncil@gov.bc.ca  

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 Indigenous Arts Program (IAP) (formerly the Aboriginal Arts Development Awards) provides funding in six different categories for Indigenous artists. Through a strong partnership with the B.C. Arts Council and additional funding from the Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies, this program is a primary source of support for the unique expressions of B.C.’s Indigenous arts. New!

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