ARTISTIC VIBRANCY NEEDS TO REFLECT COMMUNITY IDENTITY.
WHAT WORKS FOR ARTS PROGRAMMING IN YOUR CITY OR TOWN MIGHT NOT WORK FOR NEIGHBOURING COMMUNITIES.
While the impact of your work is measured locally, Arts BC showcases your achievements and facilitates in sharing knowledge to help cultivate community cultural development province-wide.
Whether it is learning about the basics of cultural planning or working collaboratively with elected officials, HERE ARE RESOURCES TO GET YOU STARTED.
BC ARTS SHOWCASE
WE ARE PROUD TO FEATURE THE WORK OF COMMUNITY ARTS AND CULTURE LEADERS ACROSS BC!
Send us a high-res image (300dpi) or short video (2min) on how your work contributes cultural development in your community!
Arts BC Member and Executive Director of the Penticton Arts Council, Vaelei Walkden-Brown, wrote an excellent article in the Summerland Review
titled “Arts Matter: The Path To Reconciliation,” highlighting her learnings from our recent conference, The Wave Forward: The New Fundamentals of Arts and Cultural Leadership, on the Truth and Reconciliation process. Arts BC is dedicated to continuing these vital conversations on how arts and culture can be used as tools to further the Truth and Reconciliation process.
CULTURAL PLANNING TOOLKITS
Our Colleagues at Creative City Network of Canada have great tools for community arts and culture leaders:
CCNC CULTURAL MAPPING, PLANNING AND PUBLIC ART TOOLKITS:
NEED TO MAKE THE CASE FOR THE ARTS IN YOUR COMMUNITY? CCNC’S TOOLS CAN HELP: