Have you marked your calendars for the 2017 Culture Days weekend taking place Sept. 29 - Oct. 1? If you are an individual artist, organization, municipality, business or event organizer, now's the time to start brainstorming ideas on how to take part. Check out our list of ideas to get you started. https://culturedays.ca/en/resources/r/100-culture-days-activity-ideas
The number of Culture Days | Fête de la culture activities grew considerably in Delta in 2016 thanks to the participation of the Fraser Valley Regional Library, The Corporation of Delta, Tsawwassen Arts Centre, and the Delta Studio Stomp 2016. Images from the Delta Studio tour can be seen below:
New employment program in Chilliwack is a great opportunity for Aboriginal artists... https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2017SDSI0006-000134
Westbank and West Kelowna Culture Days also known as Westside Culture Days was one of the Top 10 Communities to host Culture Days | Fête de la culture activities in the country in 2016. They hosted the annual provincial launch event at Sensisyusten School and coordinated a variety of hubs featuring local artists and cultural groups. With the help of Suk’ʷtəmsqilxʷ West Kelowna Arts Council, some wonderful partnerships were formed with Westbank First Nation, Peachland Arts Council - PCAC, and En'owkin Centre. Here are some photo highlights from their events...
Our feature community this week is Duncan, which hosted Diane Gallagher's Mancia di Sanu Book Launch, Captivating Cowichan, Maple Bay Painters Fall Exhibition, and Priscilla the Poetry Fridge during Culture Days 2016. Interested in Beginner's Creative Writing with Diane Gallagher at the Cowichan Centre for Peaceful Community starting this Feb. 3 - April 6? Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. https://cowichancentreforpeacefulcommunity.wordpress.com/outreach/writing-group/
BRITANNIA ART GALLERY CALL FOR ABORIGINAL ARTISTS DEADLINE: MARCH 30, 2017 http://www.britanniacentre.org/facilities/community_centre/britannia_art_gallery/articles/160.php#sthash.5k6eeoMn.2nrCwPee.dpbs
An exciting line-up of events scheduled for Canada 150 Celebrations... http://www.straight.com/arts/849766/city-vancouver-and-federal-government-team-major-celebration-indigenous-art-music-and