The BC Alliance for Arts + Culture is British Columbia’s foremost arts information aggregator and a resource to the arts, cultural and heritage sector. The Alliance represents over 400 members, consisting of organizations, non-profit groups, professional associations, municipalities, cultural workers, and individual artists, reflecting the diversity of creative interests across Read more [...]
There is nowhere better to begin your discovery of arts and culture in British Columbia than one of the many Cultural Centres found across the province. Creative artistic directors all over BC work to curate an authentic community experience, enriched with history, local artistry and educational programs.
Experience hands-on workshops lead by local artists. Here visiting? Many cultural centres offer classes and workshops ranging from an afternoon, to a weekend intensive. Learn songwriting, painting, sewing, theatre, dance, ceramics, cooking, storytelling and more.
ArtStarts in Schools is a charitable organization that expands the role of art in education to activate learning and nurture creativity in British Columbia’s young people. Since 1996, ArtStarts has collaborated with educators, artists, families, and community to promote art as an essential part of learning and life. Visit Read more [...]
Emily Carr University is one of the top ranked specialized universities in the world in Art, Media & Design. Founded in 1925, the Vancouver-based university has over 2,000 full-time and 3,000 part-time students. ECU is a place of innovation, facilitating research into areas such Health, Data, Robotics, Wearables, Stereo 3D Cinema, and Immersive/Augmented Read more [...]
Founded in 2003, The BC Achievement Foundation is an independent organization that celebrates the spirit of excellence in our province and across Canada. BC Achievement serves to honour the best of British Columbia, while inspiring young people in their own endeavours. By recognizing the accomplishments of our artists, volunteers and Read more [...]