Opportunities for Artists and Organizations

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Culture Days 2016 Call For Participation

Culture Days 2016 Call For Participation

Posted by: City of Victoria
Category: Call to Artists
BC Culture Days invites you to register an activity for the 2016 Culture Days weekend… Culture Days will take place this year on September 30, October 1 and 2. Artists, arts organizations, cultural, and heritage organizations, businesses, and municipalities can all play a part in sharing our love of arts and culture. “With more than 600 activities registered across the province last yea...
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Call For Presentations: 2016 Creative City Summit

Call For Presentations: 2016 Creative City Summit

Posted by: ArtsVictoria
Category: Call to Artists
The Creative City Network of Canada invites members and non-members to submit peer-to-peer proposals for the 2016 Creative City Summit: The Future Lives Here: Bridging Cultures and Building Communities in Surrey, BC from Oct. 17 – 19, 2016. Share your experience creating vibrant culturally diverse communities. Considered submissions (in English) will describe new ideas, involve develop...
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Call for Artists: Gorge on Art ~ July 1, 2016

Call for Artists: Gorge on Art ~ July 1, 2016

Category: Call to Artists
Applications are now being accepted for Gorge on Art, an annual showcase of artists along the beautiful Gorge Waterway. The event takes place from 9:30-4:00pm on July 1, 2016. Offered in conjunction with the popular Gorge Canada Day Picnic, this free community event attracts over 10,000 people. Gorge on Art features established and emerging artists in a range of disciplines, and builds commu...
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OAK BAY ART CLUB 2016-17 SCHEDULE

Posted by: Oak Bay Art Club
MEETING SCHEDULE for 2016-2017 O.B.A.C. CLUB YEAR 2016 Sept 12 - Monday 7:30 evening meeting - DEMONSTRATION Sept 26 - Monday 7:30 evening meeting - DEMONSTRATION Oct 3 - Monday 7:30 evening meeting – PROFESSIONAL CRITIQUE Oct 12 - Wednesday afternoon Paint-In starting at 12:30 pm Oct 17 - Monday 7:30 evening meeting - DEMONSTRATION Nov 7 - Monday 7:30 evening meeting - DEMONSTRATION Nov...
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5th annual Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge

5th annual Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge

Category: Call to Artists
We are inviting EVERYONE to celebrate and participate in the 5th annual Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge on May 15th! Join BC’s creative community for a day of making art outdoors, friendly competition, and over $27,000 in prizes at this free event hosted by your local Opus Art Supplies.---Vancouver, BC – April 4, 2016 – The staff of Opus Art Supplies invites artists of all ages,...
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Victoria Culture Days Workshop

Victoria Culture Days Workshop

Category: Collaborations
You are invited to a FREE Culture Days Workshop! Join the Culture Days movement and be a part of B.C.'s largest celebration of arts, culture and heritage! All professional and amateur artists, arts organizations, cultural workers and community organizers from Victoria are invited to participate in a free workshop in preparation for the 2016 Culture Days weekend. Participants will learn how to p...
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11 Passenger Van

11 Passenger Van

Category: Collaborations
Meet "Gussy" The Victoria BC Ska Society's 15 passenger van, converted into a 11 passenger van, with lots of room for cargo. We use it for transporting artists at our presentations and enabling local Ska + Reggae artists to tour. She's in excellent mechanical condition and she's reclassified so you don't need a class 4 license to drive her. We love Gussy, but we don't always take her out a...
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Ska and Reggae fest volunteers needed

Ska and Reggae fest volunteers needed

Category: Volunteering
We are now accepting volunteer applications for the Victoria's 17th annual Ska and Reggae Festival! It's June 22-26th. Come work with some fantastic people to produce an amazing event!

http://victoriaskafest.ca/volunteers
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Call For Artists: 10th Annual Integrate Arts Festival

Call For Artists: 10th Annual Integrate Arts Festival

Category: Call to Artists
The Integrate Art Society is currently considering submissions from artists working in all media for the 10th Annual Integrate Arts Festival, which will take place from August 26th to 28th 2016, in Victoria BC. We are looking for all artists including, but not limited to: 2D, sculpture, installation, performance, video, improv groups, mural artists, chalk masters, yarn bombers, pop-up gallerie...
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Call for Galleries - THE 10TH ANNUAL INTEGRATE ARTS FESTIVAL

Call for Galleries - THE 10TH ANNUAL INTEGRATE ARTS FESTIVAL

Category: Call to Artists
GALLERY APPLICATION WANT YOUR GALLERY OR SPACE TO BE PART OF THE 10TH ANNUAL INTEGRATE ARTS FESTIVAL? The Integrate Art Society is seeking galleries in Victoria, BC to become part of the 10th Annual Integrate Arts Festival, which will take place from August 26 to 28th 2016. Our festival strives to integrate the thriving art community of Victoria, BC and develop a unified creative col...
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SuMMer Show TBA

SuMMer Show TBA

Category: Call to Artists
https://www.facebook.com/Studio-Twelve-Nineteen-on-Hillside-121409217889558/ LOOKING FOR OUR NEXT INSTALLATION>. Part of Operation 1219 is to "do" 1219 'things" out of this space. THIS IS A CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS .. A SuMMER Show PLEASE SEND your idea along with photos, drawing or concept to our H.I.P Shylene Schlackl Shylene H.I.P Head Inspirational Person the Community Unity ...
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Ship Point Pop-Up Design Competition

Ship Point Pop-Up Design Competition

Category: Jobs
Urban designers, industrial designers, architects, landscape architects, contemporary artists and creative types are invited to submit concepts for a temporary pop-up public space at Ship Point. The Prize: The winning team will receive a $5,000 award and up to $35,000 to design, build and install an irresistible place that pops! Submission Deadline: Submissions must be received by midnigh...
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Festival Investment Grants (FIG)

Festival Investment Grants (FIG)

Category: Funding
The Festival Investment Grant is intended to nurture outdoor festivals and celebrations held within the City of Victoria, facilitate their growth and ensure their continued success. The financial support will assist organizations with the development of new festivals and celebrations or to improve or expand existing events. High quality festivals and celebrations contribute to the community's ...
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CRD Operating Grants - 17/18

CRD Operating Grants - 17/18

Category: Funding
The CRD Arts Committee offers annual operating assistance to qualifying organizations. These grants support on-going operational costs for arts activities in the Capital Regional District. Helpful Information - Operating Grant Guidelines - Operating Grant Appeal Form Application Form New applicants must confirm eligibility with the Arts Development office prior to submitting an applicatio...
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CRD Project Grants

CRD Project Grants

Category: Funding
CRD Project Funding is intended for three types of arts-mandated, not-for-profit organizations: - established arts organizations that work on a project-to-project basis - new and emerging arts organizations -arts organizations undertaking special, one-time initiatives or unique or developmental projects Applicant organizations must be non-profit societies, registered in BC, have been active ...
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CRD IDEA Grants

CRD IDEA Grants

Category: Funding
CRD IDEA Grants (Innovate, Develop, Experiment, Access) is a flexible, small-awards program designed to respond to one-time opportunities and to encourage new, innovative or developmental arts projects and events. IDEA Grants are intended to widen arts participation by organizations that are not served by other CRD Arts Development programs. Each IDEA Grant will provide up to $2000 to support o...
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April Gave us Spring Time

April Gave us Spring Time

Category: Auditions
The Victoria Male Voice Choir is moving to our new home this spring with our first practice on Tuesday April 5th, 7PM-9PM at the Cordova Bay United Church. We are looking for new members and this would give men an opportunity to check us out and even sit in on our practices. Cordova Bay United Church is at 813 Claremont Ave. We thank the Esquimalt United Church very much for having us over th...
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RBC Canadian Painting Competition welcomes 2016 submissions

RBC Canadian Painting Competition welcomes 2016 submissions

Posted by: ArtsVictoria
Category: Call to Artists
Next generation of Canadian painters invited to submit work for 18th annual competition TORONTO, February 24, 2016 - Today, RBC and the Canadian Art Foundation opened the call for submissions to the 2016 RBC Canadian Painting Competition (CPC). As part of the RBC Emerging Artists Project, the RBC Canadian Painting Competition seeks to give exposure and opportunity to Canada’s next generati...
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Call for Emerging and Established Artist Submissions - Salt Spring Island Ceramics Award

Call for Emerging and Established Artist Submissions - Salt Spring Island Ceramics Award

Category: Call to Artists
The Salt Spring Island Potters Guild is pleased to announce the launch of the Salt Spring Island Ceramics Award (SSICA). Emerging and established artists from Vancouver Island and The Gulf Islands are invited to submit their sculptural and/or functional ceramic works for consideration to the community of Salt Spring Island’s regional ceramics awards, offering in its inaugural year, $4,200 in ...
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The New Year brings new “sings” for the Victoria Good News Choir

The New Year brings new “sings” for the Victoria Good News Choir

Category: Auditions
The only intergenerational choir in Victoria has a new rehearsal location, day, and time – and is inviting new people to take part. Effective January 16, 2016, members will meet on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Cadboro Bay United Church (2625 Arbutus Road; Bus Route 11). See victoriagoodnewschoir.com for the complete season schedule. A new venue and schedule means that the 18-yea...
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Call for Entry: Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2016

Call for Entry: Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2016

Posted by: ArtsVictoria
Category: Call to Artists
Castlegar Sculpturewalk is now accepting applicants from sculptors (national and international) to take part in our 2016 event. The application deadline is October 31, 2015. The Opening Gala & installation day is May 14th, 2016. Now in its sixth successful year, Sculpturewalk is a year-long outdoor exhibit of original sculptures. The sculptures are owned by the artists and loaned to the ex...
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