Monthly Archives: May 2017

This Saturday! – Touchstones GALA – History Mashup

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The Kissing Project exhibition opens at Oxygen Art Centre

Throughout this Spring, Sylvia Grace Borda has been the artist in residence at the Oxygen Art Centre developing her ‘Kissing Project.’ The artist’s proposal is not what you would expect – she has aimed to create contemporary artworks, celebrating local … Continue reading

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Touchstones Nelson

Jack Shadbolt Momentum June 10 to September 17 Gallery A Curator: Jennifer Cane Opening Reception: Friday, June 9, 7-9pm Nelson, BC – Touchstones Museum of Art and History is delighted to present Jack Shadbolt: Momentum, a selection of works on … Continue reading

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Series Summer Arts School at Red Deer College

Series Summer Arts School at Red Deer College Natasha Smith is instructing “Break Free – Collage, Painting & Abstraction”. July 24-28, 2017, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm     Tearing, cutting & collaging. Moving, pouring, dripping, scraping and wiping. Break … Continue reading

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Oxygen Art Centre News

FUNdraising drive – Cabaret: Aliens with Benefits! Dear lovers of Oxygen, this year Oxygen Art Centre has embarked on some projects that need your support!  After completing over a decade of programming at our current studio location in downtown Nelson … Continue reading

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Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts – nominations

Call for Nominations Members of the visual arts, media arts and fine craft communities: Submit a nomination to the prestigious GGArts awards – and help the Canada Council for the Arts to promote artistic excellence. The nomination period is now … Continue reading

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Spring Festival – From Japan to Canada

You are invited… Saturday May 27th 1 – 4 pm Free event Join us for a free family event welcoming spring and celebrating the beauty of Japanese culture. Spring Festival features Japanese cultural performances, art, music, and activities. It is part of the From … Continue reading

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Heritage BC

We are happy to launch the latest version of the Heritage Conservation Factsheet and Case Studies, sporting a new look and telling a compelling story about the economic impact, as well as health and activity, of BC’s heritage sector. To … Continue reading

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Alliance News / The Alliance Needs You! Volunteer for REVOLUTION 2017

The Alliance is looking for six volunteers with a passion for arts, culture and heritage to volunteer at our annual conference, REVOLUTION: Engaging Human Creativity. Volunteers should be available from 8:00 a.m. until at least 4:30 p.m. on June 8 (bonus … Continue reading

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Kaslo Jazz Etc. – Full schedule, single day tickets available May 29th

Schedule, Single Day tickets and camping announcements! Full schedule to be announced May 29th! Single Day Tickets will be available for purchase May 29th Lovers Wilderness Camping On-Sale Now The full Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival Schedule will be announced on … Continue reading

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BCTC – On the Road: Touring & Training Workshop comes to Nelson

Are you an aspiring, emerging performing artist, musician or band interested in touring? Join us at On the Road to learn about how presenters, schools and festivals book shows. From preparing promotional materials, to negotiating fees, from smart routing to hiring … Continue reading

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Oxygen Art Centre News

Summer Art Camps announced! WEEK 1 (July 10-14, 2017): ART CAMP with Teresa Segstro July 10-14 9am – noon:  Ages 5-8 Cost $150/week This week-long camp for children ages 5-8 will explore the wonderful world of art through mixed media projects … Continue reading

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Rossland Council for Arts & Culture News

Rossland Council for Arts & Culture     ECHOES OF ROSSLAND: PAST AND PRESENT POETRY, SPOKEN WORD & SONGWRITING CONTEST Are you an artistic soul looking for a chance to win some cash prizes? Start writing now! This contest will … Continue reading

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Apologies over cultural appropriation debate ‘insufficient’: Indigenous scholar

Apologies over cultural appropriation debate ‘insufficient’: Indigenous scholar Marsha Lederman The Globe and Mail (includes correction), Published Tuesday, May 16, 2017 11:04AM EDT Aaron Mills was grateful to be invited to deliver a Walrus Talk in Surrey, B.C., on Monday … Continue reading

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Denis Kleine Artist Talk – Kimberley

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Touchstones May News

Join us on May 28th for Family Sunday and “Songs & Laments” in celebration of Asian Heritage Month. Join us on June 3rd for our incredible fundraising event!! Join us at Touchstones!  

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Wood Gundy Fully Sponsored Residency at Hidden Creek

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Kootenay Artists’ Teaching at the Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts

Kootenay Artists’ Teaching at the Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts Artists Deborah Thompson & Natasha Smith are teaching as part of the 2017 Metchosin International Summer School for the Arts (MISSA). The MISSA campus is located in a British Columbia rain … Continue reading

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Culture Days Update

NEW Participation Guide for 2017 GET READY. START PLANNING. We’ve done a substantial refresh on the Participation Guide, it’s now easier to use for planning and organizing your Culture Days activities. Get inspired, find all the Culture Days resources and promotional tools on … Continue reading

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Alliance News

The Alliance is proud to present REVOLUTION: Engaging Human Creativity, featuring 18 great minds sharing insights insights on connections between creativity, innovation and progress. Speakers include American arts administration maverick Ben Cameron and Toronto theatre visionary Franco Boni. REVOLUTION takes place June 8, in Vancouver, … Continue reading

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