Culture Days Activities: Behind-the-Scenes

Culture Days Activities: Behind-the-Scenes

by Erin MacKinnon

The Port Moody Arts Centre is an arts and culture hotspot that hosts all kinds of events and art programs year-round. This year, the centre has signed up to hold a Culture Days activity geared towards the community’s youth with the goal of establishing a relationship between the children of Port Moody and its local…

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Meet the 2016 BC Culture Days Ambassadors

Meet the 2016 BC Culture Days Ambassadors

by Erin MacKinnon

They’ve been chosen! Meet the 2016 BC Culture Days Ambassadors. This year’s artists specialize in a multitude of different mediums and hail from Vancouver, Victoria, Smithers, Vernon and North Vancouver. Each ambassador will be stimulating conversations and encouraging the public to participate in activities celebrating B.C.’s artists, historians, curators, community organizers and culture enthusiasts. Congratulations Lori, Deanna, Keyanna,…

Culture Days Activities: Behind-the-Scenes

Culture Days Activities: Behind-the-Scenes

by Erin MacKinnon

In 2009, Robert Gary Parks converted a portion of his barn into what is now, Loafing Shed Glass Studio in Surrey, British Columbia. Luckily for us, Robert and his wife Jeanette are opening up their studio to the public September 30, October 1 & 2 for Culture Days Weekend! We asked Robert a couple questions…

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Culture Days Activity Ideas for Businesses and Companies

Culture Days Activity Ideas for Businesses and Companies

by Raegan Hedley

Ok, so let’s say you’ve heard of Culture Days and you own a business or work for an organization or company that seems like a good fit. How do you think up a way to get involved? Well, we are here to make it easier by coming up with some ideas for you, based on…

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Easy ways to get the most out of hosting an event for Culture Days

Easy ways to get the most out of hosting an event for Culture Days

by Raegan Hedley

At the very core of the intention of Culture Days, we are trying to captivate new audiences and get them to get involved in arts and culture all year round. Everyone has their own reason for hosting a Culture Days event, and we have our reasons for making our events free – accessibility for all! But…

Open Calls for Artists and a Q+A with a past winner Play

Open Calls for Artists and a Q+A with a past winner

by Raegan Hedley

First thing’s first: Nuit Blanche Winnipeg has extended the deadline to submit for the Open Calls for Artists until July 11, 2016. Never heard about our Open Calls for Artists? Each year, two Open Calls are held for artists to propose pieces that will enhance the audience experience of Nuit Blanche Winnipeg. Projects are selected by…

How to do Culture Days YOUR way

How to do Culture Days YOUR way

by Raegan Hedley

If you think you have no reason to participate in Culture Days Manitoba, I bet you’re wrong. We all have our own hobbies, skills and interests – and many of them are related to arts and culture. Here’s how you can take the things you enjoy and turn them into a Culture Days activity, or participate…

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Top 5 Reasons to Host Culture Days Activities in Your Community

Top 5 Reasons to Host Culture Days Activities in Your Community

by Nazanin Shoja

With more than 600 activity registrations last year, the Culture Days movement continues to grow in B.C. Below is a compilation of the top 5 reasons participants host activities for Culture Days based on annual feedback from surveys, community outreach sessions, and consultations with community organizers: 1) To develop new audiences —” I visited the…

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Visiting BC for Culture Days

Visiting BC for Culture Days

by Nazanin Shoja

Contributed by Expedia.ca Go ahead, embrace your inner singer, dancer, or art aficionado. Even appreciating the craft of fine wine making means you surely understand the value of culture. Culture Days in British Columbia may have passed this year, but you will find more than your fair share of ways to become immersed in everything…

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