1 – NEW PROART ADMINISTRATOR – DOUG JARVIS ProArt received a number of applications for the Administrator position, and after reviewing and interviewing a number of them, the hiring committee has selected Doug Jarvis. Doug comes with a great deal of experience, and we welcome him to ProArt. Here is his bio: Doug Jarvis is […]
Job Posting: Administrator The Professional Arts Alliance of Greater Victoria Please note the position has been filled.
ProArt will be hosting a public community ROUNDTABLE on Cultural policy on Wednesday, May 14, from 3 to 5 pm, in the Dance Victoria Studio upstairs, 2750 Quadra. The meeting will be leading up to the BC Creative Convergence Arts Summit 2014, to be held on June 20 in Vancouver, following up on last year’s […]
Excerpt from the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development’s 2014/15 – 2016/17 SERVICE PLAN, released in February 2014 “Objective 3.3:British Columbia’s arts and culture sector is vibrant, resilient and recognized for artistic excellence. Strategies • Foster artistic excellence through investments in individual artists and grants to cultural organizations. • Strengthen engagement in the arts by helping to […]
Statement by Chair Joseph L. Rotman relating to the federal budget tabled on February 11, 2014: “The Canada Council for the Arts is delighted at the announcement of $25 million in ongoing support to the Council in the 2014 budget,” said Council Chair, Joseph L. Rotman. “This is a strong vote of confidence by the […]
MLA Lana Popham, opposition critic for arts and culture, small business, and tourism, plans to ask the government to create a Select Standing Committee on Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, when the legislature convenes in February. She hopes to follow the lead of provinces like New Brunswick and Saskatchewan, who have developed cultural policies, […]
On Oct 20 and 21, the Canada Council for the Arts hosted National Arts Service Organisations from across the country at a meeting in Ottawa. Canada Council Director, Robert Sirman spoke about their ongoing review of programs and funding issues. He recommended reading the Backgrounder document on the Council website: http://canadacouncil.ca/~/media/files/council%20-%20en/english_review_ogp_final.pdf?mw=1382 which provides a good […]