ProArt Newsletter – July 31

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 […]

BC Government’s Service Plan for culture 2014-2017

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 […]

Canada Council hosts National Arts Service organisations

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 […]