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Arts Champion Awards Celebrate Leaders in BC Arts Community

Arts Champion Awards Celebrate Leaders in BC Arts Community

Congratulations to the winners of this year's Arts Champion Awards!

ArtsBC and ArtStarts in Schools have announced the recipients of this year’s Arts Champion Awards, honouring individuals and organizations actively working to enhance arts and culture in their communities. Kathy Ramsey of Gabriola Island, Lynne Hossay of Vernon, and Trudy Van Dop of New Westminster received the Arts Champion in Community Award, and the Vancouver Biennale was given the Arts Champion in Education Award.

 

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One Woman Circus Rolls in with Thrills, Skills and Giggles

One Woman Circus Rolls in with Thrills, Skills and Giggles

The March edition of ArtStarts on Saturdays featured a fun, interactive workshop with Sand Northup, the amazing One Woman Circus. Kids braved the thrilling Wheel of Death (!), spun plates and much more in this laughter-filled event.

 

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Thank You, Volunteers!

Thank You, Volunteers!

Last night we hosted our Volunteer Appreciation event in celebration of National Volunteer Week.

ArtStarts relies on the amazing, quality work that our volunteers generously provide. Since 2006, we’ve been lucky enough to have been granted 6,607 hours of volunteer time! We've been shown a HUGE amount of dedication and generosity, and we couldn’t be more thankful.

 

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Celebrating Community at Second Street Community School

Celebrating Community at Second Street Community School

We recently had the chance to visit Second Street community school in Burnaby where the entire school of over 300 students has been working for the past three months with local artists Anna Talbot and Mona Lochan and the City of Burnaby’s Community Arts Development Coordinator, Shelley Twist to create a series of banners that explore the theme of Celebrating our Community.

 

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Join us at A&C Playground!

Join us at A&C Playground!

A&C Playground
Presented by ArtStarts as part of BC Arts and Culture Week

WHEN: Wednesday April 25, 2012, 6:30pm

WHERE: ArtStarts Gallery, 808 Richards Street, Vancouver (map)

 

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