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Creating the Gallery Space

Creating the Gallery Space

Last Thursday, students from General Currie Elementary and Grauer Elementary came back to the ArtStarts space for the second time this year. Their first visit in February was all about our previous exhibition Sound Play. Now that we are in the process of installing our new exhibition, Timescapes, we thought it would be a great opportunity to examine the curatorial process with them.

 

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Connecting Educators and Artists in Nelson

Connecting Educators and Artists in Nelson

This week, ArtStarts staff hit the road to facilitate professional development events for educators and artists in the Columbia Basin region of BC. We were thrilled to have the opportunity to visit both Nelson and Revelstoke, thanks to support from Columbia Basin Trust, BC Arts Council and the Province of BC. In each community, we brought together engaged educators with professional artists who have experience working with young people in a classroom setting.

 

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Dreaming with Artists and Educators

Dreaming with Artists and Educators

Last week, ArtStarts staff, board and volunteers gathered with educators, artists and fellow members of the arts community. Our common goal? To dream!

ArtStarts' second annual Dreaming Retreat focused on the question, "How can artists and eduators teach each other and learn together?"

 

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Visiting Vancouver Island

Visiting Vancouver Island

In response to the news of increased funding from BC Arts Council and the Province of BC for the Artists in Education and the Artists in the Classroom programs, ArtStarts is embarking on a series of outreach visits to various school districts across the province. The objective of these visits is to draw awareness and share information of these funding programs which can be leveraged to present exciting opportunities for young people to engage in quality artistic experiences all across BC.

 

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Apply for Arts Grants!

Apply for Arts Grants!

Remember to apply for ArtStarts' Arts Grants! Deadlines for funding applications are fast approaching.

 

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