6 Reasons Why This is the Perfect Time to Renew Your ARTSCO Membership
1. NEW Executive Director
September 2015 Katie Brennan began her stint as the Executive Director of the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan. Read her initial thoughts on the new direction of ARTSCO
2. New Board Members
We’ve had 5 new, dynamic community members join the ARTSCO board. Their combined experience and skills range from finance to media, to education and film making, to landscape design and business management. Find out who our new board members are.
3. NEW Collaborations
ARTSCO has lined up new collaborations and partnerships with major players in Arts & Culture in BC, including the Alliance for the Arts + Culture and Music BC. Check out our upcoming events with Alliance for Arts + Culture on April 22nd & 23rd and our workshop with Music BC on April 30th.
4. NEW WorkshopsARTSCO will now be offering workshops in a variety of art forms. Our first was a portrait workshop in December with figurative painter Kristy Gordon. Our next is a lecture and demo with Golden Artist Colour Artist Shari Pratt on all of Golden Artist Colours paints – each attendee gets a FREE bag of samples to take home! Register NOW
5. 3 NEW Venues for Artscape – our community exhibition program
That’s right! We’ve added 3 new venues, making a grand total of 8 community exhibition spaces for ARTSCO members.
6. New Okanagan Arts Awards
We’ve have completely revamped refreshed the 9th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards – read about all the changes. And we’re pleased to let you know these changes are working: we went from 41 nominations in the Central Okanagan to 113!!
As ARTSCO continues to grow, membership benefits are constantly being added!
All members receive these general benefits:
- An invaluable amount of local/regional/provincial/federal and national arts & cultural resources, including funding opportunities, organizational development information along with direct links to other like minded organizations and artists
- Ability to vote on issues during the Annual General Meeting, receive nomination and nominate others to the Board of Directors
- Support and access to showcase avenues (Artscape) for emerging and professional artists
- Volunteer opportunities with various programs and events
- ** Group Members are also eligible for co-sponsorship opportunities
SIGN UP FOR YOUR ARTSCO MEMBERSHIP NOW
- Memberships are valid for one year; April 1 to March 31 of the following year.
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