#KelownaVotes 2018

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One of the Arts Councils of the Central Okanagan’s (ARTSCO) core values is to advocate for the arts and culture community. ARTSCO is an active part of a multitude of arts-related causes and ventures and are committed to assisting our members in ways that will help them (and their work) thrive, succeed, and be handled […]

Announcing a NEW One Day Marketing Intensive Workshop

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The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan and Okanagan Regional Library are happy to announce a brand new hands-on marketing workshop on October 25th from 10 – 4. Facilitated by Rhythm Club, this workshop is tailored to non-profits, arts groups, individual artists, and small businesses that have an established social media presence, but perhaps could use […]

Mayoral Candidate Election Forum Focuses on Arts and Culture, Diversity and Inclusion

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The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan (ARTSCO) is hosting a Mayoral Election Forum on October 10, 2018, at Mary Irwin Theatre. In partnership with the Rotary Centre for the Arts, Pathways Abilities Society, and Kelowna Now, Kelowna mayoral candidates will address a wide range of local issues related to the arts, culture, diversity and […]

Call for Curator

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Coinciding with the restructuring of the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan’s Artscape program, we are seeking applications from professional curators and artistic professionals within Western Canada for the position of Artscape Curator based out of Kelowna, BC. Position: Part-time Contractor with flexible hours Deadline for Submissions: 4:30 PST on Friday, September 28, 2018 (extended […]

2018 Fall and Winter Professional Development Workshops

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The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan is back with a full program of Professional Development Workshops for the Fall and Winter, sponsored by the City of Kelowna. These dynamic workshops, led by local professionals, will cover multi-faceted tools of the trade including grants for the arts, contract basics, record keeping, branding, accounting and images […]

Images for Print

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Reproducing artwork is an income stream that works well for many. Hosted by ARTSCO on Saturday, December 1 from 1-3 PM, join Harvey Bremner, Photographer at Pinstripe Productions, for this how-to workshop. Learn how to create high-quality images for print in multiple forms including cards, posters, large reproductions and image licensing. Cost is $25 for […]

Branding: A How-to Workshop

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Lots of arts professionals struggle with creating a strong brand for themselves and this limits their ability to be recognized in the marketplace. Hosted by ARTSCO on Saturday, November 24th from 1-3 PM, join Carrie Mayhew, Creative Director at Twirling Umbrellas, for this how-to branding workshop. In this workshop, you will learn how to create an authentic […]

Accounting Basics

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Money isn’t everyone’s forte, but it’s still important to have a good base of financial knowledge. Hosted by ARTSCO, join Hannah Griffin and Candace Surette from Crowe Mackay, on Thursday, November 29th from 6 – 8 PM, join us for this how-to workshop. In this overview workshop to accounting, you will learn the basics of […]

Record Keeping: Inventory and Archiving

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Artists, musicians and all-around creative folks: how do you keep track of all of your artistic outputs? Hosted by ARTSCO on Saturday, November 3rd from 2-4 PM, join freelance librarian and data and information specialist Sarah Stang for this how-to workshop. In this workshop, you will learn how to keep consistent records across your creative […]

Contract Basics

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Navigating legal jargon in contracts can be a challenge. Hosted by ARTSCO on Saturday, October 20th from 1-3 PM, join lawyer David Kemp for this how-to workshop. In this workshop, you will learn how to approach contracts, including when and where to use them. Cost is $25 for ARTSCO members (Non-members $35). Space is limited […]