Arts and culture

The 2020 City of Victoria Youth Poet Laureate Neko Smart will give up her seat for the next young poet in January. (Contributed/ Jeremy Loveday)

Nominations open for Victoria’s 2021 Youth Poet Laureate

Honourary one-year term reserved for region’s emerging poets

 

Voting now ready for Oak Bay’s Arts Alive 2020 sculptures

Audio and written descriptions posted for all 10 sculptures

 

Art+Earth Festival gets growing this weekend

Find out what events are in-person and what’s happening online

 

Kingcome artist wins contest at Museum of Anthropology

Coral Shaughnessy-Moon’s design will be sold on t-shirts at the museum and online

Poetry contest started for Vancouver Island poets

“We’re such a unique group,” says founder on why she wanted to start the collective

Courtenay theatre gets support for livestream ‘hybrid’ shows this year

Island Coastal Economic Trust funds help Sid Williams Theatre with infrastructure, training

Colwood art centre shuts its doors indefinitely

Board members look for new location when feasible, continue online

Intrepid takes excitement of UNO Fest online

Celebration of singular theatre presents shows, streaming performances, free artist talks

  • Apr 27, 2020

Victoria’s Bateman gallery goes online to bring nature, art into homes

Bateman Foundation collaborates with Black Press Media for the Mental Health Resource Guide.

Calling all artists: Time to put on your creative thinking cap

City of Victoria now accepting submissions for three public art installation programs

  • Mar 14, 2019

BC Arts Council receives another funding boost in 2019 provincial budget

Greater Victoria arts organizations helped in latest round of operating assistance grants

Oak Bay Arts and Culture Week expands to a fortnight

Free festival from Aug. 9 to 23 highlights cultural vibrancy

Charman’s name will live on through Victoria Conservatory of Music bursary fund

Iconic arts patron Eric Charman thrilled to see financial assistance fund growing