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At the September 12, 2017 Council meeting - Rusty Johnson shared his love of the culinary arts
Posted Date: September 13, 2017 2:15 PM
Port Moody issues call for community banner designs as part of StreetArts Banner Program
The City of Port Moody is accepting community banner designs for its annual StreetArts Banner Program.
Posted Date: September 13, 2017
At the July 25, 2017 Council meeting - A wool on canvas titled The Paddocks by artist Dalia Levy was presented.
Posted Date: July 26, 2017 2:15 PM
At the July 11, 2017 Council meeting - A painting by artist Edward M. Slater was presented.
Posted Date: July 12, 2017
The Port Moody Arts Centre has two Calls for Submissions - Art 4 Life and Winter Treasures. The Art 4 Life submission deadline is August 13, 2017 and the Winter Treasures submission deadline is October 16, 2017.
Posted Date: July 11, 2017
At the June 27, 2017 Council meeting - A printed banner titled Ties of Time by artist Maria Centola was presented.
Posted Date: June 29, 2017
At the June 13, 2017 Council meeting - A painting titled Eye Contact by artist Zuzana Driediger was presented.
Posted Date: June 14, 2017
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle City Light (SCL), will commission one artist or artist team, to research, write and illustrate a fictionalized historic graphic novel in relation to the history, story and significance of the Georgetown Steam Plant, a National Historic Landmark. Deadline: 11 p.m., Tuesday, August 15, 2017 (Pacific Daylight Time).
Posted Date: June 08, 2017
City seeks feedback on draft Arts and Culture Master Plan
Port Moody’s draft Arts and Culture Master Plan is now available for review, and the City invites the public to provide feedback via an online form at
Posted Date: June 05, 2017
At the May 23, 2017 Council meeting - A slideshow of the Port Moody Art Association's Mural Mosaic was presented.
Posted Date: May 25, 2017
The Port Moody Arts Centre, Port Moody Film Society, and Port Moody Station Museum are hosting their Annual General Meetings over the next few weeks. Come check them out!
Posted Date: May 25, 2017
New Works is accepting expressions of interest from performance artists for a Pop Up Dances Performance on Saturday August 26 2017 as part of the Canada 150 Celebration in Port Coquitlam, BC. New Works has been engaged to curate Pop Up Dances as part of the event. Deadline for Submission: May 30 2017.
Posted Date: May 11, 2017
At the May 9, 2017 Council meeting - A painting by Elham Sarvi titled Selfless was presented.
Posted Date: May 10, 2017
Ten Different Things invites artists to create new works in the spirit of free inquiry at the intersection of public art, community engagement, and civic process. Projects should be temporary and can take a variety of forms—events, installations, residencies, interventions—but should explore conditions of how culture is experienced in Vancouver or provoke new visions of art and civic life. An information session takes place Monday, May 15 at 4pm. Deadline for submissions is May 22.
Posted Date: May 10, 2017
The City of Port Moody’s is inviting mural artists, or mural artist teams, to submit their qualifications for consideration for the North Shore Community Park Tennis Court Mural project. Deadline for Call for Qualifications: 4pm, Thursday May 25, 2017.
Posted Date: May 04, 2017
The City of Richmond Department of Arts, Culture and Heritage invites professional, community-engaged artists in all disciplines (including writers, composers, visual artists, musicians, theatre artists, video, multi-disciplinary, social practice and performance artists) to submit proposals for an 11-month live-in residency located on Canada’s west coast, in Richmond, BC. The deadline for applications is May 29, 2017 at 5:00pm.
Posted Date: May 03, 2017
At the April 25, 2017 Council Meeting - A slideshow titled The Art of Heritage of Belcarra South Cottages from various artists was presented.
Posted Date: May 02, 2017
As part of its commitment to provide more opportunities for Indigenous artists, The City of Calgary Public Art Program is seeking Treaty 7 and local urban Indigenous artists for a three month long residency from July 10 to October 10, 2017. The deadline to apply is Monday, June 5 at 4:00 p.m. MST.
Posted Date: April 24, 2017
Vancity is now accepting applications of expressions of interest (EOI) from artists or artist teams who live or work in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley to design and integrate a site-­specific art commission. One artist information session will be hosted at the North Vancouver community branch located at 1290 Marine Drive, North Vancouver, BC on: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 7 pm. Artists must visit and register to RSVP and attend this information session.
Posted Date: April 24, 2017
At the April 11, 2017 Council Meeting - A drawing titled Fly Fishing for Cutthroat Trout at Old Orchard Hall was presented.
Posted Date: April 24, 2017
The Board of the Port Moody Arts Centre Society comprises nine committed volunteers who volunteer their time and energy to support the visual, performing and literary arts in Port Moody. We're especially looking for individuals with experience in finance, law, human resources, communications/marketing, fund raising and previous board experience. Applications and further details online. Apply by May 8, 2017
Posted Date: April 04, 2017
If you are a student in post-secondary education, legally able to work in Canada, 18-30 years old, and intending to go back to school in September, you are eligible for employment with us under the Canada Summer Jobs 2017 Scheme.
Posted Date: April 04, 2017
At the March 28, 2017 Council Meeting - Beth Potts performed 2 songs.
Posted Date: March 29, 2017
Vancity Credit Union has launched their second public call to artists this year for the Fraser Street community branch in Vancouver. An artist information session about this call will be held at the Fraser Street community branch on Wednesday, April 5 at 7pm at 6288 Fraser Street, Vancouver, BC. Artists must RSVP online. Instructions for registration are available at:
Posted Date: March 28, 2017
The City of New Westminster’s Public Art Program, in partnership with the City’s Engineering Department is inviting artists or artist/fabricator teams to submit their qualifications to be considered for a design build public art inspired bus shelter, to be installed in front of the Queensborough Community Centre, along Ewen Avenue in Queensborough. Deadline for Call for Qualifications: March 30, 2017.
Posted Date: March 28, 2017
At the March 14, 2017 Council Meeting - A oil on canvas painting titled Blue Heron in Pitt River by artist Mark Pytlos was displayed.
Posted Date: March 15, 2017
At the February 28, 2017 Council Meeting - Operation Avalanche film trailer - The film is part of the 17th Annual Port Moody Canadian Film Festival
Posted Date: March 07, 2017
City of Port Moody to present Trooper followed by fireworks for Canada 150 celebration at Golden Spike Days
The City of Port Moody and the Golden Spike Days Society are pleased to announce Canadian rock legend Trooper as the headline performer for Canada 150 celebrations on July 1, 2017 at the Golden Spike Days Festival in Rocky Point Park.
Posted Date: February 20, 2017
At the February 14, 2017 Council Meeting - Markus Masaites video clip performance of Frederic Chopin, Nocturne in C Minor Op. 48, No. 1
Posted Date: February 20, 2017
At the January 24, 2017 Council Meeting - Barb Krell's acrylic painting titled Treasures on Clarke was presented.
Posted Date: January 25, 2017
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