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Be a part of our brand new Day of Arts
As a proud supporter of Culture Days, the City of Port Moody is hosting its first-ever Day of Arts celebration. . This afternoon event will showcase visual artists, musicians and performers, plus the best food and beverage our city has to offer.
Posted Date: August 13, 2015
The City's four automated waste collection vehicles had artistic designed wraps applied in 2010 and 2011. The City purchased a fifth waste collection vehicle and this past Tuesday evening the latest design by Philippe Sokazo was revealed.
Posted Date: July 30, 2015
At the July 28, 2015 Council Meeting Jim Millar of the Port Moody Station Museum presented the original hat worn by Alderman N.R. Britton in the 1913 photograph of the first Port Moody Council, along with a reading from Mayor Britton's personal pocket diary circa 1917.
Posted Date: July 29, 2015
Culture Days is a collaborative Canada-wide, volunteer movement to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. The City is a proud supporter of Culture Days and want to join in on the fun. We are currently in the planning stages and want you to join us!
Posted Date: July 23, 2015
Posted Date: July 16, 2015
At the July 14, 2015 Council Meeting Bob Homer shared his painting titled Jazz Man.
Posted Date: July 15, 2015
Looking for fun activities this summer? There's so much going on in the City of the Arts! The 2015 edition of the Summer Cultural Guide is chock full of events and activities to keep you entertained from now until September. We have festivals, films events, live music and art classes for all ages and areas of interest. Pick up your personal copy of the Summer Cultural Guide at City Hall, the Library, Arts Centre or Station Museum.
Posted Date: July 09, 2015
Diversity – what does it mean? Diversity is the state of being different or varied. It is the quality of having many different forms, types, and ideas, and of not being comparable. For its 2016 banner display, the City is seeking banner designs that celebrate all the forms of diversity in Port Moody – the diversity of plants, mammals, birds, people, ages, culture, arts, languages, and even buildings and landscapes. Deadline for banner design submissions is Friday, October 16, 2015.
Posted Date: June 29, 2015
Family Fun for Canada Day at Rocky Point Park
The City of Port Moody will host a fun-filled, family-oriented day of entertainment and activities on Wednesday, July 1st from 11am – 5pm
Posted Date: June 24, 2015
At the June 23, 2015 Council Meeting the Golden Spike Can Can Dancers performed.
Posted Date: June 24, 2015
The Office of Arts & Culture, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities will purchase artworks that represent the experience of communities of color, and of immigrant and refugee communities for SPU’s Portable Works Collection. We invite artists to submit images of available work for direct purchase. All types of 2D artworks will be considered: abstract, pictorial, figurative, representational, etc. The artwork may also reflect social issues: environmental, ecological, and cultural heritage. The artwork must be available for purchase. Purchases are chosen by a panel of arts professionals who are charged with selecting artwork that reflects artistic expression from diverse artists. Artists of color are strongly encouraged to apply. The call is open to professional artists residing in Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, Montana, Idaho or Alaska. Applications close 11 pm, July 29, 2015 (Pacific Standard Time).
Posted Date: June 18, 2015
The Port Moody Heritage Society is proud to have a dedicated volunteer by the name of Gerrit deWaal. Not only does Gerry come in twice a week to work in the Museum's collections but has been working on producing and editing a program on behalf of the Port Moody Heritage Society, the Port Moody Station Museum and Tri- Cities Community Television called The Ioco Story.
Posted Date: June 11, 2015
At the June 9, 2015 Council Meeting Niusha Tajvidi shared her acrylic painting titled The Garden.
Posted Date: June 08, 2015
At the May 26, 2015 Council Meeting Sarah Ronald shared her mixed media painting titled Bear Dreams of Spring and her father Dennis Ronald's acrylic painting titled Minnekhada Park.
Posted Date: May 27, 2015
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 down and check them out.
Posted Date: May 21, 2015
At the May 12, 2015 Council Meeting Jenny Kim shared her acrylic painting titled Anchored.
Posted Date: May 13, 2015
Luciano Benetton of the Fondazione Benetton Studi e Ricerche, Treviso, Italy has launched a unique project to collect works of art by established and emerging artists from countries all around the world. Imago Mundi, is a non-profit, cultural, democratic and global project that looks to the new frontiers of art - personalities, countries, emerging landscapes, languages and different cultures - to foster openness towards the world and new horizons and the coexistence of expressive diversity.
Posted Date: April 30, 2015
The City of Calgary is seeking to hire a consultant or consultant team to research and develop a Public Art Plan responding to the character, makeup and history of the areas in proximity to the future Green Line Southeast Transit Line (GL-SE). This includes identifying and defining creative opportunities for artistic expression as well as providing an overarching context to tie these opportunities together. Deadline May 22, 2015 at 4pm.
Posted Date: April 30, 2015
At the April 28, 2015 Council Meeting Denise Dupre shared her acrylic painting titled End of Summer.
Posted Date: April 29, 2015
The Port Moody Arts Centre Society supports artistic excellence and innovation. This residency is open to all emerging ceramic artists over 19 years of age. The residency will require an emphasis on making, learning and sharing the process of creating with clay. The residence program supports emerging artists who focus on contemporary advanced ceramic art and who use clay as their primary material. Application deadline May 31, 2015.
Posted Date: April 29, 2015
Professional artists are invited to submit qualifications and expressions of interests for Port Moody’s latest public art project to be located at the Evergreen Line, Inlet Centre Station Plaza. The artwork opportunities consist of providing either an existing artwork or designing a site specific artwork for the plaza. The deadline for submissions is Monday, May 4, 2015 at 9am. Artwork Installation Date: 2016, exact date to be determined.
Posted Date: April 15, 2015
At the April 14, 2015 Council Meeting Tracey Costescu shared her watercolour painting titled Peeling Paint.
Posted Date: April 14, 2015
Create an artistically exceptional legacy in St. Albert. Design St. Albert’s Cultural Wall of Fame and recognize the community’s longstanding cultural leaders and artists who have put St. Albert on the provincial, national and international stage. Tender submission deadline: April 16, 2015 at 4 pm.
Posted Date: April 07, 2015
At the March 24, 2015 Council Meeting Jane Appleby shared her acrylic painting titled Vancouver Spirit.
Posted Date: March 25, 2015
At the March 10, 2015 Council Meeting Josh Cabrita, Artistic Director of the 15th Annual Port Moody Canadian Film Festival was on hand to screen the trailer for the documentary Just Eat It.
Posted Date: March 11, 2015
BC Culture Days announces the 2015 Call for Ambassadors and Awards program! Each year, BC Culture Days sends a delegate to the annual National Congress on Culture to represent artists and cultural workers from across BC. The delegate or “Culture Days Ambassador” acts as a spokesperson for Culture Days and community mobilizer throughout the year, leading up to the Culture Days weekend at the end of September. Deadline is April 13, 2015.
Posted Date: March 10, 2015
Artists and artist teams are invited to submit an Expression of Interest to enter a juried competition for Canadian artists to create new public artwork, temporary or permanent, to enhance the visitor experience at Whonnock Lake, a popular destination community park. Deadline for submission is March 26 at 2:00pm (Pacific Time)
Posted Date: February 25, 2015
At the February 24, 2015 Council Meeting Gay Mitchell shared her watercolour painting called Cloaked Trees.
Posted Date: February 25, 2015
The Pine Street Community Garden is looking for an artist to provide services to engage the general public and local community to create a collaborative community mural on a shipping container located in a new city park adjacent to the Community Garden. The goal of the collaborative mural project is to establish connections between community members through the design and creation of the mural. The Pine Street Community Garden envisions a mural that will demonstrate community ownership and investment in the new park and welcome park visitors to enjoy the garden space. Submit all application requirements by email to by March 2nd , 2015 .
Posted Date: February 12, 2015
The February 10, 2015 Art at Council is piece of wearable art called Green Tree which was viewed through a live performance
Posted Date: February 11, 2015
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