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At the February 9, 2016 Council Meeting Barbara Day shared her painting Spring II.
Posted Date: February 10, 2016
Artists seeking broad exposure and the challenge of a three-dimensional canvas are being invited to decorate one of a dozen large salmon sculptures to be installed around Coquitlam later this year. Part of the Coquitlam 125 anniversary celebrations this year, the sculptures will be adorned with designs reflecting the city’s past, present or future and then installed permanently in prominent locations around the community. Proposal deadline is March 15, 2016.
Posted Date: February 10, 2016
Celebrate Canadian arts and business leaders' contribution to the arts! Submit a nomination for one of five awards. Award nomination deadline is February 29, 2016.
Posted Date: February 09, 2016
Posted Date: February 09, 2016
At the January 26, 2016 Council Meeting Jamie de Guia performed two songs.
Posted Date: January 27, 2016
The first call-out and Writers in the Midst reading last fall was very successful, so we are expanding our call for writers. The Gallery Bistro with writer Marilyn Meden and Carol Hamshaw are curating a literary reading series. Deadline is January 30, 2016.
Posted Date: January 20, 2016
UPDATED CALL: The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will commission one artist, or artist team of no more than two, to work with SDOT and ARTS staff to research, develop, and create a Public Art Plan for downtown Seattle based on current capital projects in Seattle’s downtown core.
Posted Date: January 13, 2016
At the January 12, 2016 Council Meeting Jeff Wilson's acrylic painting Boot Hill Junction was on display.
Posted Date: January 12, 2016
Kickstart your art career at the Art at Work Arts Symposium on Sunday, January 31, 2016 from 10am - 5pm at the Richmond Cultural Centre. The Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond Public Art Program and CARFAC BC present a full day of working artists, curators and art specialists providing tips on professional practices for visual artists.
Posted Date: December 23, 2015
At the December 8, 2015 Council Meeting Julia Montgomery performed two original songs.
Posted Date: December 09, 2015
Artists and artist teams are invited to submit an Expression of Interest to enter into a juried competition for Canadian artists to create new permanent public artwork. The objective of the public artwork is to enhance the resident and visitor experience at Hammond Stadium Park through the placement of a new piece of public art that celebrates the history of sport and the unique heritage character of this park. Application deadline is February 1, 2016.
Posted Date: December 08, 2015
At the November 24, 2015 Council Meeting Vicki Allesia of the Blackberry Artist's Society presented her painting title Undercurrents.
Posted Date: November 25, 2015
At the November 10, 2015 Council Meeting Terry Webb of the Pacific Digital Photography Club presented a slide and sound show.
Posted Date: November 17, 2015
The District of Squamish is looking for artists with experience in producing artwork for public spaces for Squamish’s first public art competition. This new public art project called “Connecting Squamish Neighbourhoods” will see two or more permanent public art installations within different Squamish neighbourhoods. A public call for submissions was launched today by the District of Squamish. The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2016.
Posted Date: November 12, 2015
Last week at the 10th annual Spike Business Awards Askara Goldsmith was the winner in the Arts in Business category. Owner Ramin Kasiri and his wife Cetrea were on hand to accept the award.
Posted Date: October 28, 2015
At the October 27, 2015 Council Meeting is an acrylic painting title Palms In The Sun by Myda Schmidt.
Posted Date: October 28, 2015
At the October 13, 2015 Council Meeting a natural blue topaz stone called Star of Port Moody cut by master faceter Geoff Cameron.
Posted Date: October 14, 2015
During Port Moody’s first annual Day of Arts event, artist Sylvie Roussel-Janssen worked with community participants to create the temporary artwork It’s in the Wind.
Posted Date: October 01, 2015
Castlegar Sculpturewalk is now accepting applicants from sculptors (national and international) to take part in their 2016 event. The application deadline is October 31, 2015. The Opening Gala & installation day is May 14th, 2016. Now in its sixth successful year, Sculpturewalk is a year-long outdoor exhibit of original sculptures. The sculptures are owned by the artists and loaned to the exhibit, where they are available for purchase, lease, and are open for public voting. There is a total of $25,000 in awards available, which includes the purchase of the People’s Choice winner by The City of Castlegar for permanent display.
Posted Date: September 30, 2015
At the September 29, 2015 Council Meeting a wrench was the Artifact at Council.
Posted Date: September 30, 2015
We are thrilled to have Vancouver’s DELHI 2 DUBLIN performing an intimate concert at Inlet Theatre on Monday, October 19 at 7:30 pm. Delhi 2 Dublin’s concert in Port Moody comes on the heels of the band’s busy North American festival tour which saw them at festivals such as Electric Forest (MI), Clearwater (NY), Tall Tree (BC) and the Santa Cruz Music Festival (CA). It’s also the beginning of their upcoming international tour in support of their new album (“We’re All Desi”) which will see them make their first trip to India, as well as returning to Australia and South East Asia. If you haven’t seen them before, Delhi 2 Dublin plays an energetic show, with a mash-up of Bhangra, Celtic, Rock, Dub Reggae and Electronica. The strong word-of-mouth for their live performances has enabled them to build a loyal fan base. As a result, they have become one of Canada’s most buzzed-about bands. Delhi 2 Dublin Tickets are free but you have to win your way in - Enter today!
Posted Date: September 30, 2015
The City’s latest public art piece was revealed on Friday, September 18, 2015, at Rocky Point Park, near the Moody Street Overpass. Contexture Designs, a Vancouver-based artist team, made up of artists Nathan Lee and Matthew Thomson, created the sculptural artwork KNOTS. .
Posted Date: September 23, 2015
Port Moody’s first ever Day of Arts celebrates culture in the city
Looking for a dose of culture? The City of Port Moody hosts its first ever Day of Arts on Saturday, September 26 and we want you there!
Posted Date: September 21, 2015
For Immediate Release. (September 8, 2015): Art and Social change dialogue comes to Port Moody's Gallery Bistro. Saturday September 12.
Posted Date: September 09, 2015
At the September 8, 2015 Council Meeting Mayor Clay invited the public to participate in Culture Days
Posted Date: September 09, 2015
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
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