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At the May 24, 2016 Council Meeting - A painting by Jayme Martin was presented.
Posted Date: May 25, 2016
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 18, 2016
At the May 10, 2016 Council Meeting - Zara Lau's jewelry was presented.
Posted Date: May 11, 2016
BC Culture Days invites all B.C. artists to apply to be a 2016 Culture Days Ambassador in their community. Winners will receive $1,000 towards community activation and production of a Culture Days activity! Deadline: June 15, 2016.
Posted Date: May 10, 2016
Culture Days is seeking proposals from municipalities, organizations, groups or individuals involved or interested in Culture Days from all Canadian provinces and territories to lead Public Engagement Innovation Labs in their communities from June 2016 to October 2017.
Posted Date: May 10, 2016
A 12 month residency opportunity for an emerging ceramic artist. Deadline for applications is Monday, May 30 2016.
Posted Date: May 05, 2016
The City of Port Moody is looking for an artist, or artist team, to create artwork suitable for a series of printed street banners. This Call for Qualifications is to solicit interest from artists experienced with public art, budgeting and art design. Submissions are due by 4pm on Thursday, June 2, 2016.
Posted Date: May 03, 2016
Lark Productions is searching for creative, confident, energetic artists -- from painters to tattoo artists, street chalk artists to animators -- looking to showcase their skills and talent on national TV.
Posted Date: May 03, 2016
At the April 26, 2016 Council Meeting - Kwi Am Choi's artwork Untitled 001C was presented.
Posted Date: April 27, 2016
The Richmond Public Art Program is seeking artist submissions for the next No. 3 Road Art Column Exhibition. This is a unique opportunity to showcase local artists and contemporary public art in Richmond. Show us how art impacts you! Deadline Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 5pm.
Posted Date: April 21, 2016
The City of Port Moody is accepting submissions from artists for its Canada Day Community Art Project. This is an opportunity for a lower mainland artist to submit a project proposal to work with community members to create a temporary or ephemeral community artwork. Interested artists must submit proposals electronically by noon on May 12.
Posted Date: April 14, 2016
At the April 12, 2016 Council Meeting - Soloists Lauren Phillips and Madison Simms of Dr. Gina Oh Voice Studio at Caulfield School of Dance performed.
Posted Date: April 13, 2016
The Call for Performers & Artists for the 2016 Port Moody Youth ArtsFest is for the Spark Talent Showcase which occurs on Saturday, May 7 only. This contest is open to all students in the Tri-Cities area, enrolled in SD43 (aged 6-18). Deadline for entries is April 13.
Posted Date: March 30, 2016
At the March 22, 2016 Council Meeting Maria Marcinek shared her painting titled Mystic Lake.
Posted Date: March 30, 2016
Writers in Our Midst is a reading series held at Gallery Bistro. The next event is scheduled for Thursday, April 28. The organizers (Helen Daniels, Marilyn Medén, and Carol Hamshaw) are looking for writers from the Tri-Cities area (Anmore, Belcarra, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody) AND New Westminster. Deadline is March 31, 2016.
Posted Date: March 18, 2016
At the March 8, 2016 Council Meeting Josh Cabrita, Artistic Director of the 16th Annual Port Moody Canadian Film Festival was on hand to screen the trailer for Les Etres Chers (Our Loved Ones).
Posted Date: March 18, 2016
The City of Port Moody is currently seeking individuals interested in participating in the public art selection process. Complete an online application to become part of the jury selection pool.
Posted Date: March 01, 2016
Youth up to age 29 can submit their original photography to win an iPad, cash prizes, and more!Snap a photo* that explores the cultural traditions in your family, school, or community. Tell us your image’s story in a short 200-word caption. Final deadline for all submissions: March 31, 2016 by midnight (Pacific Time)
Posted Date: February 25, 2016
At the February 23, 2016 Council Meeting Jim Millar, Executive Director of the Port Moody Station Museum spoke about a 1940s period costume and fashion historian Ivan Sayers.
Posted Date: February 24, 2016
Port Moody's Arts Assistance Program has been created to provide small amounts of financial assistance for individual artists and arts groups through a simple application and review process. The intention is to provide grants in situations where some financial aid can make the difference.
Posted Date: February 23, 2016
The Port Moody Arts Centre (PMAC) and School District 43 are working together to encourage school children to help create an exhibition of local community heroes. This project involves our local youth who will seek out and identify their local hero by submitting an essay. From these submissions, local heroes will be chosen and paired with an artist who will capture that hero’s likeness in their chosen medium. These portraits will be exhibited at the Arts Centre beginning May 5 as part of the Port Moody Youth Arts Festival. At the opening of this exhibition, the local students will have a chance to present the portrait to their hero along with the artist. Submissions due March 10.
Posted Date: February 22, 2016
New Artist Caretaker in Residence Program announced for Port Moody’s Rocky Point Park
The City of Port Moody is launching a new program that combines the role of an artist in residence with a resident caretaker. In exchange for rent-free living and studio space in one of Port Moody’s premier parks, an artist will organize community engagement projects and provide caretaker services for the City.
Posted Date: February 19, 2016
The Salt Spring Arts Council (SSAC) and the Artist in Residence steering committee are pleased to announce the launch of the Artist in Residence (AiR) Program on Salt Spring Island, BC. The AiR program invites artists to ‘Come, share the experience” and engage with the creative cultural community of Salt Spring Island. Application deadline Friday, April 15, 2016.
Posted Date: February 18, 2016
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
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