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Culture Days takes place September 26-28 nationwide. Here in the Tri-Cities, Inlet Theatre , Port Moody Arts Centre, Leigh Square, Evergreen Cultural Centre, and Place Des Arts are all offering free, hands-on Culture Days activities for the public to learn about arts and culture in their community. If you are an artist or community organization in the Tri-Cities already offering free Culture Days activities to the public that weekend, you can have a chance to be included in the Tri-Cities Culture Days brochure.
Posted Date: July 31, 2014
July 22 Art at Council is Large Vessel, comes to us from Pauline Doyle who has been creating and teaching ceramic arts for 15 years in the Metro Vancouver area
Posted Date: July 23, 2014
The 2014 Tri-Cities Got Talent competition took place this past Canada Day long weekend during Golden Spike Days. Among the participants was newcomer Elizabeth Irving in her very first competition. There were a lot of amazing performances and the top prize went to Elizabeth.
Posted Date: July 09, 2014
Join us once a month to work on your submission for the City of Port Moody’s Street Banner designs as we open one of our studios for the day to public art. This year’s theme is Flora and Fauna Native to Port Moody. Participation does not guarantee selection. This is a non-instructed drop-in community event, all ages, and by donation.
Posted Date: July 02, 2014
The Golden Spike Can Can Dancers were established in 1977 and is sponsored by the Pleasantside Community Association.
Posted Date: June 25, 2014
For the second year in a row, the City is hosting a community parade that is a celebration of the creativity and community spirit that exists within Port Moody.
Posted Date: June 11, 2014
2015 marks the 12th year of Port Moody’s community banner program and the members of Port Moody’s Arts & Culture committee have chosen Flora and Fauna Native to Port Moody as the theme for the hand-painted community banners.
Posted Date: June 09, 2014
Every two years the City of Port Moody seeks an artist to design a printed street banner that is displayed on the streets of Port Moody for two summer seasons. As Port Moody’s geographical area and moderate climate make the area a very habitable place to a wide range of flora and fauna, the City’s Arts & Culture Committee has chosen Flora and Fauna Native to Port Moody as the theme for the 2015 and 2016 artist designed banner displays.
Posted Date: June 09, 2014
Art at Council for May 27, 2014 - Out of the Swamp: Our Hope for the Future.
Posted Date: May 27, 2014
Art at Council May 13, 204 paid special tribute to the life and artistic talents of Tuk Caldwell. His recent passing, on April 16th, has saddened many of us in the community.
Posted Date: May 14, 2014
Calling all buskers! Participate in this year's Buskathon at Rocky Point Park on Saturday, May 31 from 11am to 6pm. Send a Youtube submission to rockypointbuskathon@gmail.com.
Posted Date: May 13, 2014
What is the Wearable Art Awards? The Wearable Art Awards is not a fashion show, it is a multi-media performance where the human body becomes a living, breathing, moving canvas. The Port Moody Arts Centre is asking artists to go deep into their imagination to create a wearable piece of art that challenges what most consider to be wearable, or everyday fashion. The application deadline is November 15, 2014.
Posted Date: May 01, 2014
The Arts Centre is seeking applications for volunteer board members for a two-year term beginning May 27, 2014. To apply please email expression of interest and resume to Bruce Campbell, Executive Director by 5pm on May 12, 2014.
Posted Date: April 29, 2014
Each September, hundreds of thousands of artists and cultural organizations in hundreds of communities come together and invite Canadians to discover their cultural spirit and passion. Culture Days: For our love of culture - five years and growing!
Posted Date: April 24, 2014
The Port Moody Arts Centre invites you to join them on Thursday, May 1 from 7-9pm for a talk on ‘Art & Arthritis.’ Otto Kamensek, Ceramics Artist in Residence, will give a tour of his current exhibition and studio, as well as discuss the release of pain, frustration and stress through art. A suggested donation of $10 per person will be donated to the ‘OK Bursary’ which was set up to assist artists in financial need. Pre-registration required at www.pomoarts.ca or by calling the Arts Centre at 604.931.2008.
Posted Date: April 24, 2014
The Artist in Residence Program in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows invites Canadian artistic teams and collectives in all disciplines including writers, composers, visual artists, musicians, poets, choreographers, theatre artists, video, multi-disciplinary and performance artists, etc. and from any part of British Columbia or Canada to submit proposals for two studio residencies – Osprey Village Retail Storefront, Pitt Meadows (two years) and Fern Crescent Residence, Maple Ridge (three years).
Posted Date: April 16, 2014
This First Nation basket was acquired by Robert Lennie, a Baptist Minister. He came to New Westminster in 1885 and travelled the area preaching. In his travels, he traded and collected a wide variety of First Nation baskets, this example being one of the largest.
Posted Date: April 08, 2014
At the March 25, 2014 Council Meeting we were delighted to have Emily Amaral perform for us
Posted Date: March 26, 2014
The March 11 Art at Council presentation was from Louise Archambault, the director of Gabrielle, and her thoughts on the making of the film.
Posted Date: March 12, 2014
In 2007, the family of talented artist Kwi Am Choi endowed the Port Moody Arts Centre Society (PMACS) with funds to create the Kwi Am Choi Scholarship Fund. The fund was established to provide encouragement and support to emerging artists between the ages of 15 to 30. The objectives of the fund are to further the skills and experiences of student artists, to expand their artistic careers, and to enable them to better promote their work. This is to be done by covering the costs of mounting and exhibition of their work at the Port Moody Arts Centre. The amount of the scholarship for 2014 will be $1500. Deadline: Monday, July 21, 2014 by 5:00pm PST
Posted Date: March 12, 2014
The Youth ArtsFest, now in its 3rd year, provides an opportunity to showcase the diverse talents of students between the ages of 13 - 18. With an eclectic mix of music, dance, visual art and more, this festival promises to evenings of fun, entertainment, and a few surprises along the way. You need to be between the ages of 13-18. We welcome applications from students in the Tri-Cities and beyond. Application Deadline: EXTENDED to April 17, 2014 @ 5pm PST.
Posted Date: March 12, 2014
Kaboom! The Port Moody Art Explosion
KaBoom! A Who's Who of artists in a surprise-filled, creatively-combustible evening of art and entertainment - welcome to Kaboom!
Posted Date: March 10, 2014
The City of Port Moody is seeking an artist, or artist team, to create a significant piece of public art for the newly renovated Moody Street Overpass. All project details and submission requirements can be found in the Request for Qualifications. The Request for Qualifications may be downloaded in either PDF or Word formats. Deadline for qualification submissions is Tuesday April 1, 2014.
Posted Date: March 04, 2014
Bruce Campbell, Executive Director of the Port Moody Arts Centre is excited to invite everyone to stop by the Arts Centre on Friday and/or Saturday to watch the Centennial Appleyard House make the move to its final location on the grounds of the Arts Centre.
Posted Date: February 27, 2014
Originally from Ontario, Deborah Colvin has recently brought her figurative, mixed media art practice to the Tri-Cities.
Posted Date: February 25, 2014
The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, is pleased to present a new program to promote music and community spirit across the province. “Sing Me A Song” is an opportunity for musical groups of all ages and genres to write and sing an original song in the lead up to Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations in 2017. Groups are encouraged to write a song about what Canada’s 150th Birthday means to them or their community. Each entry will be reviewed by a panel of musicians from around the province and an award of $1,000 will be granted annually in each of three age categories. Entries will be posted on the Lieutenant Governor’s website and YouTube channel to be viewed by all British Columbians.
Posted Date: February 20, 2014
The preliminary round is on now! Video auditions! Deadline is March 15, 2014.
Posted Date: February 13, 2014
The Feb. 11 2014 Art at Council was a trio of musicians. All three of these world-class performers now call Port Moody home. Find out the background information on each of them
Posted Date: February 12, 2014
PoMo ArtsFest is recruiting volunteers for Port Moody’s premier art festival (Thursday, February 20 – Sunday, February 23). This is a fun-filled art festival of music, dance, visual arts & spoken word.
Posted Date: February 11, 2014
Art at Council January for January 28, 2014 features Teen Author Shirin Segran.
Posted Date: January 28, 2014
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