Kootenay Art Connect

Join us… and your sector colleagues!It’s time we had a talk! Join fellow artists, performers, writers and cultural organizers for a meet-up. The West Kootenay Regional Arts Council and Arts BC have partnered to create two gatherings—one in the East Kootenays and one in the West Kootenays.This will be a great opportunity to participate in professional development activities focused on equity, diversity and justice facilitated by Carla Stephenson of RAIL. Connect with representatives from the BC Arts Council, Arts BC, and your peers across the sector. Be inspired by artists and organizations as they share their sustainability stories and strategies, and inform WKRAC about your current strengths and obstacles to help us develop responsive regional supports.Come to create new relationships with artists and arts organizations and strengthen existing ones!Space is limited, so reserve your spot soon! Lunch is provided.

In-person West Kootenay gathering: Tuesday, June 20, Taghum Hall, Taghum (near Nelson), 9:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Register Now – West Kootenay GatheringIn-person East Kootenay gathering: Thursday, June 22, Centre 64, Kimberley, 9:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Register Now – East Kootenay GatheringThis is a free event. Where the cost of attendance creates a barrier, WKRAC has funds available to support travel and participation. See application form for details.Are you an artist? Don’t miss the upcoming Zoom conversation specifically for artists and creators on May 31 at 2 p.m. Pacific. EVENT CONTACT
Maggie Shirley
Outreach Manager
West Kootenay Regional Arts Council
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