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March 2021

Opportunity: $7,500 Grant for Online Store

March 30 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until March 31, 2021

Deadline March 31st. Want to create or improve your online store? The Launch Online Grant program provides funding to B.C.-based business to create an online shop and/or improve their e-commerce experience to attract new local customers and expand to new markets. The grant will pay for up to 75% of eligible expenses, up to a maximum of $7,500 per business. More info here.

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PR – Artique Gallery

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2021

| Artique, Powell River
Free

A Co-operative Gallery consisting of 30 members with a very wide selection of local original art, fine craft, handmade and art cards for every taste and budget. Safety protocols observed. We run a guest artist program or, if you would like to become a member artist, applications are always welcome. Look for us on Alberni St. just up from Marine Drive. 6820 Alberni St, Powell River, 604.485.4837

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Opportunity: SCRD Grant in Aid

March 31 @ 8:30 pm
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deadline March 31st
| Online

Deadline Mar 31st.  Applications open to non-profit societies and organizations that operate or provide a community or regional benefit, are now being accepted. Learn more here.

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April 2021

PR – Community Arts and Culture Grant Intake

April 15 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until April 15, 2021

Grant guidelines are available year round on our website or by email. https://www.powellriverartscouncil.ca/grant-guidelines Please email the artscouncilpr@gmail.com for the link to the application form. ​ Spring Intake - Applications may be submitted between the 1st and the 15th of April. Spring Intake Deadline is April 15, at 5pm. ​ Fall Intake - Applications may be submitted between the 1st and the 15th of September. Fall Intake Deadline is September 15, at 5pm.

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Opportunity: What the Plus (+) 2021: CALL FOR LGBTQ2S+ ARTISTS – Powell River and region

April 15 @ 8:30 pm
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daily to April 15th
| Powell River

Deadline April 15, 2021. This is a call for INTEREST  for local coastal LGBTQ2+ artists to participate in the 2021 What the Plus + Exhibition in Powell River, BC. This year's theme is "Creative Self-Portrait" Free to submit your interest at www.whattheplus.wordpress.com - Seeking 6-10 or so dedicated artists working in any medium to present up to 3 works each in July/August 2021 in Powell River, BC. see details on site and email whattheplusart@gmail.com

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Opportunity: NFB Filmaker Assistant Program Call for Applicants

April 15 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until April 15, 2021

Deadline April 15. The program is meant to financially support emerging filmmakers throughout the region as they begin their careers in the industry as creators. In effect, FAP is a program with the singular purpose of helping to create, encourage and inspire the next generation of storytellers in British Columbia and Yukon.  In addition to this support, the FAP also provides an ideal avenue for emerging filmmakers to develop a profile and relationship with the NFB. Click here for all the…

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Opportunity: Registration Now Open – Gibsons School of the Arts Workshops

April 29 @ 8:30 pm
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until classes are full
| High Beam Dreams, Gibsons, BC

Weekly from July 5 to August 26th. Different Instructor each week. We are excited to announce we will be running our summer workshops for 2021! All our workshops are taught by accomplished artists/instructors. For more details including our new venue, High Beam Dreams, check out our newly updated website. www.gibsonsartschool.net. Limited space & classes fill quickly. All classes will observe Covid safe procedures.

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Opportunity: Call to Artists

April 30 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until April 30, 2021

| Gibsons Public Art Gallery, Gibsons
Free

Deadline Apr 30. Open call for submissions at Gibsons Public Art Gallery (GPAG). The exhibition submission process for GPAG has been extended with a new deadline of April 30, 2021. Artists working in all mediums are invited to submit proposals for the 2022 calendar year. Visit gpag.ca/submissions for further information, including GPAG exhibition policy, submission guidelines and form.

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May 2021

Opportunity: Bursary Applications for CFUW Sunshine Coast

May 1 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 1, 2021

Deadline May 1, 2021. To be eligible* for a Bursary CFUW-SC you must be: • A woman 21 years of age or older • A resident of the Sunshine Coast for at least 1 year • Pursuing post-secondary education at a government recognized educational institution or through an accredited on-line course • Able to provide proof of course registration for the upcoming year (2021/2022) Application available here.

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Opportunity: Bursary to Local Student

May 1 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 1, 2021

Deadline May 1, 2021. The Roberts Creek Community Association is pleased to offer a $500 bursary to a deserving local student planning to pursue postsecondary education. Criteria: Applicants must currently reside in Roberts Creek and graduate this year. To apply: Please send a letter of interest and a 500-word essay on what community means to you  to RCCA, PO Box 261, Roberts Creek, BC, V0N 2W0.

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Opportunity: UNITY art exhibition CALL OUT to artists

May 1 @ 8:30 pm - May 2 @ 8:30 pm
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daily to June 15th
Free

Deadline June 15. The Sechelt Arts Festival curated art exhibition invites LGBTQ2+ identified visual artists on the SC to submit expressions of interest to participate in the annual show Oct 8-24, 2021. In times of isolation and strife, artists are relied upon to help make sense of the world around us. The 2021 theme, UNITY, will explore our political, racial and societal divisions. How can we work better together, in unity to address these challenges collaboratively through the queer artist's…

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Opportunity: Application for Gibson’s Farmers’ Market

May 1 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 1, 2021

| Persephone Brewing, Gibsons

At Persephone - Vendor application is available here. Any questions contact Brenna by email here.

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Open Mic Night – Gibsons & District Public Library

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 5, 2021

| Virtual
Free

The Gibsons & District Public Library is hosting an Open Mic night on Zoom.  Sign in to listen to people share their original material. Even better, share your own material. It can be prose, poetry, spoken word, a song, a rap... any original material that is no longer than 5 minutes. Email to reserve your spot. stalbot@gibsons.bclibrary.ca Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83648459130?pwd=Y09hWkkyTkNpYUxLUndNZzB1c1QrZz09

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Opportunity: DOS Community Photo Display – Summer 2021

May 10 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 10, 2021

| District of Sechelt Municipal Hall, Sechelt

To celebrate and promote visual arts in our community, submissions of photographs are being accepted for display in the District of Sechelt’s municipal hall. Applicants from Sechelt are given priority, but artists from other Sunshine Coast localities will also be considered. Three photos will be displayed in the lobby of Municipal Hall; displays will be rotated on a quarterly basis. For details click here.

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Opportunity: Call for Exhibition Proposals 2022/23

May 14 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until June 30, 2021

| Doris Crowston Gallery, SC Arts Centre, Sechelt

Deadline June 30.  We welcome proposals each year for the Doris Crowston Gallery at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre. We encourage proposals for exhibitions and artwork that will challenge visitors, provoke conversation and connect to pressing concerns of our time. While membership in the SCAC is not required in order to make a submission to the gallery, selected artists must become members if they are selected to exhibit. We are looking for submissions from the greatest range of art mediums…

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Opportunity: Beyond The Box – Mini Model Design Contest ages 5-17yrs

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 1, 2021

| Online

Deadline for submissions June 1st 2021.  Contest winners announced June 15th 2021. If you could build a home any way you wanted, what would it look like? Build us a miniature model: think Beyond the Box – and let your creativity soar! Open to all Sunshine Coast children and youth. Three winners will receive prizes in each age category: 5-6 yrs/7-9 yrs/10-12 yrs/13-17 yrs. Building Sessions (Optional) : Meet on Zoom  for our group building sessions! May 1st 11am-12pm. Get…

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Opportunity: Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grants

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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daily to Sept 9 or when funds run out
Free

Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) provides grants of up to $500 for projects that connect people socially or involve sharing skills or talents with each other. Projects must stay within guidelines for physical distancing. Get more information here.

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Opportunity: The Kube Call For Artists 2022

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 20, 2021

| the Kube, Gibsons

Submit your work to info@thekube.ca. Please include your proposal, website, and images of work. We’ll be contacting selected artists by email. Show us whatcha got! J+J

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Opportunity: Call for Submissions: Q(uee)R Zine

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 15, 2021

Free

Deadline June 15. Powell River's What the Plus (+) LGBTQ2S+ Fest (theme: Creative Self Portrait) (Exhibition July 22- Aug 7 at The Art Centre qathet Public Gallery in Powell River, BC) has a ZINE component this year : it's called QR Zine and we want you to submit content to us - your original comics, illustrations, photos, writing, ideas, sketches, with optional QR code linked online content, on the 'creative self LGBTQ2S+ portrait'. See link for details here.    

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Opportunity: qathet region Studio Tour – Call for Artists

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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Daily to May 15
$90 – $125

Deadline May 15. Call for Participating Artists- This is to announce that the qathet region Studio Tour (formerly Powell River Studio Tour) applications now being accepted (until May 15, 2021) Please view the details and link to the application form at: artpowellriver.com/studiotour Please share widely!

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Opportunity: Howe Sound Art Challenge

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 30, 2021

Deadline May 30. To celebrate World Oceans Day, students from K-12 are invited to submit artwork with the theme: Ocean Life. We encourage students to be creative and to share their story about what they love most about where they live within Howe Sound’s precious watershed. The winning artwork from each grade will receive a cash prize of $50, and will be featured in a special edition 2022 school-year calendar. Students will also receive a free copy of the published…

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Opportunity: Rockfish Art Festival Fundraiser- Order yours now

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 27, 2021

| Gibsons Public Market, Gibsons

Deadline to create May 27. Confirm your participation and order your Rockfish $20.  Collect your Rockfish at Gibsons Public Market Reception Desk and create your masterpiece. Return by May 28th. Displayed to community and bidding from June 8-20 at Gibsons Public Market. Includes online bidding. Bidding closes June 20 @3pm. Order your Rockfish Canvas here.

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Opportunities: DOS Call to Artists for Street Banners

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 17, 2021

Deadline May 17. The District of Sechelt is looking for local artists and/or graphic designers to create original banner artwork for Sechelt’s lamppost banners. The selected artist will be responsible for the creation of two designs that will be printed onto 88 banners. Details on how to apply can be found via link below. Apply here.

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Opportunity: UNITY ART EXHIBITION CALL OUT

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 15, 2021

Free

Deadline June 15. The Sechelt Arts Festival curated art exhibition invites LGBTQ2+ identified visual artists on the SC to submit expressions of interest to participate in the annual show Oct 8-24, 2021. In times of isolation and strife, artists are relied upon to help make sense of the world around us. The 2021 theme, UNITY, will explore our political, racial and societal divisions. How can we work better together, in unity to address these challenges collaboratively through the queer artist’s…

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