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June 2020

Opportunity: Call for submissions: Artists in Our Midst

June 19 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 19, 2020

Deadline: June 19, 2020, 4pm. A call for proposals for a new residency space in downtown Sechelt. Artists in our Midst is a program open to artists/collectives/groups who live and work on the Sunshine Coast. It provides 3-months of free studio space in exchange for creating work(s) that engages and considers the public and public space. For more information or how to apply please visit: sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/air

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Opportunity: Friday Night Go FB Live

June 28 @ 8:30 pm - 9:15 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 28, 2020

| Facebook

Every Friday evening at 7:10 pm (til this crisis is over) Sunshine Coast Artists go FB Live on FB Page:  Performing Artists for Sunshine Coast Food Banks to help with donations through the Sunshine Coast Community Services Society.  Email Verna at musicinthelanding@gmail.com for more info.

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Opportunity: Call for Exhibition Proposals, 2021/22

June 30 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 30, 2020

| Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Free

Deadline June 30, 2020. We welcome proposals each year for the Doris Crowston Gallery at the Sechelt Art Centre. We encourage proposals for exhibitions and artwork that will challenge visitors, provoke conversation and connect to pressing concerns of our time. More information here.

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Opportunity: Sechelt Indian Government District Grant in Aid Applications

June 30 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 30, 2020

Deadline: June 30, 2020, 4pm. Applications are now being accepted for 2020 SIGD Grant in Aid. More info and SIGD Forms at shishalh.com/forms-documents/ or 604-740-5600 or by email here

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Opportunity: MIcrogrant Pilot Program

June 30 @ 8:31 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:31 pm, repeating until June 30, 2020

For Individual Artists. Deadline: June 30, 2020. The BC Arts Council has launched its Microgrant Pilot Program, which offers awards of up to $1,500 to support artists and cultural practitioners in BC to respond to emergent needs or changes in the arts and culture sector.  Click here for more info.

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July 2020

Opportunity: Fundraiser – Decorate a Rockfish Canvas

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 5, 2020

| Gibsons Public Market, Gibsons
$17.86

As part of the Rockfish Art Festival we are selling unfinished, wooden rockfish forms. Pre-purchased Rockfish will be available for pick-up at the Gibsons Public Market Telus Reception Desk (2nd floor, main entrance) July 3rd - 5th and July 10th - 12th between 10 AM - 4 PM at a cost of $17.86 each. Once decorated, return your masterpiece to the Market between July 24th - 26th to ensure that it is included in our community Rockfish Art Show and…

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Opportunity: Sunshine Coast Community Foundation Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund

July 10 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 pm, repeating until July 10, 2020

In response to community needs created by the Covid-19 health pandemic, Sunshine Coast Community Foundation has established the Sunshine Coast Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund. This fund, seeded by resources from the Community Foundation, and to which individuals and businesses may contribute, is intended to provide emergency relief to charities or other qualified donees whose operations, programs, or services are negatively impacted by the restrictions or other factors related to the current situation.

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Opportunity: Fundraiser – Decorate a Rockfish Canvas

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 12, 2020

| Gibsons Public Market, Gibsons
$17.86

As part of the Rockfish Art Festival we are selling unfinished, wooden rockfish forms. Pre-purchased Rockfish will be available for pick-up at the Gibsons Public Market Telus Reception Desk (2nd floor, main entrance) July 10th - 12th between 10 AM - 4 PM at a cost of $17.86 each. Once decorated, return your masterpiece to the Market between July 24th - 26th to ensure that it is included in our community Rockfish Art Show and Auction. Encourage your family and…

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Opportunity: Call For Artists: “Meme Me”

July 26 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until August 4, 2020

Deadline August 4. Coast Stream is looking for four artists to complete 5’ by 7’ paintings based around the theme of isolation and connection interpreted though imaginative landscapes. These landscapes could be dream scapes, places that were not visited due to the recent travel restrictions, realistic fantasy worlds or compete abstractions.  To learn more click here.

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Opportunity: Farm Gate Market looking for Vendors

July 31 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until July 31, 2020

| Farm Gate Market

Our market it Wednesdays 1:30 - 5:30pm year round in Masonic Hall Parking Lot, corner of Roberts Creek Rd and Hwy 101. Please message them on facebook here

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August 2020

Opportunity: Assistant Arts Administrator

August 3 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until August 3, 2020

| Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt

Deadline to apply August 3, 2020. The Sunshine Coast Arts Council invites applications for a part-time, permanent role of Assistant Arts Administrator. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who has a passion for the role of art and culture in our society, and who is excited to work in a busy and collaborative environment. More information or to apply: sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/scac-employment/

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Open Mic – Gibsons & District Public Library

August 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 October 7, 2020

| Virtual
Free

The Gibsons & District Public Library is hosting an Open Mic night on Zoom on the first Wednesday of every month. Join us on August 5th, 7–8pm 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 us before July 29th to reserve your spot. stalbot@gibsons.bclibrary.ca Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83648459130?pwd=Y09hWkkyTkNpYUxLUndNZzB1c1QrZz09

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Artist Opportunity: Relics Of Our Past: The Beachcombers Reimagined

August 10 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until August 10, 2020

| Orca’s Pod, Gibsons
Free

Deadline Aug 10. Submissions now open for group art show @ Orca's Pod art gallery in Gibsons! Artists are invited to pay homage to our local television icons upon the 30th anniversary of the show's wrap, using any medium – painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, collage, video, sound, etc. – for an exhibition that will run from mid-August through the Art Crawl in late October. To submit works, contact Jody – jody@orcaspod.ca, call/text 604.366-1950 or drop in Monday through Saturday at…

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Opportunity: Photo Evening

August 11 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until August 11, 2020

| Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, Sechelt

We're opening the Garden for a small number of photographers Tuesday evening, August 11, 5-8 pm. Low angle light, back light, long shadows, or if cloudy, gentle even light for details should be great at that time. Cost is $5 for non-Botanical Garden members, free for members. Please reserve your spot by calling 604-740-3969. BTW, Garden membership is cheap, and can be purchased at the gate for free year-round beauty!

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Opportunity: Vendors for Madeira Market

August 17 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until August 22, 2020

| Madeira Gardens (across from IGA)

Held on Saturdays 11am - 3pm across from IGA. Tables/space $10. Book here 604.989.0851.

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Opportunity: Life Drawing Group is hiring new models

August 18 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until August 18, 2020

| Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt

held at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt $100 for 2-1/2 hrs. Contact: Claude 604.314.4593

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Opportunity: Sign up for Open Mic

August 28 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until August 28, 2020

| Gibsons & District Public Library, Gibsons

It is not too late to register to take part in our Open Mic Night (on Zoom, Wed. Sept. 2, 7–8pm). Contact us before Friday (Aug 28) to secure your spot. Prose, poetry, spoken word... any style welcomed, as long as it is your original work and no more than 5 minutes long. Email us to reserve your spot. stalbot@gibsons.bclibrary.ca

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Opportunity: 2020 Creative Expression During Social Distancing

August 31 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 24, 2020

An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until August 31, 2020

| Gibsons Public Art Gallery, Gibsons
Free

DIGITAL EXHIBITION at GPAG. We invite all ages to connect with community, provide an opportunity for you to share your feelings through art during this historical moment we all find ourselves in. We welcome digital files of ORIGINAL ARTWORK you have created in response to Covid-19 during times of physical distancing. Photography, visual arts, spoken word video, dance video… it’s up to you. Show us what’s happening in your studio or on the streets in your community.

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September 2020

Open Mic – Gibsons & District Public Library

September 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Virtual
Free

The Gibsons & District Public Library is hosting an Open Mic night on Zoom on the first Wednesday of every month. Join us  7–8pm 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 us to reserve your spot. stalbot@gibsons.bclibrary.ca Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83648459130?pwd=Y09hWkkyTkNpYUxLUndNZzB1c1QrZz09

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Opportunity: Musicians wanted

September 17 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until September 20, 2020

| Gibsons Public Market, Gibsons

to play Saturdays 2:30 - 4:30 pm in the Atrium of Gibsons Public Market. Contact kiah@gibsonspublicmarket.com for more information.

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Artist Opportunity: Artists Wanted : Sechelt Artwalk

September 21 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until September 21, 2020

| Downtown Sechelt
Free

Deadline Extended. We are seeking local artists to display their work in locations within Downtown Sechelt between Sept 26 and Oct 26. This includes paintings, photography, pottery, fibre arts, sculpture etc. More info and to sign up go to https://secheltdowntown.com/event/sechelt-artwalk

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Opportunity: RCCA Online Christmas Craft Fair

September 21 @ 8:31 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:31 pm on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until November 7, 2020

| Online

We will be hosting links to all our vendors websites and Facebook pages from our RCCA Social Media and Website.  Please, shop local and support all the amazing craft people in our community. And, if you are a craft person and want more information: Contact Diana at: hallmanager@robertscreekcommunity.ca

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Opportunity: PR Call for Artists: Underbrush: Mycelium Rising’

September 22 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, repeating until October 22, 2020

Deadline October 22. Malaspina Art Society is happy to announce our autumn 2020 group art show titled ‘Underbrush: Mycelium Rising’ now set to open in early November either as a regular in-person exhibition at The Malaspina Exhibition Centre in Vancouver Island University’s Powell River, BC Campus’s foyer with an online gallery as well, OR if COVID-19 precautions prevent this, then as an online show only. More info from https://artpowellriver.com/

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Opportunity: Interested in Teaching an Art Workshop?

September 22 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until September 28, 2020

at The Arts Building? We have a few weekend spots left for Fall/Winter openings. There is room for social distancing, or consider hosting from the space online through Zoom classes! Rates and contact info on our website! http://artsbuilding.org

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