4 Arts BC Conference Workshops FREE

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 9:00am to Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 2:45pm
free - everyone welcome


FREE to the Public – Register at the Door

Held at the Black Rock Oceanfront Resort BALLROOM

596 Marine Drive, Ucluelet, B.C.


Friday April 28 9:00 a.m.  – 10:30 a.m.                 Stone Soup                                                                          Nazanin Shoja

Stone Soup, a free creative networking and collaboration event open to local community members and Arts BC conference participants. This event will give participants the chance to connect with other potential Culture Days event registrants to expand their local network, find new collaborators, share resources, and brainstorm ideas for creative projects together. The event will also feature a presentation by local artist, Pete Clarkson, on “The Art in Beachcombing.”

Friday April 28 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 noon                Innovations from the Edges                                      Carla Stephenson

This workshop will examine the arts as a catalyst for community development. We will look at the value that arts-based programming brings to small communities, identify principles that are being used and find ways to scale them to any project rural or urban.

Saturday April 29 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 noon           Insurance for Not-for-Profits 101                                         Shaw Sabey

Jeffery McCann & Jamie Saunders                                                         

Are you covered? Is your organization at risk? When was the last time anyone on your team dusted off the insurance policy and read it? New initiatives that cover cyber breaches, legal issues, directors’ liability insurance and more explained in plain English!


Saturday April 29 1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.                 BC Community Gaming Grant Program                           David Shealth

David Sheath, Executive Director, BCACG presents an exciting education and networking opportunity for any not-for-profit organization interested in applying for a community gaming grant. Learn about the recently updated program guidelines; how to properly prepare and submit a grant application; and hear from past grant recipients about their experience with the program.