ACS: New ‘Instructional Series’ Launched

We are looking for INSTRUCTIONAL Videos of you creating a new visual arts Technique or perfecting an old one; teaching a new dance step or playing a new tune on piano or guitar that you wrote; or reading your spoke-word or poem or latest excerpt from your new prose….anything that will help your fellow artist advance their current level or …

HUMOUR: Banksy exhibits his own stay-at-home art!

The ACS has invited fellow Surrey artists to share their COV-ART© in the SPOTLIGHT May edition and again in June with our TOGETHER…apART© Visual arts online exhibition. While we have receive some incredible work ( keep it coming people) – we thought we would take a look at what world renown artist BANKSY was up too – and he didn’t …

FUNDING: Links To Possible Revenue Sources Due To Covid-19

We will keep this POST active for the foreseeable future and provide updated information on funding source available to the arts community. • Arts Alliance has organized a page to help artists receive benefits, from online shows to mental health support: https://www.allianceforarts.com/covid-19 • BC Arts Council: https://www.bcartscouncil.ca/funding/covid-19-updates-and-faq/ • Canada Council: https://canadacouncil.ca/covid-19-information • Heritage Canada: https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/services/funding/information-covid-19.html https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage.html • Federal Announcements: https://pm.gc.ca/en/news/news-releases/2020/04/17/prime-minister-announces-new-support-protect-canadian-jobs

PERFORMANCE: A ‘Canada’ Song To Cheer You Up

HOW ABOUT A LITTLE LUAHG OR SMILE – think this one will achieve both! Here is a funny little tune by a fellow Canadian artist who wants to remind people of what Canada was, is and will be about for many years to come. If you have a song you created and would like to share with us – send …

BRANDING: 6 Steps by Giesbrecht

Be sure to take a look at Katina’s other works at her website KatinaGiesbrecht.com and we encourage you to read her article ‘Reflections…on the Covid-19 Crisis’, featured in the May edition of SPOTLIGHT on the ARTS [Access Article Here]

CITY: Children’s Fest Needs Volunteers

Interested in performing and visual arts? Leadership Opportunities? Join us and give back to the community at the Surrey International Children’s Festival. Volunteer opportunities include face painting, clay art, Mehdi artists, storytelling and more! Once you become a City of Surrey volunteer, you will be notified when volunteer positions are open for registration. APPLICATION FORM HERE

ACS: AGM March 10th Nominations Accepted

To submit by EMAIL, please follow the templates below and emai lto info@artscuouncilofsurrey.ca To submit by snail mail or drop off, please follow the guidelines below and send to or drop off at: Newton Cultural Centre, 13530 72 Ave, Surrey, BC V3W 2P1