PRESS RELEASE: The Kamloops Arts Council voted one of the top 7 Arts Organizations in CANADA!
Kamloops BC ~ The Kamloops Arts Council is excited to announce that we have been voted one of the top 7 Arts Organizations in Canada! We will receive $1000 in Arts Supplies from Opus Arts Supplies for our Crossing Bridges Outreach Program.
The Crossing Bridges Outreach program is an interactive multidisciplinary collaboration among the arts community and social service agencies delivers high-quality arts workshops at no cost to children, youth, families and adults in the Kamloops area. Artists work alongside staff at local social service agencies to deliver visual arts workshops in a variety of mediums – including painting, photo-transfer, drawing, collage, mirror-etching, woodworking, fibre art and even painting of skateboard decks. Workshops may vary widely in topic, dependent on the needs, ages, and situations of participants at each centre. This year we are working on offering hybrid workshops. Some are safely done in person and we are in the process of having digital workshops available to those in the program.
Crossing Bridges helps participants express realities, fears, hopes and dreams, providing them with the chance to connect with others, build self-esteem and share their voice with the community. Further, the arts workshops keep individuals returning to the agencies that can link them up to help when they need it.
Thank you to everyone who voted and Congratulations to all Arts Organizations who were nominated!
Thu, Mar 4, 2021 at 3:20 pm - Kamloops Film Society posted on their blog: Alcohol Over the Arts
Tue, Mar 2, 2021 at 4:50 pm - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Lessons in the pandemic’s shadow: Moving past hope to action
Tue, Mar 2, 2021 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Red Hill Winter Loop – Kamloops Trails
Mon, Mar 1, 2021 at 3:00 pm - Darryl Schmidt posted a comment on Bill Sundhu to Seek Nomination for Federal New Democrats in Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo
Sat, Feb 27, 2021 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Snowshoeing Anderson Creek and Hull Hill
Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 3:24 pm - Jason Weiss created a new Profile
Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 11:02 am - Bill Sundhu posted on their blog: My Comments Regarding Cultural Genocide in China
Wed, Feb 24, 2021 at 8:30 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: On Bush Lake on a Sunny Winter Day
Tue, Feb 23, 2021 at 4:09 pm - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Faulty economic thinking makes destroying nature profitable
Fri Jan 22 to Sat Apr 3 A Marker to Measure Drift
Fri Mar 5 to Sat Mar 13 Art Exposed 2021
Sat Mar 6 Kamloops Ambassador Society Father Daughter Ball
Mon Mar 8 Commonwealth Day
Tue Mar 9 Renovate Smart Kamloops Virtual Home Energy Performance Workshop
Thu Mar 11 Startup Basics | Laws of Attraction
Fri Mar 12 Dinner & Comedy Show with Patrick Maliha
Sat Mar 13 to Sun Apr 11 KSO Presents: Sounds in Sand
Sat Mar 13 Dinner & Comedy Show with Patrick Maliha
Mon Mar 15 St. Patrick’s Day
Thu Mar 18 Startup Basics | Startup Accounting
Sat Mar 20 March Equinox
Sat Mar 20 Bonjour, Le Printemps
Thu Mar 25 Artist Coffee – Virtual Meet Up