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Arts Plan builds community support

2018-03-01T09:59:12+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Arts advocacy, Economic Development|

More than 60 people gathered in the Aspen Room at City Hall on Sunday, Feb. 25, to review and provide feedback on Vancouver’s new Culture, Arts, and Heritage Plan, expected to be adopted by the City on April 16. Attendees included members of the arts community, arts organizations, and those who participated in Arts of [...]

Arts and Heritage Day 2018

2018-01-03T11:36:57+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Arts advocacy|

Let our voices be heard! On February 7 in Olympia, Arts and Heritage Day will bring together artists, arts, humanities and heritage leaders, cultural professionals from around Washington state. This event is sponsored by the Washington State Arts Alliance in cooperation with ArtsWA, the Washington Museum Association, Artist Trust, and Arts Ed Washington. This is [...]

Moving forward with your support

2018-01-29T19:05:15+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Arts advocacy|

As the saying goes, life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving. There are bumpy patches and hills to climb on the road to a more vibrant arts economy. But we'll get there if we can keep moving ahead. Following our vision This past year, Arts of [...]

Arts commissioners seeks new county poet laureate

2017-10-10T17:51:05+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Arts advocacy, Community Involvement, Literary Arts|

The Clark County Arts Commission is accepting applications for a resident who will serve as the next Clark County Poet Laureate. The commission is seeking an experienced poet to share his or her passion for the literary form with the community. This two-year position includes public speaking engagements, teaching, open mic readings and stewardship in [...]

What we learned at the summit

2018-02-05T11:00:46+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Arts advocacy, Community Involvement, Economic Development|

—Cam Suttles Last week’s Arts and Culture Summit was, in some ways, an indicator of our community’s readiness for investment in arts infrastructure. The big take-away for us is that we remain optimistic but have much work to do. It’s clear that for Vancouver and Clark County, there are both awesome opportunities and stubborn challenges. [...]