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Join us for the second annual Solstice Celebration. Click here for more info.
It's 2013 and that Bowen Island Arts Council is celebrating its silver anniversary!
From its early beginnings in 1988, BIAC has grown to become a mature organization, supporting and promoting the arts on Bowen Island. We're turning 25 this year and it’s time to celebrate our achievements!
From April to August, in addition to its regular programming, BIAC will be hosting a series of events we’re calling the Community Anniversary Celebration. So get ready to party and express your creativity in a myriad of ways.
Click here to access our Silver Anniversary webpages and to find out what's in store.
Our goal is to:
- Celebrate the Bowen Island Arts Council's success and growth over the past 25 years
- Showcase arts on Bowen
- Create excitement and awareness of the artistic culture of our community
We hope you join us in the festivities.
|Classical Concert tickets are now on sale! Save the ferry cost, the hassle of traffic and finding a place to park. Purchase Series Tickets now and relax. The Bowen Island Arts Council is presenting four great concerts during the 2013-2014 season. Download the brochure here to read about the line-up and to print out the ticket purchase form. Or click here to order your tickets online through PayPal.|
|Play! Learn! Create!|
Bowen Island Community Recreation, Community Learning and the Bowen Island Arts Council (BIAC) have once again teamed up to present programming for the 2013-2014 Fall/Winter Sessions.
Registration is now open for the Fall session.
Click on the image to download the brochure.
Inside you'll find an array of arts, sports, fitness, learning, health, wellness and other programs. Visit our website at bowencommunityrecreation.com for more updates. To sign-up via the online registration system, visit Active Net: activenet2ca.active.com/bowencommunityrec/
|Come to Bowen and enjoy a self-guided Bowen Art (and nature) Walk. Begin your walk at the ferry dock as you land in Snug Cove. Follow a route that winds you through parkland, forest, and shoreline, and allows for viewing of impressive mosaics, murals, sculptures and other public art installations. End up at Artisan Square, the home of numerous galleries, studios, boutiques and other shops, including options for a full meal, light snack or delicious drinks. Download a map and further information here.|
The Bowen Island Arts Council (BIAC) is dedicated to representing and coordinating the creative efforts and programs of all cultural groups on Bowen Island. BIAC strives to stimulate the development of arts and cultural projects and activities and promote and encourage the advancement of the arts and opportunities for local artists. BIAC also fosters an interest and pride in the cultural heritage and history of Bowen Island.
The artists of Bowen Island welcome you to our creative island
Based on a recent national study of communities with a population of less than 50,000 people, Bowen Island was identified as the 4th most artistic community in Canada. Click here for more info.
Bowen offers unique entertainment and attractions each month as you discover and experience local creative products and the island's stunning natural scenery.
Enter island magic after a 20 minute ferry ride.
Visit our ever-growing & ever-changing pages and 12-month calendar often to plan your enjoyable days and nights on Bowen island.
BIAC gratefully acknowledges the support of the Bowen Island Municipality, the BC Arts Council and the Province of British Columbia. BIAC also thanks all its wonderful members and our community for its unwavering support of local arts and culture.
Featuring a selection of artistic offerings from the Bowen community
Opening reception Nov 22, 7-9pm
Click here for more info.
Seeking Bowen Artists for Directory
BIAC invites all Bowen artists, (performers, writers, filmmakers, dancers, potters, photographers, etc.) artisans, craftspeople, gallery owners, art teachers and anyone else involved in creative endeavours to be included in the soon to be published Arts & Cultural Directory. Click here to download the fillable form to ensure you are included in the directory to be circulated as an essential resources for those looking to employ local talent, purchase artist wares, take classes, visit studios and galleries, or experience other encounters with the arts.
Check out the 2012 Annual Report of BIAC. Download a copy here.
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