Stephen O'Shea

The Arts Council of New Westminster
2022 Annual General Meeting
Sunday, November 27, 2022.

Venue: The Centennial Lodge at Queen’s Park
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00 pm
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Agenda Package and Annual Report will be distributed to bonafide members that RSVP with the link above.

Please share this invitation with others, as the meeting is open to the public. If you have any questions, would like more information, or are interested in joining the Board of Directors, contact Laura Grady, Executive Director at info@acnw.ca

We look forward to seeing and hearing from you.

At the Arts Council of New Westminster, we live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) Nation as well as all Coast Salish Nations.

The Arts Council of New Westminster (ACNW) aims to have a Board of Directors that reflects both the cultural and artistic diversity of contemporary art and the citizens of New Westminster. The ACNW wishes to highlight the diversity of our community, and to foster the practice of equity and inclusion in our work, those on the LGBTQ2IA+ spectrum, non-binary, people of colour, Indigenous, and/or disabled, are strongly encouraged to apply.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The ACNW Board operates as a governing body and has a responsibility to its members to ensure stewardship of the organization, to provide sound financial management, and to develop a visionary strategic plan.

In addition to this, each member of the Board is expected to chair one of the Committees to the Board in order to carry out the work of the Board and our strategic plan. Placement on Board committees is based on Board member’s interests, passions, and skill set. The frequency Committees meet is dependent on the Committee, therefore time commitments beyond board meetings vary.

Board meetings take place during the afternoon on the fourth Tuesday of every month in person at The Gallery at Queen’s Park

Board members are expected to read all materials in advance and come prepared to contribute to the discussion. Once a year the Board meets for a longer meeting, held on a weekend in the Spring to review our Strategic Plan. From time to time there are other ACNW and community events that Board members are expected to attend.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Commit to the mission and vision of the ACNW
  • Familiarize themselves with ACNW’s programs and initiatives
  • Contribute in the areas of board governance, strategic planning, finance and fundraising, and resource development (human and capital)
  • Prepare for and attend monthly board meetings and attend the yearly AGM in November
  • Chair a committee
  • Attend special events as required
  • Act as an ambassador of the ACNW to external stakeholders and community.

QUALIFICATIONS:

We are currently seeking Board members that have a skill set connected to our Strategic Goals and objectives. The ideal candidate will have previous Board experience (an asset but not necessary), bring expertise in one of more of the following areas:

  • Indigenous Perspectives
  • Fund Development
  • Community Connections

ATTRIBUTES:

Attributes of ACNW board members include:

  • clear understanding or commitment to learn about non-profit governance
  • ability to work on a team and communicate effectively
  • a passion for the arts, enthusiasm for the work of the ACNW
  • have the time to commit to completing the work of the ACNW and Board responsibilities

The ACNW is committed to providing all members of the Board with an appropriate orientation to the ACNW and their role as Directors, to ensure all Board members are familiar with and equipped to effectively carry out their responsibilities.

BENEFITS:

  • an opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of the ACNW and the arts in our community
  • an opportunity to develop personal leadership through committees and projects of the Board
  • improved strategic and visionary thinking skills
  • building meaningful relationships with fellow board members, staff, and community
  • an opportunity to use your creativity to contribute in an area of your passion

START DATE:

January 2023

COMMITMENT:

2 year term, 5-10 hours per month; depending on committee work and attendance at events.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply with a resume and cover letter outlining your skills and interests in the arts to: Bob Crockett, ACNW President: president@acnw.ca

In your cover letter please talk about what you hope to contribute as a member of the ACNW Board and what you hope to gain from being on the ACNW Board. We appreciate your interest and will contact you to set up a time to meet.

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents:

“Best of The Crawl”  – Group Exhibit 

Exhibition Dates: Oct.5th – 30th, 2022

Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00am – 2:00pm

EXHIBITION STATEMENT

Kick off the 2022 New West Cultural Crawl at The Gallery at Queen’s Park. The Best of the Crawl Exhibition features the works of participating Crawl artists! Browse pieces from over 20 of our city’s artists as you plan your 2022 New West Cultural Crawl route. 

The 19th Annual New West Cultural Crawl, taking place October 15 & 16th, is a chance for the community and beyond to connect through art in a fun and safe way. This year’s crawl is an opportunity for art lovers, community members and visitors to explore local art and discover the diverse cultural experience that exists within the city.

Art lovers and curious culture seekers will be given an inside look into local artists’ creative spaces and home studios for two days only.

Stretched across five unique neighbourhoods, the New West Cultural Crawl takes visitors on a self-guided tour of studio spaces, civic art venues and galleries. From pottery to jewellery artists and acrylic painters to photographers, each crawl stop offers something new.

Public places like Anvil Centre, River Market, and Van Dop Art Gallery should be on your crawl route, but it’s the exclusive access to private home studios that make the crawl a unique art experience.

For more information Visit: www.newwestculturalcrawl.com to learn more and view the 2022 digital Guide Book.

Exhibition Dates: Sept.28 – Oct.2nd, 2022

Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00am – 2:00pm

EXHIBITION STATEMENT

The artworks presented in this exhibit have been created by various members of our community who participated in a workshop led by Juno Avila-Clark. “I hope sharing our work will engage the larger community and hopefully spark inspiration in others to create change.” ~ Juno Avila-Clark

We need radical change to happen in an incredibly fast amount of time to solve the climate crisis. However, many people are resistant to transforming our culture because they cannot visualise an alternate future, and/or the alternate versions of themselves who live there. From my perspective as a non-binary individual, I believe trans people have inherent knowledge about transitions and creating positive change through sometimes uncomfortable or difficult experiences. We have the power to show our community how change, while sometimes difficult, can undoubtedly bring about positive outcomes. I’m optimistic that sharing this knowledge could motivate others to make changes in their community or in their lives as we transition into a new world.

Artist Bio

Juno Avila-Clark (he/they) is an emerging multimedia visual artist whose work focuses on community, connections between people, identity, and the environment. He hopes to create art that has the power to bring people together and process complex emotions in a healthy way. He is passionate about climate justice, and has worked for Sustainabiliteens (Metro-Vancouver’s climate strike organization) as a co-leader of the former arts and messaging working group, among other roles, such as facilitating for the New Westminster region. They have been working with Sustainabiliteens since spring of 2019 and helped organize several large protests during the fall of that year, including one Greta Thunberg attended and spoke at, and another which reached numbers of at least 100,000 people. Juno has also planned artistically-focused protests such as a funeral for our future event which took place in front of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change’s office in Vancouver, and led a flash mob in Pacific Centre mall on Black Friday in 2019. He continues to work with Sustainabiliteens today, taking on different roles as needed.

Juno hopes that his perspective as a young trans person could contribute a unique artistic voice to the conversation and help others view change towards a just world as a positive using their lived experience with transition.

I Love My Dad, September 26, 2022

September 1, 2022

Comedy, Drama, Romance 1 Hour 36min Director: James MorosiniWriters: James MorosiniStars: Patton Oswalt , James Morosini Claudia Sulewski When: Monday, September 26, 2022 – 7:00 pm at Anvil CentreTickets: General Admission $10 – […]

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Samantha Harrison – “Recreations of Myth & Spirit” – Sept.7 to 25th, 2022

August 31, 2022

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: Samantha Harrison  – “Recreations of Myth & Spirit”  Exhibition Dates: Sept.7 – 25th, 2022 Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00am – 2:00pm EXHIBITION STATEMENT […]

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The Return of – “Outlaw Art Show” – Aug.31st to Sept.5th, 2022

August 31, 2022

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: The Return of – “Outlaw Art Show“ Exhibition Dates: Aug.31st – Sept.5th, 2022 Gallery Hours: EXTENDED FOR THIS EXHIBIT ONLY Wed. 10am- 10pm Thurs/Sun. […]

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Jeongmin Ahn – “Trash” – Aug. 3rd to 28th, 2022

July 26, 2022

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: TRASH by Jeongmin Ahn Exhibition Dates: Aug. 3rd – 28th, 2022Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun, 10 am – 2 pm Free Admission Exhibition Statement […]

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Call For Artists – Place des Arts Positively Petite

July 13, 2022

Application Deadline: Monday, September 12, 2022 Place des Arts seeks submissions from local artists, based in the Lower Mainland, who create things small and unique for the 33rd Positively Petite: […]

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Sherida Charles – “Transits & Reveries” – July 1st – 31st, 2022

June 24, 2022

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: Sherida Charles – “Transits & Reveries”  Exhibition Dates: July 1st – 31st, 2022 Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00am – 2:00pm Free Admission Exhibition […]

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2022 Recipient – Elena Massing

June 15, 2022

In partnership with New Westminster Secondary School As a member of the NWSS Senior Jazz Band, Vocal Jazz, and Chamber Choir, Elena has become well-versed in many musical styles. Early […]

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Run Woman Run–Monday, June 27, 2022

June 6, 2022

Drama, Comedy1 Hour 40 min Director: Zoe Leigh HopkinsWriters: Zoe Leigh HopkinsStars: Dakota Ray Hebert, Jayli Wolf, Asivak KoostachinWhen: Monday, June 27, 2022 – 7:00 pm at Massey TheatreTickets: General Admission $9 – Seniors/Students $8{Advance […]

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New West Secondary School – “Metamorphosis” – June 1st – 26, 2022

May 27, 2022

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “Metamorphosis”by New West Secondary School Exhibition Dates: June 1-26th, 2022Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun, 10 am – 2 pm Free Admission EXHIBITION STATEMENT The […]

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STRIVE DRIVE THRIVE : FOR THE ARTS

May 25, 2022

June 30 Fundraiser and Celebration Join us on Thursday, June 30, at Centennial Lodge as we come together to celebrate what’s next for the Arts Council of New Westminster. The mission of […]

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ACNW Music Selection Committee

May 24, 2022
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A conversation with Chief Rhonda Larrabee of the Qayqayt (qiqéyt) First Nation- November 28, 2021

May 17, 2022

A fireside conversation between Chief Rhonda Larrabee of the Qayqayt (qiqéyt) First Nation and Charmaine de Silva, Director of CityNews (Vancouver & Calgary). Chief Larrabee shares the history of her […]

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2022 ACNW Community Engagement Survey Results

May 17, 2022

The Arts Council of New Westminster is pleased to share a report on the 2022 Community Engagement Survey. This survey, distributed in February of each year, assists the ACNW in […]

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Call for submissions: Group Exhibition at HARMONY ARTS FESTIVAL

May 16, 2022

Application deadline: Friday, June 3, 2022 The Harmony Arts Festival invites artists to submit original artwork for consideration for the annual Group Exhibition. The festival is now accepting online applications for […]

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Calling all Mural Artists!

May 3, 2022

Salt Spring Arts has an incredible opportunity for mural artists this summer. We are adding three murals to the heart of Ganges Village (Shiya’hwt/SYOWT) on Salt Spring Island.  Award $5,000 — $15,000.  […]

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Call for Proposals: Visual Artist Exhibition Opportunities with VCT

May 3, 2022

Vancouver Civic Theatres (VCT) invites local visual artists to apply for our gallery program offering group exhibition opportunities in 2023. The program provides artists with the opportunity to display work […]

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Quickening–Monday, May 30, 2022

May 3, 2022

Drama1 Hour 30 min Director: Haya Waseem Writers: Haya WaseemStars: Arooj Azeem, Ashir Azeem, Bushra Ashir AzeemWhen: Monday, May 30, 2022 – 7:00 pm at Massey TheatreTickets: General Admission $9 – Seniors/Students $8{Advance […]

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Fraser Valley Potters Guild – “Artist’s Choice” – May 4-29, 2022

April 30, 2022

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “Artist’s Choice”by Fraser Valley Potters Guild Exhibition Dates: May 4-29, 2022Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun, 10 am – 2 pmOpening Reception: Wednesday, May 4th, […]

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Arts Council of New Westminster announce scholarship recipient for 2022

April 29, 2022

The Arts Council of New Westminster is proud to announce Anja Frohnsdorf, Eunyong Jeong, Jackson Poling as the 2022 recipients of the ACNW’s Hilda Cliffe Scholarship through the Douglas College […]

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2022 Recipient – Jackson Poling

April 13, 2022

In partnership with the Douglas College Foundation Jackson Poling is a Composer and Pianist living in Langley, BC. He is planning on transferring to UBC in the Fall for a […]

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2022 Recipient – Anja Frohnsdorf

April 13, 2022

In partnership with the Douglas College Foundation Anja Frohnsdorf is a 20 year old, Vancouver-based producer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and audio engineer. For as long as she can remember, Anja has […]

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The Gloria–Monday, April 25, 2022

March 31, 2022

Drama1 Hour 40 min Director: Julie TaymorWriters: Gloria SteinemStars: Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Janelle MonaeWhen: Monday, March 28, 2022 – 7:00 pm at Massey TheatreTickets: General Admission $9 – Seniors/Students $8{Advance tickets at the Massey […]

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Queen’s Park Parent Participation Preschool 6th Annual Art Exhibition – “Strings and Things”

March 27, 2022

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “STRINGS AND THINGS”6th Annual Student Art Exhibition by Queen’s Park Parent Participation Preschool Exhibition Exhibition Dates: April 1-April 18, 2022.Hours: Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 am – 2:00 […]

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Call to Artists: South Delta Artists Guild

March 22, 2022
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All Forms Now: Five Contemporary BC Poets

March 11, 2022

Presented in partnership by the League of Canadian Poets, New Westminster Public Library, and the Arts Council of New Westminster New Westminster Public Library AuditoriumApril 9, 20221:30pm – 3:00pmFree Admission […]

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Message from the Board of Directors: Announcing our new Executive Director – Laura Grady

March 9, 2022

March 9, 2022 – New WestminsterFrom the Board of Directors, Arts Council of New Westminster It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude, we announce that Stephen O’Shea has […]

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Call for Committee Members – Visual Arts Committee

March 7, 2022

The Gallery at Queen’s ParkCall for Committee Members Interested in making a difference to the New Westminster arts community? Consider volunteering on the Visual Arts Committee or one of its […]

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Call for Musicians – Arts Council of New Westminster Summer Music Program – 2022

March 1, 2022

Submit your application for the 2022 ACNW Summer Music Program, including live concerts a part of the Queen’s Park Concert Series and the Queen’s Park Arts Festival, July 7-10, 2022. […]

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Clayton Stephens – “Contention: Male Figures in Wrestling” – March 2-27, 2022

February 28, 2022

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “Contention: Male Figures in Wrestling”by Clayton Stephens Exhibition Dates: March 2-27, 2022Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun, 10 am – 2 pm Free Admission Exhibition […]

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The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open–Monday, March 28, 2022

February 28, 2022

Drama1 Hour 40 min Director: Kathleen Hepburn, Elle-Maija TailfeathersWriters: Kathleen Hepburn, Elle-Maija TailfeathersStars: Violet Nelson, Elle-Maija Tailfeathers, Charlie HannahWhen: Monday, March 28, 2022 – 7:00 pm at Massey TheatreTickets: General Admission $9 – Seniors/Students […]

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: Bubble of Art – February 21, 2022

February 17, 2022

Organization: Students from the Capilano University’s Arts and Entertainment Management program Bubble of Art presents: Inside the Bubble:  Bubble of Art is a student-led visual art and cinema exhibition group. […]

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Federation of Canadian Artists – 2022 Call for Artists

February 15, 2022

2022 Spotlight ExhibitionExhibition Dates: May 16 – 22, 2022Federation Gallery, 1241 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 4B7 Submission Deadline: February 28, 2022This annual call is an opportunity for artists to […]

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Massey Theatre/8th & 8th Creative Spaces: Performing Arts Collaborative Creation Residency

February 8, 2022

Title: Performing Arts Collaborative Creation Residency Organization: Massey Theatre Society and Eighth & Eight Creative Spaces Deadline: March 4, 2022 About us:Massey Theatre Society is a catalyst for a vibrant, […]

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The Last Black Man in San Francisco–Monday, February 28, 2022

February 4, 2022

Drama2 hours 1 min Director: Joe TalbotWriters: Jimmie Fails, Joe Talbot, Rob RichertStars: Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors, Rob MorganWhen: Monday, February 28, 2022 – 7:00 pm at Anvil CentreTickets: General Admission $9 – Seniors/Students […]

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ACNW Community Engagement Survey 2022

February 1, 2022

The Arts Council of New Westminster requests your feedback! Please take ten minutes to fill out our Community Engagement Survey. Your answers will assist the ACNW in enhancing the delivery […]

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Eric Hotz – “Looking at Local Nature” – Feb 2-27, 2022

January 30, 2022

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “Looking at Local Nature”by Eric Hotz Exhibition Dates: February 2-27, 2022Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun, 10 am – 2 pm Free Admission Exhibition Statement […]

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Media Release: Comedian & Performer Tin Lorica prepares for Poets+ debut

January 18, 2022

Media ReleaseJanuary 18, 2021 Presented by the Arts Council of New Westminster: Comedian & Performer Tin Lorica prepares for Poets+ debut With the Poets+ virtual performance about to debut, poet, […]

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Podcasting 101 – A How-To Series from NWPL & the ACNW

January 11, 2022

Have you got a story to tell, or thoughts to share, and want to start a podcast? In collaboration with the New Westminster Public Library, the ACNW is pleased to […]

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Call for Artists: New Westminster Public Libary 2022

January 11, 2022

Are you a visual artist living or working in New West? Are you interested in a month-long exhibit on the 2nd floor gallery panels at the New Westminster Public Library? […]

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Media Release: Poets+ curator Tawahum Bige shares selection and creative process

January 10, 2022

Media ReleaseJanuary 10, 2022 Presented by the Arts Council of New Westminster: Poets+ curator Tawahum Bige shares selection and creative process Tawahum Bige, one of the many performers of colour […]

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Media Release: Announcing Poets+ curated by Tawahum Bige

December 22, 2021

The Arts Council of New Westminster is excited to announce: Poets+ curated by Tawahum Bige An exciting new collection of performances from emerging poets of color is debuting through the […]

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Jump, Darling–Monday, January 31, 2022

December 13, 2021

Drama1h 30min Director: Phil ConnellWriters: Wanuri Kahiu, Jenna Cato BassStars: Phil Connell, Genevieve ScottWhen: Monday, January 31, 2022 – 7:00 pm at Massey TheatreTickets: General Admission $9 – Seniors/Students $8{Advance tickets at the Massey Theatre […]

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ACNW Permanent Collection – December 1, 2021 – January 31, 2022

November 30, 2021

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: The “ACNW Permanent Collection: Static Transitions” Exhibition Dates: December 1, 2021-January 30, 2022Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun, 10 am – 2 pm *Closed for […]

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Media Release: Arts Council engages two new curators for annual Permanent Collection exhibition at The Gallery at Queen’s Park

November 29, 2021

Media ReleaseNovember 29, 2021For Immediate Release Arts Council engages two new curators for annual Permanent Collection exhibition at The Gallery at Queen’s Park New Westminster, BC – Arts Council of […]

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Last Monday at the Movies Returning January 2022

November 10, 2021

Last Monday at the Movies is returning to Massey Theatre on Monday, January 31, 2022! Season Passes are on sale now! $45 for 6 films. Did you purchase a 2019/2020 […]

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Fiona Tang – “Bare” – November 3-28, 2021

October 29, 2021

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “Bare“by Fiona Tang Exhibition Dates: November 3-28, 2021Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun, 10 am – 2 pm Free Admission Exhibition Statement “Bare” is a […]

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ArtsNW Podcast – Call for Participants

October 14, 2021

ArtsNW (http://artsnw.ca/) is a podcast that is homegrown and distinctly New West. Amidst the pandemic, the podcast seeks to remove the distance between us by sharing casual conversations between artists, […]

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS – The Gallery at Queen’s Park – Artist in Residence 2022

October 6, 2021

At the Arts Council of New Westminster, we live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) Nation as well as all […]

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AGM NOTICE 2021

October 6, 2021

The Arts Council of New Westminster2021 Annual General Meetingwill be on Sunday, November 28, 2021. Venue: To be determined, based on Provincial Health Orders. Either In-person at the Centennial Lodge […]

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Call for Artists – Expressions of Interest – By Queensborough Special Programs Committee

October 5, 2021

Project: Ewen Avenue Mural Project/ Mazarine Lodge Mural Project/ Inclusion and Community Please send us a Notice of your Interest in submitting a concept or draft for a mural to […]

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Current Calls for Artists from the City of New Westminster

October 2, 2021

CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS: ANVIL CENTRE COMMUNITY ART GALLERYDEADLINE: October 31st, 2021 The Community Art Gallery, located on the 3rd floor of Anvil Centre, supports local artists through exhibition opportunities […]

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Federation of Canadian Artists – Open Call for Submissions – Ten Squared Fundraising Exhibition

October 1, 2021
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The Best of the Crawl Group Exhibition- October 6-31, 2021

September 29, 2021

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “The Best of the Crawl“Group Exhibition Exhibition Dates: October 6-31, 2021Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun, 10 am – 2 pm Special ViewingsOctober 12, 6pm […]

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Online Artist in Residence – Roxanne Gagnon

September 26, 2021
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The Compassion Project: Dance to the End of Love

September 20, 2021

Hi, I’m Celeste Snowber, and I want to invite your participation in a community art project by the New West Hospice Society and the Arts Council of New Westminster, with […]

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Chris Dunnett – “ESSAYS IN INTERSTELLAR COMMUNICATION” – September 8-26,2021

August 30, 2021

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “ESSAYS IN INTERSTELLAR COMMUNICATION”by Chris Dunnett Exhibition Dates: September 8-26, 2021Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun, 10 am – 2 pm Free Admission Exhibition Statement […]

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Mask Mandate – August 25, 2021

August 25, 2021
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Wade Comer – “Time Passages” – Aug 4-29,2021

July 31, 2021

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “Time Passages”by Wade Comer Exhibition Dates: August 4 – 29, 2021Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun, 10am – 2pm Medium: Photography. Free Admission Exhibition Statement […]

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Call for Board Members 2021

July 31, 2021

At the Arts Council of New Westminster, we live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) Nation as well as all […]

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The Outlaw Art Show – July 26-Aug 2, 2021

July 26, 2021

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: The Outlaw Art ShowPop-up Exhibitionas part of the Gordon Smithers Artist in Residency Artists include : Gord SmithersKelly HaighDavid OstremRay CondoIan TilesKeith PicotKevin HouseRob […]

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Summer Sketching by the River – Free Drawing Classes in August

July 14, 2021

Join the Arts Council of New Westminster and River Market for Summer Sketching by the River. This series of free drawing classes will take place throughout the month of August. […]

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Online Artist in Residence – Taigan Trottier

July 13, 2021
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An Exciting New Creative Arts Space – Eighth & Eight

July 10, 2021

Wow! A new announcement from the Massey Theatre Society about the future of this important art space in New Westminster! Check out this media release: Eighth & Eight is an […]

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CALL FOR ARTISTS – The Gallery at Queen’s Park – 2022

July 1, 2021

At the Arts Council of New Westminster, we live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) Nation as well as all […]

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GREENHOUSE – Artist Call

June 30, 2021

More information can be found here: https://www.theonlyanimal.com/show/greenhouse

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Online Artist in Residence – Shantala Robinson

June 28, 2021
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Media Release: Cedar, Sage & Sweetgrass Indigenous Art Group to exhibit at The Gallery at Queen’s Park

June 26, 2021

Media ReleaseJune 26, 2021For Immediate Release  Cedar, Sage & Sweetgrass Indigenous Art Group to exhibit at The Gallery at Queen’s Park in July 2021 New Westminster, BC – The Arts […]

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Media Release: S^yowah guest curator for Expressions of Reclamation 2021

June 25, 2021

Media ReleaseJune 25, 2021For Immediate Release S^yowah guest curator for Expressions of Reclamation 2021 New Westminster, BC – The Arts Council of New Westminster is pleased to announce S^yowah as […]

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Cedar Sage & Sweetgrass Indigenous Art Group exhibition – July 2-25,201

June 22, 2021

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: Cedar Sage and Sweetgrass Indigenous Art Group exhibition Exhibition Dates: July 2 – 25, 2021. Hours:Wednesday – Friday: 10am – 2pmSaturday & Sunday: 11am […]

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Call to Artists: Capture Light – Photography Exhibition – Anvil Centre Community Art Gallery

June 16, 2021

Local New Westminster artists are invited to submit artworks for a fall group exhibition to the Community Art Gallery at Anvil Centre. The exhibition Capture Light is welcoming submissions of […]

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NWSS Student Exhibition – “Beyond Boundaries” – June 2-27, 2021

May 31, 2021

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “Beyond Boundaries”by New Westminster Secondary Student Exhibition Exhibition Dates: June 2 – 27, 2021.  Free Admission. Exhibition Statement The New Westminster 2021 Graduating Students have […]

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Call for Artisan Vendors

May 31, 2021

New West Craft is a handmade market hosted by the Arts Council of New West. New West Craft aims to provide a welcoming environment for crafters, artisans and makers to […]

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2021 Recipient – Emily Simko

May 7, 2021

In partnership with New Westminster Secondary School Emily Simko has always been involved in the arts. Her passion began at a young age. Emily participated in school talents shows, jazz […]

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2021 Recipient – Melissa

May 7, 2021

In partnership with the Douglas College Foundation Biography to come

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2021 Recipient – Anja Frohnsdorf

May 7, 2021

In partnership with the Douglas College Foundation Anja Frohnsdorf is an 18 year old music student in Douglas College’s Music Technology Diploma program. She is a self-taught multi-instrumentalist who has […]

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Remembering Hilda Cliffe, ACNW President Emerita, 1928 – 2021

May 7, 2021

It is with heavy hearts, we share that Hilda Cliffe, ACNW President Emerita, passed away on May 3rd, 2021. Hilda was a champion of the Arts in New Westminster and […]

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Victoria Mitchell – “Of The Earth” – May 5 – 30, 2021

April 30, 2021

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “Of The Earth”by Victoria Mitchell Exhibition Dates: May 5 – 30, 2021Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun, 10am – 2pmMedium: Paintings are acrylic, oil, & […]

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Online Artist in Residence – Kathy Harms

April 12, 2021
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The Rhodo Photo Contest – The Gallery at Queen’s Park

April 8, 2021

To celebrate The Gallery at Queen’s Park’s unique natural environment, we have decided to ring in spring with a photography contest! The subject is the beautiful and bountiful rhododendron bushes […]

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Queen’s Park Parent Participation Preschool 5th Annual Art Exhibition – “Lines and Dots”

March 23, 2021

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “LINES AND DOTS”5th Annual Student Art Exhibition by Queen’s Park Parent Participation Preschool Exhibition Exhibition Dates: April 1-April 11, 2021.Hours: Wednesday to Saturday, 10:00am – 2:00pm Gallery […]

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New West Craft Artisan Exhibition – March 3-31, 2021

February 25, 2021

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “New West Craft Artisan Exhibition” Featuring:Pineapple Cat StudioClarissa BanosIndiarts CollectiveGlaseaChroma Nostaa Designs Exhibition Dates: March 3 – 31, 2021.Hours: Wednesday to Saturday, 10:00am – 2:00pm* Exhibition […]

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Virtual Artist in Residence for Indigenous Youth– Deadline March 31

February 16, 2021

The Arts Council of New Westminster aims to have an 8-week long Virtual Artist in Residence program that provides space for an Indigenous Youth artist living in British Columbia. The […]

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Arts Council of New Westminster: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Our Commitment to Change

February 15, 2021

February 15, 2021 Dear members,  Recent world events have pushed racial and socioeconomic injustices to the forefront of our attention, and we have a responsibility to address these topics in […]

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ACNW Indigenous Curator – Contract Position – Expression of Interest

January 31, 2021

At the Arts Council of New Westminster, we live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) Nation as well as all […]

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ACNW – Community Engagement Nights – Winter and Spring 2021

January 29, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of us over the past year. As 2021 unfolds, the ACNW is seeking community input that will assist us as we plot our way […]

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ACNW – Membership Nights – Winter and Spring 2021

January 29, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of us over the past year. As 2021 unfolds, the ACNW is seeking member input as we plot our way forward through this pandemic. […]

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Online Artist in Residence: Call for Artists – Deadline February 28, 2021

January 27, 2021

The Arts Council of New Westminster aims to have an Online Artist-in-Residence program that features a variety of disciplines by a wide range of artists from New Westminster. The Online […]

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Downtown New Westminster – Public Space Activation program

January 25, 2021

The Downtown New West BIA proudly relaunches our annual placemaking grant program to inspire our community in activating local public spaces!  In partnership with the City of New Westminster, The […]

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New Westminster Public Library – Call for Artists 2021

January 24, 2021

New Westminster Public Library’s Call for Artists is open. Expressions of interest for any artists interested in exhibiting their work for one month during 2021/2022, can be made by completing […]

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Call for Artists: Performing Arts Residencies at Anvil Centre

January 20, 2021

The Anvil Centre Theatre and Art Services departments are seeking local performance-based artists and collectives to participate in a pilot residency program at Anvil Centre.   Two calls have been […]

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ACNW – Community Engagement Night – January 27, 2021

January 13, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of us over these past nine months. As we look ahead to 2021, the ACNW has created a strategic plan that will plot our […]

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New West Craft Artisan Exhibition – Feb 1 – 28, 2021

January 12, 2021

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “New West Craft Artisan Exhibition” Featuring:Pineapple Cat StudioKathy HarmsFlorenzca DesignsRelaxation IslandGlasea Exhibition Dates: February 1 – 28, 2021.Hours: Wednesday to Saturday, 10:00am – 2:00pm Free […]

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Studio Space Available

January 8, 2021

Join a new artist collective at The Gallery at Queen’s Park The Arts Council of New Westminster is responding to the needs of our members and community artists by offering […]

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Changing the Conversation: Reframing the Narrative through the Arts – November 14 2020

November 4, 2020

Join us as we explore how the arts can help us to think more deeply and empathetically about issues related to poverty and homelessness. Saturday, November 14, 20202:00 PM – […]

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