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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.
|Thanks to our subscribers and everyone who supported our 2012-2013 Classical Concert Series. Stay tuned (get the pun!) for next season's line-up. We promise to return soon with a schedule of a number of outstanding performances to be presented on Bowen Island this Fall and in 2014.|
|Play! Learn! Create!|
Bowen Island Community Recreation, Community Learning and the Bowen Centre for the Arts operated by the Bowen Island Arts Council (BIAC) are pleased to announce the Spring and Summer line-up of programs, classes and workshops on Bowen. Please visit our joint webpage www.bowencommunityrecreation.com.
Download a brochure by clicking here.
If you're seeking more information about BIAC's programs, please visit our Programming Page.
|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 the work of Lori Stringer and Jeanette Wrenshall
May 10 to June 2
Reception: Sat May 11, 7-9pm
Click here for more info.
Gallery CALL FOR ENTRY
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.
or Renew Your Membership