Directory Features

Artsvictoria.ca offers it's users a Searchable listing of organizations, venues, businesses, and services helping members of the public find the resources they need and the arts community to effectively market and promote their services.

Submitting a Resource is easy, just click on the Submit Listing link in the top right hand corner of every page -> then choose List a Resource
  • Resource profiles of individual resources include : logo, name/title, contact information, description, web address and social media links. Resources can also be added the Arts & Culture Map.Personalized Urls make it easy to share your info on artsvictoria.ca. your profile gives you the option of setting up a custom address to your resource profile(s) - i.e. artsvictoria.ca/YourProfile
  • Resource Categories enable a quick, easy and intuitive user interface. All items are sorted according to:Organization Type : Not-For-Profit Society, Cooperative, Artsist Collective, Private Business, Government Agency, Educational Institution, Religious / Spiritual Org. and Special Event/Festival.
  • as well as by
  • Service Type: gallery, venue, support services, funding agency, etc. Service types are used to categorize the resource in both the directory and on the Arts & Culture Map.
The Automated Directory Confirmation System helps to maintain the accuracy of the ArtsVictoria database through regular contact with resource managers, allowing them to verify if their information is still current. All information is dated to ensure that the user knows when it was last confirmed and updated

The Venue Finder

caters to those looking for venues to host events, as well as owners wanting to promote their spaces
Use the Finder to filter locations by a variety of important variables, such as capacity, Rental Costs, Stage and Equipment Specs.

The Arts and Culture Map

The Map View gives a geographic representation of organizations and resources in the community and seamlessly integrates with the textual data about the organization. Any resource can be added to the map, simply add an address to it’s profile, then select “Add to Map” from the drop down options.
  • Category Filters give the user control of how much, or how little information is displayed on the map at a time. All you need to do is click on the desired check box to see, for instance, all visual arts resources, or just the Art Galleries. Resource categories are controlled by the “Service Type” option in resource profiles.
  • Unique Category Icons visually define each resource by type on the map.

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