Opportunities for Artists and Organizations

A central place to post announcements of grants, calls to artists, auditions, arts jobs and other opportunities for artists and organizations in Victoria BC

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"Landscape - Still Life" Online International Juried Exhibition

Posted by: Gallery Ring
Category: Call to Artists
Gallery Ring is seeking artworks for a juried exhibition with a double theme of LANDSCAPE and STILL LIFE! Artists can submit any combination of the two genres. (eg: 2 Still Life and 1 Landscape). Deadline is April 15th, 2020. Fee is $20 US for 1-3 pieces. There will be a separate "Best In Show" Award for each category with a cash prize, free-entry voucher and juror's comments. 2D artwork inc...
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Victoria Music Strategy Survey

Victoria Music Strategy Survey

Posted by: City of Victoria
Category: Collaborations
Sound Diplomacy, the global expert in writing music strategies for cities, is working with MusicBC and The City of Victoria to create a Victoria Music Strategy. Using feedback from locals in the music industry and best practice examples from around the world, this will result in a strategy to engage the city's musicians, industry members, and audiences to support the industry’s future growth. ...
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Comedy Events at Hub

Category: Call to Artists
Calling all comedy writers and performers - skits, monologues, and stand-up!

Saturday afternoon series starting April 18th at Hub Community Space (4 pm, at 829 Fort St). All ages and styles of humour welcome. Contact [email protected] to register. No fee to participate.
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Call For Artists: Artsy Bird Cards (ABC) project

Call For Artists: Artsy Bird Cards (ABC) project

Posted by: Metchosin ArtPod
Category: Call to Artists
Do you love birds? Love nature? Interested 2D artists are invited to select a bird from our list of 50 local birds, create a realistic impression of said bird, and submit a high res photo of the artwork by e-mail to us by 1 April. These images will be used on the one side of bird flashcards whose reverse side will contain all the relevant information to confirm ID, as well as interesting nature...
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National Lyric Auditions

National Lyric Auditions

Category: Auditions
Want to develop your opera singers' career internationally? Register for the XXVIIth NATIONAL LYRIC AUDITION of the Jeunes Ambassadeurs Lyriques' program: Montreal: April 25-26th, 2020 ¦ Conservatoire of Montreal Toronto: April 27-28th, 2020 ¦ Imprial Oil Theatre Vancouver: April 29th, 2020 ¦ Vancouver Opera The singers selected will have the opportunity to perform in front of directo...
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Call to Artists - 2020 Sooke Fine Arts Show

Call to Artists - 2020 Sooke Fine Arts Show

Category: Call to Artists
Artists are invited to submit work for consideration to the 2020 Sooke Fine Arts Show. This year marks the show's 34th anniversary, celebrating over three decades of regional arts and their distinctive contribution to Canada's artistic heritage. More than 9,000 visitors from Canada, the US and abroad flock to the 17,000-square-foot gallery to view and buy the inspiring art on display, enjoy liv...
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Certificate in Visual Arts

Certificate in Visual Arts

We are receiving applications for our Certificate in Visual Arts, The Certificate of Visual Arts provides basic training in the fundamentals of drawing, painting, photography, art history and contemporary art. Students will finish the Certificate of Visual Arts with a comprehensive and diverse portfolio package. The Certificate of Visual Arts can be completed within nine months (September-April...
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GVPAF Section Head - Senior Piano

GVPAF Section Head - Senior Piano

Category: Volunteering
The Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival Association is a volunteer-based organization.  We are dedicated to working with performing arts educators to develop artistic skills and a love of the performing arts for all ages and skill levels in music, dance and speech arts.  We are currently seeking Section Heads for Senior Piano. The Section Head is responsible for administration spec...
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New members

Category: Call to Artists
We are always open to new members joining our club. You are welcome to visit a meeting and see if it would interest you. We are a very casual group and always have fun. If interested please contact Roberta Calder, [email protected]
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Annual Earth Day Children’s Art Show: Web of Life

Annual Earth Day Children’s Art Show: Web of Life

Category: Call to Artists
This Earth Day, we invite the region’s youngest artists (up to age 12) to explore the variety of creatures that make up the Web of Life on our planet. Artwork can explore local or foreign ecosystems, and can focus on individual plants or animals and their place in the great web of life, or on entire connected systems. Open call gallery exhibition for children up to age 12. Meet-the-Artists ...
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Memory - OPEN CALL IN ANY 2D OR 3D MEDIUM

Memory - OPEN CALL IN ANY 2D OR 3D MEDIUM

Category: Call to Artists
Exhibition Runs: May 13 – 24 Submission Deadline: April 8 Artists Notified: April 24 Drop off Artwork: Wednesday May 6 to Sunday May 10 Meet-the-Artists Reception: Saturday, May 16, 1-3 pm Pick up Artwork: Sunday, May 24 Open Call in any 2D or 3D medium. Send us art that explores the many facets of memory: the internal experience of images and emotion or the external expressions of pe...
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Seasons - OPEN CALL IN ANY 2D OR 3D MEDIUM

Seasons - OPEN CALL IN ANY 2D OR 3D MEDIUM

Category: Call to Artists
Show Runs: June 24 – July 5 Submission Deadline: May 20 Artists Notified: June 5 Drop off Artwork: Wednesday June 17 to Sunday June 21 Meet-the-Artists Reception: Friday, June 26, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Pick up Artwork: Sunday, July 5 Open Call in any 2D or 3D medium. We invite you to create art inspired by the seasons. Artwork can explore the four seasons in nature, or can look at the s...
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Studio Visit with Visual Artist Katharine Geddes

Studio Visit with Visual Artist Katharine Geddes

Posted by: Art Openings
Studio Visit with Visual Artist Katharine Geddes

A gifted painter and member of the Zebra Arts Collective shares her creative journey.

http://www.artopenings.ca/katharine-geddes.html
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Future Events

NOTE: As of 5:30pm March 17, 2020 a Public Health Emergency has been declared in B.C. 

All bars, clubs, lounges & similar venues have been ordered to close.

All restaurants and bars must discontinue dine-in service. All personal service businesses (salons, spas, massage, tattoos, etc) must close.