Victoria Arts Promotion and Preservation Society (VAPPS)

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Victoria Arts Promotion and Preservation Society (VAPPS)

To enable and support the promotion of Victoria's artists and artistic events locally, nationally and internationally.

To host and maintain a permanent, living archive of the artistic activity in Victoria and support others who do so.
To support the development of effective communication tools, which facilitate connections within the local artistic community.

To provide education regarding technology and online solutions to artists and cultural organizations


Oversee the website. This means ensuring it serves the needs of all members the arts community. We report regularly to the City of Victoria who is the sites primary funder. VAPPS guides the direction of site functionality, marketing, policies and partnerships with other organizations.

Hold in trust the historic data. Our database contains 50+ years of band rosters and musician profiles, 16+ years of arts event listings, hundreds of pieces of art, videos, articles and more. It is our responsibility to ensure this data remains archived and accessible in perpetuity.

Represent the entire arts community. VAPPS, has an open board meeting policy, and strives to maintain a board of directors which represents all disciplines of the arts in Victoria. It is our role to listen to the community and ensure they are all represented.
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List an Event in the Calendar

List a Physical Single Date or Recurring Event

For physical events that happen at a specific time. For example a concert, or dance performance. If there are multiple shows, you can still duplicate your event to cover them all.

List an Online Livestream Event

For online / livestream events. This will allow you to include a livestream url and have it featured in our livestream listings.

List an Ongoing Event

For events that run over a range of consecutive dates. i.e. Art show, museum show etc.

Submit a Profile to the Directory

List an Individual Artist / Artisan / Musician

(Painter, Carver, Dancer, Writer etc)

List an Arts Ensemble

(Band / Choir /Dance Troupe, Theatre Troupe, Artist Collective etc.)

List an Organization / Resource in the Directory

(organization, business, venue etc)

Submit Art

Submit a piece of Art

Add a photo / information on art by a local artist

Submit Public Art (Current)

Submit a piece of local public art to the gallery & map.

Submit Public Art (Historical)

Add a photos + info on pieces of public art that no longer exist to be included in the permanent public archive.

News + Media

List an Announcement

(News, Call for Entry, Job Opportunity, Press Release etc.)

Add / Link a Video

Add a video, which will be linked to profiles, and appear in the video feed

Add / Link an Article

Add, or link to an article about content in the directory.

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