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Kickstart is seeking a new Artistic (Co)Director!

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading disability arts and culture organization as a key member of our team. As Artistic Co-Director, you will be working alongside our Administrative Co-Director, sharing leadership and support for both day to day operations and exciting big-picture aspects of the organization. For this Co-Director position, we are […]

10 x 5: An Artist Talk featuring Artists with Disabilities

Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture is seeking BC visual artists that identify as living with a disability, for the possible inclusion in 10 x 5: An Artist Talk featuring Artists with Disabilities, an artist talk featuring 10 artists. Selected artists will have 5 minutes to give a visual and oral presentation of their work. Artists […]

Granville Island Community Market

Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture is seeking local visual artists who identify as living with a disability to share a market booth at the Granville Island Community Market this summer. Every Thursday from June – September 2019, Kickstart will be on Granville Island, doing community outreach, and we’d like to have a different artist share […]

Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture Workshop Series: Social Media and Marketing

March 9, 2019 from 1-3pm at The Gathering Place, 609 Helmcken Street, Vancouver Facilitated by: Wendy D – Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture’s Board President, and practicing artist. Cathy Browne – Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture’s Board Vice President, PR veteran. Social media and marketing is fast paced and constantly in flux. The content people want […]

Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture Workshop Series: Grant Writing for Artists

February 9, 2019 from 1-3pm The SpencerCreo Centre, 610 Main Street, 5th Floor, Vancouver Facilitated by: Mary Ann Anderson of Little Dog Consulting There is a lot of untapped potential in the world and amazing projects that are spinning around heads uncompleted. One of the causes of this buildup of unused inspiration is lack of funding […]

Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture Workshop Series: Portfolio Development and Professionalism

January 12, 2019 from 1-3pm The Gathering Place (609 Helmcken Street, Vancouver) Facilitated by: Yuri Arajs – Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture’s Artistic Director, and practicing artist. Wendy D – Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture’s Board President, and practicing artist. The world of galleries, curators, and the arts market can be daunting and confusing. There […]

Hootenanny: Songs of Peace and Social Justice

Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture presents Hootenanny: Songs of Peace and Social Justice, Friday August 31st 8pm at The Culture Lab in The Cultch. Tickets are $10 and available at The Cultch box office. There is no better time than the present for us to have a Hootenanny! We are bringing together a group of […]

Great Canadian Giving Challenge 2018

Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture is participating in the 2018 Great Canadian Giving Challenge! From June 1st to June 30th, every dollar donated to Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture through GivingChallenge.ca or CanadaHelps.org gives us a chance to win $10,000. (Wow! Awesome!) Kickstart’s 20th anniversary is still going strong thanks to everyone’s support. Head over […]

BC Access Awareness Day

Saturday June 2nd 2018 from 5pm to 7:30pm At The Gathering Place Community Centre 609 Helmcken Streen Produced by All Bodies Dance, Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture, and the Gathering Festival. With performances by Dave Symington Band, All Bodies Dance, and MC Paul Beckett. Trivia with prizes. Register at the Gathering Place reception desk to guarantee […]