Kickstart 20th Anniversary Online Auction

The purpose of this fundraiser is to help raise awareness and funds to support our upcoming 20th anniversary season of events. This year we are so fortunate to be partnering with the Vancouver Art Gallery, The Cultch, CBC, and many other organizations, to bring a series of concerts, visual art exhibitions, experiences, artists talks, workshops, […]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3rd @ 12-2pm, Robson St. Plaza One of the greatest challenges of living with a disability is simply being seen. Join us outside for a cup of coffee this December 2nd at the Robson Street Plaza in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery. “The right to participate in public life is essential to create […]

Artist Talk Port Moody Arts Centre

You’re Invited! Artist Talk Thursday Sept 14, 2017 7:00-9:00pm Port Moody Arts Centre 2425 St. Johns Street 604.931.2008 | Moderated by Yuri Arajs, Kickstart’s Artistic Director. Kickstart supports and promotes artists who identify as living with a disability. This “talk” is an opportunity to learn more about the artists, their work, what motivates them, […]

Pianos On The Streets

Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture is pleased to announce it’s involvement in the “Pianos On The Streets” program sponsored by Pacey’s Pianos and Piano Teachers Federation. Artists Cat L’Hirondelle and Rose Williams, both artists who identify as living with a disability, each took on the challenge of painting a piano to represent Kickstart. Cat liked […]

“Can You See Us Port Moody?” at the Port Moody Art Centre

August 24 – September 20 Featuring works by Susan Aydan Abbott, Kathy Atkins, Otto Kamensek, Emma Lau, Mike Levin, Sandra Yuen Mackay, Barbara Pearson, Ben Roback, Jasmine Sanchez-Ziller, and Kyle Yip   Opening reception on August 24 from 6-8pm This event is free and open to the public!

Love at Second Sight

Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture is proud to present a film screening event for “Love at Second Sight”. Love At Second Sight is an educational film that transforms attitudes about appearance and encourages students to accept themselves and others. It’s about difference and belonging, judgment and inclusion. Facially different David Roche and his lovely wife […]