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 […]

Kickstart at Granville Island Public Market

Kickstart is SO excited to be at the Granville Island Public Market for an entire week! We are going to be sharing information about our upcoming events and about the artists we work with. There will also be a selection of art cards, ceramics, and other originals works for sale , all created by artists […]

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 | pomoarts.ca 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 […]