Fall is always a busy time for Arts Umbrella, with our Splash fundraiser, community arts awards, charity runs, and art exhibits. Here are some of the fall goings-on from Arts Umbrella and the arts community.
Our friends joined us for Splash
- Western Living captured Splash beautifully, highlighting some of the stylish artists, sponsors, and guests who joined us for the the magical event at Performance Works on Oct. 17, 2015.
- Alison Sinkewicz wrote a fabulous piece introducing our arts programming – the reason we hold Splash to raise all-important funds for our community programs.
- BC Business stopped by Splash and caught up with some of our guests and Board members.
- Malcolm Perry gave us the scoop on the Splash auction, tipping us off where Dina Goldstein’s intriguing piece is headed – to be installed on a yacht!
- Sherri of Belle Art Fusion Facilitation Group gave us five reasons why kids should learn art, and highlights how the Splash art auction helps more kids access the arts.
Thank you Turkey Trot runners
- More than 1,400 people, some in outrageous costumes, ran in the 18th annual Turkey Trot on Granville Island.
The stunning, art-filled Simons store opened
- Fifteen Arts Umbrella students are among the likes of Douglas Coupland and Bobbie Burgers – artists who have work exhibited at the impressive new Simons store in Park Royal. Free Lee wrote about the store opening.
Congratulations to these award-winning artists
- The City of Vancouver announced the winners of its annual Mayor’s Arts Awards. We were thrilled to see many friends and colleagues on the list, including artist Sam Knopp, instructor and choreographer Lesley Telford, and Kidd Pivot-founder Crystal Pite. The Georgia Strait also introduces the very deserving award recipients.