The Community Arts Council of Creston plays the role as an umbrella organization for arts and culture. We support groups, individuals and organizations engaged in arts related activities. â€śArtsâ€ť means all the arts; visual, performing, literary, media, culture and heritage.
We provide financial assistance, networking opportunities and are proactive for the growth and sustainability of our arts industry and culture. As a volunteer board, we carry out the wishes of the members and as such we value the feedback, ideas and participation of anyone in the community who is engaged in or supportive of the arts.
We represent the area from Yahk to Riondel and appreciate the support we receive from the Regional District as well as the Town of Creston. Other funding opportunities come from the Province of BC, the Assembly of BC Arts Councils and Columbia Basin Trust.
We are proud of the groups and organizations in the area who carry out such a diverse range of activities for the professional as well as the hobbyist. Our excitement is in seeing the roll that arts and culture play in our communities, the partnerships that are developing; and anticipating how we can all play a roll in supporting and encouraging sustainable ventures.
New members are always welcome. Membership is open to any individual, group, organization or business that is supportive of or engaged in arts and culture.
Yearly Membership Fee
Individual Membership $15
Group/Organization/Business Membership $25
Membership fees help us to carry out our mandate of encouraging and supporting the arts in the area from Yahk to Riondel.
Memberships are renewable annually after our Annual General Meeting in September and are available anytime.
Membership forms can be picked up at the Creston Public Library, Park Studio Gallery, or at the monthly Arts Council meetings held on the second Wednesday of the month (Sept thru June) at the Snoring Sasquatch Hostel, 221 11th Ave N. Creston, BC at 7pm.
Membership has its priviledges:
You are entitled to vote at Arts Council meetings
You will recieve an Arts Council Membership Card that entitles you to great discounts at participating stores in the Creston Valley
You will receive the ArtLink Newsletter, published 4 times a year
You will have access to information regarding grants and other resources and funding opportunities
You will have the opportunity to be listed on this website's Member Directory
You will receive email updates about local and regional projects and events related to the arts