QAC Blog

QAC Statement Re: COVID-19

May 1, 2020 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 16, 2020: With the rapidly changing events related to COVID-19, and out of caution for the health and safety of all, many arts events are being postponed or cancelled. From live theatre to concerts, gallery openings to museums, the most moving of art experiences involve being in a crowd. At this…
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Resources for artists during COVID-19

April 24, 2020 — UPDATED APRIL 24, 2020: There is an overwhelming amount of information “out there” about what you need to know about working and living during COVID-19. To help deal with the burden of information overload, we’re curating a list of resources, tools, information, etc., to help artists and arts groups navigate these unchartered waters. If you…
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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Celebrating the heart of community through art

April 23, 2020 — UPDATED: May 29 By Fiona Campbell The Downtown District it about to be infused with creativity, colour and love. The 1’ x 1’ Heart of Community District Art Project was inspired by global community initiatives such as A World Of Hearts that encourages people to decorate their windows with displays of hearts as messages of…
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Umbrella Cover Art Contest

April 17, 2020 —   ANNOUNCED May 13, 2020: The QAC has an open call for visual artists and photographers to submit to our Cover Art Contest for the Summer 2020 issue of Umbrella magazine. The theme of the issue is Art in the Time of Isolation (aka The COVID-19 issue), and we invite applicants to submit images (photographs or art work)…
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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Supporting the next generation of artists

April 17, 2020 —   “During these unprecedented times, more and more people are turning to the arts as distraction and comfort; the value of arts to the betterment of individual and community health has never been more clear,” says executive director Janet Jarrell. “Supporting the next generation to consider the arts as a valuable and viable career option…
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