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Fort Vancouver: A potential catalyst for the arts?

2018-01-29T19:05:15+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Economic Development|

In the vast arts ecosystem that reaches across the river to Portland and beyond, Vancouver holds an untapped opportunity that could be a game-changer for our community and our economy. The Fort Vancouver National Historic Site includes a "campus" of army barracks buildings in need of redevelopment by tenants willing to provide a public benefit [...]

Poetry Moves launch party set for January 15

2016-12-04T23:55:22+00:00 December 4th, 2016|Community Involvement, Literary Arts, Public Art|

In mid October, Printed Matter Vancouver publishers and Poetry Moves jurors Christopher Luna and Toni Partington announced winners for Season 3 of Poetry Moves. The program is sponsored by Printed Matter Vancouver, Clark County Poet Laureate Christopher Luna, Arts of Clark County, and C-Tran. The new batch of poems will appear in all C-Tran buses [...]

2016 Grants awarded

2016-10-07T08:04:14+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Philanthropy, Professional Development, Visual Art|

Arts of Clark County annual grants totaling $2,500 were recently awarded to support three individual artists and two nonprofits with projects that will have a positive impact on the Clark County arts community. Mixing it up – power of networking Artist Erika Bartlett received a grant award for her work with Arts & Biz Quarterly [...]

Imagine…

2016-09-08T02:38:05+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Community Involvement, Economic Development|

Art as a vital foundation to build an economically thriving city filled with soul-enriching nourishment, enhanced livability, and connected communities Creative energy lives in all of us. It's up to us to decide to let its power fuel our inspiration, transform our moments, and spark the courage to share its gifts with others. It is [...]

Help support the arts in our community!

2016-08-18T14:55:07+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Community Involvement, Philanthropy|

Arts of Clark County, an all-volunteer nonprofit dedicated to boosting the arts in our region, has joined Give More 24! -- a fundraising campaign created by the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington. We hope you've noticed the good works we do, like organizing the annual Clark County Open Studios tour and working with our Poet Laureate to [...]

Art angels needed

2018-03-28T18:22:42+00:00 July 1st, 2016|Community Involvement, Philanthropy|

Former public radio producer, Vancouver resident, and history buff Todd Bachmann is working to create a two-night intimate summer concert at Angst Gallery that highlights artist Bobby Gibson, one of Vancouver's more famous country and western musicians. The purpose for the project is to revive a connection to Vancouver's rich country and western cultural history. [...]

Open Studios Tour enhances artistic growth

2018-03-28T18:26:41+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Visual Art|

When are you going to start experimenting? This is the loving question artist Janet Ellis' husband asked her when she was nearly 70 years old (still looking like a youthful 50 something) about not playing it safe with her fused glass art. "It was like a wakeup call," says Ellis, "I mean how long will [...]

Art sparks creative play for homeless children

2018-03-28T18:35:56+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Community Involvement, Visual Art|

A homeless woman fell asleep over her food at St. Andrews Lutheran Church, one of Vancouver's Winter Hospitality Overflow shelters, while her young child sat engaged at a craft table sampling the magic of creative play. Other children would hungrily tap their inspirations using a variety of donated arts supplies while still more mothers, families, [...]