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Creativity in Bloom! Spring Newsletter

Spring has arrived and our community is busy getting ready for the upcoming burn season! Be sure to also follow the BITF blog at https://burnintheforest.com/ for the latest updates.   Art Grants Deadlines – This Friday! The Art Grants Committee would like to remind everyone that the Application Deadline for the following types of grants is this Friday, April 12th! Medium Chill Space Mut... »

AGM Reminder

A reminder that the GVIAS Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 27th at 7:00 pm at the Croatian Cultural Centre (3250 Commercial Drive) in Vancouver. Everyone is welcome to attend, but only GVIAS members will be able to vote. Membership signup can be found here: https://gvias.org/gvias-membership/. Join us to review annual reports covering our events, yearly financials, the budge... »

Early Spring News

GVIAS March Newsletter Congratulations, ReCharge Team! ReCharge was held on February 16, 2019 with great success! The event sold 487 out of 495 possible tickets and there were 30 booths, with lots of interesting displays to entertain the attendees. Overall, $7288 will be given to artists for their projects this year! Special thanks to Producers Mitch Brown and Mark Fleming for a job well done in t... »

Happy January Newsletter

Happy New Year! GVIAS is happy to share our first newsletter of the year, jam-packed with important info!   RECHARGE 2019: Imaginarium: A Portal To All Realities Our annual spring crowd-fundraising event is fast approaching! Recharge brings together artists and their ideas with the Greater Vancouver community for support, collaboration and funding. Last year, over $7700 was raised for 18 art ... »

Recharge News Flash!

RECHARGE…the countdown is on! DATE: Saturday, February 16, 2019 TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Cost: $25/person + fees/GST Be a part of ReCharge 2019! Use the Menus above or click below: ► VOLUNTEER  ► BRING YOUR ART PROJECT ► APPLY TO DJ CALLING ALL ARTISTS FOR RECHARGE 2019!! We want to help you make art!! Do you have a project you plan to take to Burning Man or an upcoming regional burn? Applicatio... »

Community Conversations with the Vancouver Chapter of Burners Without Borders

Burners Without Borders is a charitable cause funded annually in part by GVIAS. The Vancouver Chapter, which organizes the monthly cause, Christmas Isn’t Over, was recently featured by the Burning Man organization! Take a look at the informative YouTube video: https://www.facebook.com/groups/volunteersBWB/permalink/518563788553764/ An article in The Jackrabbit Speaks also featured the Vancou... »

Winter Newsletter

Looking for BITF Production Leads »

Callout for Recharge Leads

CALL-OUT FOR RECHARGE PRODUCTIONS LEADS Hello all! following closely on the hot trail of Dustcovery’s success, GVIAS is looking for art and fundraising focused volunteers to produce ReCharge this winter. ReCharge is a burner-inspired crowd fundraising event where attendees get to choose which project their money goes to! 2019 will be the event’s 5th year. Last year we raised over $7700... »

Fall News

Dustcovery 2019 – Robots and Rainbows Two dance floors, art installations, theme camps, fire show and more! Re-connect with old friends or meet new friends at Vancouver’s official decompression event. Dustcovery will be held on November 17th, 8 pm to 2 am at the Harbour Convention Centre (760 Pacific Blvd) in Vancouver, BC. Tickets have gone on sale and are moving fast – purchase yours at: http://... »

August News

Congratulations to the hard-working production team on a very successful Burn in the Forest! The weather was perfectly hot for the 1500 attendees who came together to celebrate interactive art, amazing music, fun activities, creative expression, and a wonderful sense of community. The team was well-prepared to handle its greatest challenge, and the outpouring of support from the community was incr... »

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