Calling all painters, musicians, dancers, potters, performers, designers, curators, chefs, poets, artisans, photographers, writers, printmakers, quilters, singers and other creative people!
You are invited to participate in Richmond's Culture Days this fall. Whatever your passion or mission, Culture Days is a wonderful chance to cast a spotlight on your creative projects.
This year, Culture Days will once again be celebrated across Richmond. Last year, local organizers such as yourself, hosted 89 events across the region, making Richmond one of the top 5 Canadian cities for number of events. Congratulations and great work!
Why get involved with Culture Days in Richmond?
Culture Days is a grassroots movement designed to help you:
- Create meaningful connections in your community, while growing your existing network and collaborating with new people
- Share your passion with the local community, while being part of a nation-wide movement
- Promote the importance of arts and culture and enrich your local community
Any arts or cultural activity - professional, community, amateur or educational - can be a part of Culture Days as long as meets these 4 criteria:
- Free to the public
- Happens Sept. 29, 30 and/or Oct. 1, 2017
- Involves audience participation or reveals a behind-the-scene aspect to give the public a better understanding of the inner workings of arts and culture
- Registered for free on culturedays.ca
How can the City of Richmond help make your event a success?
The City offers substantial promotional support for your event!
Register your event on culturedays.ca by August 10, 2017 to take full advantage of our media and advertising offerings. The sooner you register, the sooner we can help you promote your activity.
The Richmond Cultural Centre, located at 7700 Minoru Gate, is offering free space to creative people to host free Culture Days activities. Spaces are available for free use in the Performance Hall, Atrium, Rooftop Garden, Boardroom and Outdoor Plaza. To view and/or book a space, please contact Winnie Wong at email@example.com. Download Play Your Part for all the details!
Happy Birthday, Canada!
Culture Days 2017 is a Richmond Canada 150 event. Tell the Canadian story of our home and native land. Activities that adopt a Canadian-theme have the chance and are registered by August 10 have the chance to be featured in a special Richmond Canada 150-related campaign.
Some helpful links to get you started:
- 5 Tips to get you started
- Get inspired with this list of 100 Culture Days activity ideas
- Download the 2017 Branding Guide
- Promote your event with this Public Relations Toolkit
For more information on how to get involved, contact Katie Varney, Manager,
Community Cultural Development at Katie.Varney@richmond.ca or 604-247-4941.