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Interested in learning more about what’s happening with Culture in Surrey? Attend Surrey’s Creative Economy Business Dialogue event where the Surrey Board of Trade and the City of Surrey are continuing their partnership focused on recognizing the economic and social value of fostering a thriving cultural industry in Surrey. The event is free to attend but registration is required. Attend to learn about how to create cultural hubs in Surrey, how to create youth cultural entrepreneurs and business and arts table dialogue.

  Rain Couldn’t Stop Our Enthusiastic Artists Paint the Town was held on Saturday, September 28th with 21 artists painting ‘en plein air’ around the City of White Rock for 3 hours. Some artists were located under pop-up tents while others were in front of local shops that sponsored them. There were even a few passers-by who stopped to watch the artists creating while taking in the sights and sounds around them. In spite of the cold, rainy weather some wonderful works of art were created. Back at the Semiahmoo Arts Building a couple of the paintings were still so wet that they had to be dried by hair dryers…. Read More

The City of White Rock is hosting a community forum on the selection of various types of decorative walls being installed throughout the City. Date: Thursday, October 17th, 2013 Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Location: White Rock Community Centre, 15154 Russell Ave. This forum is the initial stage of the planning process and to gain the public’s opinion on different types of decorative walls, such as murals, relief walls, mosaics and green walls. This is a great opportunity to have your say in our community. We hope you’ll consider attending. Any inquiries regarding the forum or meeting materials can be directed to Claire Halpern, Manager of Cultural Development by… Read More