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OCTOBER 23 IN KELOWNA
Artists Among Us
INTRODUCING THE OKANAGAN ART REVIEW
» Thursday 23 October 2014, 5 pm
» Bohemian Café, 524 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna
The just-launched Okanagan Art Review is an online host and curated space for a multitude of voices and viewpoints on art in the Okanagan.
» For more information, click HERE.
» $2 at the door. Refreshments are available.
» Space is limited, please reserve yours HERE
The Incentive of Creative Work
The incentive for being part of a creative enterprise is the same incentive that drives the social economy. Working and creating in a dynamic environment with other motivated people and organizations is inspired by, and fueled by, a community of collaboration.
For sharing space means more than simply being office mates, or cultural patrons. It means sharing ideas, strategies and experiences. It means supporting each other throughout the innovation process. It means working together to build creative products and services and connecting them back into the community. It means creating opportunities to learn, grow and become more resilient together.
In the process, the arts sector can learn from the environmental community, and social justice groups from professional associations. Through such efforts and processes we can begin breaking down the barriers between social movements and release the creative energy and potential that comes from collaboration. [ MORE ... ]
The Fall issue of the Okanagan Institute's journal
Sage-ing With Creative Spirit, Grace and Gratitude
is online at www.sageing.ca
News & Views You Can Use
Freshsheet reports and interprets events and trends, covers the challenges and opportunities we face, and the emergence of the new culture of local resilience.
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The Okanagan Institute is a group of creative professionals that has gathered around the goal of providing events, publications and services of interest to enquiring minds in the Okanagan. We partner with individuals, organizations, institutions and businesses to achieve optimal creative and social impact.
Our mission is to ignite cultural transformation, catalyze collaborative action, build networks and foster sustainable creative enterprises. We invite the participation by all members of the creative community.