CAC offers programs as introduction into digital world

Everyone one is looking to get back to normal after the pandemic but normal will most likely look a little different.

The Community Arts Council is launching new programs to help navigate the new normal.

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The Arts North Digital Studio offers knowledge about podcasting, graphic design, product photography, social media usage and e-commerce to help artists, cultural groups and non-profits make the transition to a more prominent online presence.

Arts North Media will help with digital media content development, syndication and distribution and will be delivered via podcasting, television, and a wide range of social media platforms.

“What started as a small vehicle to promote local creatives has become something bigger than myself,” Kast, Arts North Media founder, said. “I am excited to be part of a program that will provide skills in podcasting, live streaming, photo and video production and editing, graphic design, social media marketing and much more. Looking ahead, I know this space will be a hub for some of the most innovative and experimental collaborations in the north. The renaissance took place during a time of chaos and plague. We are in the middle of a digital renaissance.”

A valid CAC membership is required for utilizing the Studio. Membership information and applications are available at https://studio2880.com/gallery-shop/membership-registration/.

Individual membership is $30 per year, groups are $60, and businesses are $75.

“The potential for the new Arts North Digital Studio to positively impact the arts and non-profit sectors is tremendous, as we are all currently undertaking transformations to ensure viability in the immediate post-pandemic world," Sean Farrell, CAC executive director, said.

“As COVID-19 financial supports disappear, and earned revenues and fundraising monies are slow to return to pre-pandemic levels, we want to be able to help those in these sectors learn new technologies and access online channels to rebuild, or even re-imagine brands, messages and public offerings.”

Current Arts North and Studio 2880 online platforms include https://www.facebook.com/Studio2880, https://www.facebook.com/ArtsNorthBC, https://www.instagram.com/studio2880/, https://www.instagram.com/arts.north/, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK9gkJj8fjKKrysh3w7tRBA, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsWfQ0VkbTghHLP9SoSmn4Q/featured, https://twitter.com/artsnorth2,

https://anchor.fm/arts-north.

The CAC is supported by the BC Arts Council, the City of Prince George, The Prince George Community Foundation, and the Province of British Columbia.

 

 


 

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