artsPlace is coming to Banff!
We heard in the Banff Community Social Assessment the need for creative programming and indoor winter activities. artsPlace and the Town of Banff are working together to pilot programs in 2020. Below are a few of the new offerings:
heARTburn Community Art Project in Banff
Saturday, January 11, drop-in between 4 – 7 p.m.
heARTburn is the Bow Valley’s Burning Man community, and they're on a mission to showcase that art can be made by anyone. Stop by 101 Bear Street and help us create our next gallery exhibition! Contribute to a real community art installation. Create a mobile out of found objects that will be used as part of the heARTburn gallery exhibition at artsPlace.
Free Family Sunday artsPlay in Banff
Sundays, January 19, February 2, February 16, March 1, March 15 & March 29
Join us at 101 Bear Street for a free, family friendly art-making activities! Enjoy time together as a family diving into delightful art projects. Session I at 2:15 – 3 p.m. and Session II at 3:15 – 4 p.m. Register in person for either session at 1:45 p.m.
Visit artsplacecanmore.com/programs/banff-programs for all the options. Many multi week programs are open for registration. Banff Access Program discount available.
B&B Working Group
A working group has been formed to review and recommend on Bed and Breakfast regulations. The working group meetings are open to the public and any member of public attending the meeting, attend as gallery to observe. The next meeting is on Thursday, January 9, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Coucil Chamber. Visit banff.ca/bedandbreakfast for more information.
Register your Mountain Madness Relay Race team today
Mountain Madness Race on Friday, January 24 is a multi-sport relay race made up of teams of five that starts with a downhill ski leg from the top of Mt. Norquay. The race then works its way down to the Bow River via run, ice skate, classic cross-country ski and snowshoe segments. Enter your team by Thursday, January 9.
Visit banff.ca/mountainmadness for details.