September, 2020 Update:
With financial assistance from the Government of Canada, the Department of Canadian Heritage, we hosted 18 Curbside Concerts this past summer and we had so much fun! Thank you to all of you who were a part of these events! Support for our artists during COVID-19 restrictions is so important!
We are still unable to host any indoor events because of restrictions for our venue during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We have postponed the Tim Tamashiro concert, (originally scheduled for April 8, 2020) to February of next year, 2021. The 2019/2020 season tickets will get you in to the show in February. (We have your name on a list too, if you have misplaced your tickets). We will let you know the date for this concert once restrictions are lifted.
Because of COVID-19 and the uncertainty of presenting live concerts, we have put a hold on our artist bookings for this next year (2020-2021) – which will be our 37th year of presenting. We will let you know about upcoming concerts once we have been cleared to present live concerts once again. Thanks to all of you for supporting us this past year. We hope you are all staying safe and healthy!
Our Mission: Bassano Arts Council believes in the power of the performing arts to ignite the imagination, stimulate thought, provide enjoyment, and enhance our community members’ quality of life and well-being. Through our concerts and programs, we strive to integrate the performing arts into the lives of people in Bassano and area.
Our Vision: Bassano Arts Council values diverse artists, art and education. All community citizens have access to the arts, are able to participate in the arts, value the arts, and are enriched by the arts.
Our Artistic Vision: Bassano Arts Council engages professional performing artists and connects people of all ages to the arts, We create a place where all people are welcome and encouraged to participate fully and contribute, where they are respected and valued for their ideas and opinions.
Our Venue: The Bassano Community Hall is at 610 – 2nd Ave in Bassano. It has a number of parking spots for people with disabilities directly in front of the doors, and is completely wheelchair accessible.
Acknowledgement: In the spirit of reconciliation, we acknowledge that we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), as well as the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.
Annual financial assistance from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, and Canadian Heritage is gratefully received in order to make our concert series possible. We are also proud to be a member of the Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta.
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