Arts council survey begins

The Williams Lake Community Arts Council is looking for feedback from the public on where the arts in the lakecity should go from here.

The Williams Lake Community Arts Council is looking for feedback from the public on where the arts in the lakecity should go from here.

“We want to find out about the state of the arts in your life and where you see this creative community heading,” says council administrative assistant Venta Rutkauskas in announcing the survey the council is currently conducting titled Community Arts and You; Creating Tomorrow’s Culture.

“We’re especially curious about the youth in our community,” Rutkauskas says. “Bringing more arts and culture opportunities to young people is something we want to advocate for and we’d really appreciate knowing what you think on the matter.”

The survey asks questions such as what’s missing, what’s working and what’s next?

The survey will take about 10 minutes to fill out and be available until June 11.

For information go to the council website at

Or for more information on the survey contact Rutkauskas at 250-790-2331 or by e-mail at

The Williams Lake Community Arts Council has been serving the community for more than 40 years and currently includes representation from 13 member groups: Station House Gallery, Quintet Plus, Cariboo Chilcotin Youth Fiddle Society, Williams Lake Community Band, Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin, Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society, Friday Farmers Market, W.L. Spinners Weavers and Fibre Artists Guild, Potato House Community Sustainability Society, Williams Lake Studio Theatre, Cariboo Festival Society, Cariboo Potters Guild, and Cariboo Art Society.

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