A recipe for hosting a perfect cooking workshop

Ready to share your secret recipes with other eager cooks? A cooking workshop is one of the most rewarding ways to pass down your skills in the kitchen, be it teaching an old family recipe, a specialty meal from your travels, or that signature dish your friends can’t stop raving about. Once you’ve familiarized yourself…

How to Run a Stellar Workshop

After you’ve planned and promoted your workshop, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and think like a professor. Planning ahead is what separates a stellar workshop from a so-so one: it ensures you’re on schedule, that there are no awkward fumbles, and that you look and sound legit. And if you’ve got workshop jitters,…

Food Rules for your Next Team Building Event

Julia Child, the chef who ruled television decades before Food Network even debuted, once said that “a party without a cake is just a meeting.” The worst corporate team building events can often feel just like a jazzed up meeting — obligatory, dull, and unimaginative. If a cake can turn a meeting into a party,…

How to Promote Your Workshop

So, you’ve figured out what you want to host your workshop on—now you just need to get the word out. If you’re one of those people who wants to run and hide when you hear the words marketing or promotion, stick with us. It’s not as scary—or complicated—as you think. Promoting your workshop can be…

How to Plan a Successful Workshop

Workshops are a great way to earn money, boost credibility, and gain exposure. They’re also one of the most rewarding ways to share your craft within a community, and there is a community for everything (spoon carvers unite!). Workshops are an opportunity to offer your expertise your way—they allow you to follow your heart, flex…

Enterprising Women Making Art

Enterprising Women Making Art (EWMA) is a program of a non-profit called Atira Women’s Resource Society, an organization which works toward ending violence against women and children. We spoke to Angel Kruger, Program Coordinator with EWMA to hear about their impact in the Downtown Eastside and how art plays a role in everything they do. What…

Fieldtripp loves Miss 604

Huge thanks to Miss 604 for featuring Fieldtripp on her blog! “Fieldtripp is dedicated to building a community that ‘collects moments, not things’”. We’re touched that Miss604 shared our mission with her readers. You can read the rest of her article below. Every holiday season I enjoy putting together a “Vancouver Experience Gift Guide” so…

Case Study: ART/SEEN Vancouver

Art is a wonderful thing. It generates beauty, inspires the soul, and challenges the status quo – but it can be a little obtuse. For those confused by the meaning of art or intimidated to step into a gallery, appreciating the art scene can be limiting. Vancouver local Klara Manhal thinks this shouldn’t be the…

We Spoke to Dylan Belvedere, Founder of Maker Cube

Dylan Belvedere is the founder of Maker Cube, a makerspace dedicated to both kids as well as kids at heart. They offer the space and tools needed to inspire you, from sewing to 3D printing, they’ve got it covered. Dylan, tell us a bit about yourself. I am the founder of Maker Cube, Surrey’s only makerspace….

Siobhan Rich from ArtStarts Talks About Children’s Art Education

Childhood is filled with wide-eyed wonder and an unquenchable thirst for adventure Siobhan Rich from ArtStarts knows this and leverages this ideal time for children. It’s all about giving children the chance to experience art and fully embrace their creativity in the best environment possible. Read on to learn how ArtStarts makes this happen. See…