What is the Harrison Festival Society?
The Harrison Festival Society produces:
Harrison Festival of the Arts
An internationally acclaimed event entering its 39th year.
Season of Performing Arts
Ten to twelve professional performing arts events between September and
May each year.
The Society has also developed many community partners and works closely with other organizations, businesses and institutions.
The Harrison Festival Society believes:
- good quality live performing arts are an extremely important part of a healthy community and that within their local area people should be able to explore the human community through the presentation of a full spectrum of artistic expression.
- in the importance of celebrating the cultural diversity of Canada and the world, and by presenting audiences with the artistic expression of diverse cultures, helps them appreciate the contributions of different cultures to our common culture.
The Society's commitment to it's audience is to bring the best Canada and the world has to offer, while remaining accessible and inclusive.
The Harrison Festival Society is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1988 under the BC Society Act. The Society is governed by a board of directors, employs a staff of three and has an office open twelve months a year in Harrison Hot Springs.
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Culturally Diverse Arts Programs:
A Guide to Planning & Presentation
The Harrison Festival Society has developed a Best Practices Guide for arts organizations working with diverse communities. The Guide is available for downloading here