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Artist spaces and residencies

Moss Graffiti, a project of the Moberly Park field house artists, The Something Collective

As part of the Cultural Plan, the City and Park Board are actively working to provide affordable artists spaces in Vancouver.

By converting under-used facilities, such as field houses, providing subsidies and grants, and creating residency programs, the City and Park Board are creating space for artists in our community.

Programs that support studio space for artists in Vancouver

Female artist drafting in a workshop

Partnership opportunity for artist housing and production space

Arts and culture non-profit organizations can show their interest to partner with housing operators to operate and manage the artist housing and production space at 1847 Main Street.

Image of open paint cans

Lease opportunity for artist production studios

We're seeking proposals from qualified Vancouver arts and cultural non-profits to lease this space long-term for nominal rent. Apply by May 31, 2017.

Female artist drafting in a workshop

Artist Live/Work Studio Program

The City awards studios where artists can live and work, supporting them for an extended term of concentrated artistic activity.

Female artist drafting in a workshop

Artists in communities program

Through the Artists in Communities program, artists are assigned to sponsoring community centres where they establish a creative presence in the community.

Artist studios in city-owned industrial spaces

City-owned industrial studio spaces

Apply today for artist studio or production space at the newly-renovated Arts Factory, 281 Industrial Avenue. Submit your proposal by September 15, 2013.

Adanac fieldhouse surrounded by community activities

Fieldhouse Activation Program for community engagement

Apply to use Vancouver Park Board fieldhouses and parks for art, culture, sport, environment, and local food programs that engage the community.

Lease opportunity for artist production studiosArtist Live/Work Studio ProgramArtists in communities programCity-owned industrial studio spaces