Vancouver Park Board Arts, Culture, and Environment
Go out and explore arts and culture in Vancouver.
Our city is alive with creativity. We have amazing: music, dance, new media, theatre, festivals, film, design, exhibitions, galleries, museums, and special events.
With arts and culture being of such importance to our city's livability, we have developed our Culture Plan with the core vision to:
Get to know Vancouver's cultural and performance spaces: The Orpheum, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver Playhouse, and more.
Find art and cultural activities, including classes in dance, crafts, visual arts, writing, photography, woodworking, pottery, and more.
View information on grants and funding for arts and culture. Find awards that recognize our city's excellence in arts and culture.
Explore and find out how the City and Park Board support public art by emerging and established artists in Vancouver.
Learn about how the Park Board, in collaboration with community groups, offers programs in environmental art.
Our Culture Plan vision is to develop, enliven, enhance, and promote arts, culture, and cultural diversity in Vancouver.
Find out how the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Park Board support artists through grants, subsidies, and residencies for artist studios, as well as working to create more artist spaces in field houses and at community centres.
Find opportunities for local artists including calls for public art, available studio space, juried shows and exhibitions, and more.