People in audience at Creative City Strategy launch
Creative City Strategy Launch Event

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Join us at our engagement events and let us know what you think about arts and culture in Vancouver.

What's happening

Participate in our Open Space events

What can the City do to improve its support for arts, culture and creativity? Let us know what you think at our upcoming events.

Stay tuned for the dates and details to this event to be held in early June!

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We're asking you to share photos of recent artworks and events for websites, social media platforms, print and online publications, and presentations.

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Project timeline


Fall 2017 - spring 2018


Summer 2018


Fall - winter 2018


Spring 2019


Collaborations and partnerships

Find out who we are collaborating with to make the strategy process possible.

    Past events

    • February 26, 2018: Lunar Festival audience survey
    • January 24, 2018: Creative City Strategy Launch Event

    Focus groups 

    From winter to spring 2018, we held 15 focus groups is to engage with different members that make up the arts and cultural community in Vancouver.

    Insights and experiences helped informing our early findings as well as refine the questions we will be asking as broaden our public engagement in the summer.  

    • Indigenous artists
    • Indigenous arts and culture organizations
    • Racialized and ethnocultural arts
    • Cultural centres
    • LGBTQ2+ arts
    • Disability, deaf, and mental health arts
    • Arts organizations working with people living with low incomes or in poverty
    • Individual artists
    • Arts and Culture Policy Council
    • Grantees - cross-section 1
    • Grantees - cross-section 2
    • Grantees - cross-section 3
    • Creative industries
    • Affordability
    • Theatre Rental Grant users

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