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Explore the public art registries

Monument for East Vancouver (2010), by Ken Lum;  The Drop (2009), by Inges Idee; LightShed (2004), by Liz Magor; The Birds (2010), by Myfanwy Macleod

Explore the Public Art Registry or the ArtsFinder registry—each with a different focus.

Public Art Registry

The Public Art Registry provides information and images of public artworks located throughout Vancouver.

Each public art entry includes information about the artists, the artwork title, the type of artwork, and its location and neighbourhood.

Collecting and compiling research material is an ongoing project. We welcome any facts or anecdotes you might have to help us fill in the gaps.

How do you want to search?

By artwork name  By artist  By neighbourhood

Vancouver Park Board ArtsFinder


Explore the public art database for Park Board arts and community projects.

Find works created through the Artist in Communities program, Neighbourhood Matching Fund projects, environmental arts, art in parks, and arts-related Park Board projects and celebrations.

How do you want to search?

By artwork name  By artist  By neighbourhood

Public Art Program partnerships

Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite

Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite

Offering a rotating program of innovative public art projects by local and international contemporary artists, this exhibition space allows artists to explore and respond to Vancouver's unique urban environment. Offsite is located on West Georgia St between Thurlow and Bute, west of the Shangri-La Hotel.

Canada Line Public Art

Canada Line Public Art Program

The focus of InTransit BC's Public Art Program is to enhance the ridership experience by providing emerging artists with an opportunity to display their work in highly visible locations along the Canada Line route within Vancouver.

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Contact our Public Art Program


Public Art Program
City of Vancouver
501 - 111 West Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4

Contact ArtsFinder

ArtsFinder Coordinator
Arts, Culture, and Environment
Park Board
2099 Beach Ave
Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4

Phone: 604-257-8495


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Last modified: Sun, 05 Aug 2012 21:09:49