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Arts and culture awards

Arts and culture awards

Our arts and culture awards showcase our vibrant creative communities and the tremendous diversity of Vancouver, an international hub of creativity and cultural expression.

Arts & Culture Awards

The Mayor's Arts Awards logo

The Mayor's Arts Awards

Arts and culture play a vital role in the liveability of any city. Our creative future is in our collective hands. Based on the talented, inspiring people we honour through the Mayor's Arts Awards, our future looks bright.

Poet Laureate 2014-2017 Rachel Rose

Vancouver's Poet Laureate

The Poet Laureate is an honorary position that honours and celebrates the contribution of literature and poetry to life in Vancouver. The program is a partnership of the City of Vancouver, Vancouver Public Library, and Vancouver Writers Fest.

City of Vancouver Book Award

City of Vancouver Book Award

Since 1989, the annual City of Vancouver Book Award has been recognizing authors of excellence of any genre who contribute to the appreciation and understanding of Vancouver's history, unique character, or the achievements of its residents.

Artist work studio at West 6th Avenue and Fir Street

2015-2018 Artist Live-Work Studio Awards

The City of Vancouver awards live-work studios to support emerging artists for a three-year term of concentrated artistic activity.

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Cultural Services
Woodward's Heritage Building
501 - 111 West Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4

Fax: 604-871-6005

culture@vancouver.ca

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