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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.

Carol Shillibeer, storm before the poem comes

2018-2021 Artist Studio Award recipients

The City of Vancouver artist studio awards support emerging artists for a three-year term of concentrated artistic activity.

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Vancouver, BC V6B 2P1

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