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Artist spaces and residencies

Moss Graffiti, a project of the Moberly Park field house artists, The Something Collective

As part of the Cultural Plan, the City and Park Board are actively working to provide affordable artists spaces in Vancouver.

By converting under-used facilities, such as field houses, providing subsidies and grants, and creating residency programs, the City and Park Board are creating space for artists in our community.

Programs that support studio space for artists in Vancouver

Artist live-work studio on East 4th Avenue and Scotia Street

Artist Studio Award Program

The Artist Studio Award Program provides Vancouver-based professional artists who have financial need with live-work or work-only artist studios that are low-cost or free for up to three years.

Artist live-work studio on East 4th Avenue and Scotia Street

Artists in communities program

Through the Artists in Communities program, artists are assigned to sponsoring community centres where they establish a creative presence in the community.

Adanac fieldhouse surrounded by community activities

Fieldhouse Activation Program

Apply to use Park Board fieldhouses and parks for community programs about art, culture, sport, environment, and local food.

Artist Live/Work Studio ProgramArtists in communities program