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Arts and culture

Go out and explore arts and culture in Vancouver. 

Our city is alive with creativity. We have amazing: music, dance, new media, theatre, festivals, film, design, exhibitions, galleries, museums, and special events.


Our culture plan for 2020-2029 includes the priority actions, including Making Space for Arts and Culture and the Vancouver Music Strategy.

Theatres and performance spaces

Get to know Vancouver's cultural and performance spaces: The Orpheum, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver Playhouse, and more.

Public art

Explore and find out how the City and Park Board support public art by emerging and established artists in Vancouver.

Arts and culture grants

Find out if your non-profit group is eligible for grants to develop arts programs, cultural activities, theatre rentals, or advertising.

Artist spaces and residencies

Find out how we support artists as well as create more artist spaces.

Art and cultural activities

Find art and cultural activities, including classes in dance, crafts, visual arts, writing, photography, woodworking, pottery, and more.

Environmental art

Learn about how the Park Board, in collaboration with community groups, offers programs in environmental art.

Find artist opportunities

Artist opportunities

Find opportunities for local artists including calls for public art, available studio space, and more.

Get arts and culture news

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