People in audience at Creative City Strategy launch
Creative City Strategy Launch Event

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Project timeline


Fall 2017 - spring 2018


Summer 2018


Fall - winter 2018


Spring 2019


Collaborations and partnerships

Find out who we are collaborating with to make the strategy process possible.

    Past events

    • June 5 and 7, 2018: Open Space engagement event
    • February 26, 2018: Lunar Festival audience survey
    • January 24, 2018: Creative City Strategy Launch Event

    Focus groups 

    From winter to spring 2018, we held 15 focus groups to engage with different members that make up the arts and cultural community in Vancouver.

    Insights and experiences informed our early findings and refined the questions we will be asking as we broaden our public engagement in the summer.  

    • Indigenous artists
    • Indigenous arts and culture organizations
    • Racialized and ethnocultural arts
    • Cultural centres
    • LGBTQ2+ arts
    • Disability, deaf, and mental health arts
    • Arts organizations working with people living with low incomes or in poverty
    • Individual artists
    • Arts and Culture Policy Council
    • Grantees - cross-section 1
    • Grantees - cross-section 2
    • Grantees - cross-section 3
    • Creative industries
    • Affordability
    • Theatre Rental Grant users

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