Our Public Art Programs support excellence in public art of many kinds, by emerging and established artists, in new and traditional media, and through award-winning commissions and artist collaborations.
The program produces contemporary art for public spaces throughout the city.
Discover our featured public art. Go on self-guided walking tours. Find public art by neighbourhood, artwork, or artist.
Create public art for civic and private development projects in the city.
Find opportunities for local artists including calls for public art, available studio space, and more.
Current public art projects
A two-year long public art project by T’uy’t’tanat-Cease Wyss and Anne Riley that includes the planting of Indigenous remediation gardens.
The new sculpture Adrift is suspended in the double-height skylit space that spans between floors eight and nine at VPL Central Library.
Agents of Change is a senior-focused public art project based at the Hillcrest Centre.
We're reviewing the future of the Centennial Totem Pole located in Hadden Park just south of the Maritime Museum in Kitsilano.
A year-long project which will see unique poster prints by Diyan Achjadi installed on the fencing around construction sites in the Main and Cambie neighbourhoods.
Home and Away is a playful public artwork with seating for over 200 people at Hastings Park's Empire Fields and Plateau Park. The artwork will be installed in 2016.
In collaboration with Musqueam, we're pleased to introduce a new original crosswalk design by Musqueam artist Robyn Sparrow.
Paul Wong launches his year-long residency at the Dr. Sun Yat-sen Classical Chinese Garden to coincide with the City of Vancouver’s formal apology for the historical discrimination against Chinese residents in Vancouver.
QA CHEW'S BUBBLE TROUBLE is an original chewing gum, developed through a series of classroom workshops with elementary school students, teachers and guest experts, including food scientist Kathrin Wallace.
501 - 111 West Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4
Arts, Culture, and Environment Park Board
2099 Beach Ave
Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4