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.
What's happeningNew public art projects
Created by emerging and established artists, there will be six new public art projects coming to Vancouver as part of our Artist Initiated Projects program.
The projects were selected by a panel of artists, curators, and members of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Nations and Urban Indigenous community.
Current public art projects
A monthly series of public art projects being presented from June until the year’s end.
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 + Away is a playful public artwork with seating for over 200 people at Hastings Park's Empire Fields and Plateau Park.
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.
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