About cultural events

Community cultural events help bridge cultures and build strong communities through the arts, featuring visual and performing arts, and encouraging public engagement.

Calls for Artists

Art in the Community: Call for 3D Artwork

This call is now CLOSED.
District of North Vancouver Municipal Hall

Artwork by Carol Demers North Van Arts is seeking 3D artists to exhibit their work in the foyer of the District of North Vancouver Municipal Hall. Successful candidates will be booked for an eight to twelve week exhibition. The first exhibition will begin in June...

Open Call for Paper Artists

Submission deadline: Monday, February 19, 4:00pm
Cityscape Community ArtSpace

This Open Call is now CLOSED. Image Credits: Chopped – “Visual Alchemy Project” by Grant Withers and “4.3 Light Series” by Concealed Studio. North Van Arts is seeking 2D and 3D artists who work with paper to apply to exhibit their work at...

Art Rental 2024 Call for Artists

Submissions Now Closed

The highly anticipated Art Rental Programme 2024 Call for Artists is now closed. Submission Guidelines Please read the submission guidelines outlined below before you start your submission. Submission in 3 steps: 1. Name and contact information 2. Images and...

Call for Artists – Anonymous Art Show 2023

  See the 2023 Anonymous Art Show Here Submissions for the 2023 Anonymous Art Show are now closed! This group exhibition and fundraising event includes both emerging and established artists. All artwork will be available to view and purchase online, reaching a...

Call for Artists: Exhibition Proposals 2024 Season

Cityscape Community ArtSpace

North Van Arts is currently accepting exhibition proposals for 2024 season at CityScape Community ArtSpace. All exhibitions at CityScape Community ArtSpace are group shows; all proposals submitted should be for three artists or more. Please refer to our Proposal...

Call for Artists: You Are Here 2025 Calendar

Submission Deadline: April 30, 2024
A fundraiser for the North Shore Culture Compass

North Van Arts is seeking art submissions for the 2025 You Are Here calendar. This calendar tells the story of the region through artistically rendered images of locations, places, or scenes that are recognizably in North Vancouver or West Vancouver, on part of the...

Pushing Boundaries, Call for a Guest Curator

Application Deadline: Friday, May 12, 2023   Description Pushing Boundaries is a biennial open-call exhibition to showcase emerging local and national contemporary First Nations/Métis/Inuit artists, makers, and craftspeople. This exhibition is designed to...

Calls for Artists Overview

Every year, North Van Arts seeks visual artists, musicians, performers, and instructors for exhibitions, events, education, and other creative projects and initiatives. The table below lists calls for artists in various programme areas. When the call is active, the...

Call for Artists: Exhibition Proposals Art in the Community

District Library Gallery, District Foyer Gallery

North Van Arts (North Vancouver Community Arts Council) is currently accepting submissions for our Art in the Community Programme for 2024 Season. Currently this exhibition programme takes place at two venues:  District Library Gallery / Located at the Lynn...

Call for Makers: The Shop at CityScape

Submissions are now open!
CityScape Community ArtSpace

North Van Arts is seeking makers to be part of  The Shop at CityScape, an area of CityScape Community ArtSpace dedicated to the display and sale of small works by local makers. We aim to showcase small, hand-made items with reasonably accessible prices (less than...