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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

The Anonymous Art Show 2022 | Call for Artists OPEN


North Van Arts is thrilled to announce the 2022 Anonymous Art Show. This 19 year old group exhibition and fundraising event will include emerging and established artists working strictly on unframed 8”x8”x1½” canvas or wood panels. This is the third year the...

CALL FOR AFTER SCHOOL ART INSTRUCTOR: JANUARY 2023– JUNE 2023


Queen Marys Elementary

North Van Arts is accepting submissions for our Art in the Community Programme for September 2022 – February 2023. Currently these programmes takes place at one venue:  Maplewood House / Located at Maplewood Farm and online.  Our mandate is to enable...

Calls for Artists


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

North Van Arts is accepting submissions for our Art in the Community Programme for January 2023 – June 2023. Currently this exhibition programme takes place at one venue:  District Library Gallery / Located at in the Lynn Valley Main Library Our mandate is to...

Call for Artists: Exhibition Proposals January 2023 – June 2023

Submission deadline, Friday, May 27, 2022 at midnight
Cityscape Community ArtSpace

North Van Arts is currently accepting exhibition proposals for January 2023 through to June 2023 at CityScape Community ArtSpace. CityScape Community ArtSpace always shows group exhibitions. Proposals submitted should be for three artists or more, but if you have...

Call for Makers: The Shop at CityScape

Ongoing
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...