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The Anonymous Art Show 2023
November 18 - December 19
Cityscape Community ArtSpace

Congratulations to all the artists who sold work during the 20th annual Anonymous Art Show, and a very big thank your to everyone who supported local artists and our organization by buying original art!

If you purchased art and paid for shipping, it will be mailed before our holiday closure.

If you purchased art and did not pay for shipping, your art can be picked up at CityScape Community ArtSpace during the days/times listed below:

Wednesday, December 20, 9am-5pm
Thursday, December 21, 9am-4pm

Art not picked up before our holiday closure will be available during regular operating hours starting Wednesday January 3, 2024.

Golden Ticket Prize Winner will be drawn Wednesday, December 20, 2023

This year is our 20th annual Anonymous Art Show! We are so grateful for every customer, artist, volunteer, and installer who has made these 20 years possible, bringing your energy and enthusiastic support each year.

To thank you for your ongoing support, and to make this year extra special, we are excited to announce the ultimate Anonymous Art Show prize pack!

This prize has been very generously donated to the Anonymous Art Show by Vancouver’s North Shore Tourism.

The Anonymous Art Show Ultimate Prize Pack (worth approx. $850) contains:

1 night stay with parking and breakfast at the Pinnacle Pier Hotel in North Vancouver

2 tickets to Grouse Mountain

2 tickets to Capilano Suspension Bridge

$25 North Vancouver Brewery Gift Card

Vancouver’s North Shore Tourism merchandise

How to participate in the contest:

There are two ways of entering the contest:

  • Purchasing an artwork: Each artwork purchased is considered an entry to the contest. Therefore, increasing the number of artworks purchased will increase the chances of winning.

1 artwork purchase = 1 entry, 2 artwork purchases = 2 entires, etc.

  • Promoting Anonymous!: You will be entered to the contest if you complete each of the following during the contest period (between 7:00pm PST on Thursday, November 23 and 5:00pm PST on Tuesday, December 19). There is one entry per email address permitted.
    1. Post on social media about the Anonymous Art Show, tagging @northvanarts
    2. Subscribe to North Van Arts’ newsletter
    3. Send an email to info@northvanarts.ca with a screenshot of your social media post, the email address you used to subscribe to our newsletter, and your phone number. Your phone number will solely be used to contact you if you are the winner.

We will be drawing the winner on Wednesday, December 20th, after sales end.

Contest Terms and Conditions

CONTEST PERIOD: Contest opens Thursday, November 23, 2023 at 7:00pm PST and closes Tuesday, December 19, 2023 at 5:00pm PST.

CHANCES: There is one prize that will be drawn after sales close. There are 680 artworks on sale, and a limit of one entry per email address if one chooses the second option of entering the draw.

DRAW: The winner will be drawn on Wednesday, December 20.

ELIGIBILITY: The contest is not open to employees of North Van Arts, North Shore Culture Compass or Vancouver’s North Shore Tourism. Not adhering to the Terms and Conditions, and Contest Rules may lead to disqualification at any time.

GRAND PRIZE WINNER: One (1) grand prize winner will be randomly chosen by North Van Arts. The winner will be contacted via the email address and/or phone number they provided when registering as a bidder for the Anonymous Art Show, and must respond within 72 hours to claim their prize. Winner will be redrawn if no response is received within 72 hours. If the randomly selected winner of the Grand Prize is under the age of majority in BC (19 years old), they must provide permission from a parent or guardian to claim the prize. The prize has no cash value and is non-transferrable.

EMAIL COMMUNICATION: By entering the contest, you agree to receive one (1) email communication from North Van Arts. You will not be automatically subscribed to the email subscriber base, UNLESS you enter via the second option.

This is our annual festive fundraiser

The Anonymous Art Show is an important fundraiser for North Van Arts. The money raised supports our programming, including exhibition activities at CityScape Community ArtSpace, community events like the North Shore Art Crawl, and adult and youth art classes. To learn more about how this fundraiser creates a vibrant cultural art legacy for the North Shore, visit our CANADA HELPS PAGE.