Abundance Fenced (2011), by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas

Public art

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.

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Discover our featured public art. Go on self-guided walking tours. Find public art by neighbourhood, artwork, or artist.

Placing public art in public spaces

Create public art for civic and private development projects in the city.

Artist opportunities

Find opportunities for local artists including calls for public art, available studio space, and more.

Current public art projects

Centennial Totem Pole at Hadden Park

Centennial Totem Pole Conservation Project

The City is reviewing the future of the Centennial Totem Pole located in Hadden Park just south of the Maritime Museum in Kitsilano.

empire stadium soccer

Hastings Park: Home and Away

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.

Elk for ‘cesna?em mural by Dana Claxton

Platforms 2016

View our outdoor art exhibition of temporary print and video works about the Coastal City premiering each month from May to October 2016.


Public Art Program


501 - 111 West Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4


Arts, Culture, and Environment Park Board 


2099 Beach Ave
Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4

Phone: 604-257-8495

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