City of Vancouver’s Cultural Services — Supporting artists and arts, cultural and creative organizations through culture policy, grants, awards and cultural spaces. Commissioning and restoring public artworks. Developing and stewarding civic cultural spaces. Leading negotiations, oversight and monitoring of non-market cultural facility leases on City land.
In 2019, the Creative City Strategy, Making Space for Arts and Culture, and the Vancouver Music Strategy will provide direction on ways the City can maintain the high level of satisfaction residents currently enjoy as well as make its investments more equitable, reflect the diversity of the city, increase accessibility and reduce barriers to participation, and address affordability of spaces for artists and cultural workers.