Parks, public art and spaces

News on parks and public spaces across Metro Vancouver. The City of Vancouver is making increased investments into new parks and enhanced public spaces, including the recently revamped Vancouver Art Gallery north plaza and an upcoming park at Smithe and Richards streets. New park space is also planned for the upcoming Northeast False Creek neighbourhood, something nearby residents have been waiting decades for, signified by the green balcony lights seen on towers surrounding the Concord Pacific presentation centre.

Plaza with Nordstrom in background

New plaza at Vancouver Art Gallery will be complete this summer

The new North Plaza at the Vancouver Art Gallery will open temporarily this weekend, just in time for the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival. “The...
Tian Tian Xiang Shang exhibition

Tian Tian Xiang Shang exhibition comes to downtown Vancouver

Hong Kong-based artist Danny Yung has brought the Tian Tian Xiang Shang exhibition to Vancouver. The exhibition runs until May 21, 2017 in the lobby...
Ireland Canada Monument Design B

Two designs for proposed Ireland Canada monument in Vancouver revealed

The Vancouver Park Board is looking for public feedback on a proposal from the Ireland Canada Monument Society to install a monument in George...
Vancouver public spaces strategy

City of Vancouver launches strategy to encourage public spaces

The City of Vancouver has launched a new strategy to encourage more public spaces like plazas and activated laneways in the downtown core. The Places...
Serpentine Pavilion Vancouver Shaw Tower North

Serpentine Pavilion finds permanent home in downtown Vancouver

A spectacular piece of public art is making the move across the pond from London, U.K. to downtown Vancouver. The Serpentine Pavilion was commissioned by...
Sidewalk sandblasting

Artists sought by City of Vancouver for sidewalk sandblasting

The City of Vancouver is seeking designers and artists to create designs that will be sandblasted on the sidewalks of Main Street in Mount...

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