Vancouver Visual Art Foundation

  • 900-570 Granville St.
  • Vancouver, BC V6C 1X6
  • Phone: 604.682.3701

Vancouver Visual Art Foundation (VVAF) is a non-profit organisation that aims to inspire, educate, and connect local and international art communities. They want to to help nurture Vancouver’s creative community and establish Vancouver as being a city that successfully supports the arts.

They produce the world class art event Art Vancouver, featuring reputable art galleries and artists from across Canada and around the world. The fair hosts a comprehensive, curated program of interesting artist talks, panel discussions, artist demonstrations, art workshops and performances. Special events are located onsite as well as off-site in satellite locations.

As well as Art Vancouver, VVAF also produce art events throughout the year across the city, such as Art Masters, Art Downtown, Art Talks, and Art Ignites. 

You may also visit their gallery downtown Vancouver called Art @Bentall and purchase art from local and international artists.

The VVAF has partnered with the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association to present Art Downtown Summer Program, 2021. This new summer program transforms two beautiful locations of Lot 19 and Bentall Centre Plaza in downtown Vancouver into inspiring and creative hubs for the public to safely connect with the arts. Every week from June to September, artists will be showcasing and selling their work, there will be live art demonstrations, live music, and art activities. Art Downtown is free and open to the public.