The Eastside Arts Society is a registered charity that is home to the wildly popular Eastside Culture Crawl Visual Arts, Design & Crafts Festival, the new CREATE! Arts Festival and the Eastside Arts District. The Eastside Arts Society (EAS) develops and produces some of Vancouver’s most innovative and cherished programming for contemporary visual arts. Now in its 25th year, the EAS is embarking on a number of new initiatives to ensure that Art Happens Here, on Vancouver’s Eastside, for decades to come.

Our Vision

Transforming community through contemporary visual arts

Our Mission


Eastside Culture Crawl Festival

25th Anniversary edition

CREATE! Arts Festival

August 21st & 22nd, 2021

Eastside Arts District

Multi-year project

Studio 101

Inner City Youth School Arts Program

November 22nd-26th, 2021

Ways to Support

Your support of the Eastside Arts Society is an investment in the arts and artists of Vancouver’s Eastside. It allows us to build upon a 25-year legacy of connecting community with East Vancouver’s vital population of artists, creating access to culture and fostering a love of contemporary visual art for so many over the years, and for years to come.

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