Eastside Arts Society

The Eastside Arts Society (EAS) has developed and produced some of Vancouver’s most innovative and cherished programming for contemporary visual arts.

Our Vision

Transforming community through contemporary visual arts

The Eastside Arts Society (formerly the Eastside Culture Crawl Society) began in 1996 with a handful of artists and a couple hundred attendees and now heralds a festival that celebrates the art of over 500 artists with 45,000 attendees annually, as well as the CREATE! Arts Festival and the Eastside Arts District.

Our Mission

Inspire, educate, and engage the community in visual arts

Foster excellence and professionalism in the visual arts.

Preserve, promote and grow production space in Vancouver’s Eastside in support of contemporary performing and visual arts.

25 years strong

The Eastside Arts Society has been proudly promoting the unique and cherished arts community of Vancouver’s Eastside since 1996! Our existing and new initiatives are growing to ensure that Art Happens Here for decades to come.

Our History

Board of Directors

The Eastside Arts Society (EAS) is overseen by a passionate and committed Board of Directors who are responsible for the governance of the organization, including our vision and mission, and are key to the organizations’ success and development.

EAS Committees

The Eastside Arts Society (EAS) is overseen by a passionate and committed Board of Directors who are responsible for the governance of the organization, including our vision and mission, and are key to the organizations’ success and development.

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