Vancouver Mural Festival Transforms Local Spaces through Diverse Public Art

Mural by Debra Sparrow; Photo: Pachamama Film

When Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF) launched in 2016, it had an ambitious dream to reimagine the city landscape. Six years later, it continues to transform Vancouver, one mural at a time.

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Vancouver Mural Festival Transforms Local Spaces through Diverse Public Art

Vancouver Mural Festival Announces 2022 Lineup Including 11-Days of Block Parties and Over 30 New Murals

Vancouver Mural Festival returns August 4-14, 2022 with a spectacular 11-day celebration featuring daily block parties, mural tours and over 30 new murals across the city. Continue reading:
Vancouver Mural Festival Announces 2022 Lineup Including 11-Days of Block Parties and Over 30 New Murals

Vancouver Mural Festival Transforms City Centre Motel into Vancouver’s Newest Creative Community Space

Photo courtesy of Vancouver Mural Festival

VMF has partnered with Nicola Wealth Real Estate and The Narrow Group to reimagine Mount Pleasant’s iconic City Centre Motel into a temporary landmark community space for art and social connection in Vancouver. The project seeks to be a model for arts-driven placemaking and a vision for how underused and transitional space can be reimagined and repurposed for community well-being.
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Vancouver Mural Festival Transforms City Centre Motel into Vancouver’s Newest Creative Community Space

5 Exciting Ways to Take Part in the 2021 Vancouver Mural Festival

Photo: Tara Lee; “Lift Off” by Carrielynn Victor (Sto:lo) at 2750 Granville St.

When you explore the many neighbourhoods of Vancouver, wandering through alleys and streets lined with diverse businesses, restaurants, and retail stores, you’ll be struck by the vibrant colours and bold lines of the murals on many walls.

Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF) is a joyous celebration of the creativity, community, and connection forged by the murals around the city. This year’s VMF runs from August 4 to 22, 2021, and has an array of events and experiences that will make the streets come alive with artistic creativity.

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5 Exciting Ways to Take Part in the 2021 Vancouver Mural Festival

VMF Winter Arts Brings the Streets of Vancouver to Life with Augmented Reality Art

Experience Vancouver like never before! This February, Vancouver Mural Festival Winter Arts blurs the line between the virtual and real-world with a creative new way to safely explore and discover the city. Continue reading:
VMF Winter Arts Brings the Streets of Vancouver to Life with Augmented Reality Art

Vancouver Mural Festival Announces 60+ New Murals in 9 Neighbourhoods, Plus a New Mobile App!

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2020 marks Year 5 of Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF). To celebrate, VMF announced an expanded 3-week festival – August 18 through September 7 – featuring over 60 new murals in 9 neighbourhoods across the city. Plus, a new mobile App to help you discover them all. Continue reading:
Vancouver Mural Festival Announces 60+ New Murals in 9 Neighbourhoods, Plus a New Mobile App!

Massive street party takes over 14+ blocks during the Vancouver Mural Festival this weekend

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Vancouver’s outdoor mural scene continues to grow each year, largely thanks to the Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF), an annual event that takes place each August.

The festival kicked off this month with new murals and daily events, all leading up to a massive Mountain Pleasant Street Party and concert on August 10.

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Massive street party takes over 14+ blocks during the Vancouver Mural Festival this weekend