September 10, 2020
Arts Office eNews:: North Shore Culture Days Issue!

It's official! The City and District of North Vancouver have made proclamations in honour of North Shore Culture Days happening September 27, 28 & 29, 2013.   Culture Days is a national movement to raise the awareness, accessibility and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities.  Here on the North Shore, we're thrilled to be playing our part in this nation-wide celebration, and even more excited about the 60+ events that will be happening right here in our own backyard!

Mayors from North Vancouver District and City, local musicians, and other special guests will be on hand to help kick things off on Thursday September 26, 5pm at Shipbuilder's Square in Lower Lonsdale in conjunction with the popular Thursday Night Market. Mark your calendars - everyone's invited!

Read on for highlights in this month's eNews and then check out the full list of North Shore Culture Days events at  Plus, look for the special North Shore Culture Days Map & Guide in the September 25th issue of the North Shore News.

FREE, family-friendly events for creative adventure seekers of all ages, North Shore Culture Days is a great way to experience the local art scene, try something new, or unleash your inner artist!

The Arts Office team,
Ian, Barb, John, Lori, Laura



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  • Everyone is invited to the official North Shore Culture Days Kick Off on Thursday September 26, 5pm at Shipbuilders' Square in Lower Lonsdale!  NV City Mayor Darrell Mussatto, NV District Mayor Richard Walton, West Vancouver Councillor Craig Cameron, the Adam Woodall Band, and the 'now famous' Senior Flash Mobsters will be on hand to help get the party started!

  • You can unleash your inner artist when a number of North Van Rec Centres open their doors for North Shore Culture Days. From pottery and raku demonstrations to crafts and dancing, there's something for everyone.  Here's a taste of what's in store....

  • The North Vancouver City Library and the North Vancouver District Library have returned as key partners in North Shore Culture Days this year.  With a very tough act to follow from last year, the libraries are stepping up with another great lineup of hands-on, creative and crowd pleasing activities. Check these out....

  • "I've always wondered what goes on in there!" North Shore Culture Days is your opportunity to find out! Discover what goes on behind-the-scenes in the creative spaces and places here on the North Shore.  Take a sneak peek ...

  • North Shore Culture Days invites you to discover new forms of creative expression and artistic practice.  Take a free dance class and maybe you'll sign up for lessons. Sing, play or come and listen to some of the North Shore's best choirs and musical groups.  It's your chance to listen, learn and live it up! Here's what we're talking about ....

  • Two new public artworks will be officially unveiled during North Shore Culture Days.  Meet the artists, meet the Mayors, and help us celebrate these new additions to North Vancouver's wonderful public art collection.  For a change of pace, hop on your bike and join Arts Office staffers for a cycle tour of some of North Van's Public Art works.  Are you ready for this ....