You will find public art in many places in our community: in galleries, on beaches, on street corners and in public buildings. Art is part of our community’s identity.
With over 100 pieces in our Public Art Inventory, browse this page to view some highlights from the collection.
Above: Emerging Power by Ian Rowles
Public art on private property
You will see public art throughout West Vancouver on private property, such as at Park Royal Shopping Centre or on the Grosvenor Ambleside property.
The District does not have a full list of public art on private property, however, we have noted some helpful links to some larger and notable art pieces you may see in the community.
The Music Box hosts arts programs, concerts and workshops and is a piece of art itself. The chimney mural pays homage to its artistic location by depicting a variety of art forms, painted on the cinder blocks that go from the ground up to and through the building’s roof.
Precisely engraved with the continents of the world, the globe floats on a thin cushion of pressurized water in a granite basin. The Friendship Globe was donated by members of the German Community of Greater Vancouver, led by Harald Lincke, a long-time West Vancouver resident.