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Squamish is becoming known for its vibrant and eclectic arts scene. Boasting the second highest number of residents who are artists by profession in all of Canada, Squamish is becoming know as an art destination... a place to view and buy art. The diverse and thriving arts and culture community encompasses theatre, music, visual arts, and heritage museums and displays offering a variety of rich creativity inspiring both locals and visitors alike. The work of regional, national and international contemporary artists can be seen at the many venues, temporary and ongoing exhibitions and festivals in the area. There are also a number of talented local musicians and performers that perform regularly at a number of local venues as well as afar.
- Squamish Arts Council
- Visuals – Squamish Valley Artists
- Squamish Writers Group
- Squamish Public Library and Foyer Gallery
- BC One Card Service - use the services of public libraries wherever you go
- Community Clayworks Studio
- Crafts Association of British Columbia
- British Columbia Arts Council
- Whistler Arts Council
- Art BC
For information on Squamish’s performing arts scene check out Howe Sound Performing Arts (www.howesoundarts.org). Tickets for HSPAA events are available at the Squamish Adventure Centre. Call 604.815.5084 for details. There is a binder full of information about Squamish artists at the Visitor Information desk in the Squamish Adventure Centre. Stop by to learn more!