BC’s Guide to Arts & Culture is the definitive guide to local, authentic experiences in the province.

Featuring: Creative Communities in BC,  Artful Getaways,  Best Annual Festivals & Events, Artists Studios, Galleries, Heritage Sites, Aboriginal Culture, Theatres & More

Curated Communities in the printed guide and online edition are organized to give you a comprehensive view of cultural offerings in each distinct region, village and Creative Community of BC.



Each of our participants receive our RECOMMENDED guarantee – our way of ensuring the guide offers only the choicest cultural experiences in the province. If you spot an Art-BC Recommended sticker in the window or doorway of our participants, it’s your assurance that you’ll have an authentic cultural experience.

The Art Guide is printed every two years and can be found in over 600 locations across the province. Pick up your copy at Visitor Centres, Heritage Sites, Museums, Galleries, Cultural Centres, Hotels, BC Ferries, or at the locations of any of our participants.


Satisfy your cultural wanderlust and discover the best of BC from anywhere with our print and online guides. Stash a copy of the printed guide in your travel bag or glove box as your travel companion to BC’s prime cultural experiences.


Past Issues

The Art Guide has been in print for more than 15 years. Over the years our mission has been to connect the culturally curious with the best of BC’s arts & culture. Check out our archive of past issues here.

Click here to view past issues.