The Community Art Space at Anvil Centre is currently accepting group proposals for its 2019 exhibition schedule. The Community Art Space forges creative dialogue, brings attention to local art as well as creates new opportunities for artists in our community.  It is open to New Westminster emerging and established artists who reside or have a studio practice in the City and work in two dimensional media.

We invite groups of three or more local artists to submit an exhibition proposal. The exhibitions are two months in duration.

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New West Museum Exhibit: Planning New Westminster

New Westminster, BC – Have you ever wondered when Sapperton, Queensborough and Connaught Heights became part of New Westminster?  Or what was on the Waterfront before Quay and the boardwalk?  Did you know that a 1960s plan would have turned Columbia Street into a tunnelled car-only thoroughfare?  A new exhibition at the New Westminster Museum looks at how the city formed, with stunning maps, beautiful archival photos and quirky artefacts.  The exhibition opens on Thursday June 1, with an opening reception from 6 pm – 8 pm, on the Anvil Centre third floor.

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Call for Artists: Community Banners Public Art Program

Deadline: April 17, 2017 at 4pm


Local artists are invited to submit designs to be considered for the City of New Westminster’s Community Banners Public Art Program. The program aims to highlight local artists, enhance the public space and provide context to the area and activities that occur within the community. The banners will be located along 6th Street, from Columbia Street to 5th Avenue.  This call is open to emerging and established artists, working in two dimensional media, who reside or have a studio practice in New Westminster.

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