North Van Arts, founded in 1969 as The North Vancouver Community Arts Council, is a grassroots, social-profit, charitable cultural organization dedicated to maximizing the intrinsic value of the arts in all media.

NVA’s mandate is to enable emerging and professional artists in all disciplines, to bridge cultures, and to build strong and healthy communities through the arts.

NVA’s membership is over 500 strong and includes individuals, students, seniors, families, cultural groups and businesses.

Created and produced the first North Shore arts promotional vehicles:  Arts Access Magazine and Arts Access Television Show

Instrumental in creating a tri-municipal Arts Commission designed to assist local governments in the development and promotion of arts and culture in their communities