The Downtown Eastside Centre for the Arts creates opportunities for creative exploration and expression in the heart of the City of Vancouver.
The Centre is open for everyone giving children, youth, adults, and older folks a welcoming environment to help them discover their inner artist. Residents gather together for creative activities inspired by artists and elders who are rich with encouragement and ideas.
The Downtown Eastside Centre for the Arts is founded on the idea that everyone who has a desire to participate in creative activities could have the opportunity to do so, regardless of their circumstances.
The community is invited to create opportunities for creative activity that reflect the interests and needs of the Downtown Eastside community and beyond.
The Downtown Eastside Centre for the Arts creates opportunities for artists, creative entrepreneurs, and community contributors to participate in the cultural, community, and social development of the neighbourhood.