Why Join the Tour?

SUPPORT PUBLIC ART

One-time $5 minimum donation for individuals or $15 for families. All funds raised go towards Vancouver Biennale public art installations, exhibitions, artist residencies, and educational programs.

NEW TOURS EACH WEEK

Register once and get new tours sent to you every week from May 22nd until October 11th. 40 tours in total to choose from! Take as many tours as you like, whenever you like, as often as you like throughout 2021.

ALL AGES AND ABILITIES

For people and families of all ages and athletic abilities.  We have bike rides and urban walks for everyone, from easy to more advanced. All tours indicate approximate walking and cycling times.

DISCOVER HIDDEN HISTORIC TREASURES

Each tour includes several points of interest and annotations throughout. We guarantee that you’ll discover and learn about hidden cultural, historic and architectural treasures throughout the city and have loads of fun doing it!

New Tour Features!

NEW USER-FRIENDLY APP

All tours are easily accessible by cell phone with a new and greatly improved user-friendly app. All tours are also downloadable for those who prefer a paper map.

EDUCATIONAL TOURS

Special WE ARE OCEAN Vancouver educational tour for teachers, parents, and children to learn about the impact climate change has on the ecosystems of Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam land.

 

WE ARE OCEAN Vancouver is an artistic contribution to the Preparatory Phase of the UN Decade Of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) through IOC-UNESCO, curated by ARTPORT_making waves.

SPECIAL 75th ANNIVERSARY TOURS

Special tours celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Community Arts Council of Vancouver (CACV) and the Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival (VOAF) presented by CACV. 

BELOVED ARTWORKS

Special tours that bring back some of the most iconic and beloved Vancouver Biennale artworks through Augmented Reality installations.

  • One-time $5 minimum donation for individuals or $15 for families. All funds raised go towards Vancouver Biennale public art installations, exhibitions, artist residencies, and educational programs.   
     

  • Register once and get new tours sent to you every week from May 22nd until October 11th. 40 tours in total to choose from! Take as many tours as you like, whenever you like, as often as you like throughout 2021.
     

  • For people and families of all ages and athletic abilities.  We have bike rides and urban walks for everyone, from easy to more advanced. All tours indicate approximate walking and cycling times.
     

  • Each tour includes several points of interest and annotations throughout. We guarantee that you’ll discover and learn about hidden cultural, historic and architectural treasures throughout the city and have loads of fun doing it!
     

  • *New* All tours are easily accessible by cell phone with a new and greatly improved user-friendly app. All tours are also downloadable for those who prefer a paper map.
     

  • *New* Special WE ARE OCEAN Vancouver educational tour for teachers, parents, and children to learn about the impact climate change has on the ecosystems of Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam land. WE ARE OCEAN Vancouver is an artistic contribution to the Preparatory Phase of the UN Decade Of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) through IOC-UNESCO, curated by ARTPORT_making waves.
     

  • *New* Special tours celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Community Arts Council of Vancouver (CACV) and the Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival (VOAF) presented by CACV. 
     

  • *New* Special tours that bring back some of the most iconic and beloved Vancouver Biennale artworks through Augmented Reality installations.