Cultural Summit

Cultural Summit Embracing Inclusivity + Resilience - A Path Forward

Embracing Inclusivity + Resilience — A Path Forward

The Cultural Summit is a conference designed to bring together creative and cultural leaders from across the Lower Mainland to explore current trends, ideas and themes in arts, culture and heritage. The 2022 Summit will launch with an exciting Arts Night showcasing dynamic live performances, engaging dialogue and delicious food. The full day Summit will be held the following day and will feature keynote addresses, roundtable talks, networking and an immersive live art experience. 

Arts Night
Friday, Nov. 4 | 7 - 9 p.m.
at Evergreen Cultural Centre
Live art performances, food and drink.

Cultural Summit
Saturday, Nov. 5 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
at Evergreen Cultural Centre
Keynote speakers, roundtable talks and an immersive art experience.


$25 per person


  • Admission to the Arts Night Social on Friday, November 4
  • Admission to the Cultural Summit on Saturday, November 5
  • Refreshments at both events
  • Lunch at the Cultural Summit

Purchase Tickets
* Tickets also available at the door. 

Event Program

2022 Summit Topics

  • Arts and Culture in Community Building
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Engaging Youth in Arts and Culture

Keynote Speakers

  • Andrea Curtis - Executive Director, Vancouver Mural Fest
  • Vishad Deeplaul - Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Lead, City of Burnaby

Roundtable Speakers

  • Jennifer Hayes - Professional Musician, Educator & Consultant
  • Sheena Jardine-Olade - Cultural Equity & Accessibility Planner, City of Vancouver
  • Lindy Sisson - Freelance Arts Consultant

Additional Information

If you have any questions about the Cultural Summit, please email the Cultural Services Team.