The Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival is an annual festival that offers opportunities for exhibition, performance, connection and learning to visual and performing artists facing social exclusion and other barriers. The Festival is Canada’s first and only festival for Outsider Art.

We look forward to celebrating our artists and performers this October on the unceded territories of xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Festival Dates: October 14 – 16, 2022

Hours: Fri: 12 – 3, Sat: 12 – 5:30, Sun: 12 – 3

Festival Location: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre (181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC)

Check out who is participating in this year’s festival!

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