Interested in working with ArtStarts? We maintain two directories of talented artists who have experience performing for, or working with, students in Kindergarten to Grade 12.
Performing artists in all disciplines who would like to tour BC schools and communities are invited to apply to ArtStarts Showcase
and if accepted be listed on the Artists on Tour Directory
Artists in all disciplines who work in schools on students projects and residencies are invited to apply
to join the Artists in the Classroom Directory
Apply for Grants
ArtStarts offers many grants that support the arts in education and creative experiences for young people in British Columbia.
ArtStarts hosts annual residencies for early career artists to provide the space, time, and resources they need to develop their artistic practice.
Take Part in Professional Development
Our Infusion professional development experiences provide both teachers and artists with practical resources and approaches in arts integration and creativity.
Discover Practical Resources
ArtStarts provides practical resources for teachers, both online and at our space in downtown Vancouver.
Visit the ArtStarts Gallery
The ArtStarts Gallery is the first in Canada devoted exclusively to young people's art. Exhibitions celebrate the exciting artwork that emerges when students, educators and professional artists work together to deepen learning, creativity and community connections.