Arts + culture

From festivals and exhibitions to plays and poetry readings, our arts and culture offerings are fresh, fierce—and often free.

Galleries & museums

SFU Galleries

SFU Galleries stewards the Simon Fraser University Art Collection. Its holdings of more than 5,500 works include significant regional and national art works spanning the last century.

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Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art

The Bill Reid SFU Art Collection is exhibited at the only public gallery in Canada dedicated to contemporary Indigenous Northwest Coast Art.

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SFU Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

The Simon Fraser University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology collects, researches and exhibits artifacts from around the world with a focus on B.C..

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Engagement opportunites

SFU Woodward's Cultural Programs

SFU Woodward's Cultural Programs presents a signature mainstage series, fosters a wide-variety of community and cultural partnerships, and has established a successful developmental residency program.

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SFU Pipe Band

Formed in 1966 during the university's inaugural year, the SFU Pipe Band has become a respected institution in the community and has brought honour and recognition to SFU, capturing national and international prizes.

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SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement

SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement is an educational, cultural and community-building resource that engages the public sphere, Indigenous communities and the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood.

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School for the Contemporary Arts

SFU’s School for the Contemporary Arts offers a unique curriculum that integrates studio classes in dance, film, music/sound, theatre performance and production, and visual art with the historical and theoretical study of the arts.

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Lunch Poems at SFU

Lunch Poems at SFU is a unique opportunity to celebrate poetry on the third Wednesday of every month, from 12 pm - 1 pm.

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The Writer’s Studio Reading Series

SFU's Creative Writing Community hosts monthly readings in Vancouver where local writers share their work with the public.

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CJSF - Student campus radio station

As a campus/community station, CJSF strives to provide points of view rarely expressed in mainstream media. CJSF is on seven days a week between the hours of 8 am - 2 am.

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