Arts Centre


The Richmond Arts Centre supports several Richmond events and City partnerships throughout the year. Check this page regularly for updates and details.

Culture Days 2016
Date: September 30, October 1 & 2
Location: Richmond Cultural Centre Plaza and various studios
Admission: Free

Culture Days is an annual, Canada-wide celebration of culture. For more information visit:

Richmond Arts Centre Productions and Partnerships
Richmond Youth Dance Company
Every March, the Richmond Youth Dance Company presents original shows featuring ballet choreography as well as new works presented by guest artists.

Annual School Year Dance Recital
Each year in June, students from our dance and musical theatre programs perform in our annual school year recital held at the Gateway Theatre. These performances are the culmination of the students’ achievements for the year and are the highlight of our school year program.

Richmond International Film and Media Arts Festival
Each July, we are proud to present this unique festival which takes place at the Richmond Cultural Centre. Audiences experience full length features in unique environments inside and outside of the Centre. Other festival highlights include multimedia installations in unusual locations. For more information visit

Exhibition Opportunities
In addition to the Upper Rotunda of the Richmond Cultural Centre, Gateway Theatre and the Richmond Arts Centre have teamed up to provide exhibition opportunities for local Artists. The Arts Centre curates 2D exhibitions that are loosely connected to the themes of each individual theatre production. The exhibition is displayed in the lobby of the theatre. For more information visit our Community Art Displays web page.