Arts & Culture


The heARTbeat of the Bow Valley.

Discover the adventure of art and creativity at Canmore’s community arts centre.

artsPlace is a vibrant, welcoming space where Bow Valley residents and visitors can gather to discover, explore, and celebrate the arts and culture through a full range of classes, workshops, camps, live performances, films, exhibits, and community events.

artsPlace is operated by the Canadian Mountain Arts Foundation, a registered charity, operating independently from the Town of Canmore.

Our Impact

Guided by our community and an unshakeable belief in the power of the arts and creativity to transform lives, artsPlace exists to inspire everyone to think differently and see themselves, and their world, in a new light.

We take our role as a community arts centre to heart; helping artists of all ages and abilities uncover their creative potential, explore their passions, and share their talents with the people they care about.

No matter your age, background, abilities, or financial means, you’re welcome here.

Enjoy a diverse slate of programming in our creative spaces and beyond, including a visual arts studio, ceramics studio, fabrication studio, the Hub Gallery, and the black box theatre.

See what your legacy could be

Talk to artsPlace about a legacy gift

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Canadian Mountain Arts Foundation

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How your gift will be used

artsPlace offers affordable, quality arts programming. Registration fees and ticket sales cover only 40% of our costs. As a charity, we rely on the generosity of our patrons to continue to offer free and subsidized programs and events to the entire Bow Valley community.

By making a bequest in your will to artsPlace, you will ensure that these programs are available for years to come.

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