Inspiring kids for life through the arts!

For 35 years, Arts Umbrella has been providing a safe and joyful environment for your child to explore their creative impulses. We’re not just cultivating artists. We’re cultivating confidence, self-expression and a place where all this can happen. For all children. Register now!
With an estimated 30% of British Columbia's children considered vulnerable, quality programs and care are needed for all young children in Metro Vancouver. On December 2, 2014, support Arts Umbrella as we raise funds to to help support our free-of-charge outreach programs, where arts programming is offered to at-risk youth in Metro Vancouver in their own communities.
Happy Holidays Everyone! All Arts Umbrella locations will be on holiday hours until January 2015. Please double check the web page for specific closure times.


Register for 2014/15 programs!

Registration now open for all 2014/15 classes. If you need help call 604-681-5268 (Van) or 604-535-1127 (Surrey).

Download the 2014/15 program guide and 2014/15 class schedule

The Student Gallery showcases the work of Arts Umbrella artists in every discipline, from visual arts, media arts and performing arts. See what happens in the classroom!

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"I was lucky to have a family who believed in the importance of the arts... With your support, Arts Umbrella can continue keep its classes accessible so that all children can participate." -Ryan Hietanen