Arts Umbrella Granville Island

Arts Umbrella Granville Island is situated on unceded, traditional, and ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples.

12 studios. Daily classes. Arts Umbrella’s core facility is a centre of excellence with the most diverse selection of classes and programs—from preschool to post-secondary.

1400 Johnston St Vancouver, BC V6H 3S1
Phone: 604-681-5268


Fall, Winter, and Spring
Monday-Friday: 8:30 am-9:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday: 8:30 am-6:30 pm

Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:30 pm

Arts Umbrella Closures

Visit our Important Dates page for details about Arts Umbrella closures.

Extreme Weather Closure Procedure: In times of extreme weather, Arts Umbrella closure procedure aligns with that of the local public school district. In the event public schools are closed due to weather conditions, Arts Umbrella classes are also cancelled. Please check local radio, television, and school board websites for school closures.

Parking: There is three-hour, free parking available on Granville Island for visitors only. Vehicles are limited to occupy one stall, once per day. Please read applicable signs. Additional parking is available in the pay parking lot to the east of Arts Umbrella.

Transit: The #50 bus stops at the entrance to Granville Island. For more information, please see Translink’s Trip Planner.

Our Neighbourhood: Granville Island is one of the top arts and culture destinations in Vancouver. We share the island with artisans, artists, restaurants, theatres, a hotel, industrial workshops, markets, floating-home residents, and many friendly creatives. We look forward to the island’s annual events like the Vancouver Children’s Festival, Canada Day celebrations, and the Vancouver Fringe Festival. All told, we love the island – Arts Umbrella’s home for four decades.