Arts and Culture
Vaughan is a creative urban city that integrates art and culture into its public realm. It is a city where art is accessible to all and valued as a placemaking catalyst, and diversity is celebrated by highlighting our many cultural traditions.
As a sector, Arts and Culture holds an important place in Vaughan’s economy as a job creator and for its role in attracting businesses, residents and visitors.
Annual Cultural events and programs offer a variety of opportunities for community organizations and businesses to participate and to contribute strong identity and sense of place in the Vaughan community.
- 136,000 viewer impressions for on the SLATE art exhibitions
- 7 Heritage Month celebrations – 1,600 attendees
- 10 Cultural Events – 15,000 attendees
- 26 film shoots in 2019
- 528 businesses and 5,596 employees1
1Source: York Region Employment Survey