Surrey Arts Centre
Surrey Arts Centre is the focal point for the arts in the city. Visitors experience visual and performing arts in stunning surroundings, featuring an atrium-style main entrance, a bright, spacious lobby, and an outdoor courtyard with reflecting pool.
The Centre is located in Bear Creek Park. The Park’s amenities include spectacular gardens, a children’s water playground, picnic areas, an outdoor pool and a miniature train ride.
Here are some of the many reasons to visit!
Professional and community theatre productions as well as music and dance performances are presented in the Main Stage and Studio Theatre.
Surrey Art Gallery, a major public art museum that focuses on art made since 1975, presents changing exhibitions, including international travelling shows, and new works by local and nationally recognized artists. A full program of artist talks, workshops and Family Days accompany exhibitions.
The Gift Shop offers a selection of unique and finely crafted original artworks by artists from around the lower mainland and Vancouver Island. Original paintings by local artists are available for rental and purchase.
Amidst changing exhibitions and theatre events are artworks on permanent display. Out of Thin Air by Alan Storey is comprised of copper panels that reveal words and symbols in frost. Sky With Swimmers by Sherrard Grauer is a wire mesh sculpture suspended from the ceiling. Mandala after Prayer Wheel is an interactive copper disk by Maurice Van Der Beke. Taiko Tao and Jump are large figurative wood sculptures by Michael Dennis, located in the courtyard. On the Wind by Blake Williams is a series of kinetic banners adorning the light standards in the parking area/lot.