WE Arts was born in looking forward at the role of the arts in the West End. We partnered with the City of Vancouver in creating the West End Art Plan. Through several public consultations we we learned what arts and culture priorities our neighbours have, and we adopted them as goals for WE Arts. So far we have been able to deliver on a weekly art market and West End music and arts festival. Every year we seek to move closer to reaching our goal of seeing all these ideals become reality.

Our interest is to have the West End known for the arts, to create economic opportunities for our artists, and to create a greater sense of community for the people who live and work in the neighbourhood.