Since 2014 Lumière Festival has been brightening and bringing life to the dark days of early winter. This year, the festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with five-day of light, art and performances – November 2nd to 6th.
The Lumière Festival spreads light across downtown Vancouver with a series of illuminated artworks, light-based projections, dynamic performances and interactive workshops. Showcasing a variety of artists and their works of art, including artists from across the country and around the globe.
“The 10th anniversary of Lumière represents a decade of artistic expression, community engagement, and the joy of experiencing our city in a new light,” explains Deb Beaudreau, curator of the 10th Annual Lumière Festival. “I am honoured to be part of the journey this year, and can’t wait for everyone to see the incredible works of art and performances we have in store this November.”
Kick off the 10th Anniversary Lumière Festival with an open-air spectacle at (Vancouver Art Gallery, North Plaza) at 6pm Thursday, November 2, featuring dynamic performances from Ember Arts, Elektric Collective and more. Then explore the dynamic, interactive light-based pieces and performance throughout the 5 days festival at a dozen locations spread across the downtown Vancouver, West End, Yaletown and Gastown neighborhoods including;
Jim Deva Plaza – 1200 Bute St
Morton Park – 1800 Davie Plaza
West End Community Centre – 870 Denman St
Robson and Cardero – between 1500-1600 blocks Robson St
– 750 Hornby St
Vancouver Art Gallery South Plaza – 800 Robson St
Lot 19 – 855 West Hastings St
Bentall Centre – 505 Burrard St
Arthur Erickson Place – 1075 West Georgia St
Helmcken Plaza – 300 block Helmcken St
Bill Curtis Square – 1198 Mainland St (Yaletown Station)
Gateway to Gastown – Water St @ West Cordova
After Darkness Comes The Light – the 10th Anniversary Lumière Festival, brings Vancouver free, accessible and uplifting activities designed to bring people together to explore the city, after dark from runs November 2 -6, 2023.
For more information on the Lumière Festival, visit Lumièreyvr.com.