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WELCOME TO EVERGREEN

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Image: Installation view of Janet Wang: To Exit is to Enter, exhibition at the Art Gallery at Evergreen, Evergreen Cultural Centre, 2023. Photo: Rachel Topham Photography.

WELCOME TO EVERGREEN CULTURAL CENTRE

WHO WE ARE

Situated on the shores of Lafarge Lake in Town Centre Park, Evergreen Cultural Centre exists on the unceded, traditional and ancestral core territory of the kʷikʷəƛ ̓əm (Kwikwetlem First Nation. Described by the City of Coquitlam as the “cultural jewel in Coquitlam’s Town Centre,” we are the Tri-Cities premiere venue for live arts events, exhibitions, and experiences.

Every year, we offer a thrilling season of performing arts presentations in our Studio Theatre, curated exhibitions in the Art Gallery at Evergreen, and arts education programs in a variety of disciplines.

As a non-profit and charitable organization, our staff, volunteers, and board of directors are dedicated to creating an inclusive and accessible community gathering place for visitors to immerse themselves in the magic of live performance and visual art.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION

MEET OUR STAFF

Who works here? Meet our staff, stage techs, and instructors!

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

What job or board member opportunities are currently available?

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Where are we located? Plan your route via bus, skytrain, or vehicle here.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

How do you request ticket donations for community events and fundraisers?

OUR VISION

Evergreen Cultural Centre Society operates a locally treasured, widely respected arts and culture centre for excellence in diverse artistic endeavours.

OUR MISSION

To inspire the community by providing engaging, quality entertainment, exhibitions and arts programs in a welcoming environment.

OUR MANDATE

Evergreen Cultural Centre Society operates a professional venue that offers arts and cultural services to the Tri-Cities area (Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody). The core business is to provide performing arts, visual arts, arts education, temporary public art and facility rentals that are representative of, and accessible to, the local community.

OUR VALUES

ENGAGEMENT – We value openness and connection with, and among, our artists, patrons, and community. We promote curiosity and learning in all we do.

EXCELLENCE – We provide outstanding quality in our organization and programming, which is demonstrated by our innovation and professionalism.

INTEGRITY – We are commited to ethical business practices that include fiscal responsibility to sustain and support vibrant arts programming well into the future.

LEADERSHIP – We provide leadership that inspires and drives innovation, which empowers others to create positive change through artistic endeavours.

RESPECT – We provide a considerate and kind environment as we strive for an inclusive and accessible space for all.

DIVERSITY STATEMENT

The Board of Directors and senior management team of Evergreen Cultural Centre stand against discrimination in any form, and recognizes that we need to strengthen our skills and knowledge to effectively address issues of equity, diversity, and anti-racism.

We commit to working together to create an inclusive environment by reviewing our structures and systems and by reflecting on our programming practices. This process will include bringing in professional support, creating accountability, and providing training opportunities for all of our staff. As an organization that is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination or harassment and supports the productivity, dignity, and self-esteem of every employee, we commit to creating and implementing a plan for integrating this action item into the operations of our organization.

We acknowledge that Evergreen Cultural Centre Society operates on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem First Nation). We thank the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm who continue to live on these lands and care for them, along with the waters and all that is above and below.