Community Arts Council Greater Victoria


The Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria (CACGV) was established in 1966, as a registered under the BC Societies Act as a non profit charitable organization, serving the Victoria, Esquimalt, Oak Bay and District of Saanich communities. CACGV is a pioneer member of a network of Community Arts Councils throughout British Columbia.


Foster and encourage artistic and cultural development in the Greater Victoria area.


Increase citizen enjoyment and participation in local arts and cultural activities through leadership, program delivery and partnerships. The fostering of interest and pride in the arts and cultural heritage of the community through programs and activities that stimulate, encourage, develop and enlist public interest and understanding. To further promote the work of cultural groups and to attract the attention of civic and provincial authorities to the cultural needs of the Greater Victoria area.