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Juried Art Exhibit 2024 - Coquitlam Public Library


Library Visual arts Painting Self-guided
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This activity runs the duration of Culture Days.

We’ll email you reminders a week before and the day before the event.


Coquitlam Public Library City Centre Branch (City Centre Branch)

1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC, V3B 0Y1

Coquitlam, BC

Directions: Transit Buses: 160, 183, 186, and 188. Skytrain Take the Millennium Line to the Lincoln Skytrain Station. The library is across the street from the station. Parking Park in the lot directly above the library branch for up to four hours free. You can extend your time for an additional four hours by requesting a parking pass from the Help Desk.



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Celebrate the arts with the Coquitlam Public Library's third annual Juried Art Exhibition, taking place September 26 through November 6, 2024.

This year's theme is “Openness” and “Curiosity” – two of Coquitlam Public Library’s essential values:

Openness: To ideas, to differences, to possibility.

Curiosity: We are always asking: What would happen? How could it be better? What if…?

Call for Entries Opens on May 13 and the deadline is July 7.

Artists based in the Tri-Cities, including Coquitlam, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam, and Belcarra, are invited to submit two-dimensional works in the mediums of paintings, drawings, photographs, collage, and prints. Age categories: Youth (12-16) | Adult (17+).

Please visit the link: for more details.

Contact Shirley Chan at [email protected] or Rosanne Hoekstra at [email protected]



Coquitlam Public Library


We nurture joy in discovery by providing inviting, innovative spaces and services that promote learning and knowledge and engage all of Coquitlam’s diverse communities.


We are leaders in information, innovative and inspirational services, inclusive atmosphere, and community engagement.


-Openness: To ideas, to difference, to possibility

-Inclusion: Everyone is welcome and everyone is accepted

-Respect: For each other, for our community and for the environment that sustains us

-Curiosity: We are always asking: What would happen? How could it be better? What if…?

-Love of learning: Creating and maintaining spaces and practices that encourage excitement about learning