Iconic Public Artworks to Visit Around Vancouver

Vancouver Mural Festival. Photo: Destination Vancouver/Hubert Kang

With over 400 pieces of public art across the city, you’re sure to find one that speaks to you. Don’t miss these iconic artworks in Vancouver. Which one is your favourite?

Monument for East Vancouver

Better known as the East Van cross, Monument for East Vancouver is an illuminated sculpture by artist Ken Lum. It was inspired by a graffiti symbol that dates back to the 1940s. The 57-foot-tall (17.4 m) piece celebrates the culture and history of East Vancouver, a neighbourhood historically associated with immigrants.

Where: Northwest corner of Clark Drive at East 6th Avenue

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