Find a Space. List a Space.
For Free.

Join the creative space community

SpaceFinder BC is your ultimate yellow-pages for creative space. Search local and provincial listings by rate, use and location or with over 50 discipline-specific criteria.

Find the space you need, at the rate you want, when you want it.

If you manage or own a space that permits rentals, books performances, or have underutilized space waiting for the right opportunity, listing on SpaceFinder BC is your next smart move!

If you can rent it, we can list it!

The BC Alliance for Arts + Culture is proud to be part of bringing this valuable new tool to British Columbia. The platform is made available through the local leadership of the Alliance's charitable organization the Society to Bridge Arts and Community in collaboration with ArtsBuild Ontario and the development of NYC's Fractured Atlas.

 

Toolkit for Venues

If you can rent it, you can list it–and this toolkit will show you how! Even if you don't rent by the hour. 

  • STUDIOS

  • Rehearsal SPACE

  • SHOOTing LOCATIONS

  • cultural centres

  • Community HALLS

  • Co-working spaces

  • SMALL + LARGE STAGES

  • MAKER LABS

Toolkit for Renters

If you’re looking for a place to create, rehearse, perform or plan, SpaceFinder BC can get it sorted in seconds. Search easily for the BC creative space you need! Either run a quick search by rate, use and location, or make use of the +150 venue criteria to refine your results. Renters browse venue info, rental policies and space images before making the decision to book.

 Types of search criteria include, but are not limited to:

 Find the space you need based on:

  • Rate
  • Availability
  • Equipment & lighting
  • Building characteristics
  • Square footage
  • Floor type

Toolkit for Communities

BC is home to the highest concentration of artists among all the provinces – that’s one in every 93 workers! And they all need creative space. 

Interested communities can transform under-utilized space by listing it as creative rental space on SpaceFinder BC. Toolkit contents include:

  • How to build a rental network
  • Brand guidelines
  • Media & marketing resources
  • Key messages & talking points
  • Useful links
  • FAQ
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FAQ

I want to bring SpaceFinder BC to my community.  How do I do that?

Great idea! We’ll help you set up an outreach strategy made specifically suited to your community. Contact us at spacefinderbc@allianceforarts.com or call us at 604-681-3535.

How do I list a space?

Go to this link to get started. Once you’ve submitted your listings, it takes 5-6 business days for approval and publish.

How do I find a space?

Easy! Head to www.spacefinderbc.org and run a quick search by use, location and rate. Or, browse the complete directory at www.spacefinderbc/spaces for a more refined search using over 50 discipline-specific criteria.

Does it cost anything to list or search on spacefinder bc?

Nope! It is 100% free. 

can i reset my password?

No problem! Click here: reset password

Fractured Atlas provides a variety of resources, tips and guides made to help SpaceFinder participants get the most of the service. Visit the knowledge base to get an edge on your listing or find an answer to commonly asked questions.

Promotional Tools

Web Buttons

eb buttons are a great way to show support for SpaceFinder BC. Download them here! Not sure how to use them? Contact the Alliance at communications@allianceforarts.com

Video + Presentations

This video link if for a 10-second promotional video you can embed and share easily online and via social media.

Click the link above to download a PowerPoint presentation about SpaceFinder BC.

Questions? Email us at spacefinderbc@allianceforarts.com

Print Materials

SpaceFinder BC 11x17" poster. Click the image above to download the pdf version for print.

SpaceFinder BC 4x6" postcard (double-sided). Click the image above to download the pdf version for print.

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Questions About SpaceFinder BC? 

Contact us! We’re here to help.

Rhiannon Herbert
Outreach + Database Coordinator
BC Alliance for Arts + Culture

E: spacefinderbc@allianceforarts.com
T: 604 681 3535 (214)

SpaceFinder BC is made possible by: