Cultural arts refer to transformation and a collaboration of different art forms. The term embodies creative thinking and critique, which encompasses the analyses of contemporary visual culture alongside other art forms i.e. visual art, literature, music, theatre, film, dance, etc. Cultural arts help to explain the world in which we live, worldview and often challenge current ideas, thoughts and practice. In general, cultural arts are multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and cross-genre. Cultural arts are less about definition and more about meaning and making sense of our current environment through an exploration of creativity. Sometimes known as multificational-cultural arts.
Maple Ridge provides the community with an opportunity to explore and express the world around them in all of the forms stated above. Each expression adding to the wonder and beauty that residents experience firsthand as members of this community.