About

UNIT/PITT Society for Art & Critical Awareness (formerly the Helen Pitt Gallery) is a non-profit charitable artist-run organization that supports art and critical awareness by offering the tools, space, resources, and mentorship for emerging artists and members of our neighbouring Chinatown and Downtown Eastside communities to engage in experimental creative work that advances a more expansive, inclusive reality for art and cultural production.

General inquiries, email [email protected]

Mailing address:
UNIT/PITT Society for Art and Critical Awareness
8 East Pender St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6A1T1

UNIT/PITT is based in Chinatown and the Downtown Eastside, on unceded lands belonging to the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səlil̓wətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations. We share an office and venue called 8EAST with the New Orchestra Workshop (NOW) Society.

UNIT/PITT is grateful for the assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts, British Columbia Arts Council, and City of Vancouver; ReIssue project funding through Vancouver Foundation Systems Change; we are particularly grateful to individual donors, volunteers, artists, and cultural workers, without whom we would be unable to continue.

UNIT/PITT is a member of the Pacific Association of Artist Run Centres, PAARC.


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