Arts & Culture

For the last twelve years, we’ve been supporting artists and investing in the communities we serve. We host public art competitions and partner with renowned art institutions across the country. These memorable public art pieces spark conversation and become a gathering place for the people in our communities.

Emily Carr

First Capital sponsors Emily Carr University through a juried student sculpture contest, to produce artwork for a site designated by First Capital from among its shopping centres in Metro Vancouver. The First Capital Public Sculpture Competition is open to all fourth-year undergraduate students and graduate students currently enrolled at Emily Carr University and Emily Carr Alumni who graduated within the last 3 prior years.

OCAD

The First Capital Public Sculpture Competition is open to students enrolled in 3rd or 4th year as well as recent graduates, this juried student sculpture competition calls for artists to produce artwork for a site designated by First Capital from among its shopping centres in the Greater Toronto Area.

Concordia

First Capital sponsors Concordia University through a juried student sculpture competition, to produce artwork for a site designated by First Capital from among its shopping centres in the Montreal Metropolitan Community. The First Capital . Public Sculpture Competition is open to currently enrolled students in the Masters of Fine Arts Program at Concordia University.

Calls for Public Sculpture

We believe art is meant to be seen, experienced, pondered and enjoyed on a daily basis, not just when you have time to visit the art gallery. To that end, we hold public sculpture competitions with the winning entries installed at our properties

Toronto Fashion Week

First Capital is the proud owner of Yorkville Village and Toronto Fashion Week. We host an iconic event in Toronto’s most prestigious luxury retail neighbourhood. This event hosts national and international designers, entertainers and the fashion community to create a touchpoint where fashion is embraced and celebrated.