Leading Retail Centre and Community Hub Teams Up with MASSIVart for the Second Year to Create a Captivating Destination


After creating playful artistic outdoor seating in the summer of 2023, MASSIVart is excited to announce a new collaboration with Guildford Town Centre, owned by Ivanhoé Cambridge and managed by Jones Lang Lasalle (JLL) in Surrey, just outside of Vancouver, BC. In this press release, Guildford Town Centre shares details about the Harmony Hub, a visionary public space and bold art installation designed in partnership with our team. Read on to learn more about how this innovative project is set to transform the Centre’s entrance and create a vibrant, welcoming environment for the community.

Surrey, B.C. (June 26, 2024): Guildford Town Centre, the Fraser Valley’s premier shopping destination, announces Harmony Hub, a visionary new public space and bold art installation, launching at the end of June. It is created in collaboration with MASSIVart, a creative placemaking & public art strategy firm renowned for its expertise in crafting vibrant destinations.
Guildford Town Centre Brings Must-See Immersive Art Installation to the Masses with MASSIVart
Designed to foster relaxation, connection, and contemplation amidst lush greenery and striking artistic elements, Harmony Hub transforms the Centre’s entrance into a dynamic public art installation. Positioned near the Centre’s welcome tree’s planter, the circular enclave features energetic graphics and wave-like shapes in vibrant hues of pinks and oranges applied to the ground, surrounding stairs, and supplementary seating options. It offers visitors an inviting outdoor setting against a picturesque backdrop, encouraging them to unwind and enjoy a memorable artistic experience.

“We see public spaces as canvases for cultural expression,” shared Coralie Olson, Managing Partner at MASSIVart. “The Harmony Hub with Guildford Town Centre is an invitation to community building and shared joy. The goal was not simply to decorate a space but to cultivate an oasis of connectivity and reflection within the bustling rhythm of urban life. This initiative showcases our dedication to building a strong community spirit, improving our public spaces, and strengthening our bond with the environment.”

Guildford Town Centre Brings Must-See Immersive Art Installation to the Masses with MASSIVart
With over 15 years of experience, MASSIVart has curated, produced, and promoted large-scale art installations globally, collaborating with over 2000 artists. Their bold installation at Guildford Town Centre emphasizes accessible public art as a cornerstone of the Centre’s efforts to enrich urban environments.
Harmony Hub will be accessible from Entrance 10 on the Upper Level and open for free public viewing until September 2, 2024. For more information on the public art installation, please visit guildfordtowncentre.com
Click here to learn more about our strategic partnership with Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
Guildford Town Centre Brings Must-See Immersive Art Installation to the Masses with MASSIVart