Vancouver Art Shows & Exhibits
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This six-week festival features dynamic, high-profile exhibitions from Vancouver’s leading public and commercial galleries, public realm installations, and a series of community-based photo workshops, tours, artist talks, films, and panel discussions.
To celebrate Earth Day, Wesbrook Village is hosting a book donation, swap, and sale! Give your gently used books a second life and meet other book enthusiasts. Please visit our website for more details:
Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Cost: Free admission
Location: MBA House, Wesbrook Village (3385 Wesbrook Mall, UBC)
- West Ventures Photography Address:
Thursday, April 27 2017
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM PDT
Create Change is thrilled to announce its 2017 Annual Fundraising Gala! This event is both intimate and lively, featuring a standing reception with a live and silent auction component, and an African Design Shop.
The Create Change Fundraising Gala is run and hosted in partnership with local Vancouver high school students who are passionate about providing education to girls living in extreme poverty.
Last year's annual fundraiser raised over $90,000 to provide girls living in extreme poverty with access to education.
Join Create Change in this community effort to support local youth’s efforts to empower change in their communities and become change makers of tomorrow.
Purchase your tickets at https://createchange2017fundraiser.eventbrite.ca/
Let's get this whole province painting! Be a part of the Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge (#OPC2015) this Mother's Day, Sunday, May 10th.
This FREE community-based art challenge invites people of all ages and artistic abilities to spend the day together creating outdoors.
From seasoned plein air painters and novice artists who love the great outdoors, to groups of friends looking for a creative activity, and families celebrating a meaningful Mother's Day with a painting picnic – all are invited to join in the fun.
This year's Outdoor Painting Challenge offers over $20,000 in prizes to be won at our 6 Opus locations across BC – from Opus Gift Cards for the judges' selections to amazing draw prizes from the top brands in art supplies.
Sign up online at http://opusartsupplies.com/opcsignup
- Opus Framing & Art Supplies Address:
We're inviting EVERYONE to celebrate and participate in the 5th annual Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge on Sunday, May 15th!
Join BC's creative community for a day of making art outdoors, friendly competition, and over $27,000 in prizes at this free event.
This special event offers you a unique opportunity to make art with fellow artists outdoors, sharing the day with each other and passersby alike. Artists of all ages and skill levels are invited to participate.
Each location has a designated Painting Zone with a variety of subject matter to choose from. Try a cityscape, a waterfront view, the flora and fauna around you, or even the picture in your mind that the day inspires. Work in acrylics or oils, watercolour or pencil, collage or assemblage, or all of the above! All mediums and points of view are welcome.
Let's get the whole province painting - again!
Sign-up today & find details at http://opusartsupplies.com/opc
- Opus Framing & Art Supplies Address:
Kids 16 years old or younger are invited to show their work in a group exhibition at their local Opus Art Supplies this August during our Annual Opus Kids' Art Exhibition.
All children who display a piece in the exhibit will be entered into a draw for a chance to have their exhibited work custom framed to their specifications!
Starting June 23, you can pick up a 10"x10" Opus Art Board for a minimum donation of $1 for kids to create their piece on. All funds will be used to purchase art supplies for the BC Children's Hospital Foundation.
Completed works must be submitted to Opus by July 31.
While visiting the Kids' Art Exhibition between August 1-9, 2015, members of the public are invited to vote for their favourite artwork. The piece with the most votes at each Opus store will receive the People’s Choice Award and a $25 Opus Gift Card. Voters will be entered to win a $25 Opus Gift Card, too!
For more information visit www.opusartsupplies.com/kidsartexhibit
Biannual gem, rock, mineral, fossil and jewellery show and sale. More than 50 exhibitors from all across Canada. Door prizes, demonstrations, lectures and more
Those wanting to participate in the up close and personal experience of seeing artists in their studios may wish to visit this cultural event. Since 1997 it has grown to incorporate 400 artists, craftspeople and designers in the East Vancouver area.
The North Vancouver Community Arts Council presents the annual North Shore Art Crawl is a free community arts festival which offers a great opportunity for the public to meet many diversely talented artists and view their work in both public galleries and working studios.
This years annual Art Crawl on the North Shore and will feature over 300 artists at 75 locations from Lions Bay to Deep Cove.
- CityScape Community Art Space Address: 355 Lonsdale Ave North Vancouver BC V7M 2G3