Current Exhibition

1st Canadian International Watercolour Biennale

July  5 - 24, 2016

IWS Biennale


Watercolour artists from all over the world are showcased in three galleries in this juried exhibition.


Other participating galleries:   
International Art Gallery, Vancouver

Cityscape Community Art Space, North Vancouver




Salsa by the Sea

Salsa by the Sea

Salsa Dancing Lessons!

Do you love the music, rhythms and dance of Latin America?

Thursdays, July 7 - August 25, 2016** at Ambleside Landing behind the Ferry Building Gallery.

6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | $8 Drop-in

  • Open to all levels and ages.
  • Lesson included
  • No partner required.

Please bring your own water bottle and fill it up in the Gallery. Call 604.925.7290 for more info.

Instructor: Doris Maria Lavaggi of Latin Dance for You

**Note: August 4th Salsa by the Sea moved to Saturday, July 30, 7:00 pm at John Lawson Park as part of the Harmony Festival with live music from the Wil Campa Band at 7:30 pm*

FOG logoSalsa by the Sea is sponsored by Friends of the Ferry Building Gallery

Community Sponsor: Travel ConceptsTravel Concepts

Plein Air Challenge

Plein Air Challenge

8th Annual Grand Prix Plein Air Challenge

Saturday, August 6, 2016 | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

In this traditional 3-hour Plein Air painting competition, painters must originate, paint, complete and frame a painting that has been created outdoors. Works will judged and prizes awarded by Opus Art Supplies. Paintings will be available for sale after the judging.*

* Participating artists must pre-register in the gallery. Cost: $35 (includes morning coffee & muffins and a wine & cheese reception).

Book signing with Ross Penhall

Ross Penhall's Vancouver


with artist and author Ross Penhall

Saturday, August 6 | 3–6 p.m.

Ross Penhall, artist and author of Ross Penhall's Vancouver: Surrounding Areas and Place that Inspire, will be signing books in the gallery. The signing will take place after the Plein Air Challenge as part of the Harmony Arts Festival.

Free admission. Books will be available for purchase.

Upcoming Exhibition


Harmony Showcase Exhibition 2016

July 29th - August 14th

Mixed media juried exhibition featuring the work of 21 artists:

Joan Balzar
Enda Bardell
Barry Cogswell
Dene Croft
Alfred Depew
Daniel Izzard
Sheree Jones
Peter Langer
Pablo Ruben Lopez Sanz
Cheryl Massey
Vincent Massey
Sandrine Pelissier
Isabelle Procter
Lee Roberts
Sara Robichaud
Brian Romer
David Smith
Alfonso Tejada
Roger Watt

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Ferry Building Gallery
1414 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver, BC
Gallery Hours
Tues - Sun: 11AM - 5PM
Closed Mondays
Tel 604-925-7290