Current Exhibition

Journee

Journée

January 10 - 29, 2017

Marney Rose Edge - acrylic painting

Christine Hood - ceramic, raku, oxidized copper

Opening Reception: Tuesday, January 10, 6 - 8 p.m.

Meet the Artists: Saturday, January 14, 2 - 3 p.m.

 

Art History Presentations

New Winter 2017 Series with Sandra Seekins, MA, head of the Art History Department at Capilano University.

ImpressionismWhy was Impressionism Subversive?
Most viewers think of Impressionism as “pretty” art that is easy on the eyes. However, when it first appeared, Impressionism was derided by many art critics.  Join us as we look at how changes to the city of Paris provided Impressionists with new types of subject matter.  We will examine the stylistic arguments Impressionism provoked and the challenge it posed to the conventional arts establishment.

Monday, January 23, 7-9 p.m.    $15    Course #29212. Register online

Arts Connection

Jane ApplebyWednesday, January 25, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.: "A Take on Winter Landscapes",  with Jane Appleby

Join us for an acrylic painting demonstration.

Cost: $10 drop in (or buy a 2017 membership*). No registration required, all are welcome.

*Annual membership costs $65 and includes membership card, one art critiquing session per year, guest speakers, coffee & muffins, and the opportunity to participate in the Arts Connection Exhibition jury process.

Arts Connection, our monthly networking meeting, meets on the last Wednesday of the month from January to October from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Connect with other artists, share ideas and information, receive support and listen to professional speakers on various art topics.

 

The Ultimate Traveller

Multi-media visual and musical presentations by Peter Langer, BA, BSc, MA. An internationally-renowned travel photographer, Peter has travelled to over 170 countries.

Iran

January 25: Impressions of Iran - Travels through Legendary Persia (course #29381). Register online.

Join world-renowned photographer Peter Langer as he explores the archaeological sites of ancient Persia and Mesopotamia, enjoy the beauty of Persian Gardens and see cities steeped in ancient traditions. We travel back through the millennia to Pasargadae, the first dynastic capital of the Achaemenid Empire, founded by Cyrus II the Great. Persepolis, a 2,500 year-old reminder of the might of the Persian Empire. We invite you to discover the real Iran, home of a warm and fascinating people living within an ancient and sophisticated culture.

Art Tours

Layers of Influence

Thursday, January 26,  2017 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m.     

Tour the Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures exhibition at the UBC Museum of Anthropology. This stunning exhibition features clothing’s inherent evidence of human ingenuity, creativity and skill, drawing from MOA’s textile collection — the largest collection in Western Canada — to display a global range of materials, production techniques and adornments across different cultures and time frames.

We will lunch at Granville Island (not included in cost of tour) or bring your own, followed by a talk on the beautiful fair-traded clothing, textiles, home accessories and adornments at Maiwa Handprints. We end our day with a visit to the studio of textile artist Fariba Mirzaie.

Cost: $55. Register at 604-925-7270 (course #29386) or online here.

Bus leaves from the Ferry Building Gallery. All day parking is available at Ambleside.

Upcoming Exhibition

Configurations

Configurations

January 31 - February 19

Diane Isherwood - mixed media

Audra Ann Ricketts - oil on board & shell

Tannis Turner - mixed media

Opening Reception: Tuesday, January 31, 6 - 8 p.m.

Meet the Artists: Saturday, February 4, 2 - 3 p.m.

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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