Current Exhibition

 Mexico: Traditions & ContradictionsMexico: Traditions and Contradictions

August 16 - 28

mixed media featuring 14 Mexican-Canadian artists in collaboration with the Consulate General of Mexico 

Opening Reception: Tuesday, August 16, 6 - 8 p.m.

Meet the Artists: Saturday, August 20, 2 - 3 p.m.

The image of the exhibition, a circle symbolizing the pre-Hispanic ball game in which the winner was sacrificed to honour the ancient Gods, illustrates a tradition of ancient Mexico while the artwork showcased hints at the contradictions of modern Mexico.

The goal of the exhibition is to celebrate the Mexican spirit in Canada, a country that has welcomed all the exhibiting artists as newcomers.


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

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

Community Sponsor: Travel ConceptsTravel Concepts

Marlin Ramazzini at Salsa by the Sea

Marlin Ramazzini at Salsa by the Sea

Join us for the Marlin Ramazzini band!

Live Cuban music at Salsa by the Sea

Thursday, August 25, 2016 behind the gallery

Drop-in Salsa Lesson from 6:30-7:30pm | Band from 7:30-9:00 pm

Free admission | All levels welcome - no partner required!

North Shore Culture Days

Culture Days 2016

Oceans of Art with Cori Creed and Tracey Tarling

Saturday, October 1, 2-5 p.m.

Richard Tetrault will show his relief printmaking process. This presentation will include a dialogue around his approach for developing an idea from concept, transferring the idea to a matrix, and carving the block. - See more at:

Construct sea creatures and mobiles from recycled and found beach materials in this hands-on workshop. A family art event for adults and children!

(Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.)

Facilitated by Cori Creed and Tracey Tarling, two of the artists who are featured in the Ferry Building Gallery's exhibition during Culture Days called "Reversing the Tide".

Workshop will take place outside the gallery and will move inside if it rains.

Admission is free and all are welcome.

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Upcoming Exhibition

  Bold Abstracts

Bold Abstracts - Linda Bell & Marlene Lowdon

August 30 -  September 18

mixed media abstract paintings

Opening Reception: Tuesday, August 30, 6 - 8 p.m.

Meet the Artists: Saturday, September 3, 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