Current Exhibition

 Reversing the Tide

Reversing the Tide

September 20 - October 16

mixed media by Cori Creed, Esther Rausenberg, Tracey Tarling and Richard Tetrault

This exhibition is the first in a series that will be shown in galleries across Canada on the subject of our environment and our threatened oceans and waterways.

Opening Reception: Tuesday, September 20, 6 - 8 p.m.


Culture Days 2016Culture Days Event: Oceans of Art.

Free workshop Sunday, October 1st, 2-5 p.m.

Construct sea creatures and mobiles from recycled and found beach materials in this hands-on family art event! Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Workshop will be outside of the gallery and will move inside if it rains.

Special Presentation:

Climate Change & Biodiversity: A Balancing Act by Professor Chris Harley, Department of Zoology, UBC

Thursday, October 6, 7 - 9 p.m.

Admission by donation - first come, first seated.

BPP LogoThis exhibition is sponsored by British Pacific Properties


Art History Presentations

Splendours of the Italian RenaissanceGiotto: Father of the Italian Renaissance

with art historian Dr. Efrat El-Hanany, PhD., Capilano University

Mondays, September 12, 19 & 26, 7 - 9 p.m.

Join art historian Dr. Efrat El-Hanany of Capilano University for a three part series tracing the dramtic rise of the late medieval painter Giotto di Bondone, seen by many as the first true artist of the Italian Renaissance. Explore many of his outstanding masterpieces, including the famous frescoes of the Arena Chapel in Padua, his fresco cycle in the church of St. Francis in Assisi, the influential imagery in the church of Santa Croce in Florence, and his majestic altarpieces and architectural projects.

Admission: $40 (or drop-in for $15 each). Register by calling 604-925-7270 (course #24952) or online.


The Ultimate Traveller

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. This fall Peter will focus on Europe.

Sept 28: A River Cruise through Central Europe     (course  #27877).

Oct 5: Impressions of the Balkans    (course  #27883).

Oct 12: Impressions of Berlin     (course  #27884).

Oct 19: Impressions of Poland     (course  #27885).

Oct 26: Impressions of Armenia     (course  #27886).

Nov 2: Impressions of Georgia    (course  #27887).

Admission: $15 (includes refreshments). Register at 604-925-7270. Drop-ins also welcome (space permitting).

Arts Connection

Cam AndersonSeptember 28, 10 a.m.: "Does Your Internet Presence as an Artist Stack Up?" with Cam Anderson of

Cam will present key elements of an artist’s internet presence, and compare each element with a range of actual artists’ marketing activities. Examples of fair, good, better, and best practices will be discussed so you’ll know how to confidently put your best marketing foot forward.

Everyone is welcome … artists, art buffs, and cultural creatives.

Cost: $10 drop in (free for 2016 members). No registration required.

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.


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.

 Culture Days logo

Upcoming Exhibition

 Carol McQuaid

Bending Boundaries - Heather Aston & Carol McQuaid

October 18 - November 6

the elemental connection between print & paint

Opening Reception: Tuesday, October 18, 6 - 8 p.m.

Meet the Artists: Saturday, October 22, 2 - 3 p.m.

Artist Demo: Relief Print demo with Carol McQuaid, Sunday October 23, 2 - 4 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