Current Exhibition

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Let's Play

Mixed media by George Dart, Diane Isherwood, Sophia Longo and Ron Love

February 19–March 10

Opening Reception: Tuesday, February 19, 6–8 p.m.

Meet the Artists: Saturday, February 23, 2–3 p.m.

Art Sunday: Artist Talk with Ron Love. Sunday, March 3, 2–3 p.m. presented as part of the North Shore Culture Crawl

 

The Ultimate Traveller

Winter 2019 series

Multi-media visual and musical presentations by Peter Langer, BA, BSc, MA.  An internationally renowned travel photographer, Peter has travelled to over 175 countries.

India Part 3Impressions of India Part 3: Central & Southern India

Wednesday, February 20, 7–9 p.m.
Course #52631 Register online

We explore prehistoric sites and the oldest Buddhist stupa in Madhya Pradesh. We then visit Mumbai with its amazing cave temples. We explore Goa, the former Portuguese colony featuring Christian churches that could almost have been transplanted from Europe. We then discover the states of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry, plus the Andaman Islands.

BC Heritage Week Celebration

 Ambleside archival photo

The Many Histories of this Site we Call Ambleside

Sunday, February 24, 2–4 p.m.

Cost: $10

Register at 604-925-7270 (course #52555) or online.

Join us for this special event in conjunction with BC Heritage Week. The history that is currently available and more commonly known about the Ambleside area relates to the old ferry station. Representatives from the Squamish Nation and the West Vancouver Historical Society will discuss and invite a conversation that acknowledges a larger scope in the history of this site.

Above photo: Ambleside Pier area in 1913. 

Art Sunday Workshops

Sandrine Pelissier

Introduction to Lino Printing with Sandrine Pelissier

Sunday, March 17, 2–4 p.m. at the Music Box, 1564 Argyle Ave, West Vancouver

Lino printing is a fun, easy and accessible way to get started with printing. No experience is required for this hands-on workshop on the basics of designing, carving and printing by hand.

Sandrine Pelissier is a North Vancouver-based artist whose work has been exhibited extensively in Canada and internationally. She is a published author, blogger instructor and co-founder of the North Shore Art Crawl.

Cost: $25 (includes materials). Register at 604-925-7270 (course #53303) or online.

Art Insider

Marcus Bowcott during installation

Trans Am Totem & Our Beautiful West Coast Thing

Join artists Marcus Bowcott and Helene Aspinall for a lively illustrated lecture as they share the story behind the creation of Marcus' monumental public art installation,Trans Am Totem. Gain insight into his creative process and the complexities of creating public art. Trans Am Totem, composed of five real scrap cars stacked upon an old growth cedar tree, was installed in Vancouver as part of the Biennale in 2015.

Marcus Bowcott spent his early career as a deckhand and longshoreman. He received an MA in art from the Royal College of Art in London and was an instructor at Emily Carr University of Art + Design and Capilano University for many years.

Thursday, March 21, 7–9 p.m.*
Cost: $15 

Register at 604-925-7270 (course #55958) or online.
Drop-ins also welcome (space permitting).

* Please note this presentation has been re-scheduled from March 19.

Upcoming Exhibition

 Sandrine Pelissier

Tonality

Mixed media by Lesley MacGregor, Sandrine Pelissier and Broderick Wong

March 12–31

Opening Reception: Tuesday, March 12, 6–8 p.m.

Meet the Artists: Saturday,March 16, 2–3 p.m.

Art Sunday: Introduction to Lino Printing with Sandrine Pelissier, Sunday, March 3, 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