Current Exhibition

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Above left: "Reflecting" by Rachel Wong; above right: "Lies Grow on You" by Anna Tsybulnyk

IDEA Interprets: Growth

Poster show by second-year Cap U illustration and design students

April 23–May 12

Opening Reception: Tuesday, April 23, 6–8 p.m.

*Please note there is no Meet the Artists for this exhibition

Growth—physical or mental, figurative or literal—is something we have all experienced. Whether it’s caring for a plant, overcoming obstacles, or advancing through life, we’ve been shaped into who we are today by growing.

IDEA Interprets is an annual poster show and sale hosted by the students of Capilano’s IDEA School of Design. Each year features art and design centred around a common theme and raises funds to further the students’ artistic pursuits.

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The Ultimate Traveller

New Spring presentations!  Journeys of a Lifetime

Journeys of a Lifetime

Multi-media visual and musical presentations by Peter Langer, BA, BSc, MA.  An internationally renowned travel photographer, Peter has travelled to over 180 countries. Enjoy two 60-minute long multi-image video extravaganzas exploring some of the most beautiful places in the world.

Discover the natural beauty of our planet, along with its wealth of human history and culture. You will visit  awe-inspiring locations on every continent, from the unique fauna of Madagascar, cruises on the River Nile, the magnificent temples of Angkor to the celebration of Easter in Guatemala.

After each session, Peter will share useful tips on how to take photographs yourself along with information and expert advice.

Part 1: Wednesday, April 17, 7–9 p.m. (Course #57919). Register online.

Part 2: Wednesday, April 24, 7–9 p.m. (Course #57920). Register online.

Admission: $15 per lecture. Register at 604-925-7270 or online by clicking on the links above. Drop-ins also welcome (space permitting).

 

Art History Presentations

A Brief History of PrintmakingPrint It: A Brief History of Printmaking
Monday, April 29, 7–9 p.m.

For hundreds of years artists and designers have used print media - woodcuts, etchings, lithographs, and their contemporary descendants digital media, street art stenciling/graffiti - to communicate and disseminate ideas. Beginning with printmaking’s emergence in the Renaissance, we will briefly examine this art form’s use as a revolutionary discourse and force in creating dramatic social and political change.

Cost: $15
Register at 604-925-7270 (Course #57799) or register online.

 

Art Tours

 Haida Now at MOV

Contemporary Indigenous Artists

Join gallery staff for an inspiring art-filled adventure. Enjoy a guided tour of the amazing Haida Now exhibition at the Museum of Vancouver and various artists' studios and galleries in the afternoon. Lunch at a local eatery or bring your own bag lunch (cost of lunch not included in tour). Bus leaves from Ferry Building Gallery.

Thursday, June 6, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cost: $60 (includes Museum of Vancouver admission, guided tour and transportation).

Register at 604-925-7270 (course #56131) or online here.

 

Upcoming Exhibition

Lee Roberts

AVIAN BY NATURE

Mixed media by Bon and Lee Roberts

May 14–June 9

Opening Reception: Tuesday, May 14, 6–8 p.m.

Meet the Artists: Saturday, May 18, 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