Current Exhibition

 Guy HollingtonNikoo Nikpeikaran

Surfaces

January 8 - 27, 2019

Opening Reception: Tuesday, January 8, 6–8 p.m.

Meet the Artists: Saturday, January 12, 2–3 p.m.

 

Special Presentations

 Princess Kwasan Young Joseph Baker

The Mapmaker’s Soul: Captain Vancouver’s Journals through an Indigenous Perspective

Coast Salish artist Wade Baker and Mary Tasi recently published a groundbreaking book called The Hidden Journals: Captain Vancouver & His Mapmaker. The book is a culmination of ten years of research and gathering of oral stories and personal histories and explores the records of Captain Vancouver’s travels that were airbrushed out of the official accounts. Why was this such a mystery? Join Wade and Mary for this illustrated lecture as they explore these stories from an Indigenous perspective and share their remarkable journey of discovery.

Thursday, January 31, 7–9 p.m.
Cost: $15

Register at 604-925-7270 (Course #52633) or online. Drop-ins also accepted if space permits.

 

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 1Impressions of India Part 1: Northern & Western India

In this fascinating audio-visual journey, we will explore India from a historic and cultural point of view, discovering the subcontinent's art, architecture, geography and magnificent cultural heritage, including the religions of various civilizations that have occupied the land. You will view images that evoke the natural and cultural diversity of the country and gain a deeper understanding of India's subtleties, especially valuable if you're a potential traveller there.

Wednesday, February 6, 7–9 p.m.

Cost: $15
Call 604-925-7270 to register (course #52629) or online.

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.

Upcoming Exhibition

Claire Babcock 

The Trailblazers

Mixed media by Bob Araki, Claire Babcock and Margaret Thoma

January 29 - February 17

Opening Reception: Tuesday, January 29, 6–8 p.m.

Meet the Artists: Saturday, February 2, 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