Current Exhibition

"Beauty is All There Is"

Unity Bainbridge - a retrospective

October 24 - November 5

 Unity Bainbridge

Opening Reception: Tuesday, October 24, 6–8 p.m. - Reflections by author and historian Trevor Carolan.

Meet the Artist: Saturday, October 28, 2–3 p.m. - "Artist, poet, activist" - a historical persective by Unity's daughter, Deb Ryan.

"In this world of perpetual struggle and turmoil, I find that beauty is all there is. In bringing this beauty to others—in giving what one loves, one gains immortality."   - Unity Bainbridge

 

Art History Presentations

 SpacerPost-Revolutionary Art in Russia

October 23, 2017 | 7–9 p.m.
After the Revolution, artists had a short utopian window of opportunity during which they reassessed the role of the artist within the new Communist State.  They changed the lexicon surrounding art and, since they no longer had wealthy patrons, they had to legitimize what they were doing as they experimented with new ideas in the state-run schools.  Artists utilized abstraction, but also contributed to propaganda and applied their talents to utilitarian objects and design.  With the shift from Lenin to Stalin, avant-gardism in Russia was suppressed and Socialist Realism became the only tolerated type of art.
 

Cost: $15
Register by phone at 604-925-7270 (course # 35016) or online.

 Presenter: Sandra Seekins, M.A., Art Historian, Capilano University

Arts Connection



Sara Robichaud

Wednesday, October 25, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Sara Robichaud
“Acrylics A-Z”

This lecture packs in a ton of valuable information about acrylics, guiding listeners through the basics while opening up new possibilities. Learn more about pigment, the various viscosities of paint, mediums, gels, grounds and varnishing. Attendees will leave the lecture enthusiastic to explore the extensive potential of acrylic painting! Everyone is welcome. Drop-in for $10, no registration required.

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The 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. 

Impressions of BaliImpressions of Bali
October 25 | 7-9 p.m.
Course # 38596. Register online.

Bali has long been Indonesia’s prime tourist destination with its original charm is still very much present. With its emerald-green rice terraces, beautiful beaches and exceptionally artistic culture, the small volcanic island of Bali is the only Hindu society in Southeast Asia. Despite the increase in tourism and traffic over the years, the mountainous areas of the island have not lost any of its magical charm, which still makes Bali one of Peter Langer's favourite destinations anywhere. Add to this the sense of humour of the Balinese and the fact that you are surrounded by their beautiful artistic heritage and you feel that you are in heaven.

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

 

Upcoming Exhibition

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Great Stuff

Holiday exhibition and gift sale

Unique, giftable ceramics, jewellery, cards and ornaments by 37 artists & artisans

November  17 - December 17

Sneak preview shopping Friday, November 17, 4–8 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