Current Exhibition

May 16 - June 4
mixed media by graduating students from Collingwood, Mulgrave, Rockridge, Sentinel and West Vancouver Secondary.

Grad Show 2017
Presenting Sponsor: West Vancouver School District

Opening Reception Sponsor: Collingwood School

 Ellen Ren_Rockridge

Arts Connection

  Pennylane Shen
The Way it Looks: Trends and Techniques in Contemporary Framing, Hanging and Presentation with Pennylane Shen

Wednesday, May 31, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Discover contemporary styles and trends in framing, hanging, labeling and presentation of artwork. Pennylane will discuss a wide spectrum of practical and gallery quality display techniques of presentation, including photography, works on panel, canvases, illustration, prints behind glass, examples that require no framing at all, and protecting artwork for longevity and archival purposes in a cost-effective and practical manner. Penny is a Vancouver based curator and artist consultant.

Cost: $10 drop in (free for 2017 members). Refreshments provided. No registration required, all are welcome.

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.


Art History Presentations

Claude Monet


Thursday, June 29  |  7-9 p.m.
Dr. Efrat El-Hanany, Art HIstorian from Capilano University, for a delightful evening of French Impressionism! This lecture, which will complement the upcoming Vancouver Art Gallery exhibition Claude Monet’s Secret Garden (June 24-October 1, 2017), traces the work of Claude Monet, one of the great masters of the French impressionism. We will explore the diversity of his subjects and innovative painting techniques while examining his connections to other avant-garde painters of this era, such as Renoir, Degas and Pissarro.

Cost: $15. Register by phone at 604-925-7270 (course #38436) or online.

Upcoming Exhibition

Mentoring the Emerging Artist

Mentoring the Emerging Artist
June 6 - 25
Painting, ceramics and photography by emerging artists from 9 North Shore Secondary Schools in collaboration with Artists for Kids and the artist mentors Brendan Tang, Erin McSavaney and Mike Wakefield

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

Presenting Sponsor: The Ferry Building Gallery Friends Society

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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