Join Vancouver Biennale on July 13th to celebrate one of Vancouver’s most engaging pieces of public art, A-maze-ing Laughter at English Bay.
A Day of Laughter
When: Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 10:00am to 2:00pm
Where: Morton Park (Denman near Davie, English Bay)
Details: RSVP for the Facebook event
Mayor Gregor Robertson will proclaim the official DAY OF LAUGHTER in honour of visiting Chinese artist Yue Minjun. If you don’t recognize the name, you’ll certainly recognize his face because its featured prominently on the fourteen giant smiling bronze men that make up the most iconic public art installation in the city, A-maze-ing Laughter.
The day will include a noon-hour Laughing Yoga class, that will celebrate this great work of public art by amplifying the message that happiness is a basic human right and laughter fundamental to our good health.
The Day of Laughter will mark Yue Minjun’s first time in Vancouver and first visit to his sculpture in situ at English Bay. Follow and share on social media with Vancouver Biennale on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and using the tags #VanBiennale #VBDayofLaughter.
This is a free public event sponsored by the Vancouver Biennale, West End Business Improvement Association and the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation.