Archive of posts tagged "art"

Vancouver Art Gallery Behind the Scenes

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In May I wrote about how the Vancouver Art Gallery is looking to relocate to (preferably) a new building that can accommodate their growing collection. Photo credit: ko.ttur on Flickr Public opinion has been somewhat mixed in terms of their sentiments for the current building and lack of knowledge about the reasons why the VAG […]

Terracotta Warrior Public Art Project

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every few years the BC Lions Society has been presenting a public art installation involving pieces decorated by local artists that would then be auctioned off. We had Bears in the City, Orcas in the City, Eagles in the City, and to coincide with the Royal BC Museum’s upcoming exhibit, we’ll have the Terracotta Warrior […]

Public Aboriginal Art Walk from the Bill Reid Gallery

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art is hosting the Public Aboriginal Art Walk throughout the city from June 17th until July 11th. This coincides with National Aboriginal Day this coming Monday, June 21st. You can download the Art Walk kit for free online to start your walk anytime. Each sheet lists five pieces […]

Olympic Legacy Public Art

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Often you can’t go a full city block in Vancouver without encountering a piece of public art. Vancouver Biennale has quite a bit to do with that but now we have even more sculptures, installations, and statues that have been put in place as an Olympic legacy. About 20 permanent and temporary public artworks were […]

Vancouver Art Gallery Relocation

Comments 19 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Art Gallery is icon in our city and was a central hub of activity during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and although the building won’t be going anywhere… it’s what’s inside that counts. Photo credit: rodefeld on Flickr A relocation, that would see it move out of the old courthouse building, has […]