The Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza, one of the most popular meeting places in the city, is set to reopen on Saturday June 24th after being closed for a massive revitalization effort. The opening will coincide with the Vancouver Jazz Festival‘s Downtown Jazz series, which will feature performances throughout the day to show off the new […]
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There’s a proposal in the works to transform another one of Vancouver’s alleys into an interactive art installation. On the heels of Alley-Oop, which was reimagined into a vibrant pink and yellow park by More Awesome Now, the next project is the alley behind the Orpheum Theatre, located off Granville Street. Ackery’s Alley Ivan Ackery […]
The Museum of Vancouver (“MOV”) is diving deep into their vault and showcasing some of Vancouver’s most valuable treasures in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday. This new exhibition, called Unbelievable, features contested objects, storied replicas and, iconic artifacts for a mind-bending exploration of the role stories play in defining community – and what happens when […]
Artists in Our Midst (“AIOM”) is celebrating 25 years of open-door artistic explorations with the West of Main Art Walk, May 27-28, 2017. In its largest-ever year, the festivities stretch from Point Grey to Main Street and from Granville Island to 41st Avenue, as a vibrant community of more than 50 artists share their works […]
The Museum of Anthropology (“MOA”) at UBC presents Traces of Words: Art and Calligraphy from Asia on display May 11 – October 9, 2017. Honouring the special significance that written forms hold across many diverse cultures in Asia, the multimedia exhibition will examine how artists have reinterpreted written words as visual expressions. Traces of Words: […]