Archive of posts tagged "art"

Traces of Words: Art and Calligraphy from Asia at the MOA


Thursday, May 4th, 2017 — 9:00am PDT
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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: […]

WOW Westminster: The W at Westminster Pier Park


Friday, April 21st, 2017 — 9:05am PDT
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You may have passed the giant “W” in New Westminster’s Pier Park every day, twice a day, looking down from the SkyTrain, or you may be like me and have only seen it in Instagram photos until now. This week I met up with some friends in the Royal City, who showed me the park […]

Salvador Dali Sculpture on Public Display in Vancouver


Friday, March 31st, 2017 — 10:42am PDT
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Chali-Rosso Art Gallery, Vancouver’s largest private gallery of original European Modern Master collections, has announced that it will temporarily gift the City of Vancouver with an original Salvador Dali three-dimensional, museum size, large scale bronze sculpture called Dance of Time I, valued at $750,000. This will be the first time that this sculpture has ever […]

Win Cards from the JustGreet Holiday Collection


Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 — 10:15am PDT
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It’s the time of year when I sit down with my favourite fine-tipped Sharpie and repeatedly shout out “zip code?” to my husband across the room. I love writing Christmas cards and sending a bit of holiday cheer to our relatives and friends across borders. This year, we’re sending some local cards from Vancouver-based greeting […]

Who Are the Group of Seven Painters?


Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 — 5:41pm PDT
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This evening a painting by a Group of Seven artist became most expensive Canadian artwork ever sold at auction. Lawren Harris‘ 1926 piece Mountain Forms, depicting Alberta’s Mount Ishbel in the Sawback Range of the Rocky Mountains in Banff National Park, sold at the hammer for $9.5 million. The white glove treatment-will this #LawrenHarris set […]

Got Craft Holiday Edition: Win a Prize Package


Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 — 4:15pm PDT
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Vancouver’s largest indie craft market is back to host its 20th fair with Got Craft? Holiday Edition December 10th & 11th at The Pipe Shop Building in North Vancouver. Browse and shop with over 85 makers and indie craft designers at the biggest market yet. Vendors will showcase unique accessories, home décor, toys, greeting cards, […]

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