Archive of posts tagged "arts"

Finding Top Family Arts Destinations with VancouverMom

Friday, January 21st, 2011 — 9:30am PDT
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It’s another big year for Vancouver as the city celebrates 125 years since its incorporation and to boot, it has been designated a Cultural Capital of Canada for 2011. This means we can expect public celebrations, exhibits, performances and more throughout the year (many of which are already listed on the CelebrateVancouver125 website). In honor […]

New Terry Fox Memorial at BC Place

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 — 1:55pm PDT
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This morning Premier Gordon Campbell, author and artist Douglas Coupland, and Terry’s parents gathered to unveil Coupland’s design for the new Terry Fox Memorial at BC Place. Artist: Douglas Coupland. Illustration by: David Weir, Mauricio Pommella, Douglas Coupland. “In creating this piece, I wanted to ensure we captured the very essence of what Terry’s run […]

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 — 4:03pm PDT
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One of downtown’s hidden gems is the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, just off Georgia, on Hornby Street. Here you’ll find a breathtaking collection of Reid’s art that varies from wire sculptures and a diamond necklace, to tribute carvings and statues. I was fortunate enough to be given a private tour from Bill’s […]