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In a Different Light: Reflecting on Northwest Coast Art presented by Museum of Anthropology (Vancouver, Jun. 22-Spring 2019) 

Steve Tornes Photographic Exhibition presented by North Vancouver Community Arts Council (North Vancouver, Aug. 30-Oct. 23)

Sculpture by Ross Hajduk.

Sculpture by Ross Hajduk.

Futur Simple / Melodies for Solo Voices Arnica Artist-Run Centre  presents respective exhibitions by Aimée Henny Brown and Roberto Santaguida. (Kamloops, BC, Sept. 29 - Nov. 4) .

Reflections: The 10th Annual Oppenheimer Park Community Art Show presented by Gallery Gachet (Vancouver, Sep. 8-Oct. 22).  

Modern Legends: Group First Nations Show presented by The ACT Art Gallery (Maple Ridge, Sep. 9-Oct. 28)

Intangible: Memory and Innovation in Coast Salish Art presented by Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art (Vancouver, Sep. 13-Dec. 10)

City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism presented by Museum of Vancouver (Vancouver, Sep. 28-Feb. 18, 2018)

Threads Transformed: Contemporary & traditional Textile Art by the North Shore Needle Arts Guild (Silk Purse Arts Centre, West Vancouver, Oct. 3-22)

Journeys--Time/Place Works by Don Portelance and Alex Burton focus on travel experiences. (Fort Gallery, Fort Langley, Oct. 11-29) 

Inside Out: A Glass Sculptural Exploration presented by Craft Council of BC (Granville Island, Vancouver Oct. 12-Nov. 23) Artist Talk and Opening, Oct. 12, 6 pm.

Blind Date: A Sealed Bid Art Auction. presented by Malaspina Printmakers. Donating artists include Allyson Clay, Andrea Taylor, Ben Skinner, Dan Starling, Donato Mancini, Fabiola Carranza, Heather Passmore, Jack Shadbolt, Jeremy Hof, Richard Tetrault, Khan Lee, Renee Van Halm, Scott Kemp, Stephen Waddell, Sonny Assu, Torrie Groening, and others (Vancouver, Oct. 19) 

Semblance presented by Abbotsford Arts Council (Kariton Art Gallery, Oct. 21-Nov. 21)  .

Voicing, presented by New Media Gallery, explores the evolution, boundaries and emotional territories of the human voice from bird song through to digital code. (New Westminster Oct. 20 -Dec. 22)

To Own the Stars, by Nancie Green.

To Own the Stars, by Nancie Green.

Worlds of Wonder featuring the works of Nancie Green and Lynne Fahnestalk(Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby Nov. 4- Dec. 9)  

Bill Mayrs, Approaching Suburbia, oil on canvas, 1961

Bill Mayrs, Approaching Suburbia, oil on canvas, 1961

We All Drew, Always: Bill, Frank, David and Charles Mayrs presented by West Vancouver Museum (West Van, Nov. 8-Dec. 16) Opening reception Nov. 7, 7 pm. 

News & Announcements

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art will undergo a $1.5 million renovation to expand its exhibition offerings and increase programming; starting December to April 2018 the Gallery will be closed. 

Artists Call for The Drift at Renegade Art and Music Exhibition Nov. 4. Deadline to submit is Oct. 20. 

The Drift @ Renegade The Drift Art & Music Exhibition will be an integrated show with visual artists, acoustic musicians & dancers 12 - 6pm followed by bands 6 - 10pm. 19+ bar, soft drinks and snacks will be served. (Vancouver, Nov. 4)  

Craft Council of British Columbia announces the 2017 Robert Jekyll Award for Leadership in Craft recipient, Charllotte Kwon. 

Image: Jeanie Riddle studio, March 2017, Photo: Guy L'Heureux. An installation by Riddle will be featured in Entangled: Two Views on Contemporary Canadian Painting. 

Image: Jeanie Riddle studio, March 2017, Photo: Guy L'Heureux. An installation by Riddle will be featured in Entangled: Two Views on Contemporary Canadian Painting. 

Vancouver Art Gallery Announces Fall Exhibitions  Shows include: Entangled: Two Views on Contemporary Canadian Painting; Portrait of the Artist: An Exhibition from the Royal CollectionCarol Sawyer: The Natalie Brettschneider ArchiveTrue Nordic: How Scandinavia Influenced Design in Canada; Gordon Smith: The Black Paintings  

Eastside Culture Crawl Celebration of visual arts, design, and crafts in 500 + artists studios, homes, and garages (Vancouver, Nov. 16-19)

The Polygon Gallery Grand Opening Nearly 30-years in the making, The Polygon Gallery – formerly the Presentation House Gallery - will open its doors on North Vancouver’s waterfront (Nov. 18) 



Calavera “Skull” Painting Workshop Museum of Anthropology at UBC welcomes Mexican artist Ari De La Mora (Vancouver, Oct. 28)  

Tibetan Painting Workshop Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC hosts a workshop on Tibetan painting techniques, including the production of raw pigments from crystals and gemstones (Vancouver, Oct. 28)

Painting as an Extension of Basic Drawing Principles with Rick McDiarmid ( Semiahmoo Arts Centre, South Surrey, Oct. 28-29) 2017

FCA Workshop - Dynamic Composition with Lalita Hamill (Steveston Hotel, Richmond BC, Nov. 4-5)  

Sentinel by Lynne Fahnestalk.

Sentinel by Lynne Fahnestalk.

Artist Talks featuring Lynne Fahnestalk and Nancie Green  Artists speak about their work in the Worlds of Wonder exhibition. (Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, Nov. 4)  

Coast Salish Stories & Beading Demo featuring Helen Carr (Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, Nov. 4)  

Event/Production Dates Saturday November 4th

Location Deer Lake Gallery, 6584 Deer Lake Ave

Event/News Webpage

Organizational or Individual Member Name *Burnaby Arts Council

Submitter Name *Teena Martin

Contact Phone Number *(604) 298-7322

Contact Email *

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Description We are honored to have First Nation educator Kwantlen Elder Helen Carr at the Deer Lake Gallery. Allowing public the opportunity to experience and learn about the local Coast Salish culture and history through activities and presentation. Helen Carr W

The Foundations Program 10 Weeks, 10 Instructors, 10 Key Subjects, presented by Federation of Canadian Artists (Vancouver Oct.-Feb.)  








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