Exhibitions

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition Focuses on the RMS Titanic's human stories, told through more than 120 artifacts painstakingly recovered from the wreck site and extensive room re-creations. (Lipont Place Art Centre, Richmond, Jun. 23-Jan. 11)  

Body Language: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest Contemporary artists reclaim identity through resurgence of Northwest Indigenous tattooing, piercing and personal adornment (Bill Reid Gallery, Vancouver, Jun. 8-Mar. 17) 

Interface: The woven artwork of Meghann O'Brien (Bill Reid Gallery of  Northwest Coast Art, Vancouver, Sep. 18-Jan. 9) 

A Curator’s View: Ian Thom Selects (Sep. 22-Mar. 17); Guo Pei: Couture Beyond (Oct. 13-Jan. 20); Dana Claxton: Fringing the Cube (Oct. 27-Feb. 3); The Metamorphosis contemporary art from the Gallery's permanent collection (Nov. 24-March 24); Offsite: Polit-Sheer-Form Office (Nov. 1-Mar. 31)  (Vancouver Art Gallery) 

Debbie Tuepah / Salish Sea, J35 Less 1 (City Atrium Gallery, North Vancouver, Sep. 26-Dec. 10)   

Dove Allouche: Negative Capability and Kameelah Janan Rasheed: An Alphabetical Accumulation of Approximate Observations (Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Sep. 28-Dec. 30)

Parallel Susan Jessop, Frankie Watt, & Kenneth Yuen (Deer Lake Art Gallery, Burnaby, Oct. 27-Dec. 15)

Big Rock Candy Mountain Presents QA CHEW’S BUBBLE TROUBLE & Mouthfeel VIVA Award-winning artists Hannah Jickling & Helen Reed launch the new public artwork, a limited-edition gum (Western Front, Vancouver, Oct. 31-Dec. 15)

Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia (Museum of Anthropology at UBC, Vancouver, Nov. 1-Mar. 31)

2068: Touch Change Toronto-based artist Syrus Marcus Ware. (grunt gallery, Vancouver, Nov. 2-Dec. 15)  

Gallery Ensemble 2018 This group show has become something of a Christmas ’classic’ (The ACT Arts Centre, Maple Ridge, Nov. 3-Dec. 20)

Marisa Kriangwiwat Holmes: ddmmyyyy (Artspeak Gallery, Nov. 3-Dec. 8)

 Sphere appear in Hyang Cho’s EXHIBITION.

Sphere appear in Hyang Cho’s EXHIBITION.

at random Ontario based artist Hyang Cho (Open Space Arts Society, Victoria, Nov. 9-Dec. 15)

Olga Campbell A Whisper Across Time Booklaunch and show of paintings, prints, sculptures (Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery, Vancouver, Nov. 15-Dec. 9)

Murmuration New collaborative installation by Erica Grimm, Zuzana Vasko and Emily Arnett. (Fort Gallery, Fort Langley, Nov. 15-Dec. 9)

November Exhibitions and Christmas Boutique (Place des Arts, Coquitlam, Nov. 16-Dec. 20)

Great Gifts Holiday Exhibition & Gift Sale (Ferry Building Gallery, North Vancouver, Nov. 16-Dec. 16)

Picturing Arctic Modernity – North Baffin Drawings from 1964 Travelling exhibition from the Canadian Museum of History (Burnaby Art Gallery, Nov. 16-Jan. 13)

The Return of the Goddess: Judith M. Atkinson Gallery at Evergreen Cultural Centre (Coquitlam, Nov. 17-Jan. 6)

Out of Maelstrom Annual members’ exhibition. (gallery gachet, Vancouver, Nov. 17-Dec. 22)

Anonymous Art Show Fundraiser presented by North Van Arts. Choose from over 700 pieces by artists who remain anonymous until the artwork has been purchased. All artwork is 8” x 8” and priced at $100. (CityScape Community ArtSpace, 335 Lonsdale, North Vancouver Nov. 22-Dec. 15)

MOA’s Shakeup: Preserving What We Value Explores the convergence of earthquake science and technology with the rich Indigenous knowledge and oral history of the living cultures of MOA’s Northwest Coast collection. (Museum of Anthropology at UBC, Vancouver, Dec. 2-Fall 2019)

PhotoClub Vancouver: Member's Exhibition 2018 presented by The Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery (Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver, Dec. 13-Jan. 11) Opening Dec. 13, 7-9 pm, artists in attendance

News & Announcements

Vancouver Art Gallery reports an record-breaking year for annual visitation, with more than 600,000 visitors attending exhibitions and programs at the Gallery and its public art site.

WOrkshops  & EVents

The Entrepreneurial Artist Webinars - You are your brand presented by Craft Council of British Columbia. (Online, Nov. 20, Dec 4)

Mystery Mugs: A Fundraiser for the Craft Council of British Columbia (CCBC Shop & Gallery, Granville Island, Vancouver, Dec. 6)

Artist Salon with Adad Hannah at the Richmond Art Gallery, a free program for visual artists to connect, network and learn from each other (Richmond, Dec. 6)

Life Drawing Drop In Every Thursday (The ACT Maple Ridge)


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