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In a Different Light: Reflecting on Northwest Coast Art presented by Museum of Anthropology (through Spring 2019) 

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

The Fabric of Our Land: Salish Weaving presented by Museum of Anthropology at UBC (Vancouver, Nov. 19, to April 15)

Broken Together | Bev Ellis presented by North Vancouver Community Arts Council (City Atrium Gallery, North Vancouver, to Feb. 5)  

Winter Solstice Group Show and First Thursday Opening reception of Winter Solstice, which will be held in conjunction with December's First Thurs (actually held on the 2nd Thurs this month) features percussionist Daniel Tones. (Fort Gallery, Fort Langley, BC., to Feb. 4 

Dina Goldstein Snapshots from the Garden of Eden (Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery, Vancouver, Dec. 14-Jan. 19) 

Art Rental Show | Exhibition presented by North Vancouver Community Arts Council (Jan. 11-Feb. 3; opens Jan. 11, 7 pm) 

Three  Exhibitions Openings
Colour: A Personal Response, acrylics and fibre art by Lesley Turner and Sarah McLaren; Lyrical Expressions, acrylics by Jane Appleby; Balance, fibre arts by Mardell Rampton. (Place Des Arts, Coquitlam, Jan. 12; show run to Feb. 10) 

Celebration: Youth Art Exhibition presented by North Vancouver Community Arts Council (Jan. 4 -Feb. 12) 

MAD CITY: Legacies of MPA A living history exhibition about the group that transformed Vancouver's psychiatric landscape presented by Gallery Gachet (Vancouver opens Jan. 12 5-9 pm; runs to Feb. 25)

Bodies of Salt works by Amanda Smart (Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, Jan. 13-Feb. 3.)   

Line, Paint, Clay sculptures, paintings and drawings by Roger Luko (The ACT Arts Gallery, Maple Ridge, Jan. 13-March 3)  

Here is Nature Looking at Me: Francis Michaud presented by French Cultural Centre (Vancouver, opens Jan. 18, 6 pm; runs to  March 1)

All Together: MODU Korean Artist Collective presented by Port Moody Arts Centre Society (Jan. 18-Feb. 15)

Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens: When the Guests Are Not Looking     Installation and performance project examines ways in which the logic of economy infiltrates the most intimate aspects of our lives. Audain Gallery at SFU, Vancouver, Jan. 20-Feb. 3)  

Image: Thomas Kakinuma, Peacock (detail), glazed ceramic, 1963 | Ken Mayer Studios 

Image: Thomas Kakinuma, Peacock (detail), glazed ceramic, 1963 | Ken Mayer Studios 

The Ceramic Art of Thomas Kakinuma presented by West Vancouver Museum (opens Jan. 23, 7 pm; runs to March 10) Panel Discussion: Thomas Kakinuma in Context, Feb. 10, 2 p.m.

Dressed in Colour | Lauren Morris (Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery, Vancouver,  Jan. 25- Feb. 23) 

Into the Arctic paintings by Cory Trépanier presented by Vancouver Civic Theatres in partnership with the Vancouver Maritime Museum (Queen Elizabeth Theatre and the Vancouver Maritime Museum, reception Jan. 26, Queen Elizabeth Theatre; show runs to March 25)  

Closing Events of Amazonia: The Rights of Nature presented by Museum of Anthropology (Vancouver, Jan. 27)  

The Space Between: Microcosm, Macrocosm Paintings, printmaking and sculpture by Lynne Green(The Ferry Building Gallery, West Vancouver, Jan. 30-Feb. 18) 

February First Thursday at The Fort Gallery with poet Susan McCaslin (The Fort Gallery, Langley, BC, Feb. 1) 

Takashi Murakami, Tan Tan Bo Puking - a.k.a. Gero Tan, 2002.

Takashi Murakami, Tan Tan Bo Puking - a.k.a. Gero Tan, 2002.

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg, the first  retrospective of the international art icon to be presented in Canada. (Vancouver Feb. 3-May 6)  


News & Announcements

The City of Nanaimo invites artists to submit their designs to the Street Banner Design Contest. Deadline is Jan. 26.

The City of Nanaimo is accepting applications from those seeking financial assistance to support downtown Nanaimo events. Deadline is Jan. 29.

The City of Vancouver Public Art Program has commissioned six new works by Anne Riley and Cease Wyss. Brady Cranfield, Diyan Achjadi, Helen Reed and Hannah Jickling, Paul Wong and Vanessa Kwan.

Introducing Crafted Vancouver  Demonstrations, exhibitions, film festival, talk series, bus tour, studio tours and dining and tasting events showcase local, national, and international craft. Submissions open until early 2018.(Various Lower Mainland venues, May 4-28)  

Photobase Artist Call North Vancouver Community Arts Council seeks artists who use family photographs as a groundwork to their practice for an exhibition called Photobase (working title) at CityScape Community Art Space, March 16 - April 21, 2018

Call for Entry: Losing Home, Finding Hope Juried Exhibition Deadline: April 25, (Exhibition: The Fort Gallery, May 30-June 24) 

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. 


Bev Ellis Artist Talk presented by North Vancouver Community Arts Council (City Atrium Gallery, North Vancouver, Jan. 17)  

Charitable Donations Workshop Presented by CARFAC BC & Burnaby Art Gallery, this workshop addresses how to make informed decisions before donating art to a museum or charitable organization. (Burnaby Art Gallery, Jan. 28) 

LMME Big Ideas: Museums and Momentum presented by Lower Mainland Museum Educators, hosted in partnership at the HR MacMillan Space Centre, Museum of Vancouver and the Vancouver Maritime Museum. (Lanier Park, Jan. 29) 

Federation of Canadian Artists'  Monday Evening in the Gallery seminar series offers insight into the business side of the arts for artists.  (North Vancouver, starts Feb. 5)

Federation of Canadian Artists'  Foundations Program is the key for learning fundamental concepts (North Vancouver, Feb. 21-April 28)







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