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In a Different Light: Reflecting on Northwest Coast Art presented by Museum of Anthropology (through Spring 2019)
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
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.)
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)
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)
February First Thursday at The Fort Gallery with poet Susan McCaslin (The Fort Gallery, Langley, BC, Feb. 1)
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 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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