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The Fabric of Our Land: Salish Weaving presented by Museum of Anthropology at UBC (Vancouver, to April 15)
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, to March 25)
Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg, the first retrospective of the international art icon to be presented in Canada. (Vancouver to May 6)
Canada West Illustrators Group Show Eight artists explore the fun themes that can found in children’s literature (District Library Gallery, North Vancouver, to April 9
Our Roots Exposed | Spirits from the Woods | Industrial Revolution Exhibitions featuring the work of April Lacheur with woodturner Jim Johnson; Sarah Ronald; and Amy Li Chuan Chang. (Port Moody Arts Centre, to March 22)
The Art of Caring North Vancouver Community Arts Council has partnered with Family Service of the North Shore to display artwork from 140 children on what means to care for one another. (City Atrium Gallery, Vancouver, to May 14)
Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism; A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy and Bombhead: Three exhibitions at Vancouver Art Gallery (to June 17)
Field Notes Art exhibition by Rachel Voth and Sarah Wright (Fort Gallery, Fort Langley, to April 1)
She. We. They: The Women Show Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History (to May 27)
An Extended Outlook: Bettina Matzkuhn (The ACT Art Gallery, Maple Ridge, March 10-April 21)
Culture at the Centre Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC presents a collaboration between six First Nations cultural centres (Vancouver, March 18-Oct. 8)
Vestige Selections from the Kazlaw Collection (West Vancouver Museum, opens March 20, runs to May 5)
These Hands Four films organized around work—how it’s imagined, mythologized, and represented, by Jeneen Frei Njootli, Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill, Chandra Melting Tallow, Tania Willard, Laura Huertas Millán, Flora M'mbugu-Schelling, Berwick Street Collective (Western Front, Vancouver, opens March 22, 7 pm; runs to May 5)
The View from Here | Nectar | Mrs. Williams: Homage to a Homemaker Exhibitions featuring the work of Jeff Wilson; Deanna Fligg; and Melanie Thompson & Judith Barnett. (Port Moody Arts Centre, March 28 – April 26)
Haida Now 450 works by carvers, weavers, photographers and print makers, collected as early as the 1890s. (Museum of Vancouver, to June 15, 2019.)
Journey by Shameem Khan (Plaskett Gallery @ Massey Theatre, New Westminster, April 3-30)
News & Announcements
Momentum Youth Arts/Massey Theatre Youth is accepting submissions from youth and emerging artists in any media for exhibition in November at the Plaskett Gallery @ Massey Theatre. Deadline June 24.
Leisure Centre Public Art equest for Expressions of Interest reate a new original permanent public artwork for the Maple Ridge Leisure Centre (Budget: $60,000; deadline to apply April 12)
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
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.
WOrkshops & EVents
Federation of Canadian Artists' Foundations Program is the key for learning fundamental concepts (North Vancouver, Feb. 21-April 28)
Coast Salish Weaving with Indigenous Plant Dyed Yarns (Museum of Anthropology at UBC, March 24)
Luminescence III Artist Talk - Ron Simmer (Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, March 24)
Artist Talk and Performance with Lou Sheppard (Open Space, Victoria, March 29)
Burnaby Artists Guild Spring Show & Sale "Spring into Art" Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby, April 6-8)
Vue Point Artist Workshop - Susan Point (Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, May 6)
Vue Point Artist Talk - Susan Point (Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, May 12)
FCA Workshop - Creating Dynamic Design from Photographs presented by Federation of Canadian Artists (South Surrey, May 25-27)
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