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The Barn Project presented by The Fort Gallery (Fort Langley, April 4 to 29)
Garibaldi Art Club Spring Show Opening Reception The ACT Art Gallery welcomes the Garibaldi Art Club for an exhibition representing a great opportunity for locals and visitors from other areas to celebrate the vibrant art community living in the region. All artwork is available for sale. (Maple Ridge, opening reception April 28; exhibition to June 2)
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)
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)
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, to April 21)
Arts of Resistance: Politics and The Past In Latin America presented by the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC. Opening day is free with museum admission. (Vancouver, May 17 to Oct. 8)
Culture at the Centre Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC presents a collaboration between six First Nations cultural centres (Vancouver, to Oct. 8)
Vestige Selections from the Kazlaw Collection (West Vancouver Museum, runs to May 5)
Vue Point Works by Susan Point. (Deer Lake Art Gallery. Burnaby, May 5-June 2)
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, 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)
Pandora's Box Artists: Afuwa & Aerlyn Weissman, d. June Conley, aly de la cruz yip, Lara Fitzgerald, Bernadine Fox, Ken Gerberick, Pierre Leichner, Heather Pelles, Leigh Selden and Diane Wood. (gallery cachet, Vancouver, Apr 6 - May 5)
Art! Vancouver presents over 100 galleries and artists from around the world. (Vancouver Convention Centre, April 19-22)
Times X2 Two Rodrigo Sarrat-Cave and Gregory Giepel, as part of Capture Photography Festival (Van Dop Gallery, New Westminster, BC, Opens April 7; runs to April 28)
Olga Rybalko: Pacific Rim (The Space, An Art Gallery, Vancouver, May 3-7)
In the Blink of An Eye Port Moody Arts Centre 20th Anniversary Exhibition. (May 3-31)
Arts of Resistance: Politics and the Past in Latin America presented by Museum of Anthropology (Vancouver May 17-Oct. 8)
News & Announcements
Call For Mural Proposals The Burnaby Arts Council seek sartists to complete one mural at the Deer Lake Art Gallery. Submission deadline April 27.
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)
The Royal BC Museum launches $500,000 grant program available to organizations to assist in repatriation of First Nations cultural items from museums around the world. Deadline for awards up to $30,000 is May 28.
Call for Entry: Losing Home, Finding Hope Juried Exhibition Deadline: April 25, (Exhibition: The Fort Gallery, May 30-June 24)
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.
WOrkshops & EVents
Repatriation Monologues: Panel Discussion Explores the importance of repatriating belongings and intellectual property to indigenous communities. (Museum of Vancouver. April 19)
Board of Directors Mixer Can you commit 6-8 hours a month to to help encourage, support & expand the arts in Burnaby? (Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, April 19)
Entrepreneurial Artist Craft Council of British Columbia presents four workshops with industry experts who will help you learn how to strategically communicate your brand. (Carousel Theatre, Vancouver, April 21)
Adorning Expression: Art Jewellery Conversations presented by Craft Council of BC. Explore Canada’s contemporary art jewellery scene during a series of three lectures: Seattle artist, Andy Cooperman, April 30; Bridget Catchpole, May7, and Saidye Bronfman winner, Pamela Ritchie, May 14 (Annex Theatre, Vancouver).
FCA Workshop - Creating Dynamic Design from Photographs presented by Federation of Canadian Artists (South Surrey, May 25-27)
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