DISTRICT OF WEST VANCOUVER ARTS AND CULTURE
 

DECEMBER 2017

EXHIBITIONS

FAYE GORDON-LEWIS AND HANS GRAY

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

Now–December 3

Free

 

Acrylic painter Faye Gordon-Lewis and watercolour artist Hans Gray capture dynamic landscapes with loose brushwork and bold colours.

 

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WE ALL DREW, ALWAYS

West Vancouver Museum

680 17th Street

Now–December 16

Admission by donation

 

This exhibition brings together paintings and drawings by the Mayrs brothers and recognizes their unique and long-standing presence in the history of Canadian art.

 

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IN THE GALLERY: MAYRS BROTHERS EXHIBITION

West Vancouver Memorial Library (Art Gallery, Main Hall)

1950 Marine Drive

Now–January 9

Free

 

A companion to the principal exhibition being shown concurrently at the West Vancouver Museum.

 

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COMMUNITY ART ON DISPLAY AT THE HALL: LIL CHRZAN

West Vancouver Municipal Hall (Atrium)

750 17th Street

Now–January 19

Free

 

Lil Chrzan is a Canadian landscape painter known for her masterful depictions of golden light across luminous West Coast scenes.

 

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GIFTED VOLUNTEERS

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

December 5–21

Opening Reception:

Tuesday, December 5, 6–8 p.m.

Free

 

Mixed media artwork and artisanal goods by the talented and dedicated volunteers of the West Vancouver Community Arts Council.

 

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EVENTS & PERFORMANCES

GREAT STUFF HOLIDAY GIFT SALE

Ferry Building Gallery

1414 Argyle Avenue

Now–December 17

Free

 

Unique ceramics, jewellery, cards and ornaments by various artists for sale.

 

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OPERA WITH NICOLAS KRUSEK

West Vancouver Memorial Library (Welsh Hall)

1950 Marine Drive

Wednesday, December 6

12:30–2:30 p.m. 

Free

 

Join Nicolas Krusek as he explores the operas of great French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau.

 

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CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

Thursday, December 7

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Cost: $15


Pianist Karen Lee-Morlang and special guests perform cheerful holiday music from around the world.

 

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AMBLESIDE ORCHESTRA AT LONSDALE QUAY

Lonsdale Quay Market (Rotunda)
123 Carrie Cates Court
Friday, December 8, 6:45–7:45 p.m.
Free

 

Ambleside Orchestra presents music by Mozart, Strauss, Mussorgsky and others.

 

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HOLIDAY POTTERY SHOW AND SALE

Gleneagles Golf Course Clubhouse

6190 Marine Drive

Saturday, December 9, 11 a.m–4 p.m. 

Free

 

High quality ceramic works from various artists featuring original pottery in contemporary and traditional designs.

 

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GRANDFATHER'S CHRISTMAS

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

Thursday, December 14

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Cost: $15

 

Acclaimed writer Don Mowatt recounts seasonal tales from his missionary grandfather. Featuring actress Carolyn Finlay and live music by Scandinavian band Gammel Dansk.

 

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WE THREE QUEENS

Kay Meek Centre (Studio Cabaret)

1700 Mathers Avenue

December 14, 15, 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Cost: $29–$38

 

Enjoy a holiday jazz performance featuring three of Canada’s finest jazz vocalists: Jennifer Scott, Karin Plato and Kate Hammett-Vaughan.

 

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MUSIC IN THE MORNING: ENSEMBLE MADE IN CANADA

West Vancouver United Church 

2062 Esquimalt Avenue

Friday, December 15

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Cost: $17–$38

 

Join one of Canada’s premier piano quartets for a morning of music and fun.

 

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WILL STROET LIVE

West Vancouver Memorial Library (Welsh Hall)

1950 Marine Drive

Saturday, December 16

11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Free

 

Acclaimed children's musician Will Stroet connects with kids through exciting, interactive and educational music in English and French. Online registration required.

 

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FOWLIE AND FRIENDS CHRISTMAS SHOW

Kay Meek Centre (Studio Theatre)
1700 Mathers Avenue
Saturday, December 16

7:30–9:30 p.m.
Cost: $18–$35


Join Karen Fowlie and Copper Cove Road for a Christmas comedy show with seasonal music.

 

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SUNDAY AFTERNOON HOLIDAY CONCERT: LAUDATE SINGERS

West Vancouver Memorial Library (Main Hall)

1950 Marine Drive

Sunday, December 17, 2–3 p.m.

Free

 

Join the Laudate Singers for a family fun holiday concert.

 

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LITTLE WOMEN

Kay Meek Centre (Grosvenor Theatre)

1700 Mathers Avenue

December 27–30

2–4 p.m. and 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Cost: $25–$39

 

Louisa May Alcott's beloved tale of four sisters is brought to life in this heartwarming family musical.

 

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PROGRAMS

ARTS & CULTURE WINTER PROGRAMS: REGISTER NOW!

Registration is now open

 

A variety of arts programs for children and adults are offered throughout the District at our community centres, museum and waterfront cultural facilities. You can browse through our programs and register for them online.

 

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POTTERY: 3D PAINT AND SCULPTURE CREATIONS CAMP

Gleneagles Community Centre

6262 Marine Drive

January 25, 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

Barcode: 41034 | Cost: $80

January 25, 12:30 p.m.

Barcode: 41037 | Cost: $80

 

Participants will create a 3D masterpiece using sculpting clay and paint.

 

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NEWS & UPDATES

ARTSWEST SUBMISSIONS

Ongoing

 

The District of West Vancouver welcomes submissions from individuals or organizations for the monthly ArtsWEST Newsletter.

 

Sign up for the monthly submission mailing list.

 

For more information on arts happenings in West Vancouver, visit us online.

 

Questions? Email arts@westvancouver.ca



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