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Explore arts and culture in West Vancouver this month.

 

   August 2019

   District of West Vancouver Arts & Culture

 
 

Exhibitions​

 

 

I'VE NOT ALWAYS BEEN CANADIAN

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library,

Main Floor

1950 Marine Drive

Until August 7

 

More information

 

 

GRAPHITE TALES: NICK BANTOCK

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library,

Main Hall

1950 Marine Drive

Until September 16

 

More information

 

 

OH NIGHTINGALE: PARVIZ TANAVOLI

 

West Vancouver Art Museum

680 17th Street

Until October 5

 

More information

 

 

HARMONY ARTS FESTIVAL SHOWCASE EXHIBITION

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

July 30–August 11

Opening Reception:

Friday, August 2,

6–7 p.m.

 

More information

 

 

BOBBIE BURGERS: SHELTERED STATE

 

Ferry Building Gallery

1414 Argyle Avenue

August 2–25

Opening Reception:

Friday, August 3,

6–8 p.m.

 

More information

 

 

ORIGINS

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

August 13–September 1

Opening Reception:

Tuesday, August 13,

6–7 p.m.

 

More information

 

 

JANE CLARK: AN ARTIST LOOKS BACK AT THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF NORTHWEST BC

 

Ferry Building Gallery

1414 Argyle Avenue

August 27–

September 15

Opening Reception: Tuesday, August 27,

6–8 p.m.

Meet the Artists:

Saturday, August 31,

2–3 p.m.

 

More information

 

 

Events & Performances

 

 

VANCOUVER ACADEMY OF MUSIC STUDENT PERFORMANCE FOR FIRST THURSDAYS

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

Thursday, August 1,

6–8 p.m.

 

More information

 

 

29TH ANNUAL HARMONY ARTS FESTIVAL

 

Argyle Avenue between 14th Street and 16th Street

August 2–11


More information

 

 

HARMONY ARTS FESTIVAL – HOT JAZZ HOUR: DON STEWART

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

Wednesday, August 7,

4:30–5:30 p.m.

 

More information

 

 

HARMONY ARTS FESTIVAL – CLASSICS BY THE SEA: FLUTTERIFIC

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1564 Argyle Avenue

Thursday, August 8,

4–5 p.m.

 

More information

 

 

HARMONY ARTS FESTIVAL – HOT JAZZ HOUR: GRAND SLAM JAZZ BAND

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

Friday, August 9,

4:30–5:30 p.m.

 

More information

 

 

ART UNDER THE ARBOR 2019

 

Park & Tilford Gardens

333 Brooksbank Avenue,

North Vancouver

August 24–25,

10 a.m.–5 p.m.

 

More information

 

 

Programs

 

 

ART AT THE SILK PURSE

 

Spaces are still available in Silk Purse summer camps. Develop your knowledge of art and build expressive skills in the idyllic setting of the seaside studio. Learn elements and principles of design using a variety of media in the studio and on the beach in Ambleside.

 

More information

 

 

PAINTERS' LANDING

 

Ferry Building Gallery

1414 Argyle Avenue

Until October 31

 

Painters' Landing is a unique opportunity for the public to watch artists while they create artwork outside in the Ambleside area. The artists will also exhibit and sell their work on site.

 

More information

 

 

FIRST THURSDAYS ART WALK

 

August 1, 6–8 p.m.

 

Explore the Ambleside and Dundarave neighbourhoods by taking a self-guided tour of galleries, public art and community spaces.

 

More information

 

 

ARTSPEAKS AT THE HARMONY ARTS FESTIVAL

 

Ferry Building Gallery / Ambleside Landing

1414 Argyle Avenue

August 2–11

 

More information

 

 

12TH ANNUAL GRAND PRIX PLEIN AIR CHALLENGE

 

Ferry Building Gallery / Ambleside Landing

1414 Argyle Avenue

Saturday, August 3,

10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Activity #: 63225

Cost: $35 / $20 under 19

 

More information

 

 

READINGS IN THE PARK WITH DANIEL KALLA

 

John Lawson Park

Foot of 17th Street

Tuesday, August 6,

4–5:30 p.m.

 

More information

 

 

RCM MUSIC THEORY BOOTCAMP (LEVEL 6, 7, 8)

 

West Vancouver Community Centre

2121 Marine Drive

August 6–9,

9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Activity #: 54574

For ages 7–10

Cost $160

 

More information

 

 

OCEAN'S POEM: A MINI ART JOURNAL WORKSHOP

 

Ferry Building Gallery

1414 Argyle Avenue

Saturday, August 10,

3–5:30 p.m.

Activity #: 63226

 

More information

 

 

HAPPY ACCIDENTS: THE SEQUEL – WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP WITH SONIA MOCNIK

 

Ferry Building Gallery

1414 Argyle Avenue

Sunday, August 11,

12–3 p.m.

Activity #: 63799

Cost: $10

 

More information

 

 

AUTHOR TALK: THE QUINTLAND SISTERS BY SHELLEY WOOD

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library,

Welsh Hall

1950 Marine Drive

Monday, August 12,

7–8:30 p.m.

 

More information

 

 

SINGING BY THE SEA

 

John Lawson Park

Foot of 17th Street

Tuesdays,

August 13–27,

7–8:30 p.m.

 

More information

 

 

DRAMAWORKS: SUMMER CREATIVE THEATRE

 

Music Box

1564 Argyle Avenue

August 19–23,

9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Activity #: 53781

Cost: $230

 

More information

 


POTTERY AROUND THE WORLD – SUMMER CAMPS

 

Gleneagles Community Centre

6262 Marine Drive

August 19–23,

9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Activity #: 53297

For ages 5–8

Cost: $175

 

More information

 

 

POTTERY AROUND THE WORLD – SUMMER CAMPS

 

Gleneagles Community Centre

6262 Marine Drive

August 19–23, 1–4 p.m.

Activity #: 53294

For ages 8–12

Cost: $175

 

More information

 

 

WVAM! DROP-IN FAMILY ART PROJECT

 

West Vancouver Art Museum

680 17th Street

Last Saturday of every month until November 30, 12–4 p.m.

 

More information

 

 

News & Updates

 

 

 

CALL FOR ARTISTS

 

Established and emerging artists are invited to submit for the 2020 Exhibition Program at the Silk Purse Arts Centre.

 

Deadline: Friday, September 13 by 4 p.m.

Submission Fee: $25

 

More information

 

 


 

 

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