Explore arts and culture in West Vancouver this month.

 

   September 2020

   District of West Vancouver Arts & Culture

 

 

Correction: The location for The Eyes Have Walls exhibition was incorrectly listed as the Ferry Building Gallery. Please join us to view the exhibition at the West Vancouver Art Museum from September 30 to December 12.

 

The Ferry Building Gallery is closed for restoration until further notice. Read more.

 

 

Exhibitions

 

 

 

 

GOHAR DASHTI: DISSONANCE

 

West Vancouver Art Museum

680 17th Street

Until September 12

 

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FEELING THE PULL

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

September 3–26

 

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THE EYES HAVE WALLS: NICOLE ONDRE AND MINA TOTINO

 

West Vancouver Art Museum

680 17th Street

September 30–December 12

 

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Events

 

 

 

 

FIRST THURSDAYS ART WALK

 

West Vancouver Art Museum

680 17th Street

Thursday, September 3, 4–8 p.m.

 

More information

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

Thursday, September 3, 6–8 p.m.

 

More information

 

 

North Shore Culture Compass

 

 

 

 

MAPPED: EXPLORING NORTH SHORE CULTURE

 

North Shore Culture Compass is a free online map where people/users can explore our local art, culture, and heritage. Visit CityScape Community Art Space until September 5 to experience the map and learn how residents, visitors, and cultural planners can use this tool to connect with this community.

 

Arts organizations may also list their Culture Days events happening between September 25 to October 25 via this platform.

 

 

Programs

 

 

 

 

SFU WRITER'S CONSULTS [VIRTUAL]

 

Need an expert opinion on your writing? The SFU Writer's Studio offers free, one-on-one, 45-minute manuscript consultations over the phone.

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library

Tuesday, September 1, 4–6 p.m.

 

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FILE MANAGEMENT: ORGANIZING YOUR EMAIL INBOX [VIRTUAL]

 

Feeling overwhelmed with emails? Learn strategies to help respond efficiently, find important information easily, and keep your inbox tidy.

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library

Wednesday, September 2, 2–3:15 p.m.

Online via Zoom

 

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EXHIBITION TOUR: GOHAR DASHTI: DISSONANCE

 

West Vancouver Art Museum

680 17th Street

Thursday, September 3, 2 p.m.

Activity #: 75337

 

More information

 


 

 

COMMUNITY MURAL PAINTING

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

Saturdays, September 5, 12, 29, 26, October 3 and 10, 2–4 p.m.

Cost: $10

 

More information

 


 

NEW NORMAL: CONVERSATIONS IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 [VIRTUAL]

 

Since the Province declared a state of emergency on March 17, the economy, health care, educational institutions, and leisure pursuits have all been radically disrupted. What are the impacts of these changes to the community? Join for stimulating, interactive discussion in this five-part series moderated by Reema Faris.

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library

Thursdays, September 10, 17, 24, October 1 and 8, 3–4:30 p.m.

Online via Zoom

 

More information

 


 

 

ART EXPLORERS WEEKEND EDITION FOR AGES 6–9

 

West Vancouver Art Museum

680 17th Street

Saturdays, September 12, 19, 26, and October 3, 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. 

Activity #: 75285

Cost: $200

 

More information

 


 

BOOK CLUB SOCIAL [VIRTUAL]

 

Explore your passion for books while discussing interesting titles with new friends virtually. Facilitated by librarians, these sessions will provide you with the opportunity to engage with compelling ideas and themes, while also connecting with people who have similar interests! For the September 17 session, Michelle Obama's Becoming will be discussed.

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library

Thursday, September 17,

11 a.m.–12 p.m.

Online via Zoom

 

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THE FIRST CENTURY OF OPERA WITH NICOLAS KRUSEK [VIRTUAL]

 

Join online as the spectacular rise of opera in the 17th century Europe is explored. Nicolas Krusek will discuss some works that have stood the test of time, alongside others that were once tremendously popular but have since suffered unjust neglect.

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library

Tuesdays, September 22, 29, October 6 and 13, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

Online via Zoom

 

More information

 

 

News & Updates

 

 

 

 

CULTURE DAYS 2020

 

Register your events from September 25 to October 25, whether they are indoors, outdoors, or online.

 

More information

 


 

 

WEST VANCOUVER MEMORIAL LIBRARY SERVICE UPDATE

 

Visit the library from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday for browsing or make an appointment to use a public computer. Due to reduced occupancy, meeting rooms, study space, and seating are not available at this time. Dedicated service hours for the elderly and most vulnerable are on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 to 10 a.m.

 

Holiday hours: The library facility and LibraryConnect phone, chat, and email service will be closed on Saturday, September 5 through Monday, September 7 for Labour Day.

 

More information

 


 

 

SHOP AT THE ONLINE ART BOX

 

The West Vancouver Community Arts Council has curated items from their Art Box into an online shop. Find an exciting array of items created by local artists and artisans including jewelry, pottery, sculpture, home decor, apparel, and much more.

 

More information

 


 

 

WANT TO BE FEATURED IN ARTSWEST?

 

The District of West Vancouver welcomes submissions from individuals and organizations for the monthly ArtsWEST e-newsletter.

 

Send your West Vancouver events information to arts@westvancouver.ca.

 

 


 

Please note that the information in this e-newsletter is subject to change without notice. Please visit the organizer's website or contact the organizer directly closer to the event date.

 



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