Explore arts and culture in West Vancouver this month.

 

   March 2020

   District of West Vancouver Arts & Culture

 
 

Exhibitions​

 

 

CLIMATE FOR CHANGE

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library,

Art Gallery

1950 Marine Drive

Until March 5

 

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PRESENCE & ABSENCE: NIC LEHOUX AND ATTILIO FIUMARELLA

 

West Vancouver Art Museum

680 17th Street

Until March 8

 

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NATURAL PERSPECTIVES

 

Kay Meek Arts Centre

1700 Mathers Avenue

Until March 13

 

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GREEN SPACE

 

Ferry Building Gallery

1414 Argyle Avenue

Until March 15

 

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SPECTRUM

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

Until March 15

 

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IN THE GALLERY – REFLECT, REPOSITION, REIMAGINE

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library,

Art Gallery

1950 Marine Drive

March 6–April 28

 

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WANDERS

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

March 17–April 5

Opening Reception: Tuesday, March 17,

6–8 p.m.

 

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DRIFT

 

Ferry Building Gallery

1414 Argyle Avenue

March 18–April 5

Opening Reception:

Tuesday, March 17,

6–8 p.m.

Meet the Artists: Saturday, March 21,

2–3 p.m.

 

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GOHAR DASHTI: DISSONANCE

 

West Vancouver Art Museum

680 17th Street

March 18–May 9

Opening Reception: 

Tuesday, March 17,

7–9 p.m.

 

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Events & Performances

 

 

NORTH SHORE CRIC? CRAC? STORYTELLING: MEETING THE BELOVED, A CELEBRATION OF PERSIAN CULTURE IN WORD & MUSIC

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

Sunday, March 1,

7–9 p.m.

Suggested donation:

$5–$20

 

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HISTORY OF MIXED MEDIA WITH JEANNE KRABBENDAM

 

Ferry Building Gallery

1414 Argyle Avenue

Tuesday, March 3,

7–9 p.m.

Activity #: 68787

Ticket: $15

 

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JOURNEYS OF A LIFETIME: EXPLORING NATURAL WONDERS

 

Ferry Building Gallery

1414 Argyle Avenue

Wednesday, March 4,

7–9 p.m.

Activity #: 68940

Ticket: $15

 

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CHAMBER CONCERT

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

Friday, March 6,

7:30 p.m.

 

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DOUGLAS FINCH

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

Thursday, March 5,

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Tickets: $22 general / $17 WVCAC members

 

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2020 NORTH SHORE ART CRAWL

 

Various locations across the North Shore

March 7–8,

10 a.m.–5 p.m.

 

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WOMEN OF THE ITALIAN BAROQUE

 

Kay Meek Arts Centre

1700 Mathers Avenue

Sunday, March 8,

3–5 p.m.

Tickets: $19–$49


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RISING STARS: FRIENDSHIP

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

Sunday, March 8,

5:30–7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $25 general / $20 WVCAC members / $15 students

 

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MARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVE

 

Kay Meek Arts Centre

1700 Mathers Avenue

Monday, March 9,

7:30–9:10 p.m.

Tickets: $7–$10

 

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JOURNEYS OF A LIFETIME: MANKIND'S SHARED CULTURAL HERITAGE

 

Ferry Building Gallery

1414 Argyle Avenue

Wednesday, March 11,

7–9 p.m.

Activity #: 68941

Ticket: $15

 

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JULIE BAUMGARTEL, JIM MASON, REG QUIRING & ROSEMARY O'CONNOR IN CONCERT

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1564 Argyle Avenue

Thursday, March 12,

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Tickets: $22 general / $17 WVCAC members

 

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REPOSITIONING: TALES OF A MOA RESIDENCY

 

Ferry Building Gallery

1414 Argyle Avenue

Thursday, March 12,

7–9 p.m.

Activity #: 69045

Ticket: $15

 

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AFTERNOON NOROOZ CONCERT

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library,

Main Hall

1950 Marine Drive

Saturday, March 14,

2–3 p.m.

 

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TIMELESS TREASURES OF LAUDATE SINGERS

 

Pyatt Hall

VSO School of Music

843 Seymour Street, Vancouver

Saturday, March 14,

8 p.m.

Tickets: $10–$35 (kids 12 and under are free)

 

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THE CHAIR SERIES 

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1564 Argyle Avenue

Sunday, March 15,

7–8:30 p.m.

Tickets: $15

 

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DERVISH

 

Kay Meek Arts Centre

1700 Mathers Avenue

Sunday, March 15,

7:30–9:30 p.m.

Tickets: $19–$49

 

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SWEET ALIBI

 

Kay Meek Arts Centre

1700 Mathers Avenue

March 17–19, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $29–$42

 

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ARTIST'S TOUR: GOHAR DASHTI: DISSONANCE

 

West Vancouver Art Museum

680 17th Street

Wednesday, March 18,

1:30 p.m.

 

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JOURNEYS OF A LIFETIME: SACRED PLACES

 

Ferry Building Gallery

1414 Argyle Avenue

Wednesday, March 18,

7–9 p.m.

Activity #: 68942

Ticket: $15

 

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MICHAEL ASTON

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1564 Argyle Avenue

Thursday, March 19,

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Tickets: $22 general / $17 WVCAC members

 

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ARTIST'S TOUR IN FARSI: GOHAR DASHTI: DISSONANCE

 

West Vancouver Art Museum

680 17th Street

Saturday, March 21,

2 p.m.

 

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RISING STARS: CAP U STUDENT SHOWCASE

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1564 Argyle Avenue

March 21 & 28

7:30–9:30 p.m.

Tickets: $25 general / $20 WVCAC members / $15 students

 

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MOON MOUSE: SPACE ODYSSEY

 

Kay Meek Arts Centre

1700 Mathers Avenue

Tuesday, March 24,

2–3 p.m. & 4–5 p.m.

Tickets: $15–$25

 

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DINO LIGHT

 

Kay Meek Arts Centre

1700 Mathers Avenue

Wednesday, March 25,

2–3 p.m. & 7–8 p.m.

Tickets: $7–$10

 

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JOURNEYS OF A LIFETIME: PEOPLE AND THEIR LIVING HERITAGE 

 

Ferry Building Gallery

1414 Argyle Avenue

Wednesday, March 25,

7–9 p.m.

Activity #: 68943

Ticket: $15

 

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OPERA HIGHLIGHTS

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1564 Argyle Avenue

Thursday, March 26,

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Tickets: $25 general / $20 WVCAC members

 

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FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT – ELINOR FREY TRIO: IL VIOLONCELLO ITALIANO

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library,

Main Hall

1950 Marine Drive

Friday, March 27,

7:30–8:45 p.m.

 

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SEWING MACHINES TO STRAVINSKY:

THE STORY OF WINNARETTA SINGER WITH MICHAEL ASTON

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1564 Argyle Avenue

Sunday, March 29,

4:30–6 p.m.

Admission by donation

 

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Programs

 

 

SPRING PROGRAM REGISTRATION

OPENS MARCH 4!

 

See a variety of courses and workshops offered in West Vancouver.

 

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THE METROPOLITAN OPERA LECTURES

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library,

Welsh Hall

1950 Marine Drive

Wednesdays,

March 4, 11, 18 & 25,

12:30–2:30 p.m.

 

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NAME THAT TUNE

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library,

Welsh Hall West

1950 Marine Drive

Thursday, March 5,

11 a.m.–12 p.m.

 

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SKIES UNLIMITED!

 

Music Box

1564 Argyle Avenue

March 14 & 15,

10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Activity #: 59934

Cost: $210

 

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ACTING FOR FILM & TELEVISION | 9–12 YEARS

 

Music Box

1564 Argyle Avenue

March 16–20,

9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Activity #: 60566

Cost: $395

 

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ARTS EXPRESS | 5–7 YEARS 

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

March 16–20,

9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

Activity #: 61905

Cost: $135

 

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ARTS EXPRESS | 8–11 YEARS 

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

March 16–20,

1–3:30 p.m.

Activity #: 61906

Cost: $135

 

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ARTS EXPRESS | 5–7 YEARS 

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

March 23–27,

9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

Activity #: 61911

Cost: $135

 

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ARTS EXPRESS | 8–11 YEARS 

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

March 23–27,

1–3:30 p.m.

Activity #: 61914

Cost: $135

 

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LIGHTWIRE THEATER DANCE WORKSHOP | AGES 5+

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library,

Welsh Hall

1950 Marine Drive

Tuesday, March 24,

10:30–11:30 a.m.

 

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WORD WHIPS NORTH SHORE EDITION

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

Tuesday, March 24,

7–9 p.m.

Cost: $5

 

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WVAM! DROP-IN FAMILY ART PROJECT

 

West Vancouver Art Museum

680 17th Street

Saturday, March 28,

12–4 p.m.

 

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News & Updates

 

 

 

 

CALL FOR ARTISTS – COMMUNITY ART PROJECT

 

West Vancouver Community Arts Council invites expressions of interest from artists and artist teams for a 3D collaborative community art project to be realized during the First Thursdays Art Walk this summer.

 

Deadline: Monday, March 2 by 4 p.m.

 

More information 

 


 

 

NORTH VAN ARTS – ART IN THE GARDEN 2020

 

Call for Musicians

Musicians (solo, duos and small bands) to perform for the 21st anniversary of Art in the Garden. Musicians perform two sets each day (45 to 60 minutes in length) during a two-hour performance and will receive a performance fee. Musicians need their own PA system.

 

More information

 

Call for Visual Artists & Artisans

This is a great opportunity to display and sell your artwork in unique outdoor settings. Honoraria will be paid to artists offering hands-on activities.

 

More information

 

Deadline for both calls:

Sunday, March 10 at 11:59 p.m.

 

 


 

 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – YOU ARE HERE 2021 CALENDAR

 

North Van Arts is seeking art submissions for a wall calendar of imagery telling the story of the North Shore. Images should be of locations, places or scenes that are recognizably in North Vancouver or West Vancouver.

 

Deadline: Sunday, March 29 at midnight

 

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CALL FOR ARTISTS – EXHIBITION PROPOSALS JULY 2020 TO JUNE 2021, CITYSCAPE COMMUNITY ARTSPACE

 

North Van Arts is accepting exhibition proposals for its 2020–2021 program, welcoming artwork from all mediums and accepting submissions from artists or non-artists in the local and wider community. Proposals should be well-researched, outline a clear concept and submitted for three artists or more.

 

Deadline: Sunday, March 29 at midnight

 

More information 

 


 

 

 

NORTH SHORE CULTURE MAP


Organizations from arts, culture, heritage, government, First Nations, business and tourism across the North Shore have been developing the North Shore Culture Map–a free, dynamic online map intended as a practical resource for residents, tourists, local organizations, urban planners and developers.


The map is slated for official launch in March 2020.

 

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. If in doubt, please contact the organizer directly.

 



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