Explore arts and culture in West Vancouver this month.

 

January 2021

District of West Vancouver Arts & Culture

 

 

Many arts and culture facilities are open, and a variety of in-person and virtual events and programs are offered. Registration is required for most events–please visit the event or program link to learn more.

 

To find out more about the District's response to COVID-19, please visit westvancouver.ca/covid.

 

Exhibitions

 

THE ART OF RESILIENCE VIRTUAL EXHIBITION

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

Until January 8

 

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YOU ARE HERE

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

January 14–February 6

Virtual Opening Reception: Thursday, January 14, 7–8 p.m.

 

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CORNELIA HAHN OBERLANDER: GENIUS LOCI

 

West Vancouver Art Museum

680 17th Street

January 20–March 13

 

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Events & Performances

 

JIM BYRNES WITH SIMON KENDALL

 

Kay Meek Arts Centre

1700 Mathers Avenue

January 14–16,

7:30–8:45 p.m.

Tickets: $52–$55

 

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FIRST WE EAT

 

Kay Meek Arts Centre

1700 Mathers Avenue

Monday, January 18, 7:30–9:15 p.m.

Tickets: $12–$15

 

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HIGHER GROUND: STEVIE WONDER REVISITED

 

Kay Meek Arts Centre

1700 Mathers Avenue

January 21 & 22,

7:30–9 p.m.

Tickets: $42–$45

 

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LA BELLE ÉPOQUE

 

Kay Meek Arts Centre

1700 Mathers Avenue

Monday, January 25,

7:30–9 p.m.

Tickets: $12–$15

 

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FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES

 

Kay Meek Arts Centre

1700 Mathers Avenue

Tuesday, January 26,

7:30–9 p.m.

Tickets: $12–$15

 

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GENIUS LOCI: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE OF CORNELIA HAHN OBERLANDER

 

Kay Meek Arts Centre

1700 Mathers Avenue

Wednesday, January 27,

7:30–8:45 p.m.

Tickets: $12–$15

 

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VANCOUVER CELLO QUARTET

 

Silk Purse Arts Centre

Thursday, January 28, 10:30–11:30 a.m.

 

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BOXCAR CAMPFIRE WITH PAUL PIGAT TRIO

 

Kay Meek Arts Centre

1700 Mathers Avenue

Thursday, January 28,

7:30–9 p.m.

Tickets: $42–$45

 

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North Shore Culture Compass

 

 

 

MAPPED: EXPLORING NORTH SHORE CULTURE

 

North Shore Culture Compass is a free online map where you can explore our local art, culture, and heritage.

 


 

 

YOU ARE HERE 2021 FUNDRAISING CALENDAR

 

The 2021 calendar is now available for purchase! 12 original artworks can be found in this beautiful calendar featuring stunning North Shore scenes created by local artists. All proceeds go towards supporting the North Shore Culture cultural mapping project.

 

Image credit: Kiss the Sky by Kathleen Ainscough

 

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Programs

 

OPERAS OF MOZART AND HAYDN WITH NICOLAS KRUSEK [VIRTUAL]

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library

Tuesdays, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Online via Zoom

 

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ARCHITECTURE EXPLORERS WEEKEND EDITION FOR AGES 6–12

 

West Vancouver Art Museum

680 17th Street

Saturdays, January 16, 23, 30, February 6,

9:30–11:30 a.m.

Cost: $200

Activity #: 83017

 

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BOOKTOPIA: A CONVERSATION & LIVE DRAWING DEMONSTRATION WITH JERRY CRAFT [VIRTUAL]

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library

Thursday, January 21, 1:30–2:15 p.m.

Online via YouTube

 

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CURATOR'S TOUR OF CORNELIA HAHN OBERLANDER: GENIUS LOCI

 

West Vancouver Art Museum

680 17th Street

January 21, 23 & 28,

2 p.m.

Activity #: 75345, 75346 & 75347

 

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CREATIVEBUG: GETTING STARTED [VIRTUAL]

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library

Saturday, January 23,

11 a.m.–12 p.m.

Online via Zoom

 

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CURATOR'S ZOOM PANEL DISCUSSION: CORNELIA HAHN OBERLANDER: GENIUS LOCI

 

West Vancouver Memorial Library

Sunday, January 24,

3 p.m.

Online via Zoom

 

More information

 


 

WVAM! FAMILY ART PROJECT

 

West Vancouver Community Centre

Saturday, January 30, 12–4:15 p.m. (30-minute slots)

 

More information

 

News & Updates

 

 

 

LIBRARY SERVICE UPDATE

 

To browse or make an appointment to use a public computer, visit the library on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. 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.

 

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SILK PURSE RE-OPENING & WINTER HOURS

 

The Silk Purse Arts Centre will re-open on Thursday, January 14. Winter hours are Thursday to Saturday from 12 to 4 p.m. This includes the Gallery and Art Box gift shop featuring work by local artists and artisans.

 

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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