All Arts Events

Aug 29 Fri
A Retrospective of Diane Roy
To Sep 22
Leigh Square Community Arts Village
2253 Leigh Square Place, Port Coquitlam
marine sculptures produced by Canadian artist Diane Roy from 1980 to 2000
Aug 29 Fri
AKOS
To Sep 14
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
639 Hornby, Vancouver
spray-can art by Haida artist Corey Bulpitt
Aug 29 Fri
Anna Wong
To Oct 6
Burnaby Public Library McGill Branch
4595 Albert St., Burnaby, Burnaby
exhibition features seven etchings and serigraphs by Wong from 1965-1982
Aug 29 Fri
Art of Random Occupation
To Sep 8
Artemis Gallery
104C-4390 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver
work by local artists Barbara Shelly Studio Inc, Diva's Niche, Giulietta Designs, Golem Designs, Hello Beautiful Textile & Ceramic Creations, Kate Arkiletian, Monika Blichar, and Naomi Ann Illustrations
Aug 29 Fri
ArtWalk
To Aug 31
various Whistler venues
Whistler Arts Council presents a self-guided walking tour that brings local artists' work into high-traffic venues, including cafés, retail outlets, hotels, and restaurants. Pick up your ArtWalk passport and discover how the West Coast and the mountains influence photography, paintings, jewellery, and pottery.
Aug 29 Fri
Azawad Libre! New Media and Imagined Geographies in the Sahel
To Oct 5
Bob Prittie Metrotown Library
6100 Willingdon, Burnaby, Burnaby
exhibition explores a vital intersection between folk art, computers, and cell phones by young people throughout the Sahel region of Africa
Aug 29 Fri
Babes & Bathers: History of the Swimsuit
To Nov 2
Vancouver Maritime Museum
1905 Ogden [Vanier Park], Vancouver
examples of swimwear worn in Vancouver from the 1890s to the 1980s, drawn from the collections of fashion historian Ivan Sayers, who has one of the largest and most comprehensive private collections of historic clothing in Canada
Aug 29 Fri
Bard on the Beach
To Sept 20
Vanier Park
1000 Chestnut, Vancouver
Shakespeare festival presents local productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream (to Sep 20), The Tempest (to Sep 18), Equivocation (to Sep 19), and Cymbeline (to Sep 20).
Aug 29 Fri
Bring It Together With Sculpture
To Sep 6
Deer Lake Gallery
6584 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby, Burnaby
works by Ellen Bang, Vanessa Black, Neil Chung, Amelia Epp and Bronwen Payerle, Anyuta Gusakova, Brigitte Lochhead, Ewan McNeil, Ronald Simmer, Angela Smailes, and Bill Thomson
Aug 29 Fri
Claiming Space
To Jan 4, 2015
Museum of Anthropology
6393 N.W. Marine Dr., UBC, Vancouver
through the work of over 20 young First Nations artists, the exhibition explores what it means to be an urban aboriginal youth

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