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PigaPicha! A Century of Portrait Photography in Nairobi - Vancouver

Museum Of Anthropology
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6T 1Z2
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Daily from November 25, 2014 to April 4, 2015

In the exhibition 'PigaPicha!', the East African photo tradition is presented and documented as a chapter of its own in the international history of photography. 'PigaPicha!' highlights the history of portrait photography in Nairobi and gives a comprehensive overview of this form of urban culture, which is one of the most creative fields in modern East Africa. The exhibition is produced by Iwalewa-Haus and the Afrikaarchiv (DEVA) of the University of Bayreuth, Germany. Join us for a special opening party on November 25 at the Museum of Anthropology.

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Unscrolled: Reframing Tradition in Chinese Contemporary Art - Vancouver

750 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2H7
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Phone604-662-4700

Daily from November 15, 2014 to February 22, 2015

Presenting a diverse selection of Chinese contemporary artists whose practices are informed by their cultural heritage, this exhibit re-invents traditional aesthetics in conceptual ways to examine tradition's influence on visual culture in present-day China.

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Vancouver Art Gallery Presents: Offsite - Robert Youds - Vancouver

W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6E 0A8
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Phone604-662-4719

Daily from October 21, 2014 to March 30, 2015

Victoria-based artist Robert Youds' light installation, For Everyone a Sunset, draws upon the architectural vernacular of downtown Vancouver. Youds references the urban surroundings by using their associated materials-aluminium framework, salvaged glass, LED lighting-to construct a sculptural query that creates a space for audiences to contemplate the urban experience.

Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite is located on West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets in downtown Vancouver.

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The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China's Emperors - Vancouver

750 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2H7
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Phone604-662-4700

Daily from October 18, 2014 to January 11, 2015

Nearly 200 treasured objects from the collections of Beijing's Palace Museum will come under the spotlight at the Vancouver Art Gallery as part of this landmark exhibition. Discover the exquisite artifacts from an architectural site that has remained largely mysterious until recent years.

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Emily Carr with Landon Mackenzie - Wood Chopper and the Monkey - Vancouver

750 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2H7
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Phone604-662-4719

Daily from September 20, 2014 to April 6, 2015

Taking its title from images in both artists' work, this exhibition uses the wood chopper as a metaphorical figure who 'clears a path' for those to come and the monkey as an emblem of the sense of loss and whimsy that is rarely discussed in Carr's work.

Emily Carr and Landon Mackenzie: Wood Chopper and the Monkey will be accompanied by an illustrated catalogue that explores the complex relationship between the works of these two artists. The catalogue is published by the Vancouver Art Gallery and includes a text by the renowned Emily Carr scholar Gerta Moray, Art History professor at the University of Guelph.

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"Bird Quartet" by Roy Green - Victoria

Open Space
Victoria, British Columbia
V8W 1E6
Toll-free
Phone250-383-8833

Daily from August 15, 2014 to January 15, 2015

Open Space partners once again with the City of Victoria for Commercial Alley's second installation, which features four new works by painter, performance artist, and poet Roy Green. The artist's series not only captures the spirit of some of the island's favourite winged cousins but also speaks to humanity's timeless preoccupation with flight and admiration of birds, evidenced throughout the histories of art, symbolism, and spirituality. Green's birds, iconic and indigenous to Vancouver Island, include the great blue heron, the pileated woodpecker, the rufous hummingbird, and the red-winged blackbird.

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Letter Writing Week - Victoria

675 Belleville St
Victoria, British Columbia
V8W 9W2
Website
Toll-free
Phone250-356-7226

Daily from January 2, 2015 to January 9, 2015

The New Year is a great time to make a resolution to slow down and what better way to do that than to put down your Smartphone and pick up some paper. Stop by our letter writing station, sit down and pen a note. Maybe it is a thank-you note to your Aunt for that present she sent or query to your local representative. We will provide the paper, pens, envelopes and even stamps (no parcels to South Africa please). Who knows, the letter you write could one day become part of our future archives. Time - 11:00 am - 2:00 PM

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Live @ Lunch - Early Photography: Through the Lens of the Royal BC Museum Collections - Victoria

675 Belleville Street
Victoria, British Columbia
V8W 9W2
Website
Toll-free
Phone250-356-7226

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

We marvel at spectacular photographs featured in Wildlife Photographer of the Year. How are they even possible? Photographic technologies and approaches have evolved over the past 175 years. Dan Savard, former audio/visual anthropology collections manager of the Royal BC Museum will discuss milestones in the history of photography, illustrated with examples from the vast anthropological collections of the Royal BC Museum and Archives. NOTE: Event repeats on Saturday January 10th

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Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection - Vancouver

750 Hornby Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2H7
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Phone604-662-4719

Daily from February 14, 2015 to May 18, 2015

See extraordinary masterpieces by some of the most famous artists of the Impressionist and Port-Impressionist movements. This major exhibition includes a matchless group of paintings and watercolours by Paul Cezanne, as well as paintings and sculptures by artists including Paul Gauguin, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas and Amedo Modigliani. The exhibition is organized by the Princeton University Art Museum in cooperation with the Henry and Rose Pearlman Foundation.

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Geoffrey Farmer: How do I fit this ghost in my mouth - Vancouver

750 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2H7
Toll-free
Phone604-662-4719

Daily from May 16, 2015 to September 7, 2015

Showcasing works held in the Gallery's permanent collection as well as key works borrowed from international collections, this exhibition by the Vancouver-based artist will include installations that incorporate diverse elements such as sculpture, video, performance, drawing and photography.

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