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13 Arts/Crafts in North Vancouver

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

750 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2H7
Websitehttp://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca
Toll-free
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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City as Site: Public Art in Richmond - Richmond

180-7700 Minoru Gate
Richmond, British Columbia
V6Y 1R9
Websitehttp://www.richmondartgallery.org
Toll-free
Phone604-247-8300

Daily from September 6, 2014 to October 26, 2014

The first exhibition to highlight the City of Richmond's Public Art Program. Curated by Richmond Art Gallery Director Rachel Rosenfield Lafo, the exhibition will feature several diverse public art projects representing the different ways public art is funded in Richmond - through civic funding, private development, community projects, and the program's newer series of temporary projects and socially engaged artist performances. The goal of the exhibition is to reveal the mysteries of the public art process, its role in cultural planning strategy, the possibilities it offers for community participation and its value to the community.

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Dressed in Drama - Vancouver

578 Carrall St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 5K2
Websitehttp://www.vancouverchinesegarden.com
Toll-free
Phone604-662-3207

Daily from September 2, 2014 to November 2, 2014

An exhibit of Peking Opera theatrical costumes, shoes, head-pieces and jewelry, last seen 10 years ago in Toronto, is Vancouver's chance to appreciate gorgeous pieces of art sewn with great consideration to design and colour. Collection of William Lau, acclaimed Chinese-Canadian artist specializing in the art of Peking Opera. Included with garden admission. 9:30 am-7:00 pm.

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Painted Past: A History of Canadian Painting - Vancouver

750 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2H7
Websitehttp://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-662-4700

Daily from June 28, 2014 to October 19, 2014

Art has helped to define Canada, its landscape and its people. Comprised of works from the Gallery's permanent collection, Painted Past traces the history of painting in both Canada and the province through three sections: portraiture, landscape and cityscape.

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Modern Sculpture Exhibition - Vancouver

434 Columbia St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6A 1T6
Websitehttp://modernsculpture.ca
Toll-free
Phone778-835-6815

Daily from October 14, 2014 to October 19, 2014

An art exhibition featuring new sculpture by local artist Rudolf Sokolovski. The artwork explores themes of beauty, inspiration, and the power of the human form, through Tectonics and Linear Expressionism, a style that uses rhythmic lines and the flow of forms to express emotion. Sculptures are in mediums of bronze and wood. Admission is free.

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Ted Seeberg: Contrasting Landscapes - Vancouver

870 E Cordova St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6A 1M4
Websitehttp://www.tedseeberg.com/events
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Daily from October 15, 2014 to October 19, 2014

Figurative-abstract visual artist Ted Seeberg is pleased to present his inaugural Exhibition Opening - Contrasting Landscapes, at East Van Studios. Ted Seeberg is an adventurer at heart and his artwork aims to give the viewer a raw, emotionally honest perspective of the west coast's breathtaking natural setting. This 'Selling Exhibition' showcases old and new works from his collection, inspired by British Columbia's contrasting landscapes. Ted Seeberg's large-scale acrylic paintings offer rich, striking interpretations of the province's rugged wilderness. Artist Reception (Oct. 16 & 17 from 7:00 pm-10:00 pm) will include light refreshments, appetizers, and live music.

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

750 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2H7
Websitehttp://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca
Toll-free
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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Unscrolled: Reframing Tradition in Chinese Contemporary Art - Vancouver

750 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2H7
Websitehttp://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca
Toll-free
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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Eastside Culture Crawl - Vancouver

Vancouver's Eastside (Around Strathcona)
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6A 1Y7
Websitehttp://www.eastsideculturecrawl.com
Toll-free
Phone778-960-7575

Daily from November 21, 2014 to November 23, 2014

The Eastside Culture Crawl is an annual 3-day event that involves artists who live in Vancouver's Eastside in an area bounded by Main St, 1st Ave, Victoria Dr & the Waterfront. Painters, jewellers, sculptors, furniture makers, musicians, weavers, potters, writers, printmakers, photographers, glassblowers; from emerging artists to those of international fame. These are just a sampling of the exciting talents featured during this unique chance to meet local artists in their studios. Purchase something that strikes your fancy, commission something to be uniquely yours, or just browse through the studios & meet the artists.

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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
Websitehttp://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca
Toll-free
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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