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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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Grand Prix of Art - Richmond

Various locations throughout Steveston Village
Richmond, British Columbia
V7E 3J1
Websitehttp://www.grandprixofart.com
Toll-free
Phone

Daily from September 20, 2014 to September 28, 2014

Join us for the painting event of the year! Artists are invited to participate in a competition of Plein Air painting. Artists will be randomly allocated a location, where they will have three hours to complete a work of art. The works will be adjudicated, with over $2000 in prizes. Young artists are also invited to participate, with dedicated awards for youth as well as numerous participation awards. Visitors are invited to come down to enjoy the atmosphere, live music, & watch the competition unfold as artists battle for the conveted Grand Prix Championship. Visitors will also be able to vote for a "People's Choice" award & take in the display of the painting which will hang at Britannia Heritage Shipyards through the week.

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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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Art! Vancouver - Vancouver

999 Canada Place
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6C 3C1
Websitehttp://www.artvancouver.net
Toll-free
Phone604-682-3701

Daily from May 21, 2015 to May 24, 2015

Join us for 4 exciting days of artwork from Canadian and international art galleries and artists. Experience an unprecedented collection of works of fine art hosted for the first time at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Local and international artists and galleries are also invited to participate in this highly anticipated event. Gain exposure for your original work on an international stage and take advantage of exciting networking opportunities.

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