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Solitudes by Amelia Alcock-White - Vancouver

1554 West 6th Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6J 1R2
Websitehttp://petleyjones.com/solitudes-by-amelia-alcock-white/
Toll-free
Phone604-732-5353

Daily from October 23, 2014 to November 6, 2014

Petley Jones Gallery is pleased to present Solitudes, a solo exhibition of new work by Amelia Alcock-White.

Please join us at Petley Jones Gallery on Thursday, October 23rd, from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm, for the exhibition opening, refreshments, book release, live music and to meet the artist.

The show will continue to November 6th 2014.

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Vancouver Art Gallery Presents: Offsite - Robert Youds - Vancouver

W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6E 0A8
Websitehttp://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca
Toll-free
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
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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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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In Wait at the Burnaby Art Gallery - Burnaby

Burnaby Art Gallery
Burnaby, British Columbia
V5G 2J3
Websitehttp://www.burnabyartgallery.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-297-4422

Weekly on Tuesday-Sunday from Friday September 5, 2014 to Sunday November 9, 2014

The Burnaby Art Gallery features In Wait: Full Circle Art Collective and Works from the Collection - a contemplative response to the artists' personal experiences.

This visual collaboration by seven members of The Full Circle Art Collective explores, among other things, the shared communal psyche when examining an ordinary part of life: the ubiquitous act of waiting.

The seven members of this collective are Heather Aston, Jocelyn Barrable-Segal, Hannamari Jalovaara, Julie McIntyre, Milos Jones, Wendy Morosoff Smith and Rina Pita. (Five of the artists have works in the permanent collection.)

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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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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 20, 2014 to November 23, 2014

A four-day celebration of art, creativity, and community in all its beautiful and bizarre manifestations. The event 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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Dunbar Holiday Craft Fair - Vancouver

4747 Dunbar St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6S 2H2
Websitehttp://www.dunbarcentre.ca
Toll-free
Phone604-222-6060

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Join us for our 32nd annual holiday craft fair. There will be thousands of handmade crafts, 140 local artisans, entertainment, child minding services, food trucks and prizes. Over 2000 people attend each year and find wonderful gifts and goodies for their friends and families. New at the fair - prepared foods! You'll find cakes, cookies, jams and jellies and much more! $3 at the door. $2 in advance. 10:00 am-5:00 pm.

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PigaPicha! A Century of Portrait Photography in Nairobi - Vancouver

Museum Of Anthropology
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6T 1Z2
Websitehttp://www.moa.ubc.ca/home.php
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Phone

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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