Exhibitions

These exhibitions of work by artists in our community are on view in the Silk Purse Arts Centre.

Current & upcoming shows

    • Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    • Sunday, April 09, 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre
     
    Spring is here with the return of one of our most popular exhibitions, Cherry Blossoms: A Textile Translation. This is the 9th annual exhibition of textile art inspired by the cherry blossom. Marvel at all the beautiful & intricate works of art in a variety of mediums including quilting, needle work, fashion & more! 
    Artists will give live demos every weekend during the exhibition.
    Co-produced by
    The Vancouver Guild of Fibre Arts & FibreEssence in conjunction with the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival
    Opening reception: Tuesday, March 21st, from 6-8pm

    Generously sponsored by

     


    • Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    • Sunday, April 30, 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre


    Artists Mark Bowen & Bob Leier explore the of reality of what we see through new eyes.
    Mark Bowen combines manipulated photography & mixed media to recontextualize familiar local landscapes & nature subjects in new ways.
    Bob Leier explores his vision of reality through digital photography, manipulating & enhancing images of nature & urban life,expanding boundaries where the strange becomes familiar and the familiar strange.
    Opening reception: Tuesday, April 11th, from 6-8pm

     


    • Tuesday, May 02, 2017
    • Sunday, May 21, 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre


    "Celebrating Canada's 150" is an art exhibition featuring youth artists ages 12-19, showcasing work that reflects their stories & identities as Canadians. Art Around the Block is an initiative created by young artists for young artists to exhibit their work. The West Vancouver Community Arts Council is proudly partnering with Art Around the Block to host this exciting exhibition of young talent. We hope to encourage young people with an interest in the arts to pursue & develop that passion, contributing to the future of Canada's rich arts & cultural landscape.

    Opening reception: Tuesday, May 2nd, from 6-8pm


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