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Silk Purse Arts Centre Exhibitions

Exhibitions of work by artists in our community, on view in the Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave. West Vancouver. Gallery Spring Hours: Wednesday - Friday 12 - 5pm, Saturday - Sunday 12 - 4 pm.

    • Wednesday, April 03, 2024
    • Sunday, April 28, 2024
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave.

    Spring is here with the return of Cherry Blossoms: A Textile Translation, the 15th annual exhibition of textile art inspired by the cherry blossom.

    Marvel at the beautiful & intricate works of art in a variety of mediums & techniques including quilting, embroidery, dying, felting, sculpture, appliqué, weaving & more.

    The talented artists on display explore diverse interpretations & mediations on the cherry blossom's meaning & beauty through contemporary & traditional approaches & styles.

    Exhibiting Artists:

    Bonnie Adie, Sharon Allman, Annemarie Andersen, Terry Aske, Jennie Cole, Marilyn Cleven, Judy Cruickshank, Laura Gates, Trish Graham, Janet Harper, Margaret Hill, Anni Hunt, Margaret Inkster, Elizabeth Janzen, Susan Jensen, Patti Kirch, Sandra Kragelj, Anne Love, Barbara Macleod, Edwina MacKinnon, Valerie Marus, Karen Munro, Catherine Nicholls, Carola Russell, Terri Van Sleuwen, Linda Spence, Jill Taylor, Maureen Tempest, Joanne Waters, Beth Wolchock-Brown, Sharon Young, Deborah Zibrik

    Co-produced by The Vancouver Guild of Fibre Arts & FibreEssence.

    • Wednesday, May 01, 2024
    • Sunday, May 26, 2024
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave.

    Artists Stephen Arthur, Eva Lederer, Maliheh Vatankhah & Wan Li Zhang paint & draw in their distinct & expressive styles, applying dream-like imagery & symbolism to explore our relationships with the world around & within ourselves.

    Meet the Artists Reception

    Thurs. May 2, 6 - 6 pm

    Join us in celebrating these talented artists & their stunning work. Meet the artists, take in the beautiful artwork & enjoy the company of fellow art lovers.

    Artists Talk Livestream

    Thur. May 9, 7 pm

    Join us for an engaging conversation with these talented artists live! They'll share insights into their inspirations, creative processes, take a tour of the exhibition & answer questions from viewers like you.

West Vancouver Community Arts Council
Located at
The Silk Purse Arts Centre
1570 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver, BC  V7V 1A1

Phone: 604-925-7292


Gallery/Art Box Gift Shop Hours:

Winter Hours: Wednesday  Friday 12 – 5 pm, Saturday  Sunday 12 – 4 pm


The West Vancouver Community Arts Council acknowledges that the lands on which we gather for cultural activities are part of the traditional ancestral territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish),
xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) & səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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