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Embrace Spring with a Walking Tour of Mount Pleasant’s Boulevard Gardens

Saba Farmand, a local landscape architect and the person behind Blvd Gardens of East Vancouver, is back with his popular series of Earth Day Boulevard Garden Walking Tours, April 13th, 14th and 19th.

From Art Fairs to Gallery-Hopping: A Recap of 2024 LA Frieze Week

Be sure to save the dates for next year’s Frieze Art Fair (soon to be announced) so that you can plan your own art-filled experience; and, in the meantime, enjoy these highlights from this year's event.

Fifth Annual ‘Frieze Los Angeles’ Takes Place Feb. 29th – March 3rd

Los Angeles, here we come! Here’s a run-down of what to expect from this year's 'Frieze Week'.

Seven Exhibitions to Check Out This February

From tucked away galleries to museum institutions, here are seven exhibitions to visit this month, highlighting a range of emerging and established artists in cool spaces.

Spotlight on Five Exhibitions On Now and Through the Holidays

Here are five art shows currently on view - most lasting well into the New Year, and some further afield but well worth the journey - to visit right now and over the weeks ahead...

Soak Up Some Art at the Eastside Culture Crawl, Nov. 16-19

This year, you’ll find nearly 450 participants working in all sorts of artistic mediums opening their studios to the public – making the Culture Crawl the perfect entry point for meeting artists, both seeing and buying art, and exploring 57 buildings across East Van.

Catch It While You Can! The Splash Preview Exhibition Features 96 Artists!

The annual Splash Preview Exhibition at The Pendulum Gallery in downtown Vancouver is like a cross-section of Canada’s art scene.

Seven New & Recently Opened Places to See, Make, and Learn About Art, Mapped

From a gallery in a spare bedroom to a public artwork along one of Vancouver’s luxury retail streets - there are plenty of new and vastly varying places to see art around town right now.

How to Make the Most of Capture Photography Festival’s Final Weeks, April 17-30

While many exhibitions and public art projects will remain on view beyond the 2023 festival's final day (April 30th), there’s still so much to see and too little time! Here’s a guide to navigating your way through the second half of Capture, including not-to-miss special events, artist talks, and exhibitions closing soon.

Fruit, Meat, Flowers & Lace: Deconstructing the Still Life with Local Artist, Svava Tergesen

In her latest exhibition, Ornamental Cookery (opening at the Audain Art Museum on April 1st) the interdisciplinary artist - who finds inspiration at her local supermarket - continues to explore the domestic sphere and gender roles therein.

On the Power of Art and the Urgency to Think Deeply About Representation, with Emmy Lee Wall

In anticipation of the official launch of this year's Capture Photography Festival (April 1-30, 2023), we connected with Capture's Executive Director to learn a bit more about the festival and its impact a decade in...

Head Downtown for ‘Here and Now’, Opening at Pendulum Gallery Today

The 10th anniversary of Capture is kicking off with the opening of a new exhibition of lens-based works, showcasing ten new works by ten local artists, on view from Monday, March 27th through Saturday, April 29th.

What We Saw at Frieze Week Los Angeles 2023

Another Frieze descended upon Los Angeles last week (February 16th to 19th), creating a citywide art frenzy with multiple concurrent art fairs, gallery openings, museum exhibitions, and special events.

Fourth Annual ‘Frieze LA’ Features Exhibitions, Satellite Fairs & Art Events Citywide, Feb. 16-19

Across the city, there will be a full program of exhibitions and events at galleries, museums and other artist-driven spaces, showcasing the many communities which make up LA’s rich art landscape. Here’s a preview of what to expect...

Celebrating One Year in Mackenzie Heights: Nine Questions with Gallerist, Mónica Reyes

We took the opportunity to find out more about the gallery and its second West Side neighbourhood setting...

New “Three-Dimensional Photography” Exhibition Opens in Abbotsford This Friday

Make a day of your visit to The Reach Gallery Museum by exploring Abbotsford’s good eats and drink, nature walks and thrift stores.

Combine Art Fair Returns to Griffin Art Projects for Its Second Year, Dec. 8-11

A new art show at North Van’s Griffin Art Projects brings together gallerists representing emerging and established artists for a fresh perspective on contemporary art and collecting.

Take a Break with Courtney Chew, Founder of OCIN Eco-Swimwear & Lifestyle Brand

Step into calm, breezy, beachy vibes this weekend (November 26-27) at 'The Break Room' - a unique pop-up organized by Chew, celebrating community and our oceans, taking place at La Bomba Floristry in Chinatown.

Meet Mariana Rivera, Founder of The Art Shop

During the week, Mariana Rivera is an art and curatorial coordinator for a leading art advisory firm. But on the weekend, she seeks out local emerging artists and organizes pop-up exhibitions alongside an online gallery, known as The Art Shop.

Nine New and Unexpected Places to See Art In and Around Vancouver

Consider this your guide to a bunch of unusual and/or lesser-known local venues for checking out art (plus one in Ucluelet).

Four Fun Ways to Participate in This Year’s ‘World Collage Day’ Celebrations

Did you know it’s World Collage Day on May 14th? Celebrate with Atelier 8.18 in Mount Pleasant this weekend with the opening of their World Collage Day Exhibition (which remains on view until June 18th) and a BYOC (Bring Your Own Collage) event on May 15th.

Five Not-To-Miss Shows at the 9th Annual Capture Photography Festival

REVIEW // What We Saw at ‘Frieze Week’ Los Angeles, Feb 17-20th

Kristin Lim recaps a recent long weekend immersed in art, visiting art fairs and galleries for Frieze Week.

WHAT’S ON NOW // Five Art Shows to Check Out Right Now

Kristin Lim shares her selection of not-to-miss exhibitions and local art installations currently on view in and around Vancouver (plus one online).

‘Frieze Los Angeles’ Art Fair Takes Place February 17-20

We’re headed to the City of Angels to soak in all things art at Frieze Los Angeles, taking place February 17-20.

Check Out Alex Morrison’s New Exhibition, Opening at the CAG This Friday

Mushrooms, furniture, and patterns proliferate in Nooks and Corners, on display Jan. 28th to May 1st, 2022.

WHAT’S ON NOW // Six Art Exhibitions and Public Installations to See Right Now

Kristin Lim shares her selection of not-to-miss exhibitions and local art installations currently on view in and around Vancouver.

Who is ‘Studio Note?’: Catching Up With Founders and Creators, Elina Takahashi and Mandy Chang

Six questions with the brand ahead of the official launch of their candle and wax dipper collection, at Western Front's Toque Craft Fair, Dec. 1-5th.