Archive of posts tagged "art"

SPES These Photos are For the Birds

August 16th, 2015 @ 10:31am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Liron Gertsman, Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End a decade ago and I have been a member for three years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work […]

Metropolis LIGHTROOM

August 7th, 2015 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Metropolis at Metrotown is celebrating the International Year of Light with an exciting digital and visual experiential event. Inspired by artist Yayoi Kusama’s mirrored infinity room and the Social Soul experience at the 2014 TED Conference, the LIGHTROOM is a unique and artistic installation comprised of a 60 second walk-through experience tied to social media. […]

Canstruction 2015 in Vancouver

April 16th, 2015 @ 8:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canstruction, a design/build competition now in its 13th year, returns to Downtown Vancouver as engineers and architects bring their interpretation of this year’s theme “Fact or Fiction” to life using canned goods. Imagine an 8 foot tall Sasquatch, a giant optical illusion or huge talking watermelon built with thousands of cans of food! After the […]

Vancouver Biennale Trans Am Totem

April 9th, 2015 @ 7:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

No, it’s not part of a set on Deadpool, thesuperhero/action filmed based on the Marvel Comics character that is currently filming in Vancouver. This stack of cars balancing on top of a tree stump is actually a new Vancouver Biennale public art piece called Trans Am Totem. Photo credit: Ted McGrath on Flickr Vancouver Biennale […]

Vancouver Biennale InstaMeet

April 6th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Biennale invites Vancouver’s Instagram community to join their first Biennale InstaMeet on Saturday, April 11th and I’m pleased to co-host this event with @missyjena. A photo posted by Vancouver Biennale (@van_biennale) on Apr 4, 2015 at 6:07pm PDT Where Meet at F Grass by Ai Weiwei, at the North End of Bute off […]

Spring Break at the Vancouver Art Gallery

March 11th, 2015 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s Spring Break at the Vancouver Art Gallery, with family programs being offered now until March 20th. From 12:00pm to 4:00pm daily, families can enjoy exploratory and educational activities while taking in the gallery’s current exhibitions and engaging with Art Agents. The Making Place Try a range of hands-on activities directly inspired by the gallery’s […]