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April 2020

Indigo Dye + Shibori Techniques – CANCELLED

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | The Arts Building, Gibsons
$25 – $125

Instructor: Amber Friedman.  We will learn about how Indigo pigment is different from all other natural dyes, the proper way to prepare and use it to dye fabric. You will learn the Japanese art of Shibori, which is a classic way of making patterns by folding, tying, clamping and sewing fabric.  We will also make a standard Indigo vat designed for high production. Materials will be provided, however, feel free to bring one piece of clothing to dye. Bring –…

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Master Weaver Course: Level Two – POSTPONED

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until April 20, 2020

| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
$1,100

April 15 - 20. FibreWorks is pleased to be in partnership with Olds College in hosting the Master Weaver & Master Spinner Certificate Programs. LEVEL TWO: Successful completion of the previous level is required to continue in the program. These studies expand on knowledge and skill gained from working through the coursework and assignments of Level I.

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April Tools Special Show at Harbour Gallery – POSTPONED

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 26, 2020

| Pender Harbour Gallery, Madeira Park

Featured this weekend are the beautiful pastels of Cary Campbell and Liz Summerfield's stunning wool and silk "paintings". Open from 10am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday at 12954 Madeira Park/Gonzales Rd.

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May 2020

PR – Art Exhibition: Giovanni Spezzacatena “Itch Meets Scratch” – CANCELLED

May 1 @ 7:00 pm | Malaspina Exhibition Centre VIU, Powell River

Recent textural abstracts in wood, beeswax, copper, rust & pigments. Opening reception TBA

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Watercolour and Ink with Bruce Edwards – CANCELLED

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | The Arts Building, Gibsons
$100

May 2 & 3. with Bruce Edwards. We will be mixing colour, applying washes, dry brush techniques, etc. to create art together. Valuable information to supplement travel sketching and journals. We will also work from our own mini still life compositions, to realize the basic steps in producing our art.

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Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers – POSPONED

May 4 @ 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 11:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

| St John’s United Church, Sechelt

1st Monday each month. Doors at 11:30, library open until 12:25. Different program each month. Meetings end at around 3:00; bring your lunch, and something to knit.

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Creatives on the Coast Zoom Addition

May 13 @ 7:00 pm | Zoom
Free

Please join us tonight as we re-connect and share what we’ve been up to during quarantine. Send a message and we’ll give you the deets. @thekubestudios

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Online Free Rock Painting Tutorials

May 15 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 15, 2020

| Online

From Rockin'Deed - Enjoy Check them out here.

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Opening Reception: Shifting Landscapes – CANCELLED

May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
Free

This exhibition features four internationally known, award winning artists who work in a wide variety of media and styles. Inspired by nature and their West Coast surroundings they have created works which pay homage to textile traditions while each establishing their own unique, contemporary style. “Art is art, nature is nature, you cannot improve upon it.” Emily Carr Anni Hunt | Kaija Rautiainen | Michelle Sirois-Silver | Catherine Nicholls

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Opportunity: “Intertidal Impressions” & “Art Under Lockdown”

May 20 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 20, 2020

| Virtual

Two online group shows by qathet region artists. Submit by May 20, 2020. For details go to artpowellriver.com Opening online June 4, 2020

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Gibsons Public Art Gallery (GPAG) Reopens – Shout Out Youth Exhibition

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm | GPAG, Gibsons

in line with guidance from BC’s Restart Plan, Thursday to Monday 11am - 4pm. We will be restricting admittance to 6 visitors at a time. Washrooms and the kitchen will be closed to the public. Presenting the Shout Out Youth Exhibition to May 31st.

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Coats of Paint Wearable Fashion Show – POSTPONED

May 23 @ 12:00 am

Details to come.

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Artists Books: Skills for Solitude Online Workshop #3

May 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Free! Register to get the access information; 10 participants maximum https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/skills-for-solitude-online-workshop-botanical-drawing-tickets-104464213274 Third of the Skills for Solitude is a series. These workshops are open to any skill level and are meant to be a fun and creative way to keep connected during Covid-19. You need to have access to a computer with video and sound, and a stable internet connection. Zoom also works with a smartphone or tablet. We encourage you to sign up early so that you can test…

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Online Workshops with Mehran Modarres Sadeghi

May 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 30, 2020

May 9, 16, 23, 30. Skills for Solitude is a series of free online workshops combining ideas, hands-on experimenting and a chance to share what you made. These workshops are open to any skill level and are meant to be a fun and creative way to keep connected during Covid-19. Learn more here.

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Abstract art classes with Marlene Lowden

May 23 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 23, 2020

Explore the mysterious world of abstract art in Place des Arts’ first online visual arts series! View 5 videos by artist and educator Marlene Lowden to discover how artists use the elements of design to express themselves while experimenting with materials you have at home. Through a series of fun activities in each video, you will be introduced to each element of design and learn how to interpret these elements when looking at abstract art. This video series is suitable…

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Coast Raven Design Studio Re-Opens

May 29 @ 10:30 am - 3:33 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 28, 2020

| Coast Raven Design, Sechelt

We have set up tables and wall panels to display our Jewelry and Woodcarvings outside and undercover, in the front of our studio in Davis Bay. Presently open from 10:30am-3:33pm, Wednesday to Sunday. Phone 604 885 7131 to make apt. outside of hours listed or for more information. Thank you, Artie and Richard.

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PR – Artique Re-Opening

May 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 20, 2020

| Artique, Powell River
Free

For the safety of our customers and staff we will be following the guidelines of the B.C. Centre of Disease Control. The guidelines include social distancing at all times in the store and a limit to the number of customers in the store at one time. We will also be frequently cleaning the touch points in Artique and have a hand sanitizing station upon entry. We will re-open on Wednesday May 27th from 11 am to 4 pm. Our schedule…

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Gibsons Public Art Gallery Reopens with ‘Shout Out’

May 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2020

| GPAG, Gibsons
Free

in line with guidance from BC’s Restart Plan, we will reopen on Thursday May 21 at 11am for resumption of the 2020 Shout Out youth exhibition. Subsequent opening hours will be as before: Thursday through Monday: 11am to 4pm

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Doris Crowston Gallery Re-Opens

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 7, 2020

| Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Free

Following recommendations and guidelines of BC’s Restart Plan, we will reopen to the public on May 20, 2020, Wed-Sun 12-4pm.  Current Exhibition: Mehran Modarres-Sadeghi. While we are delighted to reopen our doors and share our exciting current and upcoming exhibitions, the SCAC will adhere to strict cleaning and distancing guidelines. Here are some key things to keep in mind: ... See More  — at Sunshine Coast Arts Council.

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Art Exhibition: Mehran Modarres-Sadeghi – ‘Thread’

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 7, 2020

| Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Free

'The Gallery is Now Open' Wed-Sun, 12:00 - 4:00 pm. We are pleased to present Thread, a solo exhibition of work by Mehran Modarres-Sadeghi. Bringing together works in drawing and sculpture, this exhibition showcases two specific projects.

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2020 Creative Expression During Social Distancing

May 29 @ 8:15 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:15 pm, repeating until July 15, 2020

| Gibsons Public Art Gallery, Gibsons
Free

DIGITAL EXHIBITION at GPAG. GPAG has launched a virtual exhibition which aims to capture the feelings, emotions and daily life in this unprecedented time when not only daily routines but our lives have been drastically altered. Our community, our country and the world struggle to respond to this ubiquitous pandemic. The virtual gallery will be ongoing with new submissions added each week. Keep checking back to see what’s being created or captured in your neighbourhood.

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Virtual Exhibition: ‘Sgraffito’ and ‘Grammar of Bone’

May 29 @ 8:15 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:15 pm, repeating until May 31, 2020

| Gibsons Public Art Gallery, Gibsons
Free

by Cindy Riach ('Sgraffito' - oil and wax) and Evan Broens ('Grammar of Bone' - scuplture) Take a tour of Evan Broens here. Take a tour of Cindy Riach here.

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ONLINE: Free Art Class for Everyone!

May 29 @ 8:25 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:25 pm, repeating until June 7, 2020

| An on-line presentation

Self isolating? Home with kids? Emotions running amuck? Join me for this short art project. No art experience necessary and you just need basic supplies !! And please tag me or use the hashtag #shareyourartwithus if you’d like to share what you create on Instagram 🙏 Please share with others if you find this helpful, fun and/or relaxing. I’d love to answer any questions, reach out to me to share your insights or comments too. Watch for continuing updates. The…

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Virtual ART ROAD TRIP with Marlene Lowden

May 29 @ 8:29 pm
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Ongoing - online
| Online
$20

We invite friends, colleagues or family members to join us for this three part video series. Use a long weekend road trip with your BFF as a metaphor for this online art adventure. There are 3 parts, each part invites companions to work together and support each other to create art studies. The exercises will push everyone a little out of their comfort zones and if they are practicing artists, out of their normal mediums. Don't worry if you're a…

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