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CRAWL Drop into more than 20 off­beat, his­tor­i­cal venues around New West­min­ster for an an­nual cel­e­bra­tion of lo­cal art and cul­ture. Fea­tures sculp­ture, live mu­sic, pho­tog­ra­phy, paint­ing and fur­ni­ture from more than 50 BC artists (Aug 12-13). Free. Var­i­ous venues. 604-521-6288. www. newwest­cul­tur­al­ Map 2: E4

VAN­CoU­VER MU­RAL FES­TI­VAL More than 60 lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional artists cre­ate over 50 brand new per­ma­nent mu­rals in the Strath­cona and Mount Pleas­ant neigh­bour­hoods. Art, mu­sic and com­mu­nity events, in­clud­ing a street fes­ti­val (Aug 7-12). www. van­mu­ Map 4: D4



CoAST ART Ded­i­cated to con­tem­po­rary Abo­rig­i­nal art of the North­west Coast. High­lights in­clude Reid’s gold and sil­ver jew­ellery, Reid’s bronze mas­ter­piece Mythic Mes­sen­gers and a full-scale totem pole carved by James Hart of Haida Gwaii. The gallery shop is a des­ti­na­tion for North­west Coast gifts, in­clud­ing orig­i­nal art, hand­crafted jew­elry, and unique ac­ces­sories and gift­ware. Xi Xanya Dzam: Those Who Are Amaz­ing at Mak­ing

Things Show­cases works by the 11 Life­time Achieve­ment Award re­cip­i­ents of the BC Cre­ative Achieve­ment Awards for First Na­tions Art (to Sep 4). Daily 10 am-5 pm. $10, s/s $7, 13-17 $5, un­der 13 free, fam­ily $25. Ad­mis­sion by do­na­tion first Fri­day of the month. 639 Hornby St. 604-682-3455. www. bill­rei­ X Map 1: B5


AT UBC North­west Coast First Na­tions art and ar­ti­facts, such as feast dishes, ca­noes and con­tem­po­rary Sal­ish weav­ing. Also houses ar­ti­facts from indige­nous cul­tures around the world. Guided gallery walks.

Traces of Words: Art and Cal­lig­ra­phy From Asia High­lights var­i­ous forms of writ­ten ex­pres­sion across Asia’s di­verse cul­tural land­scape (to Oct 9). Ama­zo­nia: The Rights of Na­ture The mu­seum’s Ama­zo­nian col­lec­tions ex­plore en­vi­ron­men­tally con­scious ideas in­trin­sic to indige­nous South Amer­i­can cul­tures (to Jan 28). In a Dif­fer­ent Light: Re­flect­ing on North­west

Coast Art Over 110 his­tor­i­cal First Na­tions art­works pre­sented through the lens of con­tem­po­rary Indige­nous com­mu­nity mem­bers (to spring

2019). Gift shop, cafe. Tu 10 am-9 pm, W-M 10 am-5 pm. $18, s/s $16, fam­ily $47. $10 on Tu from 5-9 pm. 6393

N.W. Marine Dr. 604-822-5087. X Map 4: D1

VAN­COU­VER ART GALLERY The city’s pub­lic gallery. Pub­lic tours and weekly fam­ily pro­grams avail­able. Pic­tures

From Here Pho­to­graphs and video work by artists such as Roy Ar­den, Rod­ney Gra­ham and Jeff Wall, among oth­ers (to Sep 4). Claude Monet’s Se­cret Gar­den The largest ex­hibit of the artist’s work in Western Canada fea­tures nearly 40 can­vases, and high­lights pieces from Giverny, France (to Oct 1).

Stephen Shore: The Giverny Port­fo­lio The con­tem­po­rary Amer­i­can pho­tog­ra­pher pro­duced an im­por­tant body of work dur­ing his vis­its to Monet’s gar­den in Giverny, France (to Oct 1). Elad Lassry Pho­to­graphs, col­lages, draw­ings and sculp­tures by the Tel Aviv–born, Los An­ge­les–based artist (to Oct 1). Emily

Carr: Into the For­est This se­lec­tion of art­works in­cludes some of the famed artist’s great­est can­vases (to Mar 4,

2018). Gift shop and cafe with rooftop pa­tio. Daily 10 am-5 pm, Tu to 9 pm. $24, s/s $18, 6-12 $6.50, un­der 6 free, fam­ily $55. Tu ad­mis­sion by do­na­tion af­ter 5 pm. Su ad­mis­sion free for 12 and un­der. 750 Hornby St. 24-hr info 604-662-4719.­nart­gallery X Map 1: C5

Com­mer­Cial Drive

ARTRAGEOUS PIC­TURES AND FRAM­ING Ex­ten­sive se­lec­tion of metal and wood frames, dec­o­ra­tive jour­nals and greet­ing cards. Plaque mount­ing and can­vas trans­fer­ring avail­able. 1256 Com­mer­cial Dr. 604-251-5056. www. X Map 4: D4

HOD­NETT FINE ART STU­DIO GALLERY Housed in an old fur­ni­ture fac­tory, this unique space rep­re­sents such artists as Noel Hod­nett, Hiro Ya­m­a­gata and Margie Britz. 320-1000 Parker St. 604-876-7606. www.hod­net­tfin­eart .com Map 4: D4


ART BEATUS This off­shoot of a Hong Kong-based gallery fo­cuses on the in­creas­ingly sig­nif­i­cant area of con­tem­po­rary Asian art. Forms of Na­ture Muted, nearly ab­stract land­scape paint­ings by Shyh-Charng Lo (to Aug 25). 108-808 Nel­son St. 604-688-2633. X Map 1: C5

CHALI-ROSSO ART GALLERY This bright space is com­mit­ted to 20th cen­tury Euro­pean masters, in­clud­ing Cha­gall, Dali, Miro, Pi­casso, Matisse and Rem­brandt. Tours and lec­tures avail­able by app’t. In­sured ship­ping. 549 Howe St. 604-733-3594. www. X Map 1: B6

PEN­DU­LUM GALLERY Pop into this airy ex­hi­bi­tion space in the atrium of HSBC Bank to watch the gi­ant, fu­tur­is­tic pen­du­lum cre­ated by Alan Storey. Rock­ers Snaps by well-known rock-and-roll pho­tog­ra­pher, Bob Gruen

(to Aug 25). HSBC Build­ing, 885 W. Ge­or­gia St. 604-250-9682. www. pen­du­lum­ X Map 1: C5


COASTAL PEO­PLES FINE ARTS GALLERY This venue show­cases works by First Na­tions carvers and Inuit artists. Del­i­cate jew­ellery, bas­ketry, masks and totem poles, as well as Arc­tic inuk­shuks, nar­whals and other sculp­tural pieces. View mon­u­men­tal totem poles both in the gallery and on­line. 200322 Wa­ter St. 604-684-9222. www. coastalpeo­ Map 1: C6

INUIT GALLERY OF VAN­COU­VER This col­lec­tors’ des­ti­na­tion houses art by North­west Coast First Na­tions and the Arc­tic Inuit. Cur­rently show­cas­ing a col­lec­tion of stone sculp­ture and graph­ics by artists such as Keno­juak Ashe­vak and Toonoo Sharky; a col­lec­tion of dra­matic masks; and totem poles by Lyle Camp­bell. 206 Cambie St. 604-6887323. X Map 1: C6

LUMAS GALLERY This con­tem­po­rary art gallery got its start in Ger­many and now has more than 30 lo­ca­tions world­wide. Plenty of fun art at rea­son­able prices, with an ex­cel­lent se­lec­tion of pho­tog­ra­phy. 305 Wa­ter St. 604-5654700. X Map 1: C6


GALLERY Min­i­mal­ist space in his­toric Chi­na­town show­cases chang­ing ex­hi­bi­tions and an out­stand­ing per­ma­nent col­lec­tion of con­tem­po­rary art. By app’t only. 51 E. Pen­der St. in Wing Sang build­ing.­niecol­lec­tion .org X Map 1: C7

Granville is­lanD

CIR­CLE CRAFT SHOP AND GALLERY This colour­ful show­case, an artist’s co­op­er­a­tive, is packed with hand­crafted jew­ellery, home ac­ces­sories, wearable art, gifts and toys in fi­bre, clay, metal, glass and wood, of tra­di­tional and con­tem­po­rary de­sign. 1-1666 John­ston St. 604-669-8021. www.cir­cle­craft .net X Map 6: B2

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