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BILL REID GALLERY OF NORTH­WEST 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 fullscale totem pole carved by James Hart. The gallery shop is a des­ti­na­tion for North­west Coast gifts, in­clud­ing orig­i­nal art, hand­crafted jewelry, and unique ac­ces­sories and gift­ware. In­ter­face: The Wo­ven Art­work of Jaad Ku­u­jus In­tri­cate tex­tile works and cedar weav­ings by the Kak­waka’wakw/Haida artist (to Jan 9). Body Lan­guage: Reawak­en­ing Cul­tural Tat­too­ing of the North­west First Na­tions artists of the North­west Coast explore the rich his­tory and artistry of tat­too­ing,

pierc­ing and per­sonal adorn­ment (to Mar 17). Bill Reid: Cre­ative Jour­neys A com­pre­hen­sive in­tro­duc­tion to the artist’s life and work (on­go­ing). Daily 10 am-5 pm. $13, se­nior $10, stu­dent $8, 13-17 $6, un­der 13 free, fam­ily $30. Free ad­mis­sion from 2-5 pm on first Friday of the month. 639 Hornby St. 604-682-3455. www.bill­rei­ X Map 1: B5


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. Mark­ing the In­fi­nite: Con­tem­po­rary Women Artists from

Abo­rig­i­nal Aus­tralia Nine lead­ing fe­male Abo­rig­i­nal artists from re­mote re­gions of Aus­tralia bring tra­di­tional cul­tural knowl­edge to their art prac­tice (to Mar 31). 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). Shake Up: Pre­serv­ing What We Value In con­junc­tion with the Great Hall’s seis­mic up­grades, this ex­hibit ex­plores how earth­quake sci­ence and In­dige­nous knowedge con­verge (to fall 2019). Gift shop, cafe. Tu-Su 10 am-5 pm, Th 10 am-9 pm. $18, s/s $16, fam­ily $47. $10 on Th from 5-9 pm. 6393 N.W. Marine Dr. 604-822-5087. www. X Map 4: D1


The city’s pub­lic gallery. Pub­lic tours and weekly fam­ily pro­grams avail­able. Guo Pei: Cou­ture Beyond Fash­ion de­signs by China’s fore­most cou­turière evoke the deca­dence of China’s his­tor­i­cal dy­nas­ties (to Jan 20). Dana Clax­ton: Fring­ing the Cube Sur­vey ex­hibit of the Van­cou­ver-based Hunkpapa Lakota (Sioux) artist, known for her ex­pan­sive mul­ti­dis­ci­plinary ap­proach (to Feb 3). A Cu­ra­tor’s View: Ian Thom Se­lects The re­tir­ing cu­ra­tor presents his per­sonal favourites from the gallery’s 12,000-piece per­ma­nent col­lec­tion (to Mar 17). The Me­ta­mor­pho­sis Works from the gallery’s per­ma­nent col­lec­tion high­light the

sig­nif­i­cance of trans­for­ma­tion (to Mar 17). French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950 Sixty paint­ings, draw­ings and sculp­tures by Paul Cézanne, Marc Cha­gall, Henri Matisse and many oth­ers (Feb 16-May 20).Gift shop and cafe with rooftop pa­tio. Daily 10 am-5 pm, Tu and first Friday of the month 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 604662-4719.­nart­ X Map 1: C5

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