Exploring the North Vancouver Art Scene

Join gallery staff for a one-day tour of what’s exciting in the North Vancouver art scene. We will explore the new Polygon Gallery and tour artists’ studios. Lunch will be at a local eatery (not included in cost of tour) or bring your own lunch.Bus leaves from Ferry Building Gallery. All-day parking is available at Ambleside Park. Cost: $60. Register at 604-925-7270 (course #43889) or online. The new $20-million Polygon Gallery on the North Vancouver waterfront has launched its first show, N. Vancouver, with impressive work that looks at the city, past and present. The 25,000-square-foot facility replaces the former Presentation House Gallery and is the largest photo-focused exhibition space in Western Canada. N. Vancouver, on view until April 29, 2018, includes newly commissioned works from 15 regional artists, with existing pieces from various public and private collections. “It’s really important to me that the first exhibition in this new building really reflects a view of our hometown but also of the North Shore and its long history,” says Reid Shier, Polygon’s executive director. “Tension around land, ownership and use is a conversation that is very evident in North Vancouver.” Conflicts between nature and industry and the community’s evolution from a working-class enclave to a cosmopolitan metropolis, form the underlying spine of the show.

Thursday, March 15, 2018 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Exploring the North Vancouver Art Scene ended on Mar 15, 2018.
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