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Art Exhibit: SARAH MCDONALD & VANESSA SPARROW

Art Exhibit at the FOYER GALLERY in the Squamish Public Library
January 23rd through March 18th
SARAH MCDONALD, ‘Soft Focus’, acrylic & oil paintings & prints
This exhibit plays with depth of field and different perspectives of the way we see things. This series focuses mostly on nature subjects and the inspiration was from spending time outdoors in the mountains, going on walks with my family, and enjoying the nature that surrounds us.
VANESSA SPARROW, ‘Vaalia’, felted fibre vessels & wall hangings
Most important in my art, aside from the simple joy of being able to express my fascination with organic shapes and textures (something I value deeply about felting) is the physical, tactile nature of the process.

HARVEST: JANINE DUNN AND BILIANA VELKOVA

February 8 – March 3

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 8, 2024, 6–8 p.m.
Meet the Artists: Sunday, February 11, 2024, 2–3 p.m.

The Ferry Building Gallery is proud to present “Harvest” featuring the works of Janine Dunn and Biliana Velkova. “Harvest” brings together the down-to-earth perspectives of Dunn, a rural farmer, and the imaginative musings of Velkova. The gallery becomes a meeting ground for the practical and the mythical, where sustainability and folklore intertwine to offer a unique exploration of life’s cycles.

Fabric Arts: Loving Your Denim with Sashiko & Embroidery

Sashiko is a running stitch used traditionally for quilting and mending in Japan. At its most elevated, it is a fine art form, but its humble roots come from country folk mending their indigo dyed hemp garments. Mending is having a renaissance as we look for ways to counter the wasteful and harmful aspects of the textile industry. In this fun, relaxing workshop you will learn simple stitches, including sashiko, and mending techniques. Bring your jeans, jean jacket or other textile item to mend or embellish. Bring scissors and a bit of fabric that inspires you or the pieces supplied (fee includes most materials & supplies). Note: the gallery is closed to the public during the workshop.

WCW Comedy Tour with Jared Nathan – Squamish

Squamish, let's get our laugh on!

The hilarious Jared Nathan is coming out West for a comedy a show you do not wanna miss!

That's right 'Kill Tony' legend, Jared Nathan will be performing live in Squamish Family Day Long Weekend Sunday, February 18th.

Trickster's Hideout, 8PM. Get your tickets!

Transformation of Spirits

The 55 Activity Centre 1201 Village Green Way Squamish, Squamish, BC, Canada

Join the Squamish Public Library and Foundry Sea to Sky operated by Sea to Sky Community Services as we celebrate the dedication of a special new book into the Local History Collection. "A Transformation of Spirits" is a collaboratively produced coffee table book describing the...

Paint and Sip night

Follow along the process of creating a spring themed painting, try local wine samples provided by Wine and Brew and meet new friends!

This event includes all the materials and guidance you will need to create a masterpiece. A “Bob Ross” style painting class in a no judgement zone and fun space to explore your skills!

Wine, snacks and painting supplies are all included in the ticket price.

$65.23

The April Show

The April Show features nine local Squamish artists in the first group show since the reopening of the BAG. Featuring a variety of practices and mediums, each artist is inspired by the beauty and wonder found in Sea to Sky. Their unique perspectives combine to create a show full of beauty, boldness, and whimsy.

New Exhibition: Transformation & Adaptation – Anthea Cameron and Carol Demers

April 11 – May 5

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 11, 6–8 p.m.
Meet the Artists: Sunday, April 14, 2–3 p.m. and Thursday, May 2, 6–8 p.m.
Mandarin tour: Sunday, April 21, 1 p.m.
Farsi Tour: Sunday, April 21, 2 p.m.

The Ferry Building Gallery is delighted to announce the upcoming exhibition, "Transformation & Adaptation," featuring the works of artists Carol Demers and Anthea Cameron. This captivating showcase presents a blend of nature-inspired artworks that reflect the profound connections both artists share with the environment.

Fabric Arts: Squamish Nation Wool Weaving

Join Spelexilh, Anjeanette Dawson – a traditional wool weaver, knowledge keeper, storyteller, and Indigenous Educator from the S?wx?wú7mesh (Squamish) Nation – to make your own wool weaving. In this two-part workshop, you will learn to weave using a loom, while learning about the history of wool weaving, the revival of Squamish wool weaving, and the teachings that go with weaving. All materials provided. Suitable for beginners.

Squamish Figure Drawing

Nine Lives Figure Drawing

Figure drawing session with a live model. There will be a facilitator but no instruction. Practice your skills and meet other artists. Some easels are available to use. Bring your own drawing tools. Dry mediums and watercolour is also permitted, but please ask us if you would like to use other mediums.

6:30-8:30pm life drawing session
5 minute intermission

$20 pre-registration
$25 at the door

$20

Our Partners

Squamish Arts acknowledges that the land on which we live, work and recreate is the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, particularly the territories of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation. It is our responsibility to honour their ancestry by being an ally to the present.

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