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Art Around the Block: Celebrating Canada's 150

  • Tuesday, May 02, 2017
  • Sunday, May 21, 2017
  • 5:00 PM
  • Silk Purse Arts Centre

"Celebrating Canada's 150" is an art exhibition featuring 20 youth artists ages 12-19, showcasing work that reflects their stories & identities as Canadians. Art Around the Block is an initiative created by young artists for young artists to exhibit their work. The West Vancouver Community Arts Council is proudly partnering with Art Around the Block to host this exciting exhibition of young talent. We hope to encourage young people with an interest in the arts to pursue & develop that passion, contributing to the future of Canada's rich arts & cultural landscape.

Opening reception: Tuesday, May 2nd, from 6-8pm
Canada 150 Young Artists Showcase
Saturday, May 3rd from 1-3pm

This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaboration between The West Vancouver Community Foundation, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.

West Vancouver Community Arts Council
Located at
The Silk Purse Arts Centre
1570 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver, BC  V7V 1A1

Phone: 604-925-7292


Gallery/Art Box Gift Shop Hours:

Summer Hours: Wednesday  Saturday 12 – 5 pm, Sunday 12 – 4 pm


The West Vancouver Community Arts Council acknowledges that the lands on which we gather for cultural activities are part of the traditional ancestral territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish),
xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) & səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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