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Explore the Ambleside & Dundarave neighbourhoods by taking a self-guided tour of our local galleries & public art. From May through September join us the first Thursday of the month to discover & celebrate visual art & local artists.

Download the First Thursdays Art Walk Map featuring all the venues & public art.


JULY , 4 - 8 PM


Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave.

Exhibition: Terrain: West Coast Views

Opening Reception with 12 Artists

Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave.

Exhibition: Animalia

Opening Reception with the Artists - Peyman Hajian, Cory Kinney, Sharka Leigh, Kathleen McCormick

West Vancouver Art Museum, 680 17 St.

Exhibition: A Refuge: Arthur Erikson

West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr.

Exhibition: Arthur Erikson: Inward/Outward


Here are some ways you can enjoy & learn about the amazing public art in West Vancouver.

North Shore Culture Compass is an interactive online map that allows you to explore arts, culture & heritage from your home. Check this video on using the Culture Compass to find public art.

Public Art Inventory for works owned by the District of West Vancouver.

The West Vancouver Community Arts Council gratefully acknowledges the following for their partnership & support of the First Thursdays Art Walk



We gratefully acknowledge the support
of the District of West Vancouver
through their Community Grants Program.


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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