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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 for all the galleries & public art locations. 

JUNE 1, 6 - 8 PM


Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave.

Exhibition: Grad Show 2023 - Graduating students from West Vancouver's secondary schools

Music Box, 1564 Argyle Ave.

Workshop: Turtle Legend Painting with James Groening. 6:30 - 7:30pm

Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave.

Exhibition: Elements

Meet the Artists: Jeongmin Ahn, Wayne Buhler, Monica Gewurz

Live painting with Alfonso Tejada

Live music with youth musicians

West Vancouver Art Museum, 680 17 St.

Exhibition: The Decisive Moment - Ema Peter

Live painting with Sheree Jones

Live music with the Lloyd Arntzen Trio

West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr.

Exhibition: The Bricktacular West Coast Modern Show - Paul Hetherington

Live painting with Sonia Mocnik


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 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


Mayor's Endowment Fund

Howard Martin Memorial Fund



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:

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.

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