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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.


JUNE 6, 6 - 8 PM


Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave.

Exhibition: Is This Too Frivolous?

Opening Reception with the Artists - Asta Kovanen & Marlene Lowden

Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave.

Exhibition: Vibrant Transitions

Opening Reception with the Artists - Sue Bayley, Melissa Burgher, Golya Mirderikvand 

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


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:

Spring Hours: Wednesday  Friday 12 – 5 pm, Saturday  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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