Ferry Building Gallery
The Ferry Building Gallery is a free public community gallery that features juried exhibits, travelling exhibits and retrospectives from artists of the North Shore, Sea to Sky Corridor, Bowen Island and Sunshine Coast. In a restored heritage building at Ambleside Landing, the gallery hosts art lectures and tours that draw in 1,000 visitors each week.
Accessibility: the first floor is accessible, the second floor is not.
Paintings by Mahtab Firouzabadi
Opening Reception: Tuesday, March 6, 6–8 p.m.
Meet the Artist: Saturday, March 10, 2–3 p.m.
Special Event: Celebrating Norooz: Iranian New Year: Saturday, March 17, 2–4 p.m. Join exhibiting artist Mahtab Firouzbadi for a hands-on experience in the gallery where participants are invited to explore the meaning behind the symbols of Norooz, the Iranian New Year celebration.
Mixed media by Jim Gladden and Randolph Rigets
March 27–April 6
Opening Reception: Tuesday, March 27, 6–8 p.m.
Meet the Artists: Saturday, March 31, 2–3 p.m.
Art History Lectures
Art History lecture series with Sandra Seekins, M.A., Art Historian, Capilano University.
A Modernist in the Desert: Georgia O’Keeffe
Monday, March 12 | 7–9 p.m.
A Ribbon Around a Bomb: Frida Kahlo's Universal Appeal
Postponed to Monday, March 19 | 7–9 p.m.
Silence is Not An Option: The Art of Kara Walker
Postponed to Monday, March 26 | 7–9 p.m.
Arts Connection: Professional Development Series for Artists
Marketing for Artists with Annie Briard
Thursday, March 29, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Whether self-represented or working with a gallery, artists are increasingly expected to work towards generating buzz and followings for their work. This workshop will introduce various marketing tools and approaches including websites and social media strategies, while highlighting how to increase press coverage for their work.
Cost: $25 (includes refreshments). Register at 604-925-7270 (course #44042) or online.
Find Ferry Building Gallery programs online!
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