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ON! Arts Calendar

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  • June 28 - September 01
    SummerFest returns to Lonsdale Quay Market starting June 28th and will run every weekend until September 1st. This family-friendly festival will feature a variety of free activities for all ages. SummerFest 2013 is sponsored by the North Shore News with all proceeds benefiting the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation.
  • July 03 - July 27
    The Knot is an exhibition that juxtaposes projected video with a pair of text based works and a full scale wooden reproduction of Deep Cove’s iconic lifeguard chair.

    Artist Talk: Sunday July 7, 2 p.m.
    Reception: Sunday July 7, 3– 5 p.m.
  • July 03 - September 03
    This exhibition features Maxine Wolodko’s inspired 2D acrylic paintings, as well as Kenneth Mitchell’s creative and handcrafted model ships.

    Opening Reception: Thursday, July 4, 6:30 - 8:30pm
  • July 03 - August 31
    The North Vancouver Museum & Archives is offering FREE historical walking tours of the Burrard Dry Dock shipyard site. Costumed interpreters from the Museum dress as 1940's shipyard workers and talk about what it was like to build 10,000 tonne Victory Ships during WWII. This is a very lively and theatrical performance with songs, poetry, puppets and costume changes!

  • July 17 - September 17
    An exhibition featuring Tina Townsend's bold and inspiring 2D works. Tina is a passionate artist who gets entranced in her creations - through them she hopes to inspire a moment of passion in the lives of others.

    Opening Reception Sat, Jul 20, 2-4 pm
  • July 26 - September 07
    This exhibition features a group of innovative artists who have created contemporary works inspired by historical and cultural headdresses.

    Opening Reception: Thu, Jul 25, 7-9pm
  • July 27
    Join us this Saturday at Civic Plaza Craft Fairs! Local artisans will be selling their unique, hand-crafted goods. In addition to the abundance of different wares, there will be free music from 1-3PM!
  • July 27 - July 28
    The annual Caribbean Days Festival and Parade draws a crowd of exuberant fun-lovers to North Vancouver's Waterfront Park for a weekend of parading, dining and dancing in the sunshine. This is a weekend of tropical rhythm, cuisine, carnival and culture as only the Caribbean can offer.
  • July 28
    Upcycle cereal boxes into nifty desk and fridge organziers at this free, all-ages workshop! Join upcycling expert Denise Corcoran, of Thrifty By Design, for crafting cereal boxes, tissue boxes & toilet paper rolls into desk organizers, fridge organizers, masks, cards, gift bags & gift tags. All ages and levels welcome.
  • July 29 - August 02
    Discover the wonderful world of plein air painting and drawing! This class will take place outside and kids will be encouraged to explore the natural world, be creative and have fun.
  • July 29 - August 02
    Come play with an array of material to create 2D and 3D art projects. This course will focus on creativity and a combination of different mediums, techniques, styles and genres that students will explore and try. Let your imagination run wild with this exciting art class.
  • July 30 - September 07
    Working in the artistic traditions of his Nisga’a and Haida ancestors, Luke Parnell integrates his training in traditional Northwest Coast carving techniques, styles, and imagery, with the skills and knowledge learned from his Western mainstream university art education.

    Artist Talk: Sunday, August 11, 2pm
    Reception: Sunday August 11, 3 – 5pm
    Carving Demonstration: Sunday, August 18, 2pm