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ON! Arts Calendar

Local artists, arts, culture and heritage organizations are invited to upload their event information and promotional images to the ON! calendar. It's FREE and easy to use! For more information, email [email protected].
  • July 08 - September 08
    North Vancouver Community Arts Council presents 'Bust', an exhibition by artist Ilze Bebris. The installation considers the vocabulary of marks and symbols used in map making and how we negotiate or fail to negotiate this complex code. Artist Talk: July 15, 12:15-12:45pm.
  • August 13 - September 06
    In this solo exhibition, Vancouver-based photographer Ross den Otter documents street level views of Main Street and Hastings Street in Vancouver. Through his panoramic photographs, den Otter’s intent is to demonstrate the contrasts of use of the more diverse street blocks along these two arteries.
  • August 19 - September 07
    Mixed media exhibition by the Hollyburn Ridge Association. Opening Reception Tuesday, August 19th, 6-8 pm. Meet the Artists on Saturday, August 23 from 2-3 pm.
  • August 27 - October 21
    Combining his appreciation for the superheroes and villains of comic books with his fascination for emoticons and the roles they both play in contemporary society, Maziar Mehrabi creates a hybrid graphic art series celebrating both.
  • September 01
    Bring a picnic and enjoy an afternoon of upbeat music from 5 local bands in beautiful North Vancouver. Visit the 9 artists demonstrating their work, while the kids enjoy free activities. The best local food trucks will be on site and the artists will have their work available for purchase.
  • September 01 - September 30
    Stop by Supernal Arts for an outdoor painting experience! We will provide participants with paints and a square on a large canvas. After all of the painting comes to an end, we will take a picture of each piece, and post each piece anonymously on the Supernal Arts Facebook page. The artist with the painting that receives the most “likes” will win the contest and receive a prize!
  • September 03
    Join NVCL's Drop-in Book Club for a discussion of Indian Horse, by Richard Wagamese. The Club is open to adults of all ages; no registration is required. We meet approximately every six weeks, from 7-8:30pm in the Third Floor Program Room of the North Vancouver City Library.
  • September 05 - September 13
    Buy or Rent artwork right off the gallery walls! Visit CityScape Community Art Space for the semi-annual salon-style exhibition of our Art Rental collection. The Art Rental collection features over 400 original artworks created by over 150 local artists. Opening reception: Thursday, September 4, 7-9pm.
  • September 05 - September 13
    Buy or Rent artwork right off the gallery walls. Visit CityScape Community Art Space for the semi-annual salon-style exhibition of our Art Rental collection. The Art Rental collection features over 400 original artworks created by over 150 local artists! Opening reception: Thursday, September 4, 7-9pm.
  • September 09 - November 03
    Debbie Westergaard Tuepah's artwork is a response to news articles and research on the cultural significance of language, Canada’s linguistic diversity, and the preservation of endangered languages. Mother Tongue, an installation piece using colourful strands of paint that reflect the 81 reported Mother Tongue languages represented in the City of North Vancouver.
  • September 10 - October 18
    This exhibition features the work of six contemporary artists, who work in a variety of media and styles, and who are responding to two old master prints depicting Classical art and architecture. Reception: Sunday, September 14, 2–4pm.
  • September 12 - September 13
    Roy Forbes returns to the Deep Cove Shaw Theatre, showcasing his new live album which will feature a few tunes recorded at this venue back in 2013. The intimate setting of this wonderful little theatre will beautifully showcase the stripped down sounds of one of our national treasures, Roy Forbes — one guitar and one voice — the unmistakable sound that keeps audiences keep coming back. This concert is a fund-raiser for First Impressions Theatre, a registered non-profit Society.
  • September 17
    The first reading of the 2014-2015 Local Author Series kicks off with readings by Michael Pond, author of the BC Bestseller, The Couch of Willingness: An Alcoholic Therapist Battles the Bottle and A Broken Recovery System, and Judy MacFarlane, author of Writing with Grace: A Journey Beyond Down Syndrome.
  • September 19 - October 11
    This exhibition celebrates the fantastical elements and characters of the Lewis Carroll novels Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Each artist offers a unique approach using a diverse selection of media including etchings, photography, paintings, textile art and assemblages. Opening reception: Thursday, September 18, 7-9pm.
  • September 23
    Scottish Country dancers are a friendly lot, dancing and laughing together. The dances are lively and the patterns fun to memorize, offering exercise for both bodies and brains. Newcomers are welcome to join us and sample the first class for free. No partner is necessary, but wear soft shoes (runners are fine for beginners) and easy-fitting casual clothes (yes, jeans are OK).
  • September 26 - September 28
    As part of Culture Days, Supernal Arts Academy will host the 'I Love North Van' art competition to provide locals with an opportunity to explore the history and culture of North Vancouver through art. North Vancouver is a city within beautiful British Columbia, filled with sublime hiking trails, great tourist attractions, and amazing scenic views. Participants will either engage in photography, painting, or illustration to seize the attraction of the site they choose.
  • September 26 - September 28
    The North Shore Culture Days weekend will take place September 26, 27 and 28, 2014, and will invite the public to participate in free, hands-on, interactive activities in creative places and spaces from Deep Cove to Ambleside.
  • September 26 - September 27
    Join Janet Turner, archivist with the North Vancouver Museum and Archives, for a hands-on look at how to best preserve your family diaries, letters, documents, and photographs. Pre-registration required. Call 604 990-3700 ex.8016
  • September 27
    Join noted historian Daniel Francis for a preview of his forthcoming book, Closing Time: Prohibition, Rum-runners & Border Wars. The book follows the story of North American prohibition from a Canadian perspective, describing our country’s short-lived ban on alcohol during World War I.
  • September 28
    Enjoy a unique trolley ride, explore the North Shore and experience unique dance performances! The Trolleys will transport guests to four secret locations across the North Shore, where audiences will be entertained by dance performances chosen specifically for each location. Tickets are limited, so get yours now!