Gallery and visual arts

  • Circle Craft Student Scholarship Show

    Circle Craft Cooperative Association presents their Annual Student Scholarships Exhibition at their Gallery in the Net Loft on Granville Island. The exhibition features:  Merlyn Richelhoff, Kootenay School of the Arts/Selkirk College, Metal Program; Nathalie Scott-Desfosses, Emily Carr University, Ceramics; Meghan Rosner, Capilano University, Textile Arts Program; Muraco Wolfe, Vancouver Community College, Jewellery Program.

    Presented by Circle Craft Cooperative Association |


  • David Zink Yi Exhibition

    Charles H Scott Gallery | 1399 Johnston Street

    Feb 17 - Apr 19 | Thur – Sat | 12pm – 5pm | Free

    A solo exhibition by Peruvian-born, Berlin-based artist David Zink Yi, the exhibition comes out of the artist’s time at Emily Carr University as the Fall 2014 Audain Distinguished Artist-in-Residence.

    Presented by Charles H Scott Gallery |

  • Glass-blowing Workshops

    New-Small & Sterling Studio Glass, 1440 Old Bridge Street

    Sat 11am – 5pm | by appointment only | $45 including materials

    Make your own glass ornament! 

    Work with glass artist Benjamin Kikkert to create your own unique blown glass ornament! Choose your colours and shape a treasure with expert guidance. Cost includes all materials. Your piece will need to cool slowly, so plan to come back and pick it up later. By appointment only. | For reservations call 604-681-6730
    Not suitable for children under 14

  • Haida Carver: Clarence Mills

    Ocean Artworks | Johnston Street

    Thurs - Sun 11am - 4pm | Free

    Watch Haida carver Clarence Mills as he transforms logs into monumental totem poles and works of art.

  • Ikebana Floral Art

    Thur – Sun 10am – 6pm | Free

    View Japanese inspired floral art in various locations around Granville Island and celebrate 50 years with the Vancouver Ikebana Association.

    Various locations on Granville Island. Maps available at Information Booths and

  • Ikebana Guided Walk

    Meet in front of the Agro Café

    Sat and Sun | 2pm | Free

    Limited to 15 participants

    Celebrate 50 years with the Vancouver Ikebana Association on a guided walking tour.   Ikebana, a Japanese cultural art, seeks to enrich life with plant material and aims to create a space, which harmonizes people and the materials.  Tour concludes at the Granville Island Tea Co. with a taste of Japanese tea.

    Presented by Vancouver Ikebana Association |

  • Poetry in Transit

    Railspur Alley

    Evelyn Lau (2011-2014 Poet Laureate) displays work by acclaimed BC poets in Railspur Alley.

    Presented by the Association of Book Publishers of BC, the City of Vancouver and Evelyn Lau, Poet Laureate (2011-2014)

  • Spreading the Love

    Ainsworth Custom Design, 1243 Cartwright Street

    Original postcards to mail to your loved ones | Free event, postcards for sale

    February 1 – 28 | Mon – Fri 10am – 6pm | Sat 12pm – 6pm | Sun 12pm – 5pm

    Presented by Ainsworth Custom Design

  • Vancouver Biennale: OSGEMEOS “Giants” Mural

    The Vancouver Biennale is transforming a Granville Island industrial landmark into a gigantic work of public art! OSGEMEOS has created a monumental, 360-degree, 23 metre tall mural, the biggest public mural of their career and their first in Canada. The mural,  measures a colourful 7,200 square metres and created on the six gigantic silos that are part of the Ocean Construction and Building Supplies plant. For more information visit

  • Winter Prints

    Malaspina Printmakers, 1555 Duranleau Street

    Sun, Feb 22 | 12pm to 4pm | Free

    Printmaking Demonstrations

    Visit our studio to learn how fine art prints are made. You’ll even have an opportunity to make some yourself. Check out our gallery afterwards to see what professional finished prints look like.

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