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CANCELLED: Journeys of a Lifetime: People and Their Living Heritage

March 25, 2020

The Ferry Building Gallery is closed until further notice.

Journeys of a Lifetime: People and Their Living Heritage

Cancelled: Journeys of a Lifetime: Sacred Places

March 18, 2020

The Ferry Building Gallery is closed until further notice.

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Journeys of a Lifetime: Sacred Places

Repositioning: Tales from a MOA Residency

March 12, 2020

Join ceramic artist Sharon Reay for an illustrated lecture exploring her recent nine-month residency at the UBC Museum of Anthropology.

Repositioning: Tales from a MOA Residency

Journeys of a Lifetime: Mankind’s Shared Cultural Heritage

March 11, 2020

Discover our shared human heritage history and culture. Our journey through history and heritage will take us to awe-inspiring locations throughout the world.

Journeys of a Lifetime: Mankind’s shared Cultural Heritage

Journeys of a Lifetime: Exploring Natural Wonders

March 4, 2020

Discover the natural wonders of our planet, along with its wealth of plants and animals in this multimedia presentation that will take you virtually to every continent. See far-flung destinations, such as Antarctica, the Himalayas, Karakorum and Hindu Kush in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Journeys of a Lifetime: Exploring Natural Wonders

History of Mixed Media with Jeanne Krabbendam

March 3, 2020

Gain insight into the fascinating art form of mixed media! Jeanne will explore the art form starting in medieval times through to contemporary mixed media artists and their artworks. Through slides and discussion, Jeanne will introduce you to various mixed media techniques.

History of Mixed Media with Jeanne Krabbendam

Art Tour: Art in Sacred Spaces

February 27, 2020

Back by popular demand! Join gallery staff for a day of art discovery and cultural explorations as we visit sacred spaces around the Lower Mainland, including a Buddhist Monastery and a Sikh temple in Richmond, the Ismaili Centre in Burnaby and Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver.

Art in Sacred Spaces

Ultimate Traveller: Impressions of Indonesia

February 26, 2020

Peter Langer took a lengthy journey through the islands of Indonesia in the summer of 2019.

In this multimedia presentation, we will explore Medan and Lake Toba in Northern Sumatra, Jakarta, the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Borobudur, Prambanan and the Sangiran Early Man Site in Central Java, Mount Bromo and the island of Bali.

Impressions of Indonesia

A Brief History of the Visual Artists of BC

February 20, 2020

Join artist, writer and art historian Gary Sim for an overview of his project, BC Artists— a searchable database of over 19,000 visual artists.

A Brief History of the Visual Artists of BC

Mending Workshop: Loving Your Denim with Sashiko & Embroidery

February 11, 2020

Sashiko is a running stitch used traditionally for quilting and mending in Japan. Mending is having a renaissance as we begin to look for ways to counter the incredibly wasteful and harmful aspects of the textile industry. Sewing together has always been a way for women to connect and share.

Mending Workshop: Loving Your Denim with Sashiko & Embroidery