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Postponed | Jackie Dives: A Room for the Pain | April 17 – May 23 | Capture Photography Festival Selected Exhibition

Capture Photography Festival opens today with an excellent program, now reconceptualized. This year’s Festival includes A Room for the Pain, a solo exhibition by Jackie Dives at Gallery Gachet originally scheduled for April 17 to May 23 and now postponed.

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Eli Howey | Passageways

February 28 – April 4, 2020 Including sculpture, printmaking, book arts, and community engagement, Passageways is a solo exhibition by Eli Howey based on a series of watercolour and gouache paintings of the same title. In the series, characters in shadowy environments interact with surrounding objects and flora.

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Take As Needed

Interurban Art Gallery, 1 E Hastings |Saturday, February 8 | 3pm-5pm A community conversation in association with Manuel Axel Strain’s Needed Medicine, currently on exhibit nearby at Gallery Gachet, 9 W Hastings Free Event | Smudging will be offered | Refreshments will be provided at 3pm The conversation will begin at 3:30pm to make time […]

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Manuel Axel Strain: Needed Medicine

January 10 – February 15, 2020 Opening: Friday, January 10, 6pm – 9pm Performance: Friday, January 10, 6pm | Near the gallery in Blood Alley Square between Abbott St and Carrall St Featuring new work by Manuel Axel Strain, Needed Medicine locates mental health within contexts of colonization, intergenerational trauma, and cultural resurgence. Through installation, […]

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Lacey Prize Announcement

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Announcement from the Gallery Gachet Collective and Staff Today the National Gallery of Canada and the Naomi and John Lacey Family announce the recipients of the inaugural Lacey Prize in recognition of artist-run centres in Canada. With joy we share the news that Gallery Gachet accepts the Lacey Prize as runner-up, […]

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You, Me & Us | Annual Collective Show

November 8 to December 20, 2019 Join us on Friday, November 8 from 6pm to 9pm for the opening reception of  You, Me & Us, an art exhibition presenting new work by the artists of Gallery Gachet. The artists will be present.

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Gachet’s Bookshelf

Hours: October 22 – 26,  12pm – 6pm Stop by the foyer of Gallery Gachet for the launch of Gachet’s Bookshelf. Researched and published by artists in the DTES, Gachet’s Bookshelf is an annotated bibliography in zine format compiling life writing, fiction, critical psy and dis/ability studies, poetry, and artist books on topics of madness, […]

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Global Climate Strike

Gallery Gachet will be closed Friday, September 27 in support of the Global Climate Strike. Vancouver’s Strike March gathers at City Hall at 1pm, on unceded Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh territories.  globalclimatestrike.net

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Meet the Artists: “Can we create the world?”

October 3, 6-8pm | Gallery Gachet, 9 W Hastings St Join artists of the 12th Annual Oppenheimer Park Community Art Show | The World as We Create It Facilitated by exhibition curator Rudolf Penner, artists will discuss their practices and specific works and themes in the exhibition, asking “Can we create the world?” Everyone welcome. […]

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Hastings Folk Garden Mural

Co-presented by Hives for Humanity and Gallery Gachet Ceremony: Tuesday, September 24, 2pm – 3pm, 117 E Hastings St Please join us in the Hastings Folk Garden for the presentation of a new community mural.

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