Category Archives: Exhibitions

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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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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Mad Pride | Mad Honey

Exhibition: June 14th–July 27th, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, June 14th, 6.00–9.00pm As part of the international Mad Pride movement, Gallery Gachet celebrates mental diversity and confronts stigma with our annual Mad Pride exhibition.

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Intrusive Thoughts: Self-Portraits by Riisa Gundesen

Opening Reception: Friday, January 25th from 6.00-9.00pm Intrusive Thoughts is a solo exhibition featuring self-portraits by Riisa Gundesen. This exhibition explores feminine representation, the abject, and mental health. In the context of Riisa’s work, the abject denies the viewer the anticipated pleasure of looking at the feminine body by showing mental and bodily functions that […]

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Out of Maelstrom

Saturday, November 17th to Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 Join us for the opening reception with live music from Haisla with Nasty, Brutish and Short on Saturday, November 17th from 6-9PM. The 2018 Gallery Gachet annual members’ exhibition features new work from thirteen gallery artists responding to the theme: Out of Maelstrom. Emerging and resurfacing from turbulence, chaos, or confusion, Out of Maelstrom reflects on systems of support, resilience, […]

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The 11th Annual Oppenheimer Park Community Art Show

what these trees have seen Exhibition runs: Sept 7th–Oct 28th, 2018 Opening reception: Friday, Sept 7th, 6–9 pm Join the parade from Oppenheimer Park (488 Powell Street) to Gallery Gachet (9 West Hastings Street) at 5 pm

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