Category Archives: Exhibitions

Pandora’s Box

April 6th, 2018 – May 5th, 2018 Opening reception: Friday, April 6th, 6-9pm Curated by d. June Conley, this exhibition takes as its starting point identical white styrofoam boxes with lids, that once housed the curator’s medicine. Eleven artists have been invited to work with these containers as they consider the myth of Pandora’s Box […]

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Neighbourhood Sketchbook Project

Exhibition runs: March 9th – 24th, 2018 Opening reception: Friday, March 9, 6:00-9:00 PM Neighbourhood Sketchbook Project features hand-bound and art-filled sketchbooks from members of ten Downtown Eastside organizations. Each sketchbook tells a story of the person who created it—the pages resonating with the joy, wisdom, and resilience of these artists and of their community.

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MAD CITY: Legacies of MPA

Exhibition runs until February 25th, 2018 The MPA (Mental Patients Association) was founded in 1971 as a grassroots response to deinstitutionalization and to a crisis in community mental health. Led by former patients and allies, the group initiated many successful social, housing, and employment projects, and in the process challenged the power of psychiatry. MPA […]

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Accept THIS!

2017 Annual Members Show Opening reception at our new location at 9 West Hastings:
 Friday, November 17th, 2017, 6–9pm Exhibition runs:
 November 17th, 2017–December 22nd, 2017 Accept THIS! – Is our spirited invitation to come and see us in a new light.

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The 10th Annual Oppenheimer Park Community Art Show | Reflections

Exhibition runs: September 8th–October 22nd, 2017 Opening reception: Friday, September 8th, 6–10 pm *part of SWARM 2017 Join the parade with The Carnival Band, from Oppenheimer Park (488 Powell Street)
to Gallery Gachet (88 East Cordova Street) at 5 pm. Fun!

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Uncovering the Archive

Friday, June 16th 12-6pm Over the years the 88 East Cordova location of Gallery Gachet has hosted some amazing exhibitions and events and been a home-base to many talented artists.

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Karen Irving and Elizabeth May

March 24th to May 7th, 2017 Opening: Friday, March 24th 6-9pm Karen Irving and Elizabeth May are two painters who explore their world through gestural abstract representation on canvas. Irving and May communicate through colour, composition and varied means of paint application to connect with the viewer and tell their stories. Don’t miss their side […]

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How to Remember

March 24th to May 7th, 2017 Opening: Friday, March 24th 6-9pm How to Remember contains a range of documentation that combines graphic illustration, knitting, book-making, embroidery, journaling and poetry. The artists have formed creative records that serve as a kind of memory.

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Salon Shop | Abstract Revamp: The Artwork of Sandra Leigh Savage-Morgan

Salon Shop logoExhibition Opening: Friday, January 13th 6-9pm These artworks have been in process for almost a decade. Paintings created and set aside by Sandra Leigh Savage-Morgan in 2008 are being revisited, edited and reclaimed.

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What Remains

Exhibition Opening: Friday, January 13th 6-9pm What Remains is comprised of the work of four artists who contend with conditions of identity through unique and varied means. This multimedia exhibition incorporates dialogical performance highlighting resistance to a gendering and racializing gaze formed on Eurocentric constructions of identity politics.

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