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Rainbow Formula

Rainbow Formula / Jujube Jacinto June 18 – July 20 / Tue – Sat / 12 – 6  Opening: Friday, June 17 / 6 – 8 Gallery Gachet is pleased to present Rainbow Formula, a solo exhibition by Jujube Jacinto. Jujube is a person of mixed Asian ancestry who has faced difficult and traumatic experiences and […]

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Beauty of Life In Psychosis

Beauty of Life In Psychosis  May 13 – June 3  Opening: Fri May 13 / 6 – 8 Beauty of Life In Psychosis, or BLIP, was a peer-run project that brought together young people who identified as experiencing psychosis or unusual perceptions/beliefs for a series of workshops to make and discuss art together. The exhibition features […]

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Community Panel Discussion: Art as a Means of Survival

Gallery Gachet welcomes you to attend a community panel discussion: Art as a Means of Survival – The Importance of Storytelling in the DTES Community Panelists: Meenakshi Moore, Pierre Leichner and Leef Evans Moderated by: Bernadine Fox April 30 / 2 – 4 Gallery Gachet 9W Hastings Can’t make it in person? Join via Zoom:

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Notice of AGM

Gallery Gachet’s 2020/21 AGM is on Tuesday, April 26th @ 6pm. Please join us as we hear the report of the directors, review financial statements, and elect directors to the board. Zoom link:

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ELBO is an impressive survey of paintings, drawings and sculptures by Laurie Marshall, who signs his work under the moniker, ‘elbo’. Laurie’s dense pictorial fields  draw you in with textural complexity; layer upon layer, over and over, paint is built-up and scrapped back – heavily contoured subjects held together by interlacing daubed  marks.  April 1 […]

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Guerrilla Art

  Guerrilla Art is a public art poster project of provocative artwork and poems by Bruce Ray, a longstanding member of Gallery Gachet. Ray’s posters are socially and critically charged works that speak directly to political critique and issues around mental health, while the poster format emphasizes accessibility for viewing his artwork at street-level. The Guerrilla Art posters (a […]

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Honour Their Names

Honour Their Names is an art-show and organizing space, planned to mark International Day Against Police Brutality (March 15). This event takes place on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Nations. From March 15-19 the show will be exhibited at Gallery Gachet, alongside workshops & programming that honours Indigenous […]

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Call for Board Members

INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZATION / Gallery Gachet is excited to announce a call for Board Members. We are a thriving, collaboratively run arts production, education and presentation space located in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver on the stolen, sacred, and ancestral homelands of the xwməθkwəy’əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. We are a unionized workplace […]

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The 14th Annual Oppenheimer Park Community Art Show

The year’s exhibition asks us to consider what makes a place. As one of the few green spaces in the DTES, and one of the oldest surviving parks in the city, Oppenheimer’s history, relational systems, and matter of being is complex; here there is a sense of resilience, activism, celebration, and community. 

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Spring Programs Addressing the War on Drugs

This Spring, Gallery Gachet’s programming addresses the personal, relational, and socio-political ramifications of the War on Drugs. From April 1 – May 15, 2021, Things My Dad Taught Me, a photography series in three parts, is an art exhibition by Jackie Dives, whose practice is influenced by feminism and photojournalism.

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