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Parade and Cabaret

Saturday, July 14th 5pm Parade – Route Starts at Gallery Gachet – 9 W Hastings 6pm Doors – Cabaret at Lost and Found Cafe – 33 W Hastings We are harnessing amazing feats of madness in an evening of celebration as part of International Mad Pride Day.

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Aug 1st – Sept 6th GALLERY CLOSED

For the month of August Gallery Gachet will be closed for refurbishments.
During this time any scheduled events and Expressive Arts are still running. We will be open again to the public on September 7th, for the Oppenheimer Park Community Art exhibition.

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JOB POSTING: Finance Administrator

Gallery Gachet is seeking an organized and compassionate individual who will work collaboratively with the staff and collective team to support the delivery of cultural services and operations related to Gallery Gachet’s mandate, by managing the financial and administrative systems of the gallery.

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Made Manifest – Mad Pride 2018

July 6th to July 28th Opening Reception: Friday, July 6th 6-9pm Mad Pride is an international movement created by psychiatric survivors, consumers, people labeled “mentally ill” — all that proudly reclaim the words mad & crazy, and those in solidarity with us.

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Meet the Artist Tour

Friday, June 8th, 6:00pm Join us for a casual evening of art and conversation. Artists from the DTES Small Arts Grants Group Exhibition will be on hand to walk you through the exhibition. Artists will talk about their work and process as the tour moves through the gallery.

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DTES Small Arts Grants Exhibition

Exhibition Runs: May 18th – June 16th Exhibition Opening, Friday, May 18th 6-9pm Come down and applaud a selection of this year’s visual art recipients of the DTES Small Arts Grants Program!  

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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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Documentary Screening of “The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Stories from MPA”

Thursday, February, 22nd, 2018 Vancouver’s MPA (Mental Patients Association) was formed in 1970-71 as a grassroots response to deinstitutionalization and tragic gaps in community mental health. Inverting traditional mental health hierarchies, the group had former patients and allies in charge. MPA provided homes, work, and a sense of belonging and self-determination to ex-patients. 

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HomeGround Festival 2018

February 7th, 8th and 9th This year for the Homeground Gallery Gachet has teamed up with WePress and artist, Jeska Slaterm, to create a project called Starblanket Medicine Mural: Visions for our Community. Festival goers are invited to contribute a diamond piece to a collective Starblanket by drawing or writing their hopes for our neighbourhood. […]

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