Eli Howey | Passageways

February 28 – April 4, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, February 28, 6pm – 9pm

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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. Read More »

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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 for those who would like to visit the exhibition at Gallery Gachet (across Carrall Street) before gathering at Interurban. Read More »

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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, sculpture, video, and performance, Strain draws from lived experience as a source of agency to investigate different ways of healing and knowing. Read More »

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Gallery Gachet Closed

Gallery Gachet will be closed from December 21, 2019 to January 6, 2020

We wish you a happy winter solstice and holidays!

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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, along with Untitled Art Society of Mohkinstsis/Calgary. We offer our congratulations to the winner, Hamilton Artists Inc. Read More »

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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. Read More »

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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, mental health, substance use, art, and creativity. Read More »

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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. Snacks provided. Read More »

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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. Read More »

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