a MaD Banquet

In celebration of International MaD PriDe Day Gallery Gachet welcomes you to
a MaD Banquet on Monday, July 15th, 2-4pm

Complementing Mad Honey, currently on exhibit at Gallery Gachet, we invite you to gather in the Chandelier Room of 312 Main St for ice tea, delectable snacks, performance art, entertainment, and a honey tasting hosted by Hives for Humanity. Read More »

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Block printing workshop – Mad Pride

Tuesday, May 28th, 2-4pm

Come one, come all to Gallery Gachet for a block printing workshop.
We will be making imagery reflecting the theme of our annual Mad Pride exhibition Mad Honey. The prints will be on paper hexagons, which will be use to build a community hive. Images including honey, bees, psychedelia, the cosmos, eyes, and more. All materials provided. Hope to see you there!

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Mad Pride 2019 | Mad Honey

As part of the international Mad Pride movement, Gallery Gachet celebrates mental diversity and confronts stigma with our annual Mad Pride exhibition. Mad Pride rejects the inference of illness and disorder, reclaiming the term mad. We recognize our “dangerous gifts” by opening creative critical conversations about diagnosis, medication, and psychiatry. Read More »

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Reclaiming our Roots

Indigenous Women Artists Collective

Exhibition runs: Apr 5th – May 25th, 2019
Opening night: Friday, Apr 5th, 6–9pm

Reclaiming our Roots is a show about tradition and the contemporary development of Indigenous practices as working Indigenous women artists with evolving creative practices. Read More »

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The Capilano Review Launch

We’re celebrating the launch of our Winter 2019 Issue! Join us from 7-9PM on Saturday, March 16th at Gallery Gachet for snacks and readings while surrounded by feature artist Riisa Gundesen’s solo exhibition Intrusive Thoughts. We’ll also have issues for sale and we might even give away a subscription or two. Plus—it’s your LAST CHANCE to check out Intrusive Thoughts as the show closes after our launch! Read More »

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Poets of Gachet

Friday, March 1st, at 6.30pm
An evening of poetry by Gallery Gachet community members.

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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 are often hidden or repressed. Read More »

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Gallery Gachet Closed

Gallery Gachet will be closed from December 23rd, 2018 to January 6th, 2019.

We wish you a happy winter solstice and holidays!

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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, and how we “live to tell the tale”.  Read More »

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Open House

Official Grand Opening of the new Gallery Gachet + WePress Space
Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 1 to 4 pm

It’s been just under a year since Gallery Gachet+WePress opened their doors at the new space on the ground floor of the Beacon Hotel at 9 West Hastings Street. Now that we’re getting settled in, we wanted to celebrate our new home and thank everyone who helped us reach this milestone by hosting an Open House. Read More »

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