Workshops and Events as part of Heart of the City Festival
All events are FREE, open to all, and snacks are provided!!
Official Grand Opening of the new
Gallery Gachet + WePress Space
Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 1 to 4 pm
9 W. Hastings Street
ASL, Mandarin, and Cantonese Interpretation provided.
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 W. 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 on Sunday, October 28th from 1 to 4 pm.
Join us for an afternoon of letterpress and 3D printer demonstrations, snacks and drinks, and a chance to hang out and meet new people.
Block Printmaking with Queer ASL
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 6 pm to 8 pm
at WePress, 9 W. Hastings Street
Materials and ASL Interpretation provided.
Join us for a free block printmaking workshop. Draw, carve, and print your own rubber blocks on paper or fabric. Make cards, artwork, patches, and more! Print onto your own clothing or use our fabric and/or paper
Block Printmaking with Aboriginal Front Door
Thursday, November 1 from 10am to 12pm
at the Aboriginal Front Door, 384 Main Street
Join us for a free block printmaking workshop. Draw, carve, and print your own rubber blocks on paper or fabric. Make cards, artwork, patches, and more! Print onto your own clothing or use our fabric and/or paper.
These FREE events take place on Musqueam, Squamish & Tsleil-Waututh territories and are produced in collaboration with Powell Street Festival Society, Gallery Gachet, WePress Community Art Space, Aboriginal Front Door, the DTES Heart of the City Festival and Queer ASL. WePress and Gallery Gachet gratefully acknowledge the support of the Vancouver Foundation, Canada Council for the Arts, Government of Canada, City of Vancouver, Community Impact Real Estate Society, and BC Arts Council. Photo credit Tom Quirk