It's Good To Be Here

It’s Good To Be Here

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There’s reasons abound that Granville Island Brewing is still saying “it’s good to be here” after 28 years of making great beer. Imagine coming to work every day with people who are passionate about ingredients...
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572 days agoIt’s Good To Be Here
Bending Light: Architectural Glass

Bending Light: Architectural Glass

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A leader in the glass art industry, Joel Berman is renowned globally for his beautiful and innovative architectural glass pieces. Joel’s work can be found as far as the New Doha International Airport, Qatar airport and as close to home as Richmond, n…
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572 days agoBending Light: Architectural Glass
Broadcasting Award-Winning Animation Education from Granville Island to the World

Broadcasting Award-Winning Animation Education from Granville Island to the…

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Vancouver Animation School finds a home in Granville Island. Meet Patrick Suberville and Mario Pochat, proud founders of Vancouver Animation School. These two pioneers in Computer Graphics met 16 years ago in Mexico City where they built one of the…
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602 days agoBroadcasting Award-Winning Animation Education from Granville Island to the…
From a Castle to Cartwright Street

From a Castle to Cartwright Street

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Gold and silversmith Master Jürgen Schönheit is one of the last metal forgers left in Vancouver, coming from the age-old European tradition of silver and gold smithing. It is an art that requires absolute knowledge of metals, stones and minerals, and…
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572 days agoFrom a Castle to Cartwright Street
Venice & Vintage in Vancouver

Venice & Vintage in Vancouver

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Gigi B. and Bernstein & Gold When you inherit a 450-year old house in the Veneto region of Italy, it’s a good idea to get to know your neighbours. At Marco’s two shops in Vancouver, Gigi B. and Bernstein & Gold, you can get to know them too,…
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572 days agoVenice & Vintage in Vancouver
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Upcoming Events
  • Apr 02, 2014 - May 02, 2014

    Britannia Mine Museum presents:


    art works by:

     Sonia Sehat Niaki, Soheyla Mohazab, Miralda Reyes Retana, John Kerr McRae, Amberlie Perkin, Karen Holland,

    Meredith Aitken, david, Margriet Mastenbroek, Francine Desjardins, Sharon Habib, Josée Ménard, Lee Tidmarsh

     All pieces in this art show are either collected or actually created with the theme of this exhibit in mind. The art show features works in 2D and 3D by a group of students/emerging artists and their art teacher, Jeanne Krabbendam, Emily Carr University Continuing Studies

     Free Opening Reception Friday April 4, 6.00 - 8.00 PM

    refreshments & artists in attendance

    Free for members or with regular admission.

    Artists talks for the public: Saturday April 26, 2.00 - 4.30 PM

    Contact email for more information on this exhibition:

From the Blog
October 17, 2013
About a year ago I was asked by David Bradford, board president of the SS Master Society, to think about what I, as Granville Island based visual artist, could do to get the general public’s attention to the historic steam Tugboat SS Master, that during summers has her berth at the Granville Island Public Market docks. We brainstormed and came ...
September 10, 2013
The creation and appreciation of art are healing tools for everyone,” says Jeanne Krabbendam, coordinator of Coast’s Art Room program and Art Show itself. “Whether ill or not ill, art brings joy and depth to life and allows for the connection to one’s inner self and others. A growing self-esteem is often part of the process of these investigations.” On ...
April 12, 2013
Liberty Merchant Company & Bridges Restaurant proudly present the 5th Annual Rosé Revival Tasting. All proceeds benefit the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (BC – Yukon). To date we have raised $11,971 for the Foundation. Sensational Rosé wines along with delectable hors d’oeuvres, exciting door prizes and great company await you. Join us on Monday May 6th, 2013 from 7:00 – ...
November 15, 2012
From November 19-25, the familiar clinging of coins in the tills of Granville Island merchants will be accompanied by another sound – the soft and pleasing thud of wood. The Granville Island Seed Coin, minted from beautiful, laser-engraved wood, will circulate alongside the Canadian Dollar through the island’s streets and alleys for one week only, giving those who use it ...
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