Visiting Granville Island (from her then home in London, England) in 1986, Hilary could only imagine how much fun it would be to work on Granville Island. Having made her artistic home here for nearly 16 years, she is still enthralled by this exciting artistic community.
From the Blog
Vancouver’s Arts & Culture Policy Council takes a significant step toward the Granville Island community
November 6, 2014
This motion has broad support from City Council, Heather Deal, and the Cultural Policy Council. It was passed unanimously. This is great news for the Granville Island community as we look to the future! Here’s the motion: WHEREAS Granville Island has a unique place in the city’s ecology, and is centrally important to Vancouver artists and artisans; and WHEREAS the ...
September 17, 2014
We had an awesome time. The Busker Appreciation BBQ was held September 16th in the Picnic Pavilion. Much fun was had by all who attended. The GICS senior staff played many roles to make sure the BBQ was a success, including: Inviting all Granville Island Buskers; Seeking contributions from GI merchants; Collecting those yummy donations; Setting up the Picnic Pavilion; ...
July 31, 2014
Michael Abraham THIS WEEKEND! Come watch as 15 well-known artists’ large format 4’ X 8’ wood blocks are printed with an unusual press – a full size steamroller! Prints will be on display, artists will be on site and the finished prints will be available for purchase by auction. Location: New Leaf Editions 1370 Cartwright St, Granville Island Cody ...
Granville Island Community Invites the Public to Get Informed & Involved in the Conversation About the Future of Our Public Space
July 17, 2014
Photo Credit © Ocean Wong Granville Island’s possible change in management, as well as Emily Carr University of Art and Design’s pending departure date in 2017 present the opportunity for the public to reclaim and celebrate the original founding vision of this unique public space. Like a national park, Granville Island belongs and always will belong to the citizens of ...