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  • Harbour Art Exhibition
    Oct 06, 2015 - Jan 06, 2016

    The Maritime Museum is pleased to present a group exhibition of new works featuring eight local artists. Each artist spent summer weekends painting on board the tugboat SS Master docked at Granville Island. The exhibition is a reflection of the nautical inspiration found on board the SS Master. The artists will be present at the opening reception on Thursday October 8, 2015.

    Opening reception is Thursday, October 8, 2015 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. 

    Artists: Alison Keenan, Deborah Bakos, Karen Holland, Kathryn Newell,Susanne Cruickshank. Nancy Walker, Virginia Railton, Zohar Fiszbaum

    Guest Curator:
    Jeanne Krabbendam

    Assistant Curator:
    Benita Dechert

From the Blog
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 ...
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 ...
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