FUSE is Vancouver’s Best Arty Party Taking Place this Friday

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Did you know that the Vancouver Art Gallery essentially turns into the hippest place in Vancouver on select Friday nights? If you haven’t already heard, FUSE is the monthly party that transforms the art gallery into the place to be for art, music, and live performances.

Since its humble beginnings in 2005, thousands of Vancouverites have gathered at the gallery for this unique adult evening event. FUSE boasts live performances, DJs, eclective gallery tours, and other unexpected surprises.

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FUSE is Vancouver’s Best Arty Party Taking Place this Friday

Canadian Art Foundation Gallery Hop April 12

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Broken City Lab, Make This Better, (2010-ongoing) Ripper’s Vallery, Windsor, Ontario. Courtesy of the artists.

The Canadian Art Foundation presents a gallery hop April 12. Art fiends and fairweather fans alike can take in a variety of exhibits, talks and tours – all free.

Stops along the way include the Vancouver Art Gallery as well as smaller locations like the Contemporary Art Gallery, Gallery Gachet and more. We have more details after the jump.  Continue reading:
Canadian Art Foundation Gallery Hop April 12

Historic photography exhibition coming up at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Eadweard Muybridge, [Dancing (fancy)]  Plate 188 from Animal Locomotion, 1887,  collotype, 47.5 x 60.0 cm, Collection of  the Vancouver Art Gallery, Gift of Andy  Sylvester, VAG 2013.24.6

Eadweard Muybridge, [Dancing (fancy)]
Plate 188 from Animal Locomotion, 1887,
collotype, 47.5 x 60.0 cm, Collection of
the Vancouver Art Gallery, Gift of Andy
Sylvester, VAG 2013.24.6

The Vancouver Art Gallery has received a significant donation of photographs, and many of these historic works will be on display in an upcoming exhibition.

Harold Edgerton (1903-1990) and Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904) are regarded as pioneers in the history of modern and contemporary photography. Recently, a group of Toronto-based art collectors donated a collection of 80 photos by Edgerton to the VAG. A local gallerist also donated 27 photos by Muybridge.

A selection of these works will be part of the forthcoming exhibition Out of Sight: New Acquisitions, which opens at the Vancouver Art Gallery (750 Hornby St.) on March 29, 2014.

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Historic photography exhibition coming up at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouverites Encouraged to Hug for Hunger, Mar. 20

photo: Hugs for Hunger

photo: Hugs for Hunger

First day of spring sees furry mascots hugging to support the Food Bank!

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On the first day of spring, cute, furry, and gregarious animals will be waking up from hibernation and giving out hugs to Vancouverites. Spring Advertising will be unleashing the animals/mascots at various locations across the city as part of Hugs for Hunger, a fundraiser to help the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society.

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Vancouverites Encouraged to Hug for Hunger, Mar. 20

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Film, dance, music, adventure.. this weekend’s got it all!  Read on for our top picks for events happening around Metro Vancouver this Friday through Sunday.

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend