Last Chance to Win Your Own “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” Getaway!

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It’s the final day of our “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” series. Don’t forget to enter below to win a grand prize trip for two to Vancouver!

Fifty Shades Freed will be released in theatres on February 9, and Tourism Vancouver is celebrating the film’s Vancouver presence with a sultry contest guaranteed to add fireworks to your Love Day. Part Three of our three-day “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” campaign features 15 Vancouver activities that will leave your date swooning.

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Last Chance to Win Your Own “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” Getaway!

Painting Canada’s Arctic

Ontario artist Cory Trépanier has spent the past decade travelling the Arctic painting Canada’s wildest places in the farthest reaches of the frozen North. The wilderness he travelled is so remote and untouched that many of its landscapes have never before been documented.

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Painting Canada’s Arctic

Renowned Superflat artist tops Vancouver Art Gallery’s spring lineup

Tan Tan Bo Puking – a.k.a. Gero Tan, 2002, Takashi Murakami. Acrylic on canvas mounted on board. Private Collection, Courtesy of Galerie Perrotin. © 2002 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Photo: Adam Reich

The Vancouver Art Gallery is kicking off its spring exhibition season with an exhibit of work by one of Japan’s most renowned, and colourful, expressionists.

From Feb. 3-May 6, the VAG will present Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg, a career retrospective of work by international Superflat art icon Takashi Murakami. The exhibit marks the artist’s first-ever retrospective in Canada.

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Renowned Superflat artist tops Vancouver Art Gallery’s spring lineup

Last chance to Monet!

Les Roses, representative of Monet’s late-career work.

The Vancouver Art Gallery’s popular exhibit of Claude Monet works, Secret Garden, is in its last days. Due to demand, the VAG (750 Hornby St.) has extended its operating hours in these, the last few days of the show.

Claude Monet’s Secret Garden features 38 paintings from the collection of the Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris. It’s the most comprehensive exhibition of the French painter’s work in Canada in two decades. The show closes this weekend, but first-timers, last-chancers, and those wanting a second (or third) look will be able to check out the work from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. today (Wednesday), tomorrow (Thurs, Sept 27) and Saturday (Sept 29). The show is on until Oct. 1, but Friday and Sunday hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Last chance to Monet!

Last chance to see Monet’s Secret Garden at the Vancouver Art Gallery (plus fall exhibition preview!)

This year, in the heat and never-ending sunniness of summer, I spent most of the time out of doors. However, with the return of cooler weather and rainy days, I’ve started to long for contemplation in galleries once again.

Claude Monet’s Secret Garden at the Vancouver Art Gallery (VAG) has been on my do-list for quite some time. With the exhibition closing in just over two weeks, I managed to fit in a visit. I’d highly recommend doing the same before it ends.

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Last chance to see Monet’s Secret Garden at the Vancouver Art Gallery (plus fall exhibition preview!)

World’s Biggest Eye Contact Experiment 2017: Vancouver

In the blink of an eye the world will change. On September 23rd, hundreds of thousands will gather in cities and villages around the world to simultaneously share the magic of eye contact with each other in public spaces to rebuild our sense of human connection.

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World’s Biggest Eye Contact Experiment 2017: Vancouver

Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza Reopens

The following article was written by Carly Whetter, Communications Assistant at Tourism Vancouver.

After closing for renovations mid-2016, the new Vancouver Art Gallery (750 Hornby St.) north plaza has reopened after a $9 million dollar renovation. The previous design of wood mulch and center fountain are now gone, giving way to a new paved plaza with potted plants, casual seating, and a pavilion on the Howe Street side, offering refuge for commuters in the rainy months and as a potential tourism information centre in the summer.

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Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza Reopens