WePress has moved!

WePress is now roommates with Gallery Gachet at The Beacon Hotel, located at 9 W. Hastings, between Army & Navy and Pigeon Park! We’re sad to have left the Sun Wah Centre on Keefer, but we also look forward to continue working with Gachet in bringing community-based art programming to the neighbourhood. Even though all…

Welcome to WePress!

Welcome to WePress, a new community artspace in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver, BC, Canada on the unceded territories of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), and mi ce:p kwətxwiləm (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. WePress opened on February 8th, 2016. Our purpose is to use historic and contemporary methods of print- and art-making to support learning, skills…

Queering Selfies • Thursday, December 14 at 5 pm

at OUR NEW SPACE at 9. W. Hastings in Vancouver on the ground floor of The Beacon Hotel (near Pigeon Park and the Survivors’ Totem Pole, near the Army & Navy) Learn to use a 3d printer + block printing Take selfies. Carve lino blocks. Combine 3d printing + letterpress to make semiphotographic images. Open…

Queering Selfies • Thursday, December 7 at 5 pm

at OUR NEW SPACE at 9. W. Hastings in Vancouver on the ground floor of The Beacon Hotel (near Pigeon Park and the Survivors’ Totem Pole, near the Army & Navy) Learn to use a 3d printer + block printing Take selfies. Carve lino blocks. Combine 3d printing + letterpress to make semiphotographic images. Open…

Romanesque Bookbinding with Suzan Lee • Sun, Dec 3rd at 1 pm

Romanesque Bookbinding with Suzan Lee Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 1 to 4 pm at OUR NEW SPACE at 9. W. Hastings in Vancouver on the ground floor of The Beacon Hotel (near Pigeon Park and the Survivors’ Totem Pole, near the Army & Navy) $55 / participant – includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants…

Queering Selfies • NOV 29th CLOSED SESSION NOTICE

at Directions Youth Services at 1138 Burrard St This workshop was previously advertised as open to the public. It has become a closed session with Directions Youth Services clients. Please do not attend if you are not a client of Directions Youth Services. If you have questions, please contact cara@wepress.ca.  

Secret Belgian Bookbinding with Suzan Lee • Sat, Nov 25th at 1 pm

Secret Belgian Bookbinding with Suzan Lee Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 1 to 4 pm at OUR NEW SPACE at 9. W. Hastings in Vancouver on the ground floor of The Beacon Hotel (near Pigeon Park and the Survivors’ Totem Pole, near the Army & Navy) $55 / participant – includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8…

POSTPONED! Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly • Thurs, Nov 23rd at 6 pm

POSTPONED UNTIL THE NEW YEAR! Chanel will run this workshop another time soon. Thanks for your patience. In the meantime, please sign up for one of other workshops: Secret Belgian Bookbinding with Suzan Lee Romanesque Bookbinding with Suzan Lee Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Thursday, November 23rd from 6 pm to 8 pm at OUR…

Queering Selfies • Wednesday, Nov 22 at 4 pm

at OUR NEW SPACE at 9. W. Hastings in Vancouver on the ground floor of The Beacon Hotel (near Pigeon Park and the Survivors’ Totem Pole, near the Army & Navy) Learn to use a 3d printer + an antique letterpress. Take selfies. Carve lino blocks. Combine 3d printing + letterpress to make semiphotographic images….

Queering Selfies • Wednesday, Nov 8 at 5:30 pm

Learn to use a 3d printer + an antique letterpress. Take selfies. Carve lino blocks. Combine 3d printing + letterpress to make semiphotographic images. Open to queer, questioning, bisexual, lesbian, gay, trans*, two-spirit, nonbinary, gender non-conforming, intersex, asexual, & pansexual youth aged 15-30 . Optional: bring a low-res selfie, smart phone, or camera. None are required! Webcams…

Heart of the City Fest – For Kids! • Saturday, November 4 at 2pm

October 26 – November 4: Four Block Printmaking Workshops at Heart of the City Festival Thursday October 26, 10:30am – 12:30pm Aboriginal Front Door, 384 Main Saturday October 28, 11am – 1pm DTES Market, 501 Powell Wednesday November 1, 12pm – 2pm InterUrban Gallery, 1 E. Hastings, entrance on Carrall For Kids! – Saturday November 4, 2pm – 4pm…

Flags from ‘Namwayut Walk for Reconciliation • Friday, November 3 at 5 pm

Friday, November 3: Collection of Flags Made for the 2017 ‘Namwayut Walk for Reconciliation Exhibition Art Exhibition Opening Reception Friday November 3, 5pm – 7pm Carnegie 3rd floor Gallery, 401 Main Free During a series of workshops led by WePress at Carnegie and Oppenheimer Park, flags were created with artwork commissioned from artist Kwiigay Iiwaans and the artwork…

Heart of the City Festival Workshop • Wednesday, November 1 at 12pm

October 26 – November 4: Four Block Printmaking Workshops at Heart of the City Festival Thursday October 26, 10:30am – 12:30pm Aboriginal Front Door, 384 Main Saturday October 28, 11am – 1pm DTES Market, 501 Powell Wednesday November 1, 12pm – 2pm InterUrban Gallery, 1 E. Hastings, entrance on Carrall For Kids! – Saturday November 4, 2pm – 4pm…