Welcome to WePress!

Welcome to WePress, a new, accessible, Community Artspace in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver, BC, Canada on Unceded Coast Salish Territory! We opened on February 8th, 2016. Our purpose is to use historic and contemporary methods of print and art-making to support learning, skills development and creative communications for personal and community benefit amongst…

Online Fundraiser for WePress

Hey everyone! Please check out our GoFundMe Campaign! We want to thank everyone for supporting WePress since we opened in February 2016, and in the months prior to the opening when we were just getting off the ground. We are in that zone where we have some current funding, and are raising some funds through…

Tote Bag Making with Kristie Bradley • Sat, May 20th at 1pm

Tote Bag Making with Kristie Bradley Saturday, May 20th from 1 to 4pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant includes all supplies and equipment maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Learn to sew a reversible tote bag that can be easily adapted to your unique style and preferences. Whether you want a…

Intro to 3d Printing • June 4th at 3-5pm

Intro to 3d Printing June 4th from 3 to 5pm Sliding scale ($40 recommended) includes an illustrated PDF guide to 3d printing Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com max 6 participants per workshop In this 2-hour long beginner workshop, you’ll learn the basics of 3d printing, learn to use the Tinkerine Suite software, and print…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Jun 3rd 2-5pm

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant includes quilt-making supplies maximum 10 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Crazy Quilts were a lively style of patchwork,from scraps,embellished with embroidery, lace and ribbon, popular in the 19th Century. If complicated…

FREE Block Printmaking Workshop at Carnegie Centre for Asian Heritage Month at 2 pm

Japanese Canadian Vegetables & Flowers Block Printmaking Workshop Tuesday, May 16th from 2 to 4 pm at the Carnegie Community Centre 401 Main Street, Vancouver NOT AT WePress! Free drop-in workshop, open to all ages. All materials provided. WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com In this workshop, participants will learn to do block printmaking and create artworks that…

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward • Sun, May 28 at 2pm

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward Sunday, May 28, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant – includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Make a book: eight sections on ribbons, including endpapers, and we’ll complete the project with a cover. All materials supplied, but feel…

Intro to 3d Printing • May 13th at 2-4pm

Intro to 3d Printing May 13 from 2 to 4pm $60 per participant includes an illustrated PDF guide to 3d printing Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com max 6 participants per workshop In this 2-hour long beginner workshop, you’ll learn the basics of 3d printing, learn to use the Tinkerine Suite software, and print a…

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Sun • May 21 at 1 pm

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Sunday, May 21st from 1 pm to 3 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Ever want to learn how to make your own books? – those ones with the cool stitching on the spine that lie flat…

Intro to Letterpress • Sat, May 6 at 2 pm

Intro to Letterpress Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm $40 fixed price max 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com This workshop is for absolute beginners or anyone who needs a refresher course in traditional letterpress printing. Learn some of the basics of type setting, inking, and operating the press. By…

Annual General Meeting & Open House on Sat, Apr 29th at 2pm

Join us at our OPEN HOUSE & 1st ANNIVERSARY PARTY & ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Saturday, April 29, 2–5 pm Find out what’s happening with WePress! Following the AGM, we’ll have bookmaking and other activities, including letterpress and 3D printing demos. Come to hang out, catch up with us, and eat and drink! Notice of Annual…

3D Printing + Relief Printmaking • April 30 at 2pm

3D Printing + Block Printmaking April 30th from 3 to 5pm $60 per participant includes an illustrated PDF guide to 3d printing Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com max 4 participants per workshop In this 3-hour long beginner workshop, you’ll learn the basics of 3d printing, and how to use our Tinkerine 3d printer for…

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward • Sun April 23 at 2 pm

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant – includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Make a book: eight sections on ribbons, including endpapers, and we’ll complete the project with a cover. All materials supplied, but feel…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sat Apr 22nd at 2 pm

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant includes quilt-making supplies maximum 10 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Crazy Quilts were a lively style of patchwork, from scraps, embellished with embroidery, lace and ribbon, popular in the 19th Century….