Welcome to WePress!

Welcome to WePress, a community artspace in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver, BC, Canada on the occupied and unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓il̓wətaʔł (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. WePress is a small, collectively-run non-profit that opened on February 8th, 2016. WePress offers historic and contemporary methods of print- and art-making in a…

Marbling Workshop: The Art of Painting on Water • Wed, June 3 at 6:00 pm (online)

Marbling Workshop: The Art of Painting on Water Wed, June 3, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm **Online on Zoom on the unceded and occupied traditional territories of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations Register here. info[at]wepress.ca All levels welcome and encouraged This event is free. Donations are welcome. If you…

WePress is closed for now

The WePress space is closed for now to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. We will continue to follow the direction of public health authorities. Please check their websites for the latest information, including Vancouver Coastal Health, the BC Centre for Disease Control and the Public Health Agency of Canada. Thanks for your patience and…

Taller de Marmoleado con Materiales de Casa | en Español

El arte de pintar sobre el agua | Todos los niveles artísticos son bienvenidos Domingo 10 de mayo, 3:00 pm-3:30pm **Online on Zoom: registrar aquí. info[at]wepress.ca Sobre este evento Este evento es gratuito, pero puede dar una donación a WePress. Si puede, también sugerimos donar a DTES Response para apoyar a los esfuerzos para apoyar…

POSTPONED Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sun, Apr 5 at 1:30 pm

POSTPONED Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sun, Apr 5, 2020 from 1:30 to 4:30 pm at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver info[at]wepress.ca By donation (suggested $20) includes quilt-making supplies maximum 10 participants Crazy Quilts were a lively style of patchwork,from scraps,embellished with embroidery, lace and ribbon, popular in the 19th Century. If complicated quilt…

POSTPONED Cold Process Soap Making • Sun, Mar 29 at 2 pm

POSTPONED Cold Process Soap Making Sun, Mar 29, 2020 from 2 to 4 pm at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Register on Eventbrite info[at]wepress.ca $40 sliding scale (pay what you can or free if you can’t) maximum 10 participants all materials + equipment provided Join Micaela and WePress for a cold-process soap-making workshop. Create soap from…

POSTPONED Igniting Creativity: Mythological Creatures • Mon, Mar 23 at 6 PM

POSTPONED Igniting Creativity: Mythological Creatures Monday, Mar 23 from 6 PM to 8 PM at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Register on Eventbrite info[at]wepress.ca Free workshop maximum 10 participants all materials + equipment provided This facilitated open studio will provide the materials and inspiration for participants to create their own mythological creatures. Mixed media techniques will…

POSTPONED Crossbody Bag-making Workshop • Sun, Mar 15 at 1:30 pm

POSTPONED due to low registration Crossbody Bag-making Workshop Sun, Mar 15, 2020 from 1:30 to 4:30 pm at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Register on Eventbrite info[at]wepress.ca By donation (suggested $40 / participant) includes all supplies and materials maximum 8 participants Please join us in this workshop where we’ll make an 8″ X 10″ cross body…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sun, Mar 8 at 1:30 pm

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sun, Mar 8, 2020 from 1:30 to 4:30 pm at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Register on Eventbrite info[at]wepress.ca By donation (suggested $20) includes quilt-making supplies maximum 10 participants Crazy Quilts were a lively style of patchwork,from scraps,embellished with embroidery, lace and ribbon, popular in the 19th Century. If…

Igniting Creativity: Mythological Creatures • Mon, Feb 24 at 6 PM

Igniting Creativity: Mythological Creatures Monday, Feb 24 from 6 PM to 8 PM at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Register on Eventbrite info[at]wepress.ca Free workshop maximum 10 participants all materials + equipment provided This facilitated open studio will provide the materials and inspiration for participants to create their own mythological creatures. Mixed media techniques will be…