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…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sun, Jan 8 at 2 pm

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sun, 8 January 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…

Holiday Card & Wrapping Paper Making Workshop! Sat Dec 10 at 1 pm

When: December 10th, 1 – 5 pm Where: WePress Community Art Space Cost: No one turned away for lack of funds ($20 suggested donation as a fundraiser for the new year) RSVP through Eventbrite Did you budget for the selfie stick for your sister, but forgot about the wrapping paper and card? Need a low-cost…

POSTPONED – Zine-making with Sarah Davidson

POSTPONED Hi everyone! Sorry for the last minute notice but we are postponing this workshop until the new year. We hope you’ll join us then! thanks, WePress Zine-making with Sarah Davidson Make some counter-culture the good old fashioned way! Sunday, Dec 11th from 1 to 4 pm $20 / participant includes zine-making supplies maximum 10…

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward • Sat, Dec 17 at 1pm

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward Saturday, Dec 17th from 1 to 4 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 cords, including endpapers, and we’ll complete the project with a cover. All materials supplied, but feel free…

Intro to 3D Printing • December 18th at 3pm

Intro to 3d Printing Intro to 3D Printing • December 18th at 3pm $40 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,…

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly • Tues, Dec 27 at 1 pm

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Tuesday, Dec 27th 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, Jan 7th at 2pm

Saturday, Jan 7th from 2 to 5 pm $40 per participant 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 the end of this workshop you should be…

Collective Collage-Making with Sarah Davidson • Sun, Jan 15 at 1 pm

Collective Collage-Making with Sarah Davidson Sunday, Jan 15th from 1 to 4 pm $20 / participant includes collage-making supplies maximum 10 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Push the boundaries of your creativity with a workshop aimed at introducing participants to the practice of collective collage-making. This workshop is meant to entice participants to…

Intro to Letterpress • Thurs, Jan 19 at 2 pm

Intro to Letterpress Thursday, January 19th from 2 pm to 5 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant maximum 6 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…

Intro to 3D Printing • January 21st at 3pm

Intro to 3d Printing January 21 from 3 to 5pm $40 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 • Sat, Jan 28 at 1 pm

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Saturday, Jan 28th from 1 pm to 3 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite Ever want to learn how to make your own books? – those ones with the cool stitching on the spine that lie flat when you open…