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 opened on February 8th, 2016. The mission of WePress is to offer historic and contemporary methods of print- and art-making, as well as…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sun, Jun 09 at 1:30 PM

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sun, Jun 09 from 1 :30 PM to 4:30 PM at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Register on Eventbrite info[at]wepress.ca Sliding Scale (suggested $20) / participant 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…

Intro to Letterpress • Sun, May 26 at 1:30 PM

Intro to Letterpress Sun, May 26 from 1:30 PM to 4:30 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 8 participants all materials + equipment provided This workshop is for absolute beginners or anyone who needs a refresher course in…

Igniting Creativity: Mythological Creatures • Mon, Apr 29 at 6 PM

Igniting Creativity: Mythological Creatures Mon, Apr 29 from 6 PM to 8 PM at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Register on Eventbrite info[at]wepress.ca $10 Sliding Scale 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…

Intro to Letterpress • Sun, Apr 28 at 2 PM

Intro to Letterpress Sun, Apr 28 from 2 PM to 5 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 8 participants all materials + equipment provided This workshop is for absolute beginners or anyone who needs a refresher course in…

Igniting Creativity: Mythological Creatures • Sat, Apr 27 at 6 PM

Igniting Creativity: Mythological Creatures Sat, Apr 27 from 6 PM to 8 PM at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Register on Eventbrite info[at]wepress.ca $10 Sliding Scale 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…

Intro to Letterpress • Sun, Mar 17 at 2 PM

Intro to Letterpress Sun, Mar 17 from 2 PM to 5 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 8 participants all materials + equipment provided This workshop is for absolute beginners or anyone who needs a refresher course in…

Igniting Creativity: Mythological Creatures • Sun, Feb 24 at 2 PM

Igniting Creativity: Mythological Creatures Sun, Feb 24 from 2 PM to 5 PM at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Register on Eventbrite info[at]wepress.ca $10 Sliding Scale 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…

Open House + Annual General Meeting • Sun, Mar 3rd at 2 pm

Open House + Annual General Meeting 开放日+年度​会议 • ​​​開放日+年度​會議​ Sunday, Mar 3rd, 2019 from 2 to 5 pm with AGM to start at 2:30 pm 2019年3月3日星期日下午2​時​​至​5​時​ 年度會議將於下午2:30​舉行​ 2019年3月3日星期日下午2​时​​至​5​时​ 年度会议将于下午2:30​举行​ at WePress 9 W. Hastings Street, Vancouver on the unceded and occupied territories of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), and səl̓il̓wətaʔł (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations PLUS after the…

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly • Thu, Feb 28 at 6 PM

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Thu, Feb 28 from 6 PM to 9 PM at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Register on Eventbrite info[at]wepress.ca Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Ever want to learn how to make your own books? – those ones with the cool stitching on the spine…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sun, Mar 10 at 2 PM

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sun, Mar 10 from 2 PM to 5 PM at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Register on Eventbrite info[at]wepress.ca Sliding Scale (suggested $20) / participant 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…

Cold Process Soap Making • Sun, Feb 17 at 2 PM

Cold Process Soap Making Sun, Feb 17 from 2 PM to 5 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 8 participants all materials + equipment provided Join Micaela and WePress for a cold-process soap-making workshop. Create soap from scratch…

How to Create a Fantasy Creature • Mon, Feb 04 at 6 PM

How to Create a Fantasy Creature Mon, Feb 04 from 6 PM to 8 PM at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Register on Eventbrite info[at]wepress.ca Free maximum 10 participants all materials + equipment provided In this workshop, participants will use mixed media techniques to create mythological creatures such as Dragons, Chimeras, Centaurs and more. The format of…