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 Gallery Gachet to bring community-based art programming to the neighbourhood. Sign up…

Welcome to WePress!

Welcome to WePress, a 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. 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, Mar 11 at 2 pm

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sunday, Mar 11, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm at OUR NEW SPACE at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Sliding Scale (suggested $20) / participant includes quilt-making supplies maximum 10 participants Register on Eventbrite info [at] wepress.ca Crazy Quilts were a lively style of patchwork,from scraps,embellished with embroidery, lace…

WePress: Making Art in the Neighbourhood • Thurs, Mar 1 at 7 pm

WePress: Making Art in the Neighbourhood Presentation + Block Printmaking Workshop Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 7 to 9 pm Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts 149 W. Hastings Street FREE, no registration required. More information here please share the fb event page Co-presented by WePress and SFU’s Vancity Office of…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sun, Feb 11 at 12 pm

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sunday, Feb 11, 2017 from 12 to 3 pm (please note noon start time!) at OUR NEW SPACE at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Sliding Scale (suggested $20) / participant includes quilt-making supplies maximum 10 participants Register on Eventbrite info [at] wepress.ca Crazy Quilts were a lively style of…

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly • Thurs, Feb 1 at 6 pm

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Thursday, February 1st from 6 to 8 pm at OUR NEW SPACE at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite info [at] wepress.ca Ever want to learn how to make your own books? – those ones with the…

CANCELLED – Tacket Bookbinding with Suzan Lee • Sat, Jan 27 at 1 pm

CANCELLED! Due to low registration (minimum 4 participants required), this workshop has been cancelled. Tacket Bookbinding with Suzan Lee Saturday, January 27, 2018 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…

CANCELLED – Box-making Workshop with Suzan Lee • Sun, Jan 14 at 1 pm

CANCELLED! Due to low registration (minimum 4 participants required), this workshop has been cancelled. Box-making Workshop with Suzan Lee Sunday, January 14, 2018 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…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sun, Jan 14 at 2 pm

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sunday, January 14, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm at OUR NEW SPACE at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Sliding Scale (suggested $20) / participant includes quilt-making supplies maximum 10 participants Register on Eventbrite info [at] wepress.ca Crazy Quilts were a lively style of patchwork,from scraps,embellished with embroidery, lace…

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.