WePress is closed for now

WePress 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 understanding, WePress

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…

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…

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly • Sun, Feb 16 at 1:30 PM

Coptic Binding Sun, Feb 16, 2020 from 1:30 to 4:30 pm at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Register on Eventbrite info[at]wepress.ca Pay What You Can (suggested $50 / participant) includes book-making supplies maximum 8 participants Learn how to make your own hardcover notebook using the Coptic stitch! This is a centuries-old method that modern day bookbinders…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sun, Feb 9 at 1:30 PM

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sun, Feb 9, 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, Jan 27 at 6 PM

Igniting Creativity: Mythological Creatures Monday, Jan 27 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…

Intro to Letterpress • Sun, Jan 26 at 1:30 pm

Intro to Letterpress Sun, Jan 26, 2020 from 1:30 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…