art + code • aug 20th at 4-6pm

Art + Code, Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 from 4 to 6 pm maximum 5 participants WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com This week we’ll sketch generative + interactive art with Lauren Mccarthy’s p5.js project! No experience with code or art needed. Workshop is free and open to women-identified, gender nonconforming, non-binary, queer & poc folks who have lived…

Tracey Morrison and Jim Wong-Chu

This month we lost two major community leaders, Tracey Morrison and Jim Wong-Chu. All of us at WePress want to send our condolences to family and members of the communities that Tracey and Jim were part of. We want to recognize their inspiring work and try to do our part to carry it forward. Karen…

WePress has moved!

We’re excited to announce that starting in November 2017, WePress will be roommates with Gallery Gachet at The Beacon Hotel, located at 9 W. Hastings, between Army & Navy and Pigeon Park! We are sad to leave the Sun Wah Centre on Keefer, but we also look forward to working with the Gallery to continue…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Jul 22nd at 2 pm

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $20) / 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…

Tote Bag Making with Kristie Bradley • Sat, May 20th at 1pm

Tote Bag Making with Kristie Bradley Saturday, May 20th from 1 to 4pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant includes all supplies and equipment maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Learn to sew a reversible tote bag that can be easily adapted to your unique style and preferences. Whether you want a…

FREE Block Printmaking Workshop at Carnegie Centre for Asian Heritage Month at 2 pm

Japanese Canadian Vegetables & Flowers Block Printmaking Workshop Tuesday, May 16th from 2 to 4 pm at the Carnegie Community Centre 401 Main Street, Vancouver NOT AT WePress! Free drop-in workshop, open to all ages. All materials provided. WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com In this workshop, participants will learn to do block printmaking and create artworks that…

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward • Sun, May 28 at 2pm

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward Sunday, May 28, 2017 from 2 to 5 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 ribbons, including endpapers, and we’ll complete the project with a cover. All materials supplied, but feel…

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Sun • May 21 at 1 pm

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Sunday, May 21st 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, May 6 at 2 pm

Intro to Letterpress Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm $40 fixed price max 8 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 the press. By…

Annual General Meeting & Open House on Sat, Apr 29th at 2pm

Join us at our OPEN HOUSE & 1st ANNIVERSARY PARTY & ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Saturday, April 29, 2–5 pm Find out what’s happening with WePress! Following the AGM, we’ll have bookmaking and other activities, including letterpress and 3D printing demos. Come to hang out, catch up with us, and eat and drink! Notice of Annual…

Rock, Paper, Scissors and WePress Block Printmaking Workshop at the Nikkei National Museum • Sun Feb 26 at 12pm

Japanese Canadian Vegetables & Flowers Block Printmaking Sunday, February 26th from 12pm to 4pm AT NIKKEI NATIONAL MUSEUM IN BURNABY!!! (not at WePress!!!) 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC V5E 4M7 Free drop-in program. Suitable for all ages. All materials supplied. See also: http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/sfcfeb2017/ No registration required. Exhibit opens Sat, Feb 4th and runs until Sun,…