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…

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 Sunday, Mar 3rd, 2019 from 2 to 5 pm with AGM to start at 2:30 pm 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 meeting, free Small Handbag Making Workshop open…

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…

We Are All Artists • Jan 27th at 2pm

我们都是艺术家  •  我們都是藝術家  •  WE ARE ALL ARTISTS Why Art and Storytelling Matter to Chinese Seniors Sunday, January 27th, 2019 from 2pm to 4:30pm at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (578 Carrall Street, Venue Sponsor) Free event but space is limited. Entry is first come first served. Cantonese, Mandarin, and ASL interpretation provided. Facebook…

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

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sun, Feb 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…

Intro to Letterpress • Sun, Jan 20 at 2 PM

Intro to Letterpress Sun, Jan 20 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…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sun, Jan 13 at 2 PM

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sun, Jan 13 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…

Intro to Letterpress • Thurs, Nov 29 at 6 pm

Intro to Letterpress Thursday, November 29 from 6 to 9 pm at WePress (9 W. Hastings Street) $40 sliding scale (pay what you can or free if you can’t) max 8 participants Register on Eventbrite info [at] wepress.ca This workshop is for absolute beginners or anyone who needs a refresher course in traditional letterpress printing. Learn…