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 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…

Powell Street Festival and WePress: Art and Advocacy in Action

This article was published in the July issue of The Bulletin / Geppo magazine, a monthly publication of the Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens’ Association (GVJCCA) and can be viewed here as well: http://jccabulletin-geppo.ca/powell-street-festival-and-wepress-art-and-advocacy-in-action/ Powell Street Festival and WePress: Art and Advocacy in Action by PSFS + WePress With multi-year funding from Vancouver Foundation, Powell…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sun, Nov 18 at 2 PM

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sun, Nov 18 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…

Official Grand Opening of Our Space • Sun, Oct 28 at 1 pm

Official Grand Opening of the new Gallery Gachet + WePress Space Open House Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 1 to 4 pm 9 W. Hastings Street, Vancouver Musqueam, Squamish & Tsleil-Waututh territories Open to all. Snacks and Interpretation (Cantonese and Mandarin) provided. fb event page It’s been just under a year since Gallery Gachet +…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sun, Oct 21 at 2 PM

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sun, Oct 21 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, Oct 14 at 2 PM

Join WePress for Art Book Week at our Intro to Letterpress workshop Sun, Oct 14 from 2 PM to 5 PM at WePress 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver on Musqueam, Squamish & Tsleil-Waututh territories maximum 10 participants all materials + equipment provided Register on Eventbrite WORKSHOP FULL! info[at]wepress.ca Learn some of the basics of typesetting, inking,…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sun, Sep 09 at 2 PM

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sun, Sep 09 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…

Open Studio • Thurs, Aug 30th at 6 pm

Open Studio Drop-In with WePress Join WePress for some art-making! We’ll break out the art supplies and participants are free to work independently or collaboratively with whatever items spark their interest! We’ve got supplies on-hand for painting, card-making, collage, block-printing, brush painting and calligraphy, bookmaking, the list goes on! As always light snacks and refreshments…

Open Studio • Thurs, Aug 16th at 6pm

Open Studio Drop-In with WePress Join WePress for some art-making! We’ll break out the art supplies and participants are free to work independently or collaboratively with whatever items spark their interest! We’ve got supplies on-hand for painting, card-making, collage, block-printing, brush painting and calligraphy, bookmaking, the list goes on! As always light snacks and refreshments…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sun, Jun 17 at 2 PM

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sun, Jun 17 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…