Welcome to WePress!

Welcome to WePress, a new, accessible, Community Artspace in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver, BC, Canada on Unceded Coast Salish Territory! We opened on February 8th, 2016. Our purpose is to use historic and contemporary methods of print and art-making to support learning, skills development and creative communications for personal and community benefit amongst…

Online Fundraiser for WePress

Hey everyone! Please check out our GoFundMe Campaign! We want to thank everyone for supporting WePress since we opened in February 2016, and in the months prior to the opening when we were just getting off the ground. We are in that zone where we have some current funding, and are raising some funds through…

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward • Sun March 26 at 2 pm

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward Sunday, March 26th, 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…

Intro to 3D Printing • March 19th at 3pm

Intro to 3d Printing March 19 from 3 to 5pm $40 per participant includes an illustrated PDF guide to 3d printing Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com max 6 participants per workshop In this 2-hour long beginner workshop, you’ll learn the basics of 3d printing, learn to use the Tinkerine Suite software, and print a…

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly • Sat March 18 at 1 pm

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Saturday, March 18th 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…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sat March 11th at 2 pm

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / 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…

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,…

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly • Sat Feb 25 at 1 pm

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Saturday, Feb 25th 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…

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward • Sun Feb 19 at 2 pm

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward Sunday, Feb 19th, 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 • Sat, Jan 28 at 1 pm

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Saturday, Jan 28th from 1 pm to 3 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite Ever want to learn how to make your own books? – those ones with the cool stitching on the spine that lie flat when you open…

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward • Sun, Jan 22 at 2 pm

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward Sunday, Jan 22nd, 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…

Intro to 3D Printing • January 21st at 3pm

Intro to 3d Printing January 21 from 3 to 5pm $40 per participant includes an illustrated PDF guide to 3d printing Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com max 6 participants per workshop In this 2-hour long beginner workshop, you’ll learn the basics of 3d printing, learn to use the Tinkerine Suite software, and print a…

Intro to Block Printmaking • Thurs, Jan 19 at 2 pm

Intro to Block Printmaking Thursday, January 19th from 2 pm to 5 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant maximum 8 participants ages 10 and up All materials provided Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Block printmaking is such a fun and gratifying activity, and WePress makes it easy by teaching you how to make…