The WePress Community Kitchen

After the COVID-19 crisis hit Canada, The WePress Collective stopped running in person art making activities such as workshops and open studio drop ins, in order to protect our community and the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. Instead, we began to provide essential services to support DTES communities. WePress community kitchen has been providing 200 hot…

slow print for queers workshop series • Tuesdays, Jan to March 2021

Slow print is a collaborative printmaking project facilitated on stolen Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-waututh territories for people and artists who: are queer, two-spirit, non-binary, trans, or somewhere on the 2SLGBTQAI+ spectrum want to learn (more) about printmaking, may have some experience or none at all have access to a computer or smart phone, an internet…

WePress is closed for now

The WePress space 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…

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…

Igniting Creativity: Mythological Creatures • Mon, Jul 22 at 6 PM

Igniting Creativity: Mythological Creatures Mon, July 22 from 6 PM to 8 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…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sun, Jul 14 at 1:30 PM

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sun, July 14 from 1 :30 PM to 4:30 PM at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Register on Eventbrite info[at]wepress.ca Pay What You Can (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…