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…

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…

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, Mandarin and ASL) provided. fb event page It’s been just under a year since Gallery Gachet…

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,…

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…

Open House + Annual General Meeting on Sun, June 3rd at 1 pm

Open House + Annual General Meeting Sunday, June 3rd from 1 to 4 pm with AGM to start at 1:30 pm at WePress 9 W. Hastings Street, Vancouver on Unceded Coast Salish Territories plus free art workshop open to all Snacks provided! Notice of Annual General Meeting of WePress Community Arts Space Society NOTICE IS…

Block Printmaking Workshop at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden – Sun, May 20 at 1 pm

WePress is collaborating with Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden to bring you: Block Printmaking Workshop Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 1 to 4 pm REGISTER HERE (Discounted price!) For more information: http://vancouverchinesegarden.com/printmaking-workshop.html Fee: $10 (Processing fee is not included) Maximum 25 participants Printing on paper was invented in China about 700 A.D., making China…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Sun, May 20 at 2 pm

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Sun, May 20 from 2 to 5 pm at OUR NEW SPACE at 9 W. Hastings, Vancouver Sliding Scale (suggested $20) / participant includes quilt-making supplies maximum 10 participants Register on Eventbrite info [at] wepress.ca Crazy Quilts were a lively style of patchwork,from scraps,embellished with embroidery, lace and…