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Silk Purse Arts Centre

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1570 Argyle Ave

West Vancouver, BC


HOURS:  tue-sun 12-4pm.

To Nov 21
Of Material Importance. Mixed media artists Laura Clark & Monica Nudelman explore the passage of time, memory & the emotions we experience while confronting those concepts through photography, collage & assemblage rich with imagery & multiple layers of materials.

Nov 25-Dec 18
4 Seasons of B.C. Members of the North Shore Artists’ Guild present paintings capturing landscapes & activities from across the province & throughout the seasons, reflecting common connections we share with place, nature & community.

Jan 13-Feb 6
You Are Here. Twelve stunning paintings & woodcut prints depicting scenes of North & West Vancouver by local artists from the 2022 You Are Here Calendar. Presented in partnership with North Van Arts & the North Shore Culture Compass.


The Silk Purse Arts Centre is operated by the West Vancouver Community Art Council & leased to the WVCAC by the District of West Vancouver. The WVCAC hosts 18 art exhibitions a year at the Silk Purse, creating a space where emerging & established artists as well as community art guilds & collectives are represented equally. Exhibiting artists frequently provide live demos. Openings are held the 1st Tuesday of each exhibition run & are open to the public.