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The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents:

Sherida Charles – “Transits & Reveries” 

Exhibition Dates: July 1st – 31st, 2022

Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00am – 2:00pm

Free Admission

Exhibition Statement

My recent mixed media works and acrylic on canvas paintings revolve around the realities of living and moving through an urban space. A space filled with signs, bold colour and shapes, and fleeting glimpses of incongruous imagery. There are short stints on transit and passing glances at street scenes, neon, plant displays in storefronts, leaf shapes in gardens, and the layered effect of multiple impressions in rapid succession.

The scenes on transit are reflective of quick sketches to capture compositions, with the linear, primary coloured compositions recalling Mondrian for me. Depending on the daylight hour aboard the train, the shadows shift and create strong shapes. The scene and occupants constantly change in an endlessly varied, multicultural diorama. The environment of the train and buses also serves as a common denominator of humanity and represents the essence of our urban population. The colours and lines and shapes also represent an increasing concern I have with simplification and abstraction.  

Artist Biography

I was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1964, and emigrated to Canada in 1976, settling in New Westminster. I attended high school in Burnaby and studied Fine Arts at the University of British Columbia. During my 20’s, I practiced as a painter, won a year of post-grad study at the Banff Centre, and was awarded a Canada Council grant in 1988 to take my paintings to Jamaica for an exhibit. Later, I decided to pursue Art Education to secure regular employment in Canada, attaining my B. Ed Degree in 1991. I have been teaching Art at the Secondary level in the Coquitlam School District since 1992, and recently left teaching to focus on my own art practice. I live in the west end of New Westminster with my husband and sons. In 2019 I joined a Studio Residency in Vancouver called Printermedia, an extension of Malaspina Printmakers, where I am able to focus on printmaking with facilities and equipment, as well as other collaborative artists. Here I have been able to immerse myself in developing and practicing my skills with multicolour reduction linocuts, and also continue exploring silkscreen processes and mixed media painting in traditional and experimental works.

For more information, visit: http://www.sheridacharlesart.com/

Drama, Comedy
1 Hour 40 min

Director: Zoe Leigh Hopkins
Writers: Zoe Leigh Hopkins
Stars: Dakota Ray Hebert, Jayli Wolf, Asivak Koostachin
When: Monday, June 27, 2022 – 7:00 pm at Massey Theatre
Tickets: General Admission $9 – Seniors/Students $8
{Advance tickets at the Massey Theatre Box Office}
{Advance tickets online at ticketsnw.ca}
{At the door, CASH ONLY}

SYNOPSIS:
Run Woman Run is a magical dramedy about Beck, a single mom who learns how to reclaim her dreams, family and honour her life, all thanks to an unlikely coach. Beck is goaded into running a marathon by the ghostly appearance of legendary Onondaga marathon runner Tom Longboat and through running gets her life back on track and runs to honour those that she loves.

Winner: Best Film, Best Actress American Indian Film FestivalWinner: Audience Choice Award, Best Film/Moon Jury Award, ImagineNATIVE festival

TRAILER:

New Westminster Secondary School exhibition poster

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents:

“Metamorphosis”
by New West Secondary School

Exhibition Dates: June 1-26th, 2022
Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun, 10 am – 2 pm

Free Admission

EXHIBITION STATEMENT

The 2022 Graduating Students of New Westminster have worked hard to bring together their best work for their fourth Grad Show. The show includes all manner of creation: ink drawing, painting, sculpture, and photography. These artists are excited to launch themselves into the big world and land in a way that honours their high school life. As you wander through the gallery of images and sculpture you will see yourself mirrored in their youth and proudly imagine the strength of our community’s future.

We hope you enjoy this exhibition.

June 30 Fundraiser and Celebration

Join us on Thursday, June 30, at Centennial Lodge as we come together to celebrate what’s next for the Arts Council of New Westminster.

The mission of Bringing Community Together Through the Arts drives us, and the Arts Council of New Westminster is moving forward into a new era of engaging, fostering, supporting, and promoting arts for all age groups, cultures, and Indigenous community members.

With an active Board of Directors and new leadership and staff, the organization is ready for a creative future!

We want to acknowledge the dedicated work that brought the ACNW to this moment and kick-start what is sure to be a bright future for the arts in New West .

Let’s come together and let loose for the arts!

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKET

Click here to learn more about our STRIVE DRIVE THRIVE Strategic plan

The evening will include live music, a silent auction, an art sale, and more!

This is a ticketed event. A limited number of tickets are available.

Early Bird Tickets: $25

After May 30: $35

*Each ticket includes one drink ticket and light refreshments

ACNW Music Selection Committee

May 24, 2022
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A conversation with Chief Rhonda Larrabee of the Qayqayt (qiqéyt) First Nation- November 28, 2021

May 17, 2022

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2022 ACNW Community Engagement Survey Results

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Fraser Valley Potters Guild – “Artist’s Choice” – May 4-29, 2022

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Arts Council of New Westminster announce scholarship recipient for 2022

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The Gloria–Monday, April 25, 2022

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Call for Committee Members – Visual Arts Committee

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Call for Musicians – Arts Council of New Westminster Summer Music Program – 2022

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The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open–Monday, March 28, 2022

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ACNW Community Engagement Survey 2022

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Media Release: Poets+ curator Tawahum Bige shares selection and creative process

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Media Release: Announcing Poets+ curated by Tawahum Bige

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Last Monday at the Movies Returning January 2022

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Fiona Tang – “Bare” – November 3-28, 2021

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ArtsNW Podcast – Call for Participants

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS – The Gallery at Queen’s Park – Artist in Residence 2022

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At the Arts Council of New Westminster, we live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) Nation as well as all […]

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AGM NOTICE 2021

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The Arts Council of New Westminster2021 Annual General Meetingwill be on Sunday, November 28, 2021. Venue: To be determined, based on Provincial Health Orders. Either In-person at the Centennial Lodge […]

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The Best of the Crawl Group Exhibition- October 6-31, 2021

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The Compassion Project: Dance to the End of Love

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Mask Mandate – August 25, 2021

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Wade Comer – “Time Passages” – Aug 4-29,2021

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Call for Board Members 2021

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At the Arts Council of New Westminster, we live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) Nation as well as all […]

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The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: The Outlaw Art ShowPop-up Exhibitionas part of the Gordon Smithers Artist in Residency Artists include : Gord SmithersKelly HaighDavid OstremRay CondoIan TilesKeith PicotKevin HouseRob […]

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Summer Sketching by the River – Free Drawing Classes in August

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Join the Arts Council of New Westminster and River Market for Summer Sketching by the River. This series of free drawing classes will take place throughout the month of August. […]

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Wow! A new announcement from the Massey Theatre Society about the future of this important art space in New Westminster! Check out this media release: Eighth & Eight is an […]

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CALL FOR ARTISTS – The Gallery at Queen’s Park – 2022

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At the Arts Council of New Westminster, we live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) Nation as well as all […]

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NWSS Student Exhibition – “Beyond Boundaries” – June 2-27, 2021

May 31, 2021

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “Beyond Boundaries”by New Westminster Secondary Student Exhibition Exhibition Dates: June 2 – 27, 2021.  Free Admission. Exhibition Statement The New Westminster 2021 Graduating Students have […]

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Call for Artisan Vendors

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Call for Musicians 2021

May 31, 2021

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Victoria Mitchell – “Of The Earth” – May 5 – 30, 2021

April 30, 2021

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The Rhodo Photo Contest – The Gallery at Queen’s Park

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Queen’s Park Parent Participation Preschool 5th Annual Art Exhibition – “Lines and Dots”

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February 15, 2021

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ACNW Indigenous Curator – Contract Position – Expression of Interest

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At the Arts Council of New Westminster, we live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) Nation as well as all […]

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ACNW – Community Engagement Nights – Winter and Spring 2021

January 29, 2021

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ACNW – Membership Nights – Winter and Spring 2021

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ACNW – Community Engagement Night – January 27, 2021

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New West Craft Artisan Exhibition – Feb 1 – 28, 2021

January 12, 2021

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “New West Craft Artisan Exhibition” Featuring:Pineapple Cat StudioKathy HarmsFlorenzca DesignsRelaxation IslandGlasea Exhibition Dates: February 1 – 28, 2021.Hours: Wednesday to Saturday, 10:00am – 2:00pm Free […]

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Studio Space Available

January 8, 2021

Join a new artist collective at The Gallery at Queen’s Park The Arts Council of New Westminster is responding to the needs of our members and community artists by offering […]

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Changing the Conversation: Reframing the Narrative through the Arts – November 14 2020

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Join us as we explore how the arts can help us to think more deeply and empathetically about issues related to poverty and homelessness. Saturday, November 14, 20202:00 PM – […]

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The Compassionate I: Personal Images of Loss & Healing pop-up group exhibition – River Market – November 2020 to January 2021

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The Arts Council of New Westminsterand the New West Hospice Society present: ‘The Compassionate I : Personal Images of Loss & Healing’ pop-up group exhibition Featuring photography by: Melanie Evalyn […]

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Annual General Meeting 2020

September 25, 2020

The Arts Council of New Westminster2020 Annual General Meetingwill be on Sunday, November 22nd 2020. Venue: Online through ZOOMTime: 2:00pm – 3:00 pmTo register for the AGM, click hereMore information about […]

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Call for Board Members 2020

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At the Arts Council of New Westminster, we live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) Nation as well as all […]

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ACNW Permanent Collection – October 1, 2020 – January 31, 2021

September 21, 2020

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “ACNW Permanent Collection” Exhibition Dates: Oct 1, 2020 – January 31, 2021. Free Admission.Viewing by appointment onlyClick here to book an appointment Exhibition Statement The Arts […]

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#BlackoutTuesday RECAP

September 8, 2020

Blackout Tuesday was a collective action to protest racism and police brutality. Taking place on June 2, 2020, it was an opportunity for reflection on racism and the effects of […]

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Media Release: New donation of artworks to the ACNW Permanent Collection

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The Arts Council of New Westminster is pleased to have received a donation of artworks by Robert King Courtney to the ACNW Permanent Collection by Sean Courtney. We are excited […]

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Call to Artists: New West Portraits – Anvil Centre Community Art Gallery

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Last Monday at the Movies – Season postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

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Media Release: Garden Gals create a series of paintings in direct response to COVID-19

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Friends of the Arts Council #NewWest campaign RESULTS!

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Dear Editor, On behalf of myself and all the Board of Directors of the Arts Council of New Westminster, along with staff and volunteers, I want to publicly acknowledge the […]

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Arts in the Park – July/August 2020

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The Arts Council of New Westminster, in partnership with the City of New Westminster’s Youth Services and Art Services Departments is proud to be presenting “Art in the Park” in […]

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Canada Day – ArtsToGo Workshop with Merril Hall

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Arts Council of New Westminster to launch new Cultural Calendar on our website

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In asking ourselves as a staff team how we can continue to support our members, artist and the arts community, we quickly realized that we could respond to the calls […]

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: New Westminster Overdose Memorial

June 15, 2020

The New Westminster Overdose Community Action Team – Peer Network is assembling a memorial to commemorate the many lives that have been lost to the overdose crisis. We hope to […]

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Arts Council unveils Summer 2020 playlist on Spotify

June 8, 2020

It’s summertime! The Arts Council of New Westminster has made a Summer 2020 playlist filled with Canadian artists from near and far. The playlist features a hodgepodge of many different […]

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ArtsNW Podcast Summer Edition: Call for Emerging Storytellers!

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Friends of The Arts Council #NewWest Campaign Receives $10,000 Matching Donation from Anonymous Supporter

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Joni Mitchell had it right when she sang “You don’t know what you’ve got ‘til its gone”. Among the casualties form this pandemic are all the theatre performances, music concerts […]

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Arts Council of New Westminster supports local 55+ community with arts awards

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‘Seniors Expressions Through the Arts’ project changes gears to support ten local residents with funding for art projects and professional development. Never before has it been more important to ensure […]

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Thank you for supporting the ‘Friends of The Arts Council #NewWest’ campaign for #GivingTuesdayNOW on May 5, 2020

May 9, 2020

Arts Council of New Westminster pleased to share results of giving during May 5 global #GivingTuesdayNow Dear friend of the Arts Council of New Westminster, On April 26th, we sent […]

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Arts Council of New Westminster launching campaign for May 5th global #GivingTuesdayNow

April 26, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Arts Council of New Westminster launching campaign for May 5th global #GivingTuesdayNowFRIENDS OF THE ARTS COUNCIL #NEWWEST CAMPAIGN 2020 TO RAISE $35,000 TO SUPPORT ACNW PROGRAM DELIVERY […]

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ‘The Compassionate I : Personal Images of Loss & Healing’ pop-up exhibition – EXTENDED DEADLINE – April 30, 2020

March 31, 2020

We acknowledge that we live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) Nation as well as all Coast Salish Nations. The […]

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COVID-19 – Sign-up to be notified

March 27, 2020

As the Arts Council of New Westminster continues to track the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we will be sending out notifications. Join our newsletter to keep up-to-date:

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ACNW Board of Directors curate Spotify playlist

March 21, 2020

The Arts Council of New Westminster Board of Directors have spent this first week of social distancing curating a playlist of their favourite songs to self-quarantine to during the spread […]

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COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) STATEMENT

March 12, 2020

Updated: July 3, 2020 – 8:00am The Arts Council of New Westminster (ACNW) is keeping up to date with the continuing developments surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. We are communicating and […]

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PUBLIC ART: Call for Artists – Morgan Crossing – Deadline: March 20, 2020

March 5, 2020

CALL FOR ARTIST 2020 Organizers: The Shops at Morgan Crossing is located in the heart of South Surrey. The shops at Morgan Crossing is a vibrant outdoor shopping centre offering […]

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Hope Gap – Monday, March 30 – CANCELLED

February 27, 2020

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, this event has been cancelled. The ACNW will be announcing credits for Last Monday at the Movies Seasons Pass holders […]

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Inter/Action – Abhisek Mukherjee – March 15, 2020

February 24, 2020

The Arts Council of New Westminster presents: Abhisek Mukherjee Artist Talk: Sunday, March 15, 2020. 3pm –  4pm INTER/ACTION Inter/action is a monthly free public event that facilitates dialogue, practice, […]

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Abhisek Mukherjee – “Background for Thoughts” – March 4 – 29, 2020

February 24, 2020

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “Background for Thoughts” by Abhisek Mukherjee Exhibition Dates: March 4 – 29, 2020 Opening Reception: Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 6-8pm Artist Talk: Sunday, March […]

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ‘The Compassionate I : Personal Images of Loss & Healing’ pop-up exhibition

February 16, 2020

We acknowledge that we live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) Nation as well as all Coast Salish Nations. The […]

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Artists by the River – Fine Art Festival – Saturday, June 13

February 15, 2020

Call for ArtistsArtists by the River is a one day Fine Art event hosted by the Arts Council of New Westminster. On Saturday, June 13 the boardwalk at Westminster Quay […]

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ACNW Community Engagement Survey 2020

February 15, 2020

The Arts Council of New Westminster requests your feedback! Please take ten minutes to fill out our Community Engagement Survey. Your answers will assist the ACNW in enhancing the delivery […]

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CALL FOR LGBTQ2SIA+ ARTISTS: The Art of Pride – August 2020

February 3, 2020

Youth for a Change, in partnership with the Arts Council of New Westminster, invite artists to submit for consideration for inclusion in our 5th annual art show. All mediums will […]

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CALL FOR MUSICIANS – ACNW Summer Music Program – 2020

February 3, 2020

Submit your application for the 2020 ACNW Summer Music Program, including live concerts a part of Uptown Unplugged, Music by the River, and many more. Loading…

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Rafiki – Monday, February 24, 2020

January 30, 2020

Drama/Romance1h 23min Director: Wanuri Kahiu Writers: Wanuri Kahiu, Jenna Cato BassStars: Samantha Mugatsia, Neville Misati, Nice GithinjiWhen: Monday, February 24, 2020 – 7:00 pm at Massey TheatreTickets: General Admission $9 – Seniors/Students $8{Advance tickets […]

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Alisha Sian – “Vulnerability” – February 5 – 23, 2020

January 22, 2020

The Gallery at Queen’s Park presents: “Vulnerability” by Alisha Sian Exhibition Dates: February 5 – 23, 2020 Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 6-8pm Artist Talk: Sunday, February 16, 2020, […]

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All Is True-Monday, January 27

January 6, 2020

Biography/Drama/History101 Minutes Director: Kenneth Branagh Writers: Ben EltonStars: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen When: Monday, January 27, 2020 – 7:00 pm at Massey TheatreTickets: General Admission $9 – Seniors/Students $8{Advance tickets at the Massey […]

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Call for Committee Members: Seniors Expressions Through the Arts

December 15, 2019

Interested in sharing expertise and making a difference to the New Westminster arts community? The Arts Council of New Westminster (ACNW) is seeking (10) Seniors to join the “Seniors Expressions […]

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS – The Gallery at Queen’s Park – Artist in Residence 2020

November 29, 2019

At the Arts Council of New Westminster, we live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) Nation as well as all […]

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Media Release: The ARTSNW Podcast

November 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ARTSNW, the podcast. A first listen to the art beat of the city.THE ARTSNW PODCAST HIGHLIGHTS MAKERS AND MOVERS IN THE ROYAL CITY November, 15 2019 (New […]

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: Changing the Conversation: Reflective Empathy and Public Discourse on Social Housing

November 8, 2019

We acknowledge that we live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) Nation as well as all Coast Salish Nations. Changing […]

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Annual General Meeting Notice 2019

November 4, 2019

The Arts Council of New Westminster 2019 Annual General Meeting will be on Sunday, November 24th 2019. Venue: Centennial Lodge in Queen’s Park Time: 1:30pm – 2:30 pmMore information, click here […]

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