Events & Guided Tours

The West Vancouver Art Museum offers a wide range of programs, including public talks and workshops, school programs, and art camps.

Exhibition

Under the Shade of the Lotus Tree: Pari Azarm Motamedi and Rozita Moinishirazi


Public Exhibition Opening: Tuesday, January 24, 6 to 8 p.m.

About the Exhibition

FREE

Tour

Farsi Tour


2—3 pm

Join us for a free, in-person Farsi tour of the West Vancouver Art Museum’s current exhibition, Under the Shade of the Lotus Tree: Pari Azarm Motamedi and Rozita Moinishirazi. Visitors are welcome to drop in to this tour.   

FREE

Special Event

Poetry Reading


6—7:30 pm

Join us for a poetry reading by exhibiting artist, Pari Azarm Motamedi, from a selection of historical and contemporary Persian poetry in English and Farsi.

FREE

Special Event

Ron Thom and His Mid-Century World


6—7:30 pm

Join us for a Heritage Week lecture about Ron Thom (1923-1986), an architect who fought to instill the human spirit in the built environment. Educated at the Vancouver School of Art, he brought an artist’s approach to his work, first in the Vancouver area with the BC Electric Building and numerous landmark houses, and then in Ontario with Massey College, Trent University, the Shaw Festival theatre, and other masterpieces.

FREE

Workshop

WVAM! Drop-In Family Art Project


12—4 pm

On the last Saturday of every month, the WVAM Family Art Project invites families to drop in to the museum for a free afternoon art workshop. All art supplies are provided. Registration is not required. This workshop is generously supported by the West Vancouver Foundation. 

West Vancouver Community Foundation

FREE

Tour

Mandarin Tour


2—3 pm

Join us for a free, in-person Mandarin tour of the West Vancouver Art Museum’s current exhibition, Under the Shade of the Lotus Tree: Pari Azarm Motamedi and Rozita Moinishirazi. Visitors are welcome to drop in to this tour.   

FREE

Special Event

Poetry Reading


6—7:30 pm

Join us for a poetry reading by West Vancouver poet, Sareh Farmand from a selection of her 2022 book of poetry, Pistachios in My Pocket.

FREE

Artist Talk

Pari Azram Montamedi and Rozita Moinishirazi in conversation with Dr. Hilary Letwin, co-presented with the West Vancouver Memorial Library


7—8 pm

Join artists Pari Azarm Motamedi and Rozita Moinishirazi and curator Dr. Hilary Letwin online as they discuss the West Vancouver Art Museum’s current exhibition, Under the Shade of the Lotus Tree. This artist talk is free and open to the public.

FREE

Curatorial Tour

Curatorial Tour


2—3 pm

Join us for a free, in-person tour of the West Vancouver Art Museum’s current exhibition, Under the Shade of the Lotus Tree: Pari Azarm Motamedi and Rozita Moinishirazi. Visitors are welcome to drop in to this tour.  

FREE

Workshop

WVAM! Drop-In Family Art Project


12—4 pm

On the last Saturday of every month, the WVAM Family Art Project invites families to drop in to the museum for a free afternoon art workshop. All art supplies are provided. Registration is not required. This workshop is generously supported by the West Vancouver Foundation. 

West Vancouver Community Foundation

FREE

Tour

Farsi Tour


2—3 pm

Join us for a free, in-person Farsi tour of the West Vancouver Art Museum’s current exhibition, Under the Shade of the Lotus Tree: Pari Azarm Motamedi and Rozita Moinishirazi. Visitors are welcome to drop in to this tour.   

FREE

Curatorial Tour

Curatorial Tour


2—3 pm

Join us for a free, in-person tour of the West Vancouver Art Museum’s current exhibition, Under the Shade of the Lotus Tree: Pari Azarm Motamedi and Rozita Moinishirazi. Visitors are welcome to drop in to this tour.  

FREE

Exhibition

The Decisive Moment: Ema Peter


The Decisive Moment: Ema Peter

Architectural photojournalist Ema Peter has documented some of the most significant contemporary buildings in West Vancouver, the Lower Mainland, and around the globe for the past 15 years, garnering awards for her images and collaborating with top local and international architects.

FREE

Special Event

First Thursdays Art Walk


6—8 pm

Join us for an evening viewing of The Decisive Moment: Ema Peter for the First Thursdays Art Walk. Explore the Ambleside and Dundarave neighbourhoods by taking a self-guided tour of our local galleries and public art. 

FREE

Special Event

First Thursdays Art Walk


6—8 pm

Join us for an evening viewing of The Decisive Moment: Ema Peter for the First Thursdays Art Walk. Explore the Ambleside and Dundarave neighbourhoods by taking a self-guided tour of our local galleries and public art. 

FREE