Ben Davidson, Haida, artist

In Memoriam – Ben Davidson

1976 - 2020 We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Ben Davidson on August 15th, who had a heart attack at age 44. As an outstanding, notable artist with
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When we feel far away from each other, it's the little things, the personal and thoughtful gestures that lets someone know you want to stay close. It's times like these

Celebrating Nunavut Day: Qavavau Manumie

On July 9th, Nunavut Day, we are celebrating internationally-acclaimed Inuit artist Qavavau Manumie. His delicate touch, light colours and whimsical approach to depicting wildlife and landscapes of the far north
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National Indigenous Peoples Day June 21st

Throughout the entire year, we wait in anticipation for the longest day of the year to begin our summer.  In particular, this recent spring has felt especially prolonged for

In Memoriam – Gerry Marks

1949-2020 Accomplished Haida artist Gerry Marks passed away recently on March 27th at the age of 70 due to a heart attack.  He was inspirational to many contemporary artists such

International Women’s Day 2020 – March 8th

In celebrating International Women's Day on March 8th, we're honouring Coast Salish artist Angela Marston. Angela has combined her skills as a wood carver and weaver to create a signature

Paris Indigenous Fashion Week 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020 | Normandy Le Chantier Hotel, Paris, France. International Indigenous Fashion Week Inc. (IIFW) will deliver a diverse experience blending fashion and music from artists and designers

Celebrating Bill Reid’s 100th Birthday

On January 12th, we celebrate the 100th birthday of Bill Reid - one of Canada's preeminent and most distinguished First Nations artists.  We gratefully acknowledge Vancouver's Museum of Anthropology

Fulmer Award Exhibition 2019

The Yaletown Roundhouse Community Centre recently hosted a four day exhibition for the Fulmer Award in First Nations Art, an event held in partnership with the BC Achievement Foundation.

Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week 2019

This years Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week welcomes over 32 designers and will take place at both the Orpheum and Queen Elizabeth Theatre this November 18th to 21st.

Heiltsuk Opens Historic Big House

Today is the official opening with blessing ceremony of the Gvákva’áus Haíɫzaqv (Heiltsuk big house) named by Chief Marilyn Slett in Bella Bella (Waglisla), British Columbia. This five day event

Doc Film on Robert Davidson Premieres at VIFF

On October 1st, the VIFF (Vancouver International Film Festival) premiers a Robert Davidson documentary - Haida Modern. In the new documentary Haida Modern, Davidson recalls wandering the Museum of Anthropology

Crafted in the City: Trace Yeomans

Join us for an engaging conversation with Haida/Ukrainian artist Trace Yeomans. Trace will discuss how she works in fabric applique and other materials in her art, her inspiration and technique

Meet the Artist! Maynard Johnny Jr.

Up close and personal... Join us for an entertaining afternoon to engage with artist Maynard Johnny Jr. (Kwakwaka'wakw/Coast Salish) while he creates one of his latest new works on April

Crafted Vancouver: Made to be Discovered

In association with Crafted Vancouver, our Gallery is participating in events "designed to celebrate the vitality of our hand-crafted world". For 25 days in May, a festival of exceptional contemporary

Resilience: through laughter Exhibition Opening

This past Saturday, Coastal Peoples Gallery and invited guests were witness to the launch of Corrine Hunt's latest collection of innovative and progressive designs in jewelry and mixed media. Corrine's

International Women’s Day – March 8th

Today, on March 8th, International Women’s Day is being celebrated and we’re honouring Kwakwaka’wakw / Tlingit artist Corrine Hunt. Her solo exhibition Resilience: through laughter opens on Saturday, March

Holiday Celebration

This December 1st Coastal Peoples made merry this season with a Holiday Celebration. Invited guests and artists were brought together to enjoy an afternoon of lively conversation and amazing art. Guests

Caring About Community – Christmas 2018

While guests enjoyed our Holiday Celebration event on December 1st, their charitable donations went to one of our favourite organizations - the DEWC (Downtown Eastside Women's Centre) - and

Celebrating Nunavut Day: Thomas Ugjuk

“I am one of those who is somewhere in between, of those who can remember the time before carvings were made and those who know that carvings are a
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