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The Book Cover As Art

With Brian Murdoch Click Here for Murdoch's Bookshoppe The dustwrapper of a book, its evolution in the twentieth century, and its reflection of, or innovation upon, the ideas of beauty and functionality, is celebrated in this two-hour presentation. Come discover the hidden secrets of the book cover from the iconic, to the art deco movement, [...]

Women Mystics

With Harold Rosen In this course we explore the lives, thoughts and deeds of 9 outstanding women of history. Their spiritual radiance, intellectual brilliance and moral courage overcame the barriers of their patriarchal cultures.  They were provocative and influential reformers who could not be ignored or overlooked.  They were mystical, visionary and with a futuristic [...]

Art Appreciation: Face Value – 700 Years of the Flemish & Dutch Portrait Tradition

With Aleksandra Idzior From the Flemish and Early Netherlandish through the Dutch Golden Age and Flemish 17th century portraits depicting individuals and groups of people, to the current painted and photographed portraits, this lecture series addresses a genre in art of the Low Countries that have memorialized individuals and commented on their position, character, and [...]

Heritage Test of Time “Show and Tell”

A presentation and discussion of ‘heritage’ and how the past influences our lives and decisions today. Bring and article, family heirloom, or memory to share. Offered as part of the “Linking Hands through the Generations Program” A partnership with School District # 75 and a part of the Heritage Week Celebrations.   Date : February [...]

Travel: China for New Years

With Confucius Institute of Coquitlam Come and enjoy an armchair journey to China for New Years as the Chinese teachers from Confucius Institute of Coquitlam share with us their knowledge of the Chinese New Year and introduce this beautiful cultural tradition.     Greeting talk at the January 31, 2018 Class The Chinese word 福 means Fortune in English. [...]

Travel to Vienna & Budapest

With Elspeth Bowers Explore the streets of Vienna and Budapest with Elspeth Bowers as she tells of her recent visit to the area through photos and stories.     Date: January 24, 2018 Day: Wednesday Time: 10:0 a.m. to 12:00 noon Fee: Member $7 Non-Member $10 Location: 32444 7th Ave. Mission V2V 2B5  

Piece Makers Quilting Group

  This group meets weekly to work on various collaborative projects in a spacious studio. All levels of sewing skills are welcome: share your knowledge, learn something new, and enjoy the sense of completion of a big project that you had a hand in creating! Warning: side effects of joining this group may include: laughter, [...]