Upcoming Exhibitions

Deer Lake Park by Linda Fabbro, Acrylics

Jun 2 - 29, 2017

Opening Reception: Friday, June 2, 7pm - 9pm

Images and Ideas, various media by Art Enhancement students

Images and Ideas is an annual exhibition of artwork created the Art Enhancement class at Place des Arts. Taught by Don Portelance, a teacher for multiple generations of BC artists, Art Enhancement has traditionally focused on media, style, ideas, and has provided an opportunity for advanced students to continue improving their abilities.

Images and Ideas gives these exceptional students a chance to display their newly developed skills and concepts, and learn the ins and outs of developing and participating in a professional exhibition.

APEx Annual Student Exhibition, various media by Place des Arts students

The APEx Student Exhibition is an annual event showcasing the unique artwork created by registered Place des Arts visual arts students of all ages. Featuring artwork from the diverse range of classes that Place des Arts offers, APEx will include paintings, ceramics, drawing, comics, pottery, fibre arts and photography.

For many students, APEx is an introduction to exhibiting their artwork, and provides new students with the knowledge and confidence they need to improve their practice and explore new concepts and techniques. This is an exhibition for witnessing artistic growth and supporting the work of developing students in the Maillardville community.

APEx Annual Alumni Exhibition, various media by Place des Arts alumni

The APEx Alumni Exhibition is a homecoming exhibition for talented Place des Arts graduates. Over decades of teaching, supporting, mentoring and interacting with thousands of developing artists, musicians, dancers, writers, film makers and animators, Place des Arts is pleased to have made an impact in the growth of exceptional artists who have pushed their personal practice to new heights. 

The alumni exhibition is Place des Arts’ chance to invite their prodigal students back to share with the current student base their progress, their successes and their stories. With such a diverse array of talent on display, the alumni exhibition demonstrates what one can accomplish through hard work and creativity, and inspires a new generation of artists in Maillardville.

  • D. Paterson, May 2011

    "I felt the meaning of community in Place des Arts. People actually attended because of a column about me in the local newspaper."

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