Community Announcements

  1. Competition

    Capture and New Westminster Seek Proposals for the 2018 Capture New West Public Art Project

    The theme for this call is “PLAY.” Artists are asked to consider the theme and related elements such as play on colour, abstraction, vibrancy, and community wellness, as well as the specificity of the site.

    This public art project will be installed on the Sapperton Park chain link fence wall at 351 East Columbia St, New Westminster.

    The artist or artist team awarded the commission will receive an artist fee of $3,000 to produce one or more print-ready digital artwork files.

    The deadline for submissions is December 28, 2017, 4:30 pm.

    For full details, see “Submissions Details” below.
    You can see James Nizam's and Matthew Brooks's 2017 commissions at the Telus Plaza and UFCW Local 1518 Building in New Westminster.

  2. Photo-op

    Re-capture the feeling of wonder and excitement of the holiday season and be amazed by the hundreds of thousands of lights throughout the park. The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon are transformed into a world of festive lights and visual enchantment. See the world’s tallest living Christmas tree (153 feet !) go on a Snowy Owl Prowl, decorate gingerbread cookies and make your own Christmas card in the Winter Pavilion, and sing-along with the holiday band. 


    • Holiday lights adventure at the Capilano Suspension Bridge in Vancouver
    • Enter a winter wonderland as you walk across the magnificent suspension bridge
    • Admire trees adorned with sparkling lights and Christmas decorations
    • Walk through the forest and enjoy bird’s-eye views from the glass-bottom Cliffwalk
    • Take a guided nature walk to learn about native flora and fauna
    • Enjoy great family-friendly holiday activities like glass blowing and cookie decorating
    • Free shuttle between downtown Vancouver and Capilano Suspension Bridge
    • With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

     3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver
     11am - 9pm daily, Dec 1 - Jan 5 (not open Christmas Day)
  3. Course

    Presented by the Abbotsford Photo Arts Club

    This full day workshop will include Layers, Masking, Blending, Advanced Selection Techniques, Sharpening, and more.
    Bring a notebook and be ready to be both inspired and challenged!
    This workshop is suitable to photographers at any stage of their journey - from totally newbie to fully experienced enthusiast. Peter will walk you through a step by step discovery of where you are, where you'd like to be, and how you can become the kind of image maker you've dreamed of being.
    Fee for the day is $59.
     Apollo Athletic Club, 2nd Floor - 3600 Townline Road, Abbotsford
     8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  4. Competition

    The North Shore Challenge is photo competition NWPC has been entering for years. Come for an evening of excellent photography and cheer on our members.

    Top photographers of BC and the Yukon will go head to head with their best work at the North Shore Photographic Challenge.

    The open-theme competition will showcase the latest digital techniques in abstracts and altered reality, classic landscapes, portraits, nature and architectural compositions, and gritty, funny street photography. Having grown in stature over thirty years, the Challenge is recognized as the premier photographic competition in Western Canada.

     Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts, 1700 Mathers Avenue, West Vancouver

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