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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

On the Curve - The Life and Art of Sybil Andrews with Janet Nicol

History & heritage Printmaking Storytelling Visual arts Writing & literature
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Silk Purse Arts Centre

West Vancouver, BC

Directions: Next to John Lawson Park.


Free, and accepts optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Historian Janet Nicol presents the story of prominent Canadian printmaker Sybil Andrews from her book 'On the Curve'. Learn about this Campbell River, BC artist's inspirations, artistic process & life through readings from her diaries & letters. Discover how Nicol researched, wrote & published her book. Join us for an insightful & inspiring presentation, reading & author Q & A.



West Vancouver Community Arts Council

The West Vancouver Community Arts Council (WVCAC), established in 1968, is a not-for-profit arts council that advocates for both visual and performing artists. Our mandate is to provide opportunities for the community to enjoy and participate in cultural activities, deliver visual, literary and performing arts programs, foster interest in our diverse cultural heritage, and promote the many talented individuals living and working in our community.

The WVCAC operates the Silk Purse Arts Centre, programming 18 exhibitions a year, a weekly concert series, creative writing workshops, drop-in community choir, storytelling & theatre, art demos & workshops, & providing affordable space for local arts and culture groups to run activities. The WVCAC also produces the First Thursdays Art Walk & programs exhibitions at the Kay Meek Arts Centre.


This event is part of a hub:

West Vancouver

District of West Vancouver West Vancouver, BC

Join us in West Vancouver during Culture Days! Take in an art exhibition, performance or workshop and stroll the Seawalk to see the public art. There is lots to do for the whole family.