Check out these Richmond arts events in June

Looking for a local arts event in Richmond?

Check out one of these events coming up in June:

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June 1: Richmond Delta Youth Orchestra Awards Concert

Bethany Baptist Church
22680 Westminster Hwy.
3 p.m.
Our final concert of the 2018 – 19 season, featuring all divisions of the orchestra.

June 1: An Evening with Dee Daniels

Fraserview MB Church
11295 Mellis Drive
7:30 to 9:30pm
Once you attend one of Dee’s concerts and hear her amazing and unique combination of jazz, gospel and blues you will always want more! Dee has shared the stage with orchestras across the United States and Canada and now the Richmond Orchestra and Chorus are thrilled to be performing with her in this very special concert. The Chorus will offer a gospel-style set of pieces, while the Orchestra backs Dee up in some of her jazz favourites. This will be an evening not to be missed!
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June 1 – June 2: Free Painting Demonstration with Monica Gewurz (June 1) and Farahnaz Samari (June 2)

Lipont Place
4211 No. 3 Rd.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Join us at Lipont Place to watch Vancouver-based contemporary artists Monica Gewurz – June 1st and Farahnaz Samari – June 2 in showing how to create an evocative mixed media / acrylic painting on site. Free supplies.
Phone: 604.285.9975

June 1 – June 30: Art Exhibition – Youth Talent Art

Thompson Community Centre
5151 Granville Ave.

June 2: Folk Music Concert – Colours of Summer

Gateway Theatre
6500 Gilbert Rd.
7 p.m.
A concert by the Canadian Y. C. Chinese Orchestra Association.

June 9: Chat in Lee Nam's Studio: Curators' Talk

Richmond Art Gallery
7700 Minoru Gate
1 p.m.
RAG Director Shaun Dacey hosts a conversation in Karen Tam’s installation With wings like clouds hung from the sky with Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Curator Haema Sivanesan and Griffin Art Projects Director Lisa Baldissera. The three will discuss the evolution of Tam’s project and the context of each of its past iterations. Free admission, everyone welcome to attend.

June 9: BCRMTA First-Class Honours Recital with Medal Presentation

South Arm United Church
11051 No. 3 Rd.
1:30 p.m.
A variety of audience pleasing selections will be heard. Students achieving high marks in the April 2019 RCM exams will perform and medals will be presented. Tickets are $2/person or $5/family at the door.
Phone: 604.268.9559

June 13: Collage Night

Richmond Art Gallery
7700 Minoru Gate
6:30 to 9 p.m.
Get together with friends and make some art! Inspired by the Karen Tam exhibition, participants are invited to cut and paste while you chat, listen to music, and sip some tea at our next Collage Night social. This free event is for artists and art lovers to gather in the Art Gallery spaces for a fun art night. RAG programs staff will open their vast collection of cool collage materials to lead a hands-on collage-making night for adults. Registration required due to limited seating.
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June 15: Pacific Rim Kite Festival

Garry Point Park
12011 7th Ave.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The British Columbia Kiteflyers Association presents the Pacific Rim Kite Festival at Garry Point Park. This free event features a Kids Kite Making Workshop, candy and Teddy Bear drops, kite displays and demonstrations. Fun for the whole family.

June 16: Celebration of Musqueam Expression

Brighouse Library
7700 Minoru Gate
2 to 4 p.m.
Join in for a public gathering to celebrate the successful completion of the Musqueam Artist-in-Residence workshops, presented in partnership with the Richmond Public Library. A small, public celebration and reception will be hosted by the Richmond Public Library, Brighouse Branch on Sunday, June 16 from 2pm-4pm. The event will include a performance by the Richmond-based Coastal Wolf Pack drumming and singing group.

June 20: JES TRIO

Britannia Shipyard – Chinese Bunkhouse
5180 Westwater Drive
7:30 p.m.
JES TRIO is Jane Slemon, Ellen van der Hoeven, and Susan Larkin. A tight braid of voices backed by a tapestry of instruments, the members of this musical friendship often can't help but get themselves mixed up with one another. Playing for concerts, coffee houses and garden parties, JES Trio cultivates a diverse repertoire that includes celtic, folk roots, and original songs. Website:

June 22: Welcoming the Sun: A Celebration of Indigenous Arts and Culture

Gulf of Georgia Cannery
12138 Fourth Ave.
12 to 4 p.m.
Join in for a celebration of Indigenous Arts and Culture, presented in partnership with Connections Community Services Centre and the Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society. This annual event, held at the historic Cannery in Steveston, is a celebration timed with National Indigenous Peoples Day and the summer solstice (June 21). Performances, story-telling, workshops, demos, food, and activities for all ages will be presented both indoors and outdoors at the national historic site from 12noon to 4pm.

June 22 – July 19: Exhibition: Undertones of Green – Paintings by June Yun

Lipont Place
4211 No. 3 Rd.
Opening Event: June 22, 2 to 4 p.m.
Monday - Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekends by appointment
Free admission. This series of new paintings capture the realistic side of the ambiance of spring season.
Phone: 604.825.9975
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