Check out these arts events in Richmond in May.
The Pull of the Net: A Multicultural Celebration
Gulf of Georgia Cannery
12138 Fourth Ave.
Celebrate the multiculturalism of the Canada’s West Coast fishing industry at the Cannery’s annual Pull of the Net celebration, featuring performances by community organizations including a Chinese Lion Dance, Japanese Taiko Drummers, Coastal Indigenous performances, Canadian maritime music, and more. Visitors can also enjoy cultural workshops, food tastings, demonstrations and exhibits, representing the many cultures from our community. This family-friendly event will be held both indoors and outdoors at the historic cannery.
Check online for the full schedule and exhibitor info.
Richmond Carvers – Carving Show 2019
May 25 – May 26
Hugh McRoberts Secondary School
8980 Williams Road
May 25 – Noon-5pm
May 26 – 10am-4pm
The 30th Artistry in Wood carving show. A juried carving show with a wide variety of carving, created by carvers in five different skill levels.
Exhibition: ALL THAT LIGHT – Paintings by Monica Gewurz and Farahnaz Samari
May 11 – June 7
4211 No. 3 Road
Opening: Saturday May 11, 2019 2 - 4pm
Exhibition: May 11 – June 7, 2019 free admission
Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm weekends by appointment
Vancouver artists Monica Gewurz and Farahnaz Samari use light as the predominant element in their abstract paintings. Their distilled views of the West Coast landscape capture the essence of light, sea and sky, and are the inspirations for the ethereal landscapes featured in the “All that Light” exhibit.
More info on the event page.
The Richmond Arts Coalition, with support from the Richmond Art Gallery and operating funds from the City of Richmond, is pleased to present ArtRich 2019, our third bi-annual, juried exhibition for local artists at the Richmond Art Gallery. The exhibition will take place from Saturday, December 7th, 2019, to Sunday, January 5th, 2020. The exhibition provides an opportunity for emerging and established artists from Richmond and nearby communities to exhibit together and celebrate local talent. ArtRich 2019 looks to profile artists with a connection to the Lower Mainland. Entries are not expected to fit any specific theme – we want to see the work you are most excited