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May 07, 2015 / 6:00 PM
Happy Hours: Happy Politics

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show

Happy Hours: Happy Politics

Lisa Helps, Mayor of Victoria and happiness expert John Helliwell will explore the intersection of politics, governance, policy, and happier communities, and attempt to answer the question, “Can politics make us happier?”

Part of a series of fun and brainy talks exploring happiness, paired with a visit to Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show, plus mingling and drink specials.

Date: Thursday, May 7, 2015
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm Cash Bar, 7:00pm Talk
Admission: Adult $14 | Seniors & Students $11 | MOV Members Free | Includes admission to Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show
Get Tickets: https://happyhourseriesmay7.eventbrite.ca
 

This event is presented with the support of the Trudeau Foundation:
 

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Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show is organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, curated by Claudia Gould. Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Additional support provided by The Chodorow Exhibition Initiative Fund; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; The Dietrich Foundation, Inc.; the Overseers Board for the Institute of Contemporary Art; friends and members of ICA; and the University of Pennsylvania.

The Museum of Vancouver is grateful to the partners, sponsors, and institutional funders that made it possible to share Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show with you:

The Happy Show Partners, Sponsors & Funders

May 14, 2015 / 6:00 PM
Happy Hours: Happiness by Design

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show

Happy Hours: Happiness by Design

Hosted in partnership with the Graphic Designers of Canada (BC Chapter). Join local graphic design leaders and celebrate Vancouver’s growing creative community. Meet designers and creatives, and engage in conversation around the role of design in fostering happiness.

Reviewers and participants from the Vancouver Behance Portfolio Review will be in attendance.

Part of a series of fun and brainy talks exploring happiness, paired with a visit to Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show, plus mingling and drink specials.

Date: Thursday, May 14, 2015
Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm Cash Bar, 6:15pm Talk
Admission: Adult $14 | Seniors & Students $11 | GDC Members $11 | MOV Members Free | Includes admission to Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show
Get Tickets: 
https://happyhourseriesmay14.eventbrite.ca

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show is organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, curated by Claudia Gould. Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Additional support provided by The Chodorow Exhibition Initiative Fund; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; The Dietrich Foundation, Inc.; the Overseers Board for the Institute of Contemporary Art; friends and members of ICA; and the University of Pennsylvania.

The Museum of Vancouver is grateful to the partners, sponsors, and institutional funders that made it possible to share Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show with you:

The Happy Show Partners, Sponsors & Funders

May 16, 2015 / 10:00 AM
Happy Retreat (Meditation 101) with Thomas Kefferputz

Happy Retreat (Meditation 101) with Thomas Kefferputz

Get inspired by the perspectives and experiments of Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show. Give yourself a one-day meditation retreat with instructor Thomas Kefferputz against a backdrop of trees, ocean, and the North Shore mountains, and be refreshed and rejuvenated. Meditation is proven to reduce stress and strengthen the body’s immune system. The retreat will include meditations, chanting, teachings, and time outdoors. Tea, water, and healthy snacks provided. Please bring your own lunch.

Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Admission: General $85 | MOV Members $65
Get Tickets: Cooming Soon

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show is organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, curated by Claudia Gould. Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Additional support provided by The Chodorow Exhibition Initiative Fund; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; The Dietrich Foundation, Inc.; the Overseers Board for the Institute of Contemporary Art; friends and members of ICA; and the University of Pennsylvania.

The Museum of Vancouver is grateful to the partners, sponsors, and institutional funders that made it possible to share Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show with you:

The Happy Show Partners, Sponsors & Funders

 

 

May 23, 2015 / 10:00 AM
Happy Hoopla: Family Festival

Happy Hoopla: Family Festival

Join us for a day of happy delights! Kids come FREE* to this day of music, activities and entertainment inspired by Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show. Enjoy performances by ventriloquist Kelly Haines, explore the interactive exhibition, get your face-painted, and try your hand at making your own Happy buttons. Plus, enjoy food from local vendors and win memberships and other great prizes.

*All children and youth must be accompanied by an adult (max. 4 per adult). Please note that the exhibition includes adult themes and content.

Date: Saturday, May 23, 2015
Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
Admission includes admission to Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show: Adult $14 | Seniors & Students $11 | Children & Youth Free | MOV Members Free!
Get Tickets: Cooming Soon

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show is organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, curated by Claudia Gould. Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Additional support provided by The Chodorow Exhibition Initiative Fund; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; The Dietrich Foundation, Inc.; the Overseers Board for the Institute of Contemporary Art; friends and members of ICA; and the University of Pennsylvania.

The Museum of Vancouver is grateful to the partners, sponsors, and institutional funders that made it possible to share Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show with you:

The Happy Show Partners, Sponsors & Funders

May 28, 2015 / 6:00 PM
Happy Hours: Bikes & Beers

Happy Hours: Bikes & Beers

A Bike to Work Week celebration, entry to this special evening is by donation, with special prize draws and congratulations for all Vancouver Bike to Work Week participants. Get happy!

Part of a series of fun and brainy talks exploring happiness, paired with a visit to Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show, plus mingling and drink specials.

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm Cash Bar, 7:00pm Talk (TBC)
Admission: By donation | MOV Members Free | Includes admission to Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show is organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, curated by Claudia Gould. Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Additional support provided by The Chodorow Exhibition Initiative Fund; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; The Dietrich Foundation, Inc.; the Overseers Board for the Institute of Contemporary Art; friends and members of ICA; and the University of Pennsylvania.

The Museum of Vancouver is grateful to the partners, sponsors, and institutional funders that made it possible to share Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show with you:

The Happy Show Partners, Sponsors & Funders

June 04, 2015 / 7:00 PM
Talk & Tour: The Social Psychology of Happiness

Talk & Tour: The Social Psychology of Happiness

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show is one of the largest exhibitions in MOV's 120-year history. It transcends the boundary between art and design. It takes over museum galleries and in-between spaces – stairwells, hallways, and restrooms – in order to ask: what makes us happy?

Join Aaron Weidman from the Social Cognition & Emotion Lab at the University of British Columbia to unlock the facts and science behind some of The Happy Show’s assertions about well-being. A walk through this interactive exhibition tour will include ample opportunity for Q&A with Aaron and a member of the museum’s curatorial team. Please note that the exhibition includes adult themes and content.

Date: Thursday, June 4, 2015
Time: 7:00pm
Admission: Adult $14 | Seniors & Students $11 | Youth $8 | MOV Members Free
Get Tickets: Cooming Soon

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show is organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, curated by Claudia Gould. Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Additional support provided by The Chodorow Exhibition Initiative Fund; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; The Dietrich Foundation, Inc.; the Overseers Board for the Institute of Contemporary Art; friends and members of ICA; and the University of Pennsylvania.

The Museum of Vancouver is grateful to the partners, sponsors, and institutional funders that made it possible to share Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show with you:

The Happy Show Partners, Sponsors & Funders

 

June 06, 2015 / 10:00 AM
Picturing Happy: Photography Workshop with Katie Huisman

Picturing Happy: Photography Workshop with Katie Huisman

Presented in partnership with Arts Umbrella and Capture Photography Festival, this special one-day photography workshop with instructor Katie Huisman is designed for teens wanting to take their photography to the next level. Participants are encouraged to explore composition and creativity while shooting on location in museum and outdoor settings. This course is a great opportunity for teens (ages 13-18) who want to build a photography portfolio! The workshop will include a special tour of Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show and a related photography tutorial: “Picturing Happy.” Water and healthy snacks are provided; lunch is available for an extra fee. Please note that the exhibition includes adult themes and content.

Date: Saturday, June 6, 2015
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Admission: Youth (ages 13-18) $85 | MOV Members (ages 13-18) $65
Get Tickets: Cooming Soon

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show is organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, curated by Claudia Gould. Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Additional support provided by The Chodorow Exhibition Initiative Fund; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; The Dietrich Foundation, Inc.; the Overseers Board for the Institute of Contemporary Art; friends and members of ICA; and the University of Pennsylvania.

The Museum of Vancouver is grateful to the partners, sponsors, and institutional funders that made it possible to share Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show with you:

The Happy Show Partners, Sponsors & Funders

 
June 18, 2015 / 6:00 PM
Happy Hours: Money & Happiness

Happy Hours: Money & Happiness

The relationship between time, money, and happiness is a complex one. People often fail to use their money in happier ways. How should you spend your money to maximize the happiness you gain from your time? Learn more from award-winning researcher Ashley Whillans of the Social Cognition & Emotion Lab at the University of British Columbia.

Part of a series of fun and brainy talks exploring happiness, paired with a visit to Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show, plus mingling and drink specials.

Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm Cash Bar, 7:00pm Talk
Admission: Adult $14 | Seniors & Students $11 | MOV Members Free | Includes admission to Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show
Get Tickets: Coming Soon

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show is organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, curated by Claudia Gould. Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Additional support provided by The Chodorow Exhibition Initiative Fund; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; The Dietrich Foundation, Inc.; the Overseers Board for the Institute of Contemporary Art; friends and members of ICA; and the University of Pennsylvania.

The Museum of Vancouver is grateful to the partners, sponsors, and institutional funders that made it possible to share Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show with you:

The Happy Show Partners, Sponsors & Funders

June 26, 2015 / 6:00 PM
Rain City Chronicles: “Having Guts Always Works Out for Me.”

Rain City Chronicles: “Having Guts Always Works Out for Me.”

Inspired by Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show’s maxim and life mantra, “Having Guts Always Works Out for Me,” this evening of personal storytelling and music will feature a diverse array of Vancouverites telling tales about guts. Some will share extraordinary stories of courage and bravery. Others will talk about lighthearted yet gutsy experiments in trying new things. Some will be about actual guts. All of them will make us laugh, reflect, and remember that life is best enjoyed when we pay more attention to our guts. Presented in partnership with Rain City Chronicles.

Tickets and storyteller lineup coming in May.
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Date: Friday, June 26, 2015
Time: 6:00pm Doors, 7:00pm Storytelling
Admission: General $28 | MOV Members $20 | Includes admission to Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show
Get Tickets: Coming Soon

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show is organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, curated by Claudia Gould. Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Additional support provided by The Chodorow Exhibition Initiative Fund; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; The Dietrich Foundation, Inc.; the Overseers Board for the Institute of Contemporary Art; friends and members of ICA; and the University of Pennsylvania.

The Museum of Vancouver is grateful to the partners, sponsors, and institutional funders that made it possible to share Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show with you:

The Happy Show Partners, Sponsors & Funders

July 02, 2015 / 7:00 PM
Talk & Tour: The Roots of Happiness

Talk & Tour: The Roots of Happiness

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show is one of the largest exhibitions in MOV's 120-year history. It transcends the boundary between art and design. It takes over museum galleries and in-between spaces – stairwells, hallways, and restrooms – in order to ask: what makes us happy?

How do choices, nature, spirituality, and the conditions of children’s lives impact happiness? Psychological researcher Dr. Mark Holder of the University of British Columbia will discuss this question. During an interactive exhibition tour, Dr. Holder will explain his positive psychology research.

Please note that the exhibition includes adult themes and content.

Date: Thursday, July 2, 2015
Time: 7:00pm
Admission: Adult $14 | Seniors & Students $11 | Youth $8 | MOV Members Free
Get Tickets: Cooming Soon

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show is organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, curated by Claudia Gould. Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Additional support provided by The Chodorow Exhibition Initiative Fund; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; The Dietrich Foundation, Inc.; the Overseers Board for the Institute of Contemporary Art; friends and members of ICA; and the University of Pennsylvania.

The Museum of Vancouver is grateful to the partners, sponsors, and institutional funders that made it possible to share Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show with you:

The Happy Show Partners, Sponsors & Funders

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