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Saturday, October 26, 2019

sold out - Drum Making Workshop with Derrick Whiteskyclould

Join Derrick Whiteskyclould of the Metis Nation in a ceremonial and educational drum making workshop.

This hands-on workshop will teach participants how to make a traditional First Nations drum. Raw hide from elk skin and cedar tree wood will be combined to connect you with the natural elements of this instrument building workshop. Frames will be pre-cut, no carving is involved. Derrick will complete the process with a ceremonial blessing and perform traditional Metis and Coast Salish songs. No experience is necessary. Each participant will leave with their own traditional 16” drum and beater.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Pay What You Can Night!

The last Thursday evening (5:00pm - 8:00pm) of every month, MOV Admission is by donation.

See the neon light up downtown when folks go to nightclubs and movies. Pose for street photographer Foncie Pulice as he snaps portraits of the sidewalk parade. Check out the jukebox and the private lives of teenagers. Live the post-war dream in the neighbourhood of Fraserview, as veterans’ families move into brand new housing!

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Why I Design 2019

Explore, celebrate, and experience the potential of a circular economy with Why I Design 2019!

Why I Design spotlights the process of invention and immersion. This year’s Why I Design pays particular attention to the emerging forces behind the Circular Economy, which include elements of wholeness, inclusion, knowledge, connection, and community in addition to reconciliation and decolonization as a regional factor. The curation of this year's exhibition reaches beyond traditional design to include people who are making design happen by bringing together people, systems, and materials which are striving to develop meaningful impact within their communities. Some Designer Highlights include The Binners Project, Rangate, Ronnie Dean Harris, Tantalus Labs, and more!


Thursday, November 14, 2019

Now Is The Time - Screening and Discussion

Join us for a special screening and discussion with local filmmaker Christopher Auchter, and from the Haida Nation, artist and author, Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas in a program featuring Auchter's 2019 NFB film Now Is The Time, fresh off the international film festival circuit.

The screening will be followed by a discussion and Q & A with filmmaker Christopher Auchter and Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas from the Haida Nation.

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