Art

‘Feels Like Home’ art show a collaboration between Hope painter and fabric artist

Works by Jenny Wolpert, Michele Franklin on display at the Hope Arts Gallery from Sept. 4 to Oct. 25

  • Aug 28, 2020

 

PHOTOS: Hope’s most famous drifter is back in town, and here to stay

First John J. Rambo chainsaw carving installed along Wallace Street

 

PHOTOS: Inaugural mural festival brightens up downtown core of Fraser Valley city

The vibrant Chilliwack Mural Festival features eight Canadian artists including five from Chilliwack

 

Province announces $2M in arts and culture funding under BC Arts Council

The program will go toward renovating arts and cultural spaces in BC and to buy special equipment

Hope B.C.’s new Rambo carving is Sly-approved

Sylvester Stallone, the star behind John J. Rambo, “very proud” of newly installed red cedar work

Speed carving event on Friday and Saturday in Memorial Park

Organizers are keeping event small, physically distanced and stocked with sanitizer

Classes, theatre re-open at Chilliwack Cultural Centre under strict protocols

Smaller classes sizes, mandatory masks are some of the new rules at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

  • Jul 31, 2020

Mila Koveshnikova, new Hope Arts Gallery member, presents works with a European flair

Artist’s August show ‘Silent Dialogue with Nature’ inspired by nature of Hope and area

  • Jul 30, 2020

Murals ‘help build community’ says Indigenous Chilliwack artist

Coast Salish artist Carrielynn Victor finished two murals at Strathcona and Cheam elementary schools

Picasso portrait expected to fetch up to $1.6 million at Heffel online auction

The catalogue also features seven works from Quebec automatiste painter Jean-Paul Riopelle,

Sunflower Highway, art initiative to connect Fraser Valley, Thompson-Nicola and Okanagan

Sunflowers made out of reclaimed materials will be installed on public art trails

Public art stands tall in roundabout at Vedder Bridge in Fraser Valley

Crews are currently installing the canoe and paddles honouring the Ts’elxwéyeqw and Sto:lo history

PHOTOS: Black bear cubs (made of wood) appear at Memorial Park

Cubs installed June 15, a Communities in Bloom project carved by Randy Swope

Hope Arts Gallery open again, as Art Machine remains closed

Arts council has written a safety plan, put up plexiglass at the gallery

  • Jun 14, 2020

Pete Ryan carving restored to glory

Bright green paint, speckled ‘rocks’ and plenty of sanding for carving outside Hope’s district hall

Google digitizes ‘Church at Yale’ and other works on Group of Seven’s 100th anniversary

May 7 is 100 years to the day the famed school of landscape painters held their first exhibit

Travel to ‘Group of Seven’ art sites using Google Street View, 100 years after first exhibit

Art group’s first formal exhibit was on May 7, 1920, in Toronto

Community projects in Boston Bar, Hope get monetary boost

Art, community and cadets get funding from gaming grants

  • Apr 10, 2020

Hope artist erects 15-foot statue and names it COVID

Decades of collecting spare parts culminated in folk art towering over a country road

Easter fun: Come colour an egg with us

The Hope Standard and Buy-Low Foods have teamed up for a virtual colouring contest

  • Apr 9, 2020