Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation


Artist’s Talk / “Roof D’état” by Dana Qaddah

On Tuesday, April 19 at 6pm, Massy Arts hosts a reception and artist's talk to celebrate Dana Qaddah's new exhibition: "Roof D’état", selected by the 2022 edition of Vancouver’s Capture Photography Festival.

Author Event / The Broken Places by Frances Peck

On Tuesday, May 03 at 6pm, join Massy Arts, Massy Books, and author Frances Peck for a reading of her debut novel: The Broken Places (NeWest Press, 2022). At the event, Peck will be joined by co-readers Karen Hofmann and Traci Skuce for a night of conversations around literature, love, and resilience.

Online Panel / Growing Around Our Grief with Jotika Healing Arts

Thursday, May 5th at 6pm, join Massy Arts and Jotika Healing Arts for the online panel: Growing Around Our Grief. For the event, attendees are invited to a night of storytelling and resilience around grief with artists Jotika Chaudhary Samant, Paola Quirós-Cruz, Maneesa Veeravel, Geneva Stowell, and host Joanne Tsung. At the online panel, artists will share how they use the arts as a tool to process, listen to their own grief, and cope.

Poetry Night / Down to Earth with Louise Bernice Halfe

On Friday, May 6 at 6pm, join Massy Arts, Massy Books, and Poet Laureate of Canada Louise Bernice Halfe - Sky Dancer for Down To Earth, an evening to celebrate poetic literature, and the power of words.

Workshop / “Introduction to Botanical Drawing” with Mehran Modarres-Sadegh

In May, join Massy Arts and Iranian-Canadian visual artist Mehran Modarres-Sadegh for the in-person workshop "Introduction to Botanical Drawing". Throughout four classes - to be conducted between May 7th and 28th, attendees will will develop skills in drawing plants and flowers from observation.

Workshop / We Are Collage with Rafael Zen and Khalil Alomar

May 08 and 15 from 2pm to 5pm, join Massy Arts and visual artists Rafael Zen and Khalil Alomar for the in-person workshop We Are Collage - Cutting Out The Symbols That Shape Us. The event, promoted to celebrate Zen and Alomar’s upcoming exhibition at the Massy Arts Gallery, is a series of two classes that invites artists to investigate cultural symbols and social critique through visual arts.

Massy Interviews / Steffi Tad-y

To address Steffi Tad-y’s debut book and poetic inspirations, Rafael Zen interviews the writer for Massy Arts, discussing literature that confronts what is difficult and that finds what might offer reprieve.

Massy Interviews / Heather Haley

To celebrate Heather Haley’s upcoming book launch, Rafael Zen interviews the poet for Massy Arts to contemplate on feminist's inspirations and class representation in the author's voyeuristic poetry.

Book Launch / Skookum Raven by Heather Haley

In her poetry collection, Heather Haley brings poetic images to map human migrations, pair-bonding and predation. Like her foremothers and contemporaries Gwendolyn MacEwen, Susan Musgrave and Karen Solie, readers can expect sophisticated free lyrics of a witchy feminist kind with proletarian ferocity.

Online Launch / Heroin by Susan Boyd

On Thursday, May 19 at 4:30pm, join Fernwood Publishing, the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition (CDPC), bookseller Massy Books, and author Susan Boyd for the launch of Heroin: An Illustrated History (2022, Fernwood Publishing).

Massy Interviews / Nicholas Tay

To address Tay's workshop on May 21st, Massy Arts interviews the artist discussing how figurative experimentations can capture and reflect a profound truth of the nature of human experience.

Workshop / “Introduction to Expressive Figure Drawing” with Nicholas Tay

On Saturday, May 21st at 2pm, join visual artist Nicholas Tay for the in-person workshop "Introduction to Expressive Figure Drawing Using Light and Shadow". The event, promoted to celebrate Tay's exhibition at the Massy Arts Gallery, is a hands-on class created for visual artists that are curious on how to start drawing from a live model, and are looking to learn methods for figure drawing.