Community event: Root; an afrocentric art experience for black history month– February 7, 2020 @ 7:00pm @ Commercial Street Café, 3599 Commercial Street, (Vancouver)

For more information: Facebook link Brown Paper Tickets link Date: Friday, February 7, 2020 Time: 7:00pm Location: Commercial Street Café 3599 Commercial Street, (Vancouver) Cost: $15 Ticket link Event Description: Root; An Afrocentric Art Experience, opening event Join us for an "afro-chic" evening on February 7, 2020, to celebrate the launch of Root.  A celebration of … Continue reading Community event: Root; an afrocentric art experience for black history month– February 7, 2020 @ 7:00pm @ Commercial Street Café, 3599 Commercial Street, (Vancouver)

Community Event: Unity Centre Association for Black Cultures (UCABC) Black History Month 2020 event – The Black Experience Expressed through the Arts- Feb 1, 2020 @ 1:00pm @ Surrey City Hall, 13450 104 Avenue, (Surrey)

For more information: Facebook link  Eventbrite link Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020 Time: 1:00pm-5:00pm Location: 13450 104 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3T 1V8 (Surrey) Cost: Free Event Description: The Unity Centre Association for Black Cultures invites you to join us in celebrating achievements, admiring local talent and rich culture! About this Event The Unity Centre Association … Continue reading Community Event: Unity Centre Association for Black Cultures (UCABC) Black History Month 2020 event – The Black Experience Expressed through the Arts- Feb 1, 2020 @ 1:00pm @ Surrey City Hall, 13450 104 Avenue, (Surrey)

2019 Event -Community Event: Vancouver Public Library Black History Month Events (Vancouver)

For more information: Vancouver Public Library Website link Date: Friday, February 15, 2019 Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm Location: Alma VanDusen Room, Lower Level, Vancouver Public Library, 350 W. Georgia (Vancouver) Cost: Free Event Description: Thursday, February 7, 2019 Black History Month: Little Black School House 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Location Kensington Branch Wednesday, February … Continue reading 2019 Event -Community Event: Vancouver Public Library Black History Month Events (Vancouver)

2019 Event -Art Exhibition: Chantal Gibson “How She Read: Confronting the Romance of Empire”- Jan 13-Feb 26, 2019 12-5pm @ Open Space-510 Fort Street, 2nd floor (Victoria)

How She Read: Confronting the Romance of Empire Artists: Chantal Gibson Dates: Sunday, January 13, 2019, 12:00 pm to Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 5:00 pm From January 13 to February 26, Open Space presents Chantal Gibson’s visual and text art exhibition How She Read: Confronting the Romance of Empire. Open Space 510 Fort Street, 2nd … Continue reading 2019 Event -Art Exhibition: Chantal Gibson “How She Read: Confronting the Romance of Empire”- Jan 13-Feb 26, 2019 12-5pm @ Open Space-510 Fort Street, 2nd floor (Victoria)

2019 Event -Art Exhibition: Ligia Lewis “Breathing Room”- Jan 29-Feb 16, 2019 12-5pm (T-Sat) @ Or Gallery -555 Hamilton St. (Vancouver)

Breathing Room Ligia Lewis January 29 -February 16 , 2019 (12-5pm) Or Gallery 555 Hamilton St. Vancouver, BC Canada V6B 2R1 T. +1 604.683.7395 E. or @ orgallery.org Gallery hours 12 - 5PM Tuesday - Saturday Free Admission Reception February 2nd at 2pm Performance artist and choreographer Ligia Lewis’ research residency at Or Gallery is … Continue reading 2019 Event -Art Exhibition: Ligia Lewis “Breathing Room”- Jan 29-Feb 16, 2019 12-5pm (T-Sat) @ Or Gallery -555 Hamilton St. (Vancouver)

2019 Event -Art Exhibition: Two-week exhibition featuring artists Akem and Odera Igbokwe as they explore the concepts of identity, culture and representation through their illustration and paintings-Feb 1-16, 2019 @ Richmond Cultural Centre Upper Rotunda Gallery -7700 Minoru Gate (Richmond)

City of Richmond website   Art Exhibition Friday, February 1 to Saturday, February 16 (open during Richmond Cultural Centre opening hours) This exhibition features artists Akem and Odera Igbokwe as they explore the concepts of identity, culture and representation through their illustration and paintings. Akem’s Mythic Texture focuses on Black people living with joy and … Continue reading 2019 Event -Art Exhibition: Two-week exhibition featuring artists Akem and Odera Igbokwe as they explore the concepts of identity, culture and representation through their illustration and paintings-Feb 1-16, 2019 @ Richmond Cultural Centre Upper Rotunda Gallery -7700 Minoru Gate (Richmond)

2019 Event -Art Installation: Artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed An Alphabetical Accumulation of Approximate Observations Window spaces @ Contemporary Art Gallery 555 Nelson Street, How To Suffer Politely (And Other Etiquette) Off-site at Yaletown-Roundhouse Station September 28, 2018 – March 24, 2019(Vancouver)

More information:  Website Date: Currently - until March 17, 2019 Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm Location: Contemporary Art Gallery 555 Nelson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 6R5 Cost: Admission to the gallery is free of charge. Donations are welcome. Event Description: Kameelah Janan Rasheed An Alphabetical Accumulation of Approximate Observations Window spaces How To Suffer Politely (And Other Etiquette) … Continue reading 2019 Event -Art Installation: Artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed An Alphabetical Accumulation of Approximate Observations Window spaces @ Contemporary Art Gallery 555 Nelson Street, How To Suffer Politely (And Other Etiquette) Off-site at Yaletown-Roundhouse Station September 28, 2018 – March 24, 2019(Vancouver)

2019 Event -Art Installation: Artist Jibola Fagbamiye presents “I AM ________ENOUGH” @ Cheeky Proletariat Storefront Gallery, 320 Carrall Street (Vancouver)

Location: Cheeky Proletariat Storefront Gallery, 320 Carrall Street (Vancouver) Website Link Event Description: I AM ________ ENOUGH Society puts enormous pressure on Black people the moment they step out of the door.As Canadians, we pride ourselves on our welcoming attitude to diversity, yet BlackCanadians are frequently interrogated on their ethno-cultural authenticity. The pressure to conform to … Continue reading 2019 Event -Art Installation: Artist Jibola Fagbamiye presents “I AM ________ENOUGH” @ Cheeky Proletariat Storefront Gallery, 320 Carrall Street (Vancouver)

2019 Event -Community Event: Artists in Conversation– February 16, 2019 @ 2:30pm @ Surrey Art Gallery, 13750 88 Avenue (Surrey)

For more information: Website link Date: Saturday, February 16, 2019 Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm Location: Surrey Art Gallery, 13750 88 Avenue (Surrey) Cost: Free Event Description: Hear exhibiting artists Camille Turner and Jérôme Havre, with special guest Wayde Compton, reflect on the collaborative film project Triangle Trade installed in our TechLab. This vibrant work brings to … Continue reading 2019 Event -Community Event: Artists in Conversation– February 16, 2019 @ 2:30pm @ Surrey Art Gallery, 13750 88 Avenue (Surrey)

2019 Event -Community Event: Vancouver Public Library Black History Month Exhibit: The Afronautic Research Lab– February 15, 2019 @ 2:00pm @ Alma VanDusen Room, Vancouver Public Library, 350 W. Georgia (Vancouver)

For more information: Website link Date: Friday, February 15, 2019 Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm Location: Alma VanDusen Room, Lower Level, Vancouver Public Library, 350 W. Georgia (Vancouver) Cost: Free Event Description: Description Time travel to the future and visit the Afronautic Research Lab. The Afronauts have returned to Earth to save the future of the … Continue reading 2019 Event -Community Event: Vancouver Public Library Black History Month Exhibit: The Afronautic Research Lab– February 15, 2019 @ 2:00pm @ Alma VanDusen Room, Vancouver Public Library, 350 W. Georgia (Vancouver)