Captained by George Vancouver, the HMS Discovery led a four and half year circumnavigation of the globe between 1791 and 1795 dubbed "The Vancouver Expedition". Sailing east from England, the Discovery explored Australia and New Zealand, stopped in Hawaii, then crossed the Pacific and in 1792 made landfall in Birch Bay, Washington. Over the ensuing weeks, Captain Vancouver employed two small yawls to explore the waterways of the Salish Sea. On the morning of June 13, 1792, he and his sailors entered what they would… more
The Polygon Gallery
- 101 Carrie Cates Court
- North Vancouver, BC V7M3K7
- Phone: 604.986.1351
In the fall of 2017, the acclaimed Presentation House Gallery in North Vancouver will open a stunning new facility in heart of the revitalized Lower Lonsdale area, to be named The Polygon Gallery. The Gallery will continue to exhibit and disseminate photography and media art, from acclaimed Vancouver photographers Fred Hertzog and Stan Douglas to world-renowned artists Ansel Adams and Andy Warhol. Transparent from floor to ceiling on three sides, the Main Floor lobby features a café and gift shop and boasts views of the Burred Inlet. The Upper Floor has two large galleries, one with a retractable glass wall that allows guests access to a covered balcony with city skyline views.
We can’t wait to open our doors and offer residents and visitors an opportunity to relax and meet in a welcoming and engaging environment at the centre of the revitalized Lower Lonsdale area.
One of the most influential artists of her generation, Susan Hiller has been an innovator for close to five decades. Comprising landmark video installations and photographs, Altered States focuses on Hiller's investigations into dream states, the inexplicable, and our collective unconscious. Involving extensive research, Hiller assembles audio and visual artefacts from diverse cultural source material to map popular beliefs. The exhibition includes Psi Girls, movie footage of adolescent girls performing telekinetic… more