The Roundhouse

  • 181 Roundhouse Mews
  • Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3

June 17, 2019 - June 28, 2019

50 years after the Stonewall Riots in the US and widely considered the start of the gay rights movement worldwide – and the decriminalization of sodomy in Canada, we are still seeing a return to overt and public displays of violence towards bodies deemed other, immoral, failed. With the rise of the alt-right, weakened protections for queers, QITPOC, trans and gender-diverse individuals, the backlash to inclusive sexual and gender education in schools. If art irradiates and anticipates life what artistic… more

August 9, 2019 - August 11, 2019

Community Arts Council of Vancouver presents the third annual Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival (VOAF) offering visual and performing artists facing social exclusion and other barriers opportunities for exhibition and sales, performance and participation, connection and learning. VOAF is Canada's first and only festival for Outsider Art, which is represented by significant fairs and museums globally. The artists may be self-taught or trained: they are all devoted to their creative practices, and come from a point of view… more