On Friday, April 24, 2015, Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson and Dr. Ron Burnett, President + Vice Chancellor, were joined by students, faculty, staff and alumni to mark the start of design and construction of a new campus for the only specialized post-secondary institution in BC offering programs in design, media arts and visual arts.
The Honorary Doctorate Degree program is a celebration of commitment, dedication, and service, and recognizes individuals who are distinguished by their significant contributions and sustained creative and philanthropic achievements in their areas of expertise.
Please be aware that there will be road closures to Granville Island this Sunday, April 19th.
Visit Vancouver Sun Run for details and plan accordingly.
EcoMUSICology: Howe SoundZ - A Collaboration with the David Suzuki Foundation + Vancouver Maritime Museum
The Howe Sound region of British Columbia is experiencing a remarkable ecological rebirth. Marine life is returning after decades of low numbers. This recovery is an incredible and all too rare good news story – not just for the residents of the Sound or the urban and tourist centres around it, but also for marine scientists worldwide who want to know more about the dynamics of marine recovery.
"The Harmonograph Swingset, capturing the frequency of love and friendship"
- from the TED Blog
We are happy to celebrate the successful installation of a "Harmonograph Swingset" at this year's TED conference, hosted in Vancouver. A sculpture by Carly Stadelmann and Emily Carr University employee Jeremy Wong literally made waves inviting thousands of global visitors at TED to create interactive art pieces.
Emily Carr is pleased to take part in the Reel to Real Behind the Scenes Expo, taking place at the VanCity Theatre, April 16, 2015 as part of the Youth Media Conference Expo.
Now on in the Concourse Gallery
at Emily Carr University, the 18th Annual Aboriginal Student Exhibition is not to be missed. Individually and as a whole, the artists' works and the vision of its three co-curators, come together in a powerful exploration of this year's theme, UNceded.
Join the Grunt Gallery for an exhibition of work by longtime sessional faculty member Henri Robideau.
To mark the final week of her exhibition, Professor Landon Mackenzie hosts a public tour of Emily Carr and Landon Mackenzie: Wood Chopper and the Monkey. Come and hear Mackenzie speak to the works of Emily Carr 80 years later, as well as to her own journey as a Canadian painter.
HELD OVER – Look for Emily Carr student-designed wrapped cars through May 16!
TED, car2go and Emily Carr University of Art + Design’s Faculty of Culture + Community have partnered together to showcase the next league of rising art and design stars with a collaborative vehicle wrap project.
In late February, the University issued and open call to students, resulting in over 40 outstanding submissions. The jury, comprised of representatives from car2go, TED and Emily Carr, were then challenged with narrowing down the selection to just seven designs.