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Sun Run April 19th | Road Closures to Granville Island

Image | Vancouver Sun
Posted: Wed, 2015-04-15 11:15

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

Posted: Fri, 2015-04-10 14:57

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.

TED features Emily Carr Engagement Art

Posted: Tue, 2015-03-31 13:35

"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.

Harmonograph Swingset being installed at TEC by Emily Carr University student and alumnus

Emily Carr Takes Part in the Reel to Real Behind the Scenes Expo

Posted: Tue, 2015-03-31 12:47

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.

UNceded Exhibition | Personal Reflections, Lou-Ann Neel

Opening Night | Aboriginal Student Exhibition at Emily Carr University. Photo: John Lee
Posted: Mon, 2015-03-30 16:36

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.

Henri Robideau | Eraser Street – Hubris, Humility and Humanity in the Making of a City

Henri Robideau
Posted: Thu, 2015-03-26 14:43

Join the Grunt Gallery for an exhibition of work by longtime sessional faculty member Henri Robideau.

Artist's Tour | Emily Carr and Landon Mackenzie: Wood Chopper and the Monkey

Posted: Fri, 2015-03-20 09:22

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.

TED, car2go and Emily Carr University Take it to the Streets

Posted: Mon, 2015-03-16 10:12

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.

Welcome Tene Barber | Executive Director, Continuing Studies

Tene Barber, Executive Director, Continuing Studies, Emily Carr University
Posted: Mon, 2015-03-16 10:08

The University is pleased to welcome Tene Barber as Executive Director, Continuing Studies.

As part of the University's academic leadership team, Ms. Barber takes on the strategic development of Emily Carr University's lifelong learning programs, and delivery of the broad range of offerings we currently provide to our many communities. From teen programs and professional certificates, to The Leeway's drop-in studio space and corporate creativity programs, Emily Carr University's Department of Continuing Studies has opportunities for study in the creative disciplines for students of all ages and interests.

Kathleen Jacques | Lambda Literary Awards Graphic Novel Finalist

Posted: Fri, 2015-03-06 11:36

Emily Carr Design Studio Technician Kathleen Jacques has been named a finalist for a Lambda Literary award in the category of LGBT Graphic Novels for her book Band Vs. Band Comix Volume 1. The book, published in 2014 on her own independent Paper Heart Comix imprint, collects the first three years of her quirky, stylized comics series about rock bands (which is still ongoing and also published online at

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