Queer Arts Festival

Queer Arts Festival: June 17 – 28, 2019

QAF 2019 rEvolution gathers together artists who dissemble, push and transgress; art as the evolution of the revolution.

“Art does not imitate life. Art anticipates life.” Jeanette Winterson

QAF 2019 tickets and passes will be available May 2nd, early-bird passes on sale April 2nd!

Upcoming

Art Party!

Tue Jun 18 | 7pm Gala Opening Reception Art and conviviality converge at the grand opening of the 2019 QAF. (more…)

Relational Revolutions

Mon Jun 17 - Wed Jun 26 | Visual Art Exhibition |  Guest curator Elwood Jimmy posits a rumination on the theme of revolution and extends an...

A Night of Storytelling

Wed Jun 19 | 7pm | Literary Readings |  Danny Ramadan brings his much-loved nights of readings to the Queer Arts Festival. Featuring Kai Cheng...

Youth Curator Tour

Wed Jun 19 | 4pm | led by Elwood Jimmy |  Curator Elwood Jimmy leads tour for LGBT2S youth to see their identities reflected in art,...

The Queen in Me

Fri Jun 21 & Sat Jun 22 | 7pm | Multidisciplinary Performance |  Exploding operatic expectations, soprano Teiya Kasahara 笠原貞野 explores the constraints of conventional opera...

Jesse – an ASL opera

Mon Jun 24 | 7pm | with re:Naissance Opera JESSE - AN ASL OPERA is a workshop reading by Landon Krentz, Heather Molloy & Paula...

Diaspora

Tue Jun 25 | 7pm | with The Frank Theatre | An interactive project lead by The Frank Theatre Artistic Director Fay Nass that will...

The Wide Open

Wed Jun 26 | 7pm | Media Art with Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival |  The Wide Open, curated by Lacie Kanerahtahsóhon Burning, continues from...

Queer Songbook Orchestra

Fri Jun 28 | 7pm |  Celebrated national chamber ensemble Queer Songbook Orchestra unearth the queer backstories and personal narratives inspired by musicof the past several...

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