Past Events

The Garden: Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa in Recital

Thu, 13 February 2020 | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM PST Buy Tickets Now Solo piano recital by Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa of works by queer & trans composers, including Rodney...

running running trees go by…

Curated by Justin Ducharme in collaboration with the artist, this year’s Vancouver Queer Film Festival offers a pop-up exhibit featuring new and retrospective works from artist Zachery Longboy. Longboy is...

Glitter Technics

Glitter Technics is a 13 week workshop held every Wednesday from September 11th to December 4th, from 4pm to 8pm, with the exception of a special 5-hour workshop with Reel...

Stonewall 50: Glitter is Forever

Fri Jun 28 | 9pm | Free with QSO ticket | Party only $20 - $15 You can't get that shit out! On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots...

69 Positions: the Queer Canadian and Québec Archive in Film and Beyond

May 14 - Aug 17 | with VIVO Media Arts and Vancouver Queer Film Festival |  The west coast stop of Queer Media Database Canada-Québec Project’s touring exhibition series, marking the...

Queer Songbook Orchestra Workshop

Thur Jun 27 | 6 - 8 pm room B |  This opportunity is for emerging artists to work with the celebrated Queer Songbook Orchestra, and use your own personal narratives...

Technical Knockouts Lab

Wed Jun 12 - Sat Jun 22 |  A female-centred music production drop-in lab for queer, Indigenous and allied youth led by Kinnie Starr, DJ O Show and Tiffany Moses....

Queer Songbook Orchestra

Fri Jun 28 | 7pm | Concert | $40 - $30 Celebrated national chamber ensemble Queer Songbook Orchestra unearth the queer backstories and personal narratives inspired by musicof the past...

The Wide Open

Wed Jun 26 | 7pm | Media Art with Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival | $20 - $10 Buy Tickets Buy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order...

Diaspora

Tue Jun 25 | 7pm | with The Frank Theatre | Pay What You Can Buy Tickets Buy Tickets on Eventbrite var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({...

Jesse – an ASL opera

Mon Jun 24 | 7pm | with Landon Krentz and re:Naissance Opera | Pay What You Can JESSE - AN ASL OPERA is a workshop reading by Landon Krentz, Heather...

Technical Knockouts

Sun Jun 23 | 7pm | Multidisciplinary Music | $20 - $10 Performances by young artists from QAF’s Technical Knockouts music lab, mentored by Kinnie Starr,  DJ O Show and Tiffany...

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, organized in partnership with Broadway...

A Night of Storytelling

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

Relational rEvolutions

Mon Jun 17 - Wed Jun 26 | Visual Art Exhibition |  Guest curator Elwood Jimmy We often think of revolution in relation to ways of knowing, but we rarely think about...

Submissions are open for the 2019 Pride in Art Community Show

** SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN** This open visual art exhibition honours our founder, Two-Spirit artist Robbie Hong and 20 years of Pride in Art. Where: Great Hall of the Roundhouse Community...

Art Party!

Tue Jun 18 | 7pm | Free Gala Opening Reception Join us for the Queer Arts Festival’s opening Art Party!, where art and conviviality converge at the grand opening. Art...