Visual Art

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 Party! marks the opening night of QAF’s curated exhibition, Relational rEvolutions, curated by Elwood Jimmy; the Pride in Art Community...

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 Arts and Recreation Centre When: June 18 – June 26, 2019. Submission deadline: April 25 or until space is filled....

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 revolution in relation to our colonial habits of being – how our habits are dependent on, maintained and enabled by...

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 Youth Resource Centre and Directions Youth Services.

Artist Tour

Thu Jun 20 | 7pm | Led by Elwood Jimmy |  QAF visual artists and curator Elwood Jimmy convene for a panel discussing the visual art exhibition.

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 50th anniversary of the 1969 Omnibus which legalized same-sex sexual activities. In partnership with VIVO and the Vancouver Queer Film...