Art Classes & Workshops

Zack Gallery

Gallery Events

Art-making workshop with Lori GoldbergArt-making workshop for families
(children over 5 with an accompanying adult)
The Forest and Me
with Lori Goldberg

Sunday Oct 18, 10:30am–12:00pm
in the gallery
Member Value Price: $7; Regular Price: $10
Children as well as adults need to be registered at the front desk by We Oct 14.

Join Vancouver artist, LORI GOLDBERG for an exciting art-making workshop inspired by her exhibition in the Zack Gallery, “Urban Forest.” Discover how Lori came to be an artist and how the outdoor environment influences her work.
Children and their accompanying adult will have a chance to create dioramas with coloured papers, pastels, cardboard and natural materials. These small, box-sized wooded worlds will offer a stepping stone for telling stories about the forest.

Painting with egg tempera

Painting with Luminous Egg Tempera
An introduction to the ancient technique of tempera painting, with personal instruction and demonstration for each stage of the process: mixing, the “puddle”, brushstroke techniques and transparent layering. At the end, you will take home a finished painting, inspired by oriental art.
No experience required.

INSTRUCTOR ALINA SMOLYANSKY is a Vancouver-based egg-tempera artist and educator. Her work was recently shown at the Zack Gallery.

Mo 7:00-9:30pm 1909
Oct 19–Dec 7 (8 classes)
Member Value Price: $215 + gst
Regular Price: $237 + gst
Materials: $45

Music, Art, Poetry & Dance in the Gallery

Th Sep 17, 7:00-9:00pm
To accompany “Pole” by Ian Penn

Featured poetry and dance
POETS: Bonnie Nish, Natasha Boskic, Heidi Greco, Carl Leggo, Celeste Snowber, Kyle Hawke
The poets will read poems and perform dances that have been inspired by the show “Pole” by Ian Penn.

Tu Oct 27, 7:00-9:00pm
To accompany “Urban Forest”  by Lori Goldberg

Sharon Birell Feature Singer, Sita Carboni, Mary Duffy, Charlotte Burke, Taslim Jaffer, Chelesa Comeau

Tu Dec 1, 7:00-9:00pm
To accompany “Storm Brewing” by Shevy Levy

David Pritchett, Timothy Shay, Janet Kvammen, Lilija Valis, Lara Varesi

There will be an open mic time when members of the audience will be given an opportunity to write and then read poems they have written that relate to the exhibition.

Presented by the Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery in collaboration with Pandora’s Collective and the Isaac Waldman Jewish Public Library. Made possible by the Yosef Wosk Poetry Initiative Grant