Events & Performance Listings

  1. September Exhibitions Opening Reception

    Category: Exhibition Opening Reception

    Date: Sep 8, 2017, 7:00 PM

    Location: 1120 Brunette Avenue Coquitlam, CANADA

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    Fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine . . . . Drop by the free opening reception for three new shows: Illuminated Compulsion, industrial design and metalwork by Ross Hayduk; Info-diction, mixed media by Barbara Pearson; Inspiration 45, Place des Arts' 45th anniversary exhibition.

    All three exhibitions will be on display from September 8 - October 7, 2017

    Thanks to our exhibitions wine sponsor Monte Creek Ranch Winery.

    End Date: Sep 8, 2017, 9:00 PM

    Admission: Free

  2. pARTy@PdA: PAWcasso!

    Category: Adult-only Event

    Date: Sep 10, 2017, 11:00 AM

    Location: 1120 Brunette Avenue Coquitlam,

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    Create a painted masterpiece . . . with your dog! Grab your pooch and join us for an outdoor painting adventure. First your dog will paint with a painted paws technique, and then with guidance by dog-lover and artist Ruth Hoyem, you’ll finish your masterpiece by skillfully blending your brush strokes with your dog’s paw painting to create your own abstract or personalized work of art. Canvases, non-toxic paints and light refreshments for both humans and canines will be provided.

    One dog per human participant; all dogs must be up-to-date with vaccinations and leashed at all times.

    Includes complimentary light tapas and a cash bar.

    Thanks to our pARTy@PdA wine sponsor Monte Creek Ranch Winery.

    Tickets available starting July 1, 2017
    online at brownpapertickets.com | by phone at 604.664.1636

    End Date: Sep 10, 2017, 1:00 PM

    Admission: $26/person or 2 for $42 (+GST)

  3. Family Day at PdA for Culture Days

    Category: Visual Art

    Date: Oct 1, 2017, 1:30 PM

    Location: 1120 Brunette Avenue Coquitlam,

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    Join us to celebrate Culture Days at our first Family Day at PdA of the 2017/18 season! View the galleries and participate in a variety of drop-in art activities based on the subject matter and mediums of the exhibitions.

    Registration opens July 1, 2017
    online at brownpapertickets.com or by phone at 604.664.1636

    End Date: Oct 1, 2017, 3:30 PM

    Admission: Free

  4. Handmade in Canada Spin-in

    Category: Community Event

    Date: Oct 7, 2017, 1:00 PM

    Location: 1120 Brunette Avenue Coquitlan,

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    Join the fibre artists from the Coquitlam Weaver's Guild for a "spin-in" in celebration of our common heritage. The spin-in is part of a pop-up exhibition that runs October 1-7 during Place des Arts operating hours.

    All ages welcome!

    End Date: Oct 7, 2017, 4:00 PM

    Admission: Free

  5. October Exhibitions Opening Reception

    Category: Exhibition Opening Reception

    Date: Oct 13, 2017, 7:00 PM

    Location: 1120 Brunette Avenue Coquitlam, CANADA

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    Fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine . . . .

    Drop by the free opening reception for four new shows: Evolution of Still Life in Spain, acrylics by Pepe Hidalgo; From Within: Expressions in Stone, stonework by Anthony Edwards; Annual Members Exhibition, photography by Photoclub Vancouver; Women in Colour, acrylics by Clarissa Argueta.

    All four exhibitions will be on display from October 13 - November 10, 2017.

    Thanks to our Exhibitions wine sponsor Monte Creek Ranch Winery.

    End Date: Oct 13, 2017, 9:00 PM

    Admission: Free

  6. Episodes from the Life of Robert Schumann

    Category: Music

    Date: Oct 14, 2017, 7:30 PM

    Location: 1120 Brunette Avenue Coquitlam, CANADA

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    Learn about the life of Robert Schumann through his music! Pianist Barry Tan, with guests Ben Goheen, Peter Ing and Will Chen, will perform three Schumann works from different periods in the composer’s life, while recounting fascinating episodes that are representative of each phase.

    Hear about Schumann’s love life with his wife, the great pianist Clara Schumann, and learn about his struggles coping with depression and mental illness while enjoying Fantasiestucke (Fantasy Pieces), Op.12 (Early Period), Piano Quartet in Eb Major, Op.47 (Middle Period) and Waldszenen (Forest Scenes), Op. 82 (Late Period).

    Tickets available starting July 1, 2017
    online at brownpapertickets.com | by phone at 604.664.1636

    End Date: Oct 14, 2017, 9:00 PM

    Admission: Students $16 | Adults $21 (+ GST)

  7. Family Day at PdA! with Mr. I's Slightly Spooky Songs and Stories

    Category: Family Events

    Date: Oct 29, 2017, 1:30 PM

    Location: 1120 Brunette Avenue Coquitlam, CANADA

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    Join us at Place des Arts for our Halloween-themed Family Day. Start with a tour of three galleries, then dive into three exhibition-related art activities and create your own masterpiece!

    Finish up your day by joining us at 3pm for Mr. I’s Slightly Spooky Songs & Stories concert (tickets $10/person), perfect for getting wee ones (and the rest of us) in the mood for haunting! Costumes welcome.

    Registration opens July 1, 2017

    Reserve your spot for Family Day and purchase tickets to Mr. I's concert
    online at brownpapertickets.com (use the drop-down menu to access both) | by phone at 604.664.1636

    End Date: Oct 29, 2017, 3:30 PM

    Admission: Family Day: Free | Mr. I concert: $10

  8. Festive Opening Reception Positively Petite and Christmas Boutique

    Category: Exhibition Opening Reception

    Date: Nov 17, 2017, 7:00 PM

    Location: 1120 Brunette Avenue Coquitlam, CANADA

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    Drop by for a festive opening reception for our annual Christmas Boutique and our November/December exhibitions: The Positively Petite miniature exhibition; Canadian Colours, fibre arts by Judy Villett and We Love it Here: Three Cities, Two Worlds, photography by Kovan Photo Club.

    Get an early start on your holiday gift shopping at our Christmas Boutique featuring exquisite handcrafted artisan wares and the Positively Petite show featuring a wide array of lovely miniature artworks - all perfect for the art lover on your list!

    All three exhibitions will be on display until December 22.

    Thanks to our exhibitions wine sponsor Monte Creek Ranch Winery.

    End Date: Nov 17, 2017, 9:00 PM

    Admission: Free

  9. Teen Day at PdA!

    Category: Community Event

    Date: Nov 19, 2017, 1:30 PM

    Location: 1120 Brunette Avenue Coquitlam, CANADA

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    Gather up friends and/or family and drop by this exciting new event that is designed for teens by teens—the members of our 2017/18 Youth Arts Council.

    Immerse yourself in art as you tour our galleries and view three diverse exhibitions. Then explore your own artistic side in a variety of activities that are based on the subject matter and mediums of the shows and are specifically designed to engage teens ages 13 - 17.

    Registration opens July 1, 2017
    online at brownpapertickets.com or by phone at 604.664.1636.

    End Date: Nov 19, 2017, 3:30 PM

    Admission: Free

  10. Family Day at PdA! Lantern Making

    Category: Family Events

    Date: Nov 26, 2017, 1:30 PM

    Location: 1120 Brunette Avenue Coquitlam, CANADA

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    This November, come take in three new exhibitions of artwork, including July Villett's Canadian Colours, Kovan Photo Club's group show We Love it Here: Three Cities, Two Worlds and Positively Petite, our annual miniature exhibition. Meet some of the artists and drop in on art activities inspired by their exhibitions. Finally, create your very own lantern in preparation for our free annual celebration of light on December 3, A Lantern Affair: Our Family Day for the Holidays!

    Registration opens July 1, 2017
    online at brownpapertickets.com or by phone at 604.664.1636.

    End Date: Nov 26, 2017, 3:30 PM

    Admission: Free

  11. A Lantern Affair: Our Family Day for the Holidays

    Category: Community Event

    Date: Dec 3, 2017, 1:30 PM

    Location: 1120 Brunette Avenue Coquitlam,

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    Gather up family and friends and drop by for our annual A Lantern Affair, our Family Day for the Holidays! This multicultural celebration of light takes inspiration from the four main cultural groups in Coquitlam: European, Korean, Chinese and Iranian. Although their languages are very different, these cultures share a love of storytelling, and they all have traditional myths that focus on the magic of light.

    At this free, all-ages event, you'll make your own lanterns inspired by these cultures, and enjoy live theatre and music performances, a multi-cultural tea salon, heritage activities and more.

    Find out more about A Lantern Affair here

    End Date: Dec 3, 2017, 3:30 PM

    Admission: Free

  12. pARTy@PdA! Festive Felting

    Category: Adult-only Event

    Date: Dec 8, 2017, 7:00 PM

    Location: 1120 Brunette Avenue Coquitlam, CANADA

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    Kick start the holiday season with this fun and crafty adult-only event! In a social and relaxed atmosphere, learn basic techniques of wet felting from our community engagement specialist and fibre artist Catherine Dumaine. Then create felted keepsakes or gifts while enjoying complimentary savory tidbits and, perhaps a glass of wine (cash bar)! Browse our Christmas Boutique and receive a 10% discount on all purchases.

    Thanks to our pARTy@PdA wine sponsor Monte Creek Ranch Winery.

    Tickets available starting July 1, 2017
    online at brownpapertickets.com | by phone at 604.664.1636

    End Date: Dec 8, 2017, 9:00 PM

    Admission: $26/person or 2 for $42 (+ GST)