Craft and Our Community

Craft and Our Community

User: events 
Date: 5/16/2013 2:07 pm
Views: 200
Rating: 0 
Date of event Thursday, June 13, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location of event Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level, Central Library 350 W. Georgia St.

Join us as five panellists representing major stakeholder groups in craft discuss “How can craft define and evolving Vancouver?” The city is trying to rebrand itself; what role can craft and art play in inducing positive change in Vancouver’s culture?


  • Robert Tucker – half of the team producing the successful indie craft fair Got Craft?.
  • Mary Lou Trinkwon – coordinator of the Textile Arts program at Capilano University
  • Gail Rogers – pioneer of the Craft Council of BC
  • Julie McIntyre – artist and president of CARFAC BC
  • Doreen M. Manuel – coordinator of the Indigenous Independent Digital Filmmaking Program at Capilano University.

Free admission. Space is limited. Co-sponsored The Craft Council of British Columbia.

For more information on Library events, visit