Haiku Koinobori Scale Painting Workshops – FREE
A relaxing workshop where we’ll feature your hand-painted scale and creativity at Sakura Days Japan Fair, VanDusen Botanical Garden, April 8 & 9, 2017 on the Koinobori Installation! Sponsored by Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. and in partnership with the Powell Street Festival.
VCBF provides all materials.
Spring Lights Lantern Workshops: Build your own lantern at workshops led by Festival artists, Hannah Barss! To be incorporated into the Spring Lights immersive light and video art experience. Limited space, so register early!
Recommended workshop age:Children should be accompanied by adults
$5 per lantern – Lantern Workshop materials will be provided.
Workshop registration will close at 11:00pm PST the evening prior or when spaces have been filled.
Saturday, Feb. 11 from 1-4pm – West Point Grey Community Centre, OAK ROOM
Sunday, Feb. 12 from 10am-1pm – Roundhouse Community Centre, ROOM B
Saturday, Feb. 18 from 1-4pm – Kerrisdale Community Centre, SOUTH ROOM
Thursday, Feb. 23 from 6:30-9:30pm – St. Andrew’s-Wesley Church, SALON
Sunday, Feb. 26 from 2-5pm – Killarney Community Centre, ROOM 211 (FULL)
Saturday, March 11 from 10:30am -1:30pm – Trout Lake Community Centre, ART STUDIO
How to Haiku Workshops
Saturday, Feb. 25 from 1-4:30pm – Joy Kogawa House led by Jacquie Pearce *register at [email protected]
Learn “How to Haiku” with award-winning poets, Michael Dylan Welch and Jacquie Pearce. Share your fabulous haiku on crafted carp scales to be installed on the interactive koinobori pavilion displayed at Sakura Days Japan Fair at VanDusen Botanical Garden on April 8 & 9, 2017.
Saturday, Feb. 18 from 1-5pm – Terry Salman Branch, VPL led by Michael Dylan Welch