Response: Soft Action is the culmination of the Response program, a collaboration between The Polygon Gallery and First Nations Student Services and the Indigenous Digital Filmmaking Program at Capilano University. Participants engaged in a series of workshops led by Indigenous artists and Knowledge Holders during summer and fall 2021. Inspired by growing networks of care among arts communities throughout the pandemic, participants were invited to think about how care translates into action, and the ways in which… more
The Polygon Gallery
- 101 Carrie Cates Court
- North Vancouver, BC V7M3J4
- Phone: 778.288.4456
Located in heart of the revitalized Lower Lonsdale area on Vancouver’s North Shore, The Polygon Gallery is a spectacular event venue with city skyline views and a clean, contemporary design. Designed by Governor General’s Award- winning Patkau Architects, the Gallery is a striking building that gleams on the harbourfront, rising in waves towards the North Shore peaks, and beckoning visitors to its doors. Minutes from downtown Vancouver, this unparalleled space can accommodate groups from 20 to 280 for seated dinners, and is able to welcome over 600 guests throughout the building for stand-up receptions. It is the perfect canvas for your signature event.
The Polygon Gallery is ideal for hosting weddings, holiday celebrations, corporate meetings, and gala events, and is also suited to professional filming and photo shoots.
The Gallery is a sought-after event venue, with its range of interesting spaces and modern features:
• two large galleries with thirteen-foot ceilings and saw-tooth skylights, bathing the spaces in natural light
• a layered, perforated metal exterior cladding that reflects the industrial nature of the surrounding landscape
• a covered second-floor balcony with panoramic views of downtown Vancouver
Brother Armand Lammineur was a Roman Catholic missionary who travelled from Belgium to the Philippines, photographing extensively from the late 1930s until his death in the early 2000s. Many of his photographs were taken in or near the mountainous city of Baguio, where a seminary called “Home Sweet Home” housed Belgian priests on mission. Baguio is also the birthplace of artist Rydel Cerezo. Cerezo would discover Lammineur’s photographs of Baguio decades later, in Belgium, as he happened to be dating a member of… more
The Polygon Gallery presents the Canadian premiere of Stan Douglas’s 2011 ≠ 1848. The first stop in a nation-wide tour of the artist’s 59th Venice Biennale exhibition — curated by gallery director Reid Shier — the Vancouver show will open from September 9–November 6, 2022. Drawing inspiration from the global political unrest seen in 2011, the artist presents four large-scale photographs and a two-channel video installation. The photographs depict four different protests and riots through meticulous and elaborate… more