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New Westminster portrait exhibition returns to Plaskett Gallery

New Westminster portrait exhibition returns to Plaskett Gallery

Celebration Portrait Series – featuring such famous faces as Bruno Gerussi, Raymond Burr and Judith Forst – will grace the walls of the gallery at Massey Theatre starting March 16.
Port Coquitlam author reveals sister's hostage-taking, death at B.C. jail

Port Coquitlam author reveals sister's hostage-taking, death at B.C. jail

Port Coquitlam resident Margaret Franz is out with her first book about her sister, Mary Steinhauser, a psychiatric nurse who died during a hostage-taking in New Westminster, in 1975.
Indigenous youth invited to apply for virtual artist residency in New West

Indigenous youth invited to apply for virtual artist residency in New West

Arts Council of New Westminster hopes an eight-week online residency program will help to develop a connection between Indigenous youth artists and the community of New West
Massey Theatre and pool project among New Westminster’s 2021 priorities

Massey Theatre and pool project among New Westminster’s 2021 priorities

City to take ownership of theatre this year
New West actors embrace technology to film productions amid COVID-19

New West actors embrace technology to film productions amid COVID-19

Century House Players have ramped up their production schedule
New West Craft returns to Gallery at Queen's Park for March

New West Craft returns to Gallery at Queen's Park for March

Arts Council of New Westminster gallery will host a COVID-19-safe exhibition by five female artists and artisans from March 3 to 31
Braid Street Studios moves into Port Coquitlam

Braid Street Studios moves into Port Coquitlam

Celebrated artist and author Susan Greig, the founder of 100 Braid Street Studios in New Westminster, sets up her rebranded business in Port Coquitlam.
Free art kits up for grabs from New West arts council

Free art kits up for grabs from New West arts council

Into kids' arts and crafts, watercolour, drawing or collage during COVID-19? You can win a kit through the Arts Council of New Westminster Facebook page between Feb. 11 and Feb. 18
Calling all New West writers: Win money for your best poetry, fiction and non-fiction

Calling all New West writers: Win money for your best poetry, fiction and non-fiction

Royal City Literary Arts Society's Write On! contest has returned for 2021, so get your best writing in before April 1, 2021
New West Craft brings February exhibition to Gallery at Queen's Park

New West Craft brings February exhibition to Gallery at Queen's Park

Local artisans' collective features work at the New Westminster Gallery Feb. 1 to 28, with pottery, photography, textiles and more