2017

March 16 to April 11

After Hours Technimate

March 16

Artist Talk and Reception Elizabeth Price

March 13

Curators on Curating Kristy Trinier

February 28

Opening Reception Goodbye Charles

January 13

Award Reception Inaugural Tanabe Prize

2016

November 24

Curators on Curating Lorna Brown

November 23

Gallery Talk Sean Lynch

November 22

Opening Reception Sean Lynch

September 22

Opening Reception Genocide and Democracy, Secrets of Life and Death

September 22

Gallery Talk Genocide and Democracy, Secrets of Life and Death

May 31

Opening Reception Rust Never Sleeps

May 31

Lecture Natasha Myers

May 24

Poetry Reading Lisa Robertson and Christine Stewart

February 4 to April 14

Events Like a Rolling Stone

February 2

Opening Reception Like a Rolling Stone: An Exhibition About Rock and Rock

2015

November 14

Opening Reception An-My Lê

September 21

Artist Talk Lucy Skaer

September 18 to 20

New York Art Book Fair

September 12

Gallery Talk Colleen Heslin

September 8

Opening Reception Treading Buoylines

July 16

Opening Reception arrive, reach, revisit, turn and return

June 2

Opening Reception Drawings

May 14

Lecture Alexander Alberro

March 16

Artist Talk An-My Lê

February 24

Opening Reception David Zink Yi

February 4

Gallery Talk Trish Kelly

January 24

Book Launch Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design

January 22

Lecture Gwen Allen

2014

December 10 to 17

Holiday Reading Sale READ Books

December 3 to 7

Artists’ Books Pop Up Shop

November 26

Curator’s Talk Nayia Yiakoumaki

November 25

Opening Reception Aspen Magazine: 1965–1971

November 22

Curator’s Tour The Port / Matthew Buckingham: Obscure Moorings

November 15

Book Launch The West Coast Modern House

October 4 and 5

Vancouver Art / Book Fair

October 2

Opening Reception The Port / Matthew Buckingham: Obscure Moorings

October 1

Artist Talk Rodney Graham

September 26 to 28

New York Art Book Fair

September 26 to 28

The London Art Book Fair

September 16

Opening Reception Props and Other Paintings

July 4 to 13

Summer Reading Sale READ Books

June 4

Artist Talk Peter Culley

June 3

Opening Reception Area A

April 7

Artist / Publisher Talk James Hoff on Primary Information

April 3

Book Launch With A Bao A Qu Reading When Attitudes Become Form

March 3

Talk Sarah Resnick: On Triple Canopy

February 26

Curator’s Tour Tila Kellman

February 25

Opening Reception Hyperflat

February 13

Opening Reception Cindy Sherman meets Dzunukwa: From the Michael OBrian Collection

February 2 to 15

Exhibition and Sale Student Ceramics

January 31

Book Launch After Euphoria

January 31

Lecture Jeff Derksen

January 20

Curators on Curating Jonathan Middleton

2013

December 11 to 18

Holiday Reading Sale READ Books

December 11

READ Edition Launch Janice Kerbel

December 5

Artist Talk Mark Lewis

December 3

Opening Reception Mark Lewis

November 23

Book Launch and Artist Talk The Book on Books on Artists' Books

November 21

Book Launch Picturing Transformation: Nexw-áyantsut

November 19

Artist Talk Arnaud Desjardin

November 15 to December 21

Exhibition Re: The Fox

November 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

Publishing Workshop Reeditions / Reprints / Reissues / Facsimiles / Copies / Versions / Bootlegs / Pirates…

November 11 to 27

Residency Arnaud Desjardin

November 7

Book Launch and Talk Amber Frid-Jimenez

October 24

Lecture and Screening Matthew Taylor Raffety

October 17

Curator’s Talk Cate Rimmer

October 10

Book Launch Grounds for Standing and Understanding

October 3

Book Launch Nuggets: New and Old Writing on Art, Architecture, and Culture

September 26

Artist Talk Sean Lynch

September 24

Opening Reception The Voyage, or Three Years at Sea – Part VI

September 5

Back to School Party with HUMANS!

August 6

Opening Reception Photography and the West Coast Modern House

July 18

Opening Reception Offline

July 4 to 14

Summer Reading Sale READ Books

July 4

Artist Talk Scott Massey

June 4

Opening Reception Let's Reach c Together

May 5

Book Launch Collection of Essays by Zheng Shengtian

March 14

Artist Talk Zineb Sedira

March 12

Opening Reception The Voyage, or Three Years at Sea – Part V

February 21

Record Launch and Performance Phil Woolf: For How Long Have I Been Asleep

February 16

Book Launch Group Search / Memory Palace

February 7

Artist Talk Neil Wedman

January 15

Opening Reception Selected Monochromatic Paintings and Works on Paper, Part Two of Two

2012

November 22

Reading Colin Browne

October 30

Opening Reception The Voyage, or Three Years at Sea – Part IV

October 25

Artist Talk Allan Sekula

October 18

Artist Talk and Book Launch Garry Neill Kennedy: The Last Art College and Printed Matter 1971-2009

September 15

Opening Reception John Armleder and Ecart

September 15

Edition Launch Rodney Graham: Amazing Rotary Pscho-Opticon

July 19

Opening Reception Here + There

June 5

Opening Reception Virtual Voices

March 13

Opening Reception The Voyage, or Three Years at Sea – Part III

February 10

Book Launch Stan Douglas: Abbott & Cordova, 7 August 1971

February 3

Artist Talk and Book Signing Frances Stark

January 20

Book and Limited Edition Launch Brian Jungen: Carapace

January 19

Book Launch and Readings bill bissett and Carl Peters

January 17

Opening Reception Grounds for Standing and Understanding

2011

December 15

Edition and Book Launch Neil Wedman, Elspeth Pratt, CJ Press

December 2

Book Launch A Thousand Eyes: Media Technology, Law, and Aesthetics

November 9

Exhibition Tour Poemitron and other works

November 8

Opening Reception Poemitron and other works

October 30

Walking Tour SS Princess Sophia Disaster Shipwreck Cemetery Walk

October 18

Talk Barbara Sjoholm

September 7

Artist Talk Karl Haendel

September 6

Opening Reception The Voyage, or Three Years at Sea – Part II

June 21

Opening Reception Miscreants and Reprobates

March 11

Artist Talk Gareth Long & Derek Sullivan

March 9 to 11

Performance The Illustrated Dictionary of Received Ideas

March 8

Opening Reception The Illustrated Dictionary of Received Ideas

March 8

Opening Reception IT KNOWS NOT WHAT IT IS

January 18

Opening Reception The Voyage, or Three Years at Sea – Part I

2010

November 16

Opening Reception Minor Pieces

November 15

Artist Talk Guido van der Werve

September 18

Reading Eileen Myles and Lisa Robertson

September 17

Opening Reception Hot to Cold | Cold to Hot

August 13 to September 3

Exhibition Twenty + Change

August 12

Opening Reception Twenty + Change

July 27

Opening Reception Mina Totino

June 10

Rebound Party Publication Studio

June 8

Opening Reception 1:26 In Study Model Wonderland from Halifax to Vancouver

June 8

Opening Reception Publication Studio

April 23

Closing Reception After the Gold Rush

January 26

Book Launch Recipes for an Encounter

January 19

Exhibition Opening High Performance: Evolution and Innovation in Canadian Design

2009

November 24

Book Launch Sabine Bitter + Helmut Weber

November 17

Opening Reception Vintage Dan Graham: Projects for Publication
1966 – 2009

November 17

Exhibition Tour Vintage Dan Graham: Projects for Publication 1966 – 2009

November 13

Lecture David Platzker

October 22

Book Launch Art of Projection

October 22

Q&A and Book Signing Seth

October 11

Reading and Book Launch Eileen Myles and Maggie Nelson

September 22

Opening Reception Ruben Ochoa

July 28

Opening Reception With Friends Like These...

June 2

Opening Reception Positioning the New

April 22

Screening Lisl Ponger and Tim Sharp Select Video Works

March 17

Opening Reception Now and Then

March 1

Book Launch Lisa Robertson’s Magenta Soul Whip

February 14

Book Launch Vancouver Matters

February 3

Opening Reception Fallow

2008

December 3

Performance The Beatles VS The Rolling Stones

November 27

Artist Talk Pauline Oliveros

November 25

Opening Reception The Sound I’m Looking For – Part 2

November 14 and
November 15

Performances Brian Joseph Davis

October 31

Artist Talk Dan Graham

October 15 to November 12

Concerts Wednesday Afternoon Listening Events

October 8

Artist Talk Dave Allen

October 7

Performance Dave Allen

October 7

Opening Reception The Sound I’m Looking For – Part 1

October 7

Book Launch Visible Heavens from 1850 – 2008

October 6 to October 10

Performance Dennis McNulty

July 25

Opening Reception Strippers

June 3

Opening Reception Telling Details: The Architecture of Clifford Wiens

April 11

Book Launch The Banal

March 11

Opening Reception Nonetheless

February 15

Launch Fillip 7 and Hadley + Maxwell: 1+1-1
Talk Eric Fredericksen

February 2

Book Launch and Screening The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam

January 22

Opening Reception Trust in Me

2007

December 6

Book Launch 52 Transactions

November 27

Opening Reception evening all afternoon

September 25

Opening Reception Gerard Byrne