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The Kettle Society Presents Art Against Stigma

2015 October 30

WHAT: The Kettle Society’s Art Against Stigma is a gallery style art show and sale, which will be taking place as part of the 19th Annual Eastside Culture Crawl 2015.

Art Against Stigma will feature more than a thousand pieces of art created by local artists living with a mental health disability. All works are available for purchase with all proceeds going directly to the artists.

The aim of the exhibition is to address the misunderstandings and stigma surrounding mental illness.

In addition to the gallery and art sales there will be an opening evening reception and expressive arts workshops. Art Against Stigma is a free event but pre-registration is essential for the expressive arts workshops.

Opening evening reception:
Thursday, November 19, 5pm – 7pm

Free Expressive Arts Workshop:
Conducted by Carla Shirley & Monique Wells
Saturday, November 21 & Sunday, November 22, 1pm – 3pm
To pre-register contact Jackie Novik at 604-251-0999 or email jnovik@thekettle.ca

WHEN: Thursday & Friday, November 19 & 20, 5pm -10pm
Saturday & Sunday, November 21 & 22, 11am – 6pm

WHERE: Kettle on Hastings
1784 East Hastings Street
Vancouver

COST: Free entry


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I support the Kettle Boffo Project.

By adding your name, you’re showing your support for more supportive housing in Grandview-Woodland, and for a welcoming, diverse and inclusive community.

The Kettle Society and Boffo Properties are working together to build a stronger and more compassionate community that offers a range of housing options, along with additional retail and public gathering spaces.

Show your support today and make your voice heard.

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