The purpose of this fundraiser is to help raise awareness and funds to support our upcoming 20th anniversary season of events. This year we are so fortunate to be partnering with the Vancouver Art Gallery, The Cultch, CBC, and many other organizations, to bring a series of concerts, visual art exhibitions, experiences, artists talks, workshops, […]
December 3rd @ 12-2pm, Robson St. Plaza One of the greatest challenges of living with a disability is simply being seen. Join us outside for a cup of coffee this December 2nd at the Robson Street Plaza in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery. “The right to participate in public life is essential to create […]
Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture presents: Can You See Us Vancouver? Opening reception: November 9, 6-8pm Free and open to the public and an ASL interptuer will be present. Exhibition dates are November 6 – December 1 Pendulum Gallery, 885 W Georgia St, Vancouver The Pendulum Gallery is wheelchair accessible. Can You See Us Vancouver? […]
INCLUSION ART SHOW & SALE October 3, 5pm – 8pm & October 4, 11am – 6pm Heritage Hall | 3102 Main St, Vancouver 13th annual art exhibition and sale featuring over 200 artists with diverse abilities. Admission by Donation. www.InclusionArtShow.com
You’re Invited! Artist Talk Thursday Sept 14, 2017 7:00-9:00pm Port Moody Arts Centre 2425 St. Johns Street 604.931.2008 | pomoarts.ca Moderated by Yuri Arajs, Kickstart’s Artistic Director. Kickstart supports and promotes artists who identify as living with a disability. This “talk” is an opportunity to learn more about the artists, their work, what motivates them, […]
Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture is pleased to announce it’s involvement in the “Pianos On The Streets” program sponsored by Pacey’s Pianos and Piano Teachers Federation. Artists Cat L’Hirondelle and Rose Williams, both artists who identify as living with a disability, each took on the challenge of painting a piano to represent Kickstart. Cat liked […]
August 24 – September 20 Featuring works by Susan Aydan Abbott, Kathy Atkins, Otto Kamensek, Emma Lau, Mike Levin, Sandra Yuen Mackay, Barbara Pearson, Ben Roback, Jasmine Sanchez-Ziller, and Kyle Yip Opening reception on August 24 from 6-8pm This event is free and open to the public!
Kickstart is partnering with The Gathering Place to celebrate BC Access Awareness Day! June 3, from 5-7:30pm The Gathering Place 609 Helmcken Street, Vancouver Come join us for a free evening of live music, appetizers, a visual art exhibition featuring works by Jacklin Maher, Cat L’Hirondelle, Cherie Crocker, and much more. We’ll see you there!
Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture is excited to present Every Day in Every Way: Stories of the Disability Experience. This storytelling event will feature 6 artists, some seasoned and some new to the stage, each delivering a piece that touches on the concept of disability. This may be immediately apparent or it may simmer to […]
Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture is proud to present a film screening event for “Love at Second Sight”. Love At Second Sight is an educational film that transforms attitudes about appearance and encourages students to accept themselves and others. It’s about difference and belonging, judgment and inclusion. Facially different David Roche and his lovely wife […]