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 […]
Kickstart is excited to be at The Wise Hall Night Flea on Friday Dec 23rd from 5-10pm. We will be selling our artist card sets for $20, tax included, which make a prefect holiday or new years gift. This event is the most fun you will ever have doing last minutes holiday shopping! December 23rd […]
“The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is marked around the world annually on 3 December […] to promote awareness and mobilize support for critical issues pertaining to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society and development” —United Nations One of the greatest challenges of living with a disability is simply being seen. Join […]
From November 21st-27th, 9am-7pm, Kickstart will be at the Public Market on Granville Island! We will be selling our Artist Card sets as well as having a few pieces of original art there for sale. We will be accepting cash, cheque and credit cards. Card sets are only $20 each! Our Artist Cards proudly feature […]
Come join Kickstart at The Cultch to celebrate the release of our new Art Card sets! This beautiful set of 5 cards with envelopes, features five artists; L.J. Throstle, Kevo Lee, Katheryn Alma-Nihte, Deborah Leigh, and Yuki Goodman. The artists will be present as well as the original works of art will be on display. […]
Kickstart is very excited to be taking part in the annual INCLUSION Art Show this year. We will be featuring the work of artist Deborah Leigh, who will be at the show both days. We will also be selling our new Artist Cards onsite, or you can buy them here. Make a plan to come […]
Please join us for this artist talk which will feature amy dame and Trish Smith. Each of these artists is at different stage in their creative career and have had very different experiences. The artists will present images and introduce their work and then engage in a discussion with Kickstart’s Artistic Director, Yuri Arajs, followed […]
We are the community partner of Vancity Kitsilano branch, 2233 West 4th between Yew and Vine, for the week of October 3rd to the 8th. Stop by to check out our new informational display, see our new post-cards and check out our art card fundraiser initiative!