PAUSE IN THE PARK — Recap from JULY 8
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PAUSE IN THE PARK — Recap from JULY 8

UPDATE: Last weekend was such a wonderful time at PAUSE! Make sure to join us this weekend for more fantastic daytime events! More info: PAUSE IN THE PARK — Don’t miss an amazing chance to see a preview of the Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Show today at 1pm at PAUSE. And all the amazing events today, beginning...

by July 8, 2018July 12, 2018
ISF 2018 Artist-In-Residence: Sandeep Johal
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ISF 2018 Artist-In-Residence: Sandeep Johal

Every year, Indian Summer Festival invites a visual artist to be the festival’s Artist-In-Residence. Artists in this role define the festival’s visual language for the year by creating a work of art in response to the festival’s annual theme. They also create large-scale public artworks, interact with other festival artists and with the public at...

by June 18, 2018June 26, 2018
Museum Bhavan — July 5-15
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Museum Bhavan — July 5-15

A ‘pocket’ museum that defies definition “It unfolds, one page after the other, like a dream.” – Teju Cole, The New York Times Co-presented by LOCATIONS AROUND THE CITY  Dayanita Singh is among the most renowned contemporary photographers in the world. Her latest project, Museum Bhavan, is a beautiful boxed set of nine intimate concertina...

by June 14, 2018July 7, 2018
We’re thrilled to announce PAUSE
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We’re thrilled to announce PAUSE

Indian Summer Festival’s first ever full outdoor programming hub PAUSE PAVILION PARTNER Against a spectacular view of the North Shore mountains and downtown Vancouver, PAUSE is situated at the site of the village of sən̓aʔqʷ (pronounced Sun’ahk), currently known as Vanier Park. Housing a festival within the festival, PAUSE features free events every day from...

by June 13, 2018June 14, 2018
A night of splendour on May 19—Dinner by Starlight
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A night of splendour on May 19—Dinner by Starlight

You are cordially invited to join us for our annual fundraising gala—Dinner by Starlight! “Spectacular! This is a dinner to die for!” – Deepa Mehta, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Indian Summer Art Society’s annual Dinner by Starlight, our gala fundraiser, is a singular occasion; Canada’s culinary magician Chef Vikram Vij (Vij’s and My Shanti) prepares a special, one-time-only menu...

by March 26, 2018March 26, 2018
Bhajju Shyam’s Exhibition Dates Extended
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Bhajju Shyam’s Exhibition Dates Extended

“Art that makes the Nightingale sing until morning.” – John Berger If you’re feeling those post-Indian Summer Festival blues, there’s still one last chance to catch acclaimed Indigenous artist Bhajju Shyam’s work. By popular demand, Shyam’s exhibit ‘Art is the Only Language I Have’ will be on for one more week. Thirty exquisite original works...

by July 18, 2017July 18, 2017
Taike: South Asian + Indigenous Programming
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Taike: South Asian + Indigenous Programming

The word taike (pronounced tie-kay) was used when First Nations and South Asian men worked and lived together at lumber mills. It means ‘father’s elder brother’. We hope to highlight and reinvigorate this special and shared sense of community and kinship between these communities. Indian Summer Festival has introduced a multi-year strategic programming stream called...

by May 31, 2017October 26, 2017