All Events

VLACC offers a variety of arts and culture workshops and events. Accessibility is important to us: most of our programs are offered free or at an affordable rate. If you don’t have a credit card or can’t pay for a program contact us to get a free ticket. Direct your request, questions or concerns to our Operations Coordinator, Danais Yera.

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Verano de Colores [in Spanish]

Victoria Park 1425 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC

FREE event “Verano de colores” es un programa de dos eventos al aire libre a realizarse los sábados 10 y 24 de julio en el Victoria Park (1425 Victoria Dr., Vancouver) de 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Las facilitadoras Ana Lorena Pérez (Ecuador) y María Helena Morales (Colombia) de Cacatúa Entertainment, nos estarán regalando una […]

Argentine Art and Design from the 1960s

Join us on Thursday, July 29th, for this FREE online talk by Wustavo Quiroga, a designer, cultural manager, institutional advisor, and researcher from Argentina. He is the president of IDA Foundation (2013) in Buenos Aires. Quiroga will share his experience as the editor of the publication “Material Ideas. Argentine Art and Design in the 1960s.” […]

Sound & Colour: Let’s Make Art Together

Victoria Park 1425 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC

Drum Circle and Screen Printing at Victoria Park (1425 Victoria Drive, Vancouver). Join us with your children for a morning of music and art where YOU will be the artists! Together, we will be exploring the infinite and rhythmic potential of recyclable materials. Israel (Toto) Berriel will facilitate this drum circle designed for families to […]

ATACAMA Book Launch – A novel by Carmen Rodríguez

University of British Columbia's Downtown Campus University of British Columbia's Downtown Campus, Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, room C680-HSBC Hall, Vancouver, B.C.

Join us for the book launch of ATACAMA, Carmen Rodríguez's new novel! Doors will open at 1:30 and Carmen will read from the book starting at 2:00 p.m. Her reading will be followed by a Q&A period and a book signing session. The entire program will be complemented by Hugo Guzmán's and Aldo Araya's beautiful […]

Art Talk – Exiles: Latin American Artists in the Diaspora

Online

The Art Talk is back! Joins us on Zoom on September 29th. The reasons for Latin American artists fleeing their birth homes are many: personal, political, ideological or even artistic. It is due to this movement of people that artists not only broadened their artistic horizons but also embraced the Latin American experience in a […]

Latin American Short Stories Reading Group | October

Vancouver, B.C.

We look forward to seeing you on Zoom this October 12th! VLACC is pleased to present, in partnership with UBC’s Latin American Studies program, a reading group open to anyone interested in short stories written by Latin American authors. On October 12th, Tamara Mitchell, Assistant Professor, Spanish at the University of British Columbia, will present […]

Alex Cuba: Streaming Live from The Orpheum

Vancouver, B.C.

In honour of Latin American Heritage Month, The Vancouver Latin American  Cultural Centre (VLACC) is thrilled to present Alex Cuba: Streaming Live from The  Orpheum. On October 21st at 8 pm PDT, Cuban-Canadian musician Alex Cuba will delight with a scintillating performance of Afro-Cuban jazz and pop. Viewers across Canada and around the world can […]

Art Talk: (SUR)Realisms – Surrealism in Latin America? 

Vancouver, B.C.

(SUR)Realisms – Surrealism in Latin America?  This month's Art Talk will explore some artists in the region who have been traditionally categorized as Surrealists. Can Latin American art be considered Surrealist? What are the risks of using this category? Grouping fantasies and cosmologies of these artists under a European category might forcefully reduce autochthonous expressions […]

TRASIEGO: An Installation by Dafne Blanco-Sarlay and Carmen Rodríguez

Marpole Neighbourhood House 8585 Hudson Street, Vancouver, B.C.

TRASIEGO: The Multiple Voices and Languages of Uprooting and Re-rooting Come to the launch of Trasiego, an installation by Visual Artist Dafne Blanco-Sarlay and Writer Carmen Rodríguez. The artists will be in attendance and, following a brief presentation, they will be pleased to answer your questions. Thursday, November 4th, 5:30pm Marpole Neighbourhood House: 8585 Hudson […]

Latin American Short Stories Reading Group | November

Vancouver, B.C.

We look forward to seeing you on Zoom this November 9th! VLACC is pleased to present, in partnership with UBC’s Latin American Studies program, a reading group open to anyone interested in short stories written by Latin American authors. On November 9th, Jon Beasley-Murray, Associate Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of British […]

ART TALK | DIASPORAS – Latin American Artists in Canada 

Vancouver, B.C.

Join us on November 24th for another exciting visual arts talk. To what degree are the practices of contemporary artists born in Latin American soil altered once they decide to live overseas? For the final talk of the year, Jairo Salazar will explore selected works by Vancouver-based artists Guadalupe Martinez (Argentina), Carlos Colin (Mexico), and […]

Open Doors to Art: Live interview and Studio Visit with Josema Zamorano

Online

Do you ever wonder what an artist studio looks like? What type of art Latin Americans are making today? In partnership with Curated Tastes, VLACC has made a selection of Latin American artists in Canada and the spaces that represent them. These artists are opening their doors for us to experience the joys of visiting […]