September Events at Place des Arts

Place Des Arts Coquitlam

September is here! Add a touch of the creative to your late summer and early fall with help from Place des Arts in Coquitlam. We’ve already told you about their 2015 Open House on September 12, 2015. There’s lots more creative fun happening at their beautiful building on Brunette. Here are some highlights.

Place des Arts September Exhibitions Opening Reception

Friday, September 11 – Saturday, October 3, 2015
Fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine…. Drop by the opening reception for Art Feats, Place des Arts’ annual teacher and staff show, as well as Landscape Photography by Joseph Therrien and Beyond Real – Overexposed, Underexposed, pencil and coloured< pencil works by Jeanette Sirois.

Day of the Arts Pro-D Day Art Camp: Pirates, Parrots and Prizes

Friday, September 25, 2015, 8:45am–3:45pm
Kids from kindergarten to grade 5 will have fun exploring Pirates, Parrots and Prizes through a variety of visual and performing arts classes during this fun Pro-D day art camp. To view the full time-table and class descriptions, visit or pick up a brochure at Place des Arts. Register online at, by phone at 604.664.1636, or in person at 1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam.

NOTA: A Night of the Arts for Adults Only!

Saturday, September 26, 2015, 7:00-10:00pm
Are you 19+? Then you’re invited to Place des Arts’ inaugural Night of the Arts! Take part in two innovative art workshops of your choice in a variety of visual art media, dance and singing, all led by Place des Arts’ professional instructors. In between workshops, enjoy complimentary tapas and dessert bars, and purchase a glass of wine, beer or a non-alcoholic beverage to go with. Special guest harpist Rebecca Blair will provide background music. This fun-filled, no stress evening of art is FREE as part of Culture Days. To register visit and choose ONE block of two classes from the following blocks (* one block only,* no mixing of classes from different blocks, please):

  • Block 1: Drawing Class & Visual Arts Workshop
  • Block 2: Dance Sampler Class & Drawing Class
  • Block 3: Painting Workshop & Dance Sampler
  • Block 4: Singing Class & Painting Workshop
  • Block 5: Visual Arts Workshop & Singing Class

Family Day at PdA: Culture Days Edition

Sunday, September 27, 2015, 1:30–3:30pm
Gather up the family and drop by Place des Arts to tour the three exhibitions running this month. Meet some of the artists and participate in several all-ages art workshops based on the artwork you’ve seen. Learn portraiture by using fun photos of Place des Arts staff and teachers. Make “comic jams,” an improvisational form of drawing. Use black and white paint to contribute to a large collaborative landscape. Admission is free; register online at brownpapertickets.comor by phone at 604.664.1636.

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