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AFK Collector's Program

June 03, 2021
We are excited to announce that we are relaunching the AFK Collector's Program where customers have the ability to receive significant discounts on our unique collection of Canadian fine art prints. For more information on the AFK Collector's Program, click here. To view our available AFK Limited Edition Prints, click here.
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The Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art​ is situated within the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) nations.

April 28, 2021
​ The Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art​ is situated within the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) nations.​

Superintendent's K-12 Mask Update

April 01, 2021

March 31, 2021 Dear Students, Parents/Guardians and Staff, Earlier this week Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry amended the existing provincial public health orders . The strengthened orders and guidelines are in effect through April 19, 2021 at 11:59 p.m., and details are included in this news...

AFK Studio Art Academy Application Deadline: February 21, 2021

February 12, 2021
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Young Artist Spotlight

January 27, 2021
​Artists for Kids and the North Shore News continue to partner in providing a wonderful opportunity to showcase outstanding young artists in our community. The deadline for our first intake of submissions is January 29th! More information on how to nominate a student can be found here.

New AFK ArtReach Video - Mapping Our Own Perspectives

January 18, 2021
​ Map your own perspectives of a place! In this video Amelia Epp shares ideas for creating map tiles by drawing and painting with watercolours. Students can join their own map tiles with those of their classmates to create a large collaborative map representing unique points of view. Click HERE to...

Winter Holiday Print Sale is on Now!

December 01, 2020
​This December, on Giving Tuesday, we are pleased to announce our upcoming Winter Holiday Sale of our acclaimed limited-edition prints. From December 1st to December 18th, we will be offering a 10% discount on ALL AFK Limited Edition Prints. Additionally, we are offering a 15% discount on curated print sets. These...

AFK ArtReach Video Series

September 30, 2020
Our AFK ArtReach video series is underway! This series will guide classrooms and individuals at home through art activities focused on principles of creative inquiry and play. AFK ArtReach videos will be posted to our website every two weeks throughout the school year HERE.  Enjoy!

Virtual Curator's Tour

September 25, 2020
​In honour of BC Culture Days, AFK is pleased to offer a virtual tour of the Gordon Smith Gallery! Click HERE to view!

New Winter 2021 Virtual After School Art Classes

September 21, 2020
We are excited to be offering five Winter 2021 virtual after school art classes for ages 8-14 over Microsoft Teams!​ Click HERE for more information!
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