Tag Archives: Yaletown

July 22nd, 2010 Historian John Atkin tells it like it is with a revealing walk through Yaletown

Walking Home Yaletown Public Art  July 222010  – Historical Yaletown Walk with John Atkin by Samantha Knopp Today’s Walking Home tour focused on the history of Yaletown.  John Atkin, a well-known local historian and author[1] was our guide, so the group was very excited. John explained that his interest in Vancouver’s past was initially spurred […]

July 14th, 2010 Evening Walk with Catherine Pulkinghorn

Guest post by Jordan Hemsley I had the pleasure of taking Catherine Pulkinghorn’s Walking Home Yaletown Public Art tour as a guest on July 14th,  2010. It really opened my eyes– not only in terms of learning about many of the interesting homegrown art pieces interspersed throughout the Yaletown area, but also the context in […]

July 13th, 2010 Engine 374 & Red Horizontal – more goodies in Yaletown

Walking Home Yaletown Public Art  July 13 2010  – Historical Roundhouse Tour and Red Horizontal by Samantha Knopp As we walked through the fifth session of the Walking Home Yaletown Public Art Project, it was exciting to see how many of the participants’ gears are beginning to shift from passive to reactive learners, spurred on […]

July 8th, 2010 Now this is a walk – Bryan Newson and Yaletown public art

Walking Home Yaletown Public Art  July 82010  – North False Creek with Bryan Newson By Samantha Knopp Today marked another amazing session of Walking Home Projects Yaletown Public Art! Bryan Newson, the city of Vancouver’s Public Art Program Manager, was present to give us a guided interpretive tour of North False Creek’s public art. Newson […]

July 6th, 2010 Off to the Jennifer Kostuik Gallery!

Walking Home Yaletown Public Art  July 62010  – The Jennifer Kostuik Gallery and Public Art in Yaletown By Samantha Knopp Today’s session began in the “Jennifer Kostuik Gallery” in Yaletown. This is a commercial gallery which is very different from the public galleries that most of us are accustomed to. Rather than catering to the […]

June 29th, 2010 Welcome to Yaletown!

Walking Home Yaletown Public Art  June 292010  – Our First Session – by Samantha Knopp     WHYPA June 29th, 2010 / Day 1, Where All of us Became Family; Photo by Hiiro Prince The first session of Walking Home Yaletown Public Art started at Yaletown’s Immigration Services Society, where participants were eager to hear […]