As the Crow Flies

The Vancouver Bird Festival is upon us, and already the chART Fieldhouse is busy with 'As the Crow Flies'! As the Crow Flies is a community-engaged public art project that brings creative connections to urban birds directly into the hands of the citizens of...

Food Skills For Families: Smart Budget

Food Skills for Families Returns! With the help of the Canadian Diabetes Association, this free program for adults will teach participants how to make delicious and healthy meals on a budget! Sign up for this six-week program and join us weekly for a three hour class....

Arts & Health Open House

This Thursday, join the Moberly Senior Dancers and contemporary dancers Anna Kraulis and Olivia Davies for an open house, featuring dancing and tea! The Moberly Senior Dance Group is part of Arts & Health: Healthy Aging Through the Arts, which connects seniors and...

Moberly Summer Studio Exchange Program Call for Proposals!

Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre (MACC) is looking for proposals from artists and groups interested in using our studio space during evening and weekend hours throughout the summer months. In exchange for free space to research, create and rehearse, MACC requires that...

Creative Remix Open for Registration!

Creative Remix is now open for registration! This unique camp offers a creative remix of arts, culture, exploration and lots of fun! There will be outdoor and indoor activities including painting, singing, dancing and acting mixed with exercise and environmental...

Q421: Questions for the 21st Century

Moberly is proud to announce a free new program for youth, Questions for the 21st Century. Questions for the 21st Century is intended to give young people a platform to speak their truth. Over the course of 9 sessions, participants will develop text to be spoken and...

Reframing Relations – Three Day Workshop

Reframing Relations brings artists and the public together for arts-based dialogue about reconciliation in Canada. In this three part workshop, one Indigenous and one non-Indigenous artist-facilitator collaborate to design an artistic process for participants that...

Polymer Dance

Do you know about our partners, Polymer Dance? If you want to take contemporary dance class, improvise and perform, then these are your people! With Polymer Dance, you will improve your skills and body awareness and practice improvisational group dance, with the right...

Spring Registration Open!

Spring Registration at Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre is now open! We have new classes this semester, including a free program for teens called Questions for the 21st Century, a return of the free cooking class Food Skills for Families, a free three-day...

Summer Employment Opportunity: Creative Remix Camp Leaders and Supervisor Sought

Are you an energetic, enthusiastic and responsible individual with a passion for the arts and working with children? Moberly Arts and Culture is seeking a dynamic and organized Creative REMIX Art Camp Supervisor and two Camp Leaders to implement and lead children...

PROGRAMS

MACC is operated as a satellite facility to the Sunset Community Centre. As such we share programming and the support of the Sunset Community Association.

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Acting Kung Fu (16+ yrs)
Matthias Klenk
Do you love Kung Fu movies? Why not make one yourself? Acting Kung Fu is a class focused on staging Kung Fu choreographies live and for camera. Students will get into the basic ideas of Non-Verbal Dialogue, the narrative of fights, and the creation of fight choreographies. Another important part will be the preparation for and approach of a character. This physical class includes theory and praxis and is for beginners and advanced students in martial arts and/or acting. No class April 30.

147572 | Sun | Apr 8 – Jun 24 | 5:00 PM-7:30 PM | $120/10 sessions

Amazing Shaolin Arts (16+ yrs)
Matthias Klenk
Looking for an after-work, after-school work out with an ancient twist? Come and learn Shaolin style martial arts from instructor Matthias Klenk, a martial artist with over 10 years of experience. No class April 29 & May 21.

146197 | Mon | Apr 9 – Jun 25 | 6:00 PM-7:15 PM | FREE

Belly Dance Performance Class (16+ yrs)
Georgina Daniels
This is a choreography class where technical movements are expressed through learning performance pieces. A strong foundation in bellydance movement is required for this class. Nina D., of Eastside Hips, has 17 years experience in Middle Eastern dance. Let her share her passion of the art form with you. Reconnect with your body in this sensuous and joyous form – join Nina for fun and for a challenge! No class May 21.

147571 | Mon | Apr 16 – Jun 25 | 7:30 PM-8:45 PM | $95.24/10 sessions | Drop-in $13.00

Community Sewing Project
Mohinder Sidhu
Community-based sewing project led by Mohinder Sidhu. Come and meet new people in the neighborhood and develop or enhance a new skill together!

146272 | Tues | Apr 3 – Jun 26 | 10:00 AM-11:30 PM | FREE

Fathers Day Cooking Class
Novella Lui
Looking for a fun-filled activity to celebrate Father’s Day with your children? Join founder of Live to Nourish, Novella Lui, a Registered Dietitian, in this healthy cooking class. This is a perfect opportunity for children to learn and improve their food preparation skills and to teach them about different foods in a fun environment. We will be cooking Buddha bowl and BKT cups with flax. Both parent and child must be registered.

163644 | Sun | Jun 16 | 10:00 AM-12:30 PM | $42.86/1 session

Food Skills for Families
Laura Murray
Join the Food Skills for Families FOOD SENSE program and learn to make delicious and healthy meals on a budget! Sign up for this six-week program and join us weekly for a three hour class.

156673 | Fri | May 18 – Jun 22 | 10:00 AM-1:00 PM | FREE

Gardening with Lori Snyder (18+ yrs)
Lori Snyder
Come to the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre to join Indigenous herbalist Lori Snyder in planting, growing and harvesting medicinal herbs in the Moberly Herb Garden. Lori Snyder will plan with participants which herbs to grow, when to  harvest them, and when to create new products from them. Students should wear warm clothes appropriate for planting.

156012 | Sun | Mar 18 | 1:00 PM-3:00 PM | FREE
156013 | Sun | Apr 15 | 1:00 PM-3:00 PM | FREE
156014 | Sun | May 6 | 1:00 PM-3:00 PM | FREE
156015 | Sun | May 27 | 1:00 PM-3:00 PM | FREE

Girls Rock Camp (8-16 yrs)
Girls Rock Camp VancouverGirls Rock Camp
Girls Rock Camp Vancouver (GRCV) aims to empower female and non-binary youth through music creation. This spring session of GRCV’s after school program will focus on different musical genres, from rock, country, punk, pop, hip hop, and more, led by local female musicians, as well as workshops in songwriting and merch making (campers will screenprint their own tshirts). Youth will get hands on experience making music in different musical genres while learning the basics of music creation. No musical experience is necessary! All gear is provided.

146243 | Thu | Apr 5 – Jun 28 | 3:30 PM-6:30 PM | $90/10 sessions

Glow Kids Musical Theatre Camp (6-12 yrs)
Lia Fletcher
Glow Kids will be offering an annual Spring Break Musical Theatre Camp at Moberly. This year, kids will learn to sing, dance, act, and build costumes/sets through arts and crafts projects. They will also learn how to get ready for auditions and live performances based on beloved musicals, plays, and films. This fun-filled camp will end with a production for parents on the last day of camp. On sunny days, kids will get to practice outside and play outdoors. This is an excellent way to find out if your child enjoys the performing arts. No previous dance or acting experience necessary. Participants are placed into groups according to experience.

Week 1 | 146176 | Mon – Fri | Mar 19 – Mar 23 | 8:30 PM-3:00 PM | $175/5 sessions
Week 2 | 146177 | Mon – Fri | Mar 26 – Mar 29 | 8:30 PM-3:00 PM | $140/4 sessions

Mothers Day Cooking Class
Novella Lui
Looking for a fun-filled activity to celebrate Mother?s Day with your children? Join founder of Live to Nourish, Novella Lui, a Registered Dietitian, in this healthy cooking class. This is a perfect opportunity for children to learn and improve their food preparation skills and to teach them about different foods in a fun environment. We will be cooking zucchini noodles with tomatoes and farro, avocado chocolate pudding and strawberry lemonade. Both parent and child must be registered.

163463 | Sun | May 13 | 10:00 AM-12:30 PM | $42.86/1 session

Move, Groove and Improve (50+ yrs)
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
The Seniors  Hub and South Vancouver Neighbourhood House are pleased to partner with Moberly  Arts and Cultural Centre to offer Move, Groove, and Improve, a program focused  on active aging and well-being. Participants will engage in physical activities  such as chair yoga and go on trips to community hubs to increase social  connections. Instruction is in Punjabi. To register, please call South Vancouver Neighbourhood House at 604-324-6212.

146194 | Wed | Apr 4 – Jun 27 | 10:00 AM-11:30 AM | FREE
146192 | Thur | Apr 5 – Jun 28 | 9:15 AM-10:15 AM | FREE

Polymer Dance: Intermediate/Advanced (16+ yrs)
Miriam EsquitinPolymer Dance
Polymer  Dance is a contemporary dance class and improvisation ensemble for  non-professional dancers over the age of 16 with at least three years  experience. If you are a dancer looking for formal training with  professional-level teachers and love to improvise and perform, Polymer Dance is  for you! For more information, contact polymerdance@gmail.com. No class May 29.

146204 | Tue | Apr 3 – Jun 26 | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM | $182.86/12 sessions | Drop-in $17.50

Q421: Questions for the 21st Century
Guy Fauchon
Q421: Questions for the 21st Century is intended to give young people a platform to speak their truth. Over the course of 12
sessions, participants will develop text to be spoken and visuals aids to accompany the text, as well as develop public-speaking/performance skills. The course ends with a public presentation of the completed work. This course is offered at no cost, but participants do need to provide their own writing materials.

162911 | Mon | Apr 30 – Jun 25 | 3:30 PM-5:00 PM | FREE

Reframing Relations
Reframing Relations brings artists and the public together for arts-based dialogue about reconciliation in Canada. In this three part workshop, one Indigenous and one non-Indigenous artist-facilitator collaborate to design an artistic process for participants that will engage with themes such as identity, culture, history, and relationship with land and with each other. People of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds are invited to join this open exploration, which may include elements of visual arts, dance & movement, poetry & storytelling, and more. No artistic experience required, simply a willingness to be open-minded & hearted! Refreshments & snacks provided.

163142 | Mon | Apr 30 – May 14 | 11:00 AM-2:00 PM | FREE

Shiamak’s  Bollywood Jazz
International Shiamak Davar
Shiamak revolutionized dance in Bollywood combining it with Western jazz technique and giving it a structure. Energetic music, dance exercise and choreography makes this class a favourite among people of all ages. Shiamak Bollywood jazz class includes: body warm up and isolation exercises, group and/or duo activities, choreography in a routine. Participants need running shoes or bare feet as per comfort and water bottle. Optional performance opportunities. For more information, please visit www.shiamak.ca/vancouver.

(4-7 yrs)
146260 | Wed | Apr 18 – Jul 4 | 5:00 PM-5:45 PM | $186/12 sessions

(7-13 yrs)
146263 | Wed | Apr 18 – Jul 4 | 5:50 PM-6:50 PM | $186/12 sessions

(13+ yrs)
146270 | Wed | Apr 18 – Jul 4 | 6:55 PM-7:55 PM | $186/12 sessions

South Asian Women’s Health Program (35+ yrs)
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
Women from the South Asian community come together to socialize, exercise and learn about health and wellness. This program is run in partnership with South Vancouver Neighborhood House. For more information, please contact Humaira at humaira@southvan.org or call 604-324-6212.

146274 | Wed | Apr 4 – Jun 27 | 12:30 PM-3:00 PM | FREE

Arts & Health: Healthy Aging Through Arts

The Moberly Senior Dancers are part of Arts & Health, a unique arts initiative at community and seniors centres across greater Vancouver, which connects professional artists and seniors for collaborative art-making. The Moberly Senior Dancers, together with...

Move, Groove and Improve

The Seniors  Hub and South Vancouver Neighbourhood House are pleased to partner with Moberly  Arts and Cultural Centre to offer Move, Groove, and Improve, a program focused  on active aging and well-being. Participants will engage in physical activities  such as chair...

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