Where is Home: Venezuelan Dance for Parkinsons Fundraiser

Join us for a night of support for the Venezuelan Parkinsons Community. Features video premiers, live dance, silent auctions, Venezuelan dessert and a talkback with the dancers. All proceeds go towards support for Dance for Parkinsons in Venezuela. $25 cash donation...

June Events for Echo Park Film Centre

As always, we're happy to announce upcoming events at Moberly's Fieldhouse suite with Echo Park Film Centre North. Here's their upcoming schedule for the month of June! Event: Yoga In The Garden Saturday, June 1 11 am – 1 pm Uniting your body, mind and spirit through...

Moberly Bee In

Moberly presents a new zero-waste event, the Bee In! This is an all ages free event for everyone, and will feature a bee safari with Lori Weidenhammer, an herbal lip salve workshop with Lori Snyder, and natural film strip making with Echo Park Film Centre North....

Movement Response in the Garden

June 24 1pm - 4pm Register for free here Come join visiting international dance artist Maura García in an experiential, movement-based workshop in the Moberly Medicinal Herb Garden. Participants will learn techiques to interpret, understand and explore the gardens...

Summer Positions at Moberly Creative Remix

Moberly is hiring Camp Leaders and Supervisors for our annual Creative Remix Summer Camps! If you're between the ages of 15 and 30, and enthusiastic about art and teaching kids, then definitely apply! Details for Supervisor here and Leader here.

Tea Making with Lori Snyder

April 11 @ 7pm - 8:30pm Ages 12 and up $5 entry fee Come learn from Lori Snyder which plants can be harvested and stored for your own tea making supplies. Home made teas benefit your well being and the planet too as we gather locally. Examples rosemary, reshape, lemon...

Creative Dance for Parkinsons

We're very excited to be offering a new Dance for Parkinsons class, taught by the Trina Frometa, a certified teacher from Venezuela!   The class runs on Wednesdays, starting April 3, from 2pm - 4pm. Each class is dropin, and you can find more information and sign up...

April in Echo Park

Here are the Echo Park events this upcoming April! Screening: Hallowe'en In The Spring: Selections from Gothtober  Thursday, April 4 7:30 pm Join visiting filmmaker and musician Paul Gailiunas for a night of spooky short films created for beloved...

Sewing with Fabienne Good

Community Sewing starts again this Spring with a new artist, Fabienne Good! This is the first time our community sewing group will have a full time artist helping with the projects. We're going to start off with potholders, and work out way to bigger, collaborative...

Echo Park Videos and Oncle Hoonkie!

Echo Park's made some beautiful new videos. One showcases how busy Moberly's been with their events this winter, and one is a brief paper animated video about Moberly history! If you want to get involved with Echo Park, this weekend is a great start! Join Oncle...


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.

If you would like to run programs at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre, please fill out this Program Proposal Form (PDF 102kb), and send it to the programmer at moberly@vancouver.ca

Register for Programs



Belly Dance Performance Class (16+ yrs)
Improvisation and choreography, two essential skills for bellydancers. Join Dinah to learn new choreographies, develop your personal improvisation style, and explore ways to adapt both approaches to solo and group dances. Previous bellydance experience is required. No class Apr 22 and May 20.

Mon | Apr 1-Jun 24 | 7:30 PM-8:45 PM
199751 | $80.38/11 sessions

Polymer Dance: Intermediate/Advanced (16+ yrs)Polymer Dance
Miriam Esquitin
Polymer Dance is a contemporary dance class and improvisation ensemble for non-professional dancers over the age of 16 with at least three years dance 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. Drop-in available at $18/session.

Tue|Apr 2-Jun 25 | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
212578 | $186/13 sessions

Israeli Dance Party for Families (4-12 yrs)
Yael Levy Morantz
Israeli Dance is a unique social dance form originating in Israel, designed to bring people together and create community with music and dance. This Israeli Dance Party for Families is a fun and exciting way to move your body and have parents connect with their kids through specific choreography that is taught worldwide. No dance experience needed. Come as you are. Parents are encouraged to attend for free and participate with their children.

Sat | Mar 16 | 5:30PM-6:15PM
217151 | $5/1 session 

SHIAMAK Bollywood Jazz (4+ yrs)
Shiamak Davar International
A perfect class for the middle of the week to get you moving, grooving, and recharged! Energetic music, dance exercises, and choreography makes this class a favourite among students of all ages. This progressive class gives participants the opportunity to participate in our Summer Funk 2019 show – ‘Shaadi Musical’ to be held on June 29th, 2019 at the Bell Performing Arts Centre in Surrey. During this session, the classes will be building on a routine every week, and collaboratively working on designing costumes and properties to be incorporated into their performance. Participants are advised to dress in comfortable activewear for class, and may wear running shoes or be bare foot as per comfort. Bringing a water bottle is encouraged! For more information, please visit www.shiamak.ca/vancouver

(4-6 yrs)
Wed | Apr 3-Jun 26 | 4:45 PM-5:30 PM
212583 | $204/12 sessions
(7-12 yrs)
Wed | Apr 3-Jun 26 | 5:30 PM-6:30 PM (ages 7-13)
212585 | $204/12 sessions
(13+ yrs)
Wed | Apr 3-Jun 26 | 6:30 PM-7:30 PM (ages 13+)
212586 | $204/12 sessions


Arts & Health (50+ yrs)Arts & Health
Anna Kraulis & Oliva Davis
An arts initiative located at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre where Moberly senior dancers, together with a professional dance artist, Anna Kraulis and Olivia Davis, explore cultural traditions, personal history and movement through improvisation and dance. Please sign up in-person on the first day at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre. For further information or visit www.artsandhealth.ca

Thu | Apr 4-Jun 6 | 10:30AM-11:30AM
199750 | FREE

Move, Groove and Improve (50+ yrs)
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
Move, Groove, and Improve is 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.

Tue/Wed | Apr 2-Jun 26 | 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
199759 | FREE

Shaolin Kung Fu (16+ yrs)
Matthias Klenk
Looking for an after-work or, after-school workout 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 Apr 22 and May 20.

Mon | Apr 1-Jun 24 | 6:00 PM-7:15 PM
199749 | FREE


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, the creation of fight choreographies, and will work with a guest cinematographer on their project. Another important part will be the preparation for and approach of a character. This physical class includes theory and praxis, and is not a stage combat course. First lesson is a trial lesson, and is free to attend.

Sun | Apr 7-Jun 23 | 5:00 PM-7:30 PM
210307 | $140/11 sessions


Hibret Amharic School (6-18 yrs)
Mekdes Gete
This class is for children interested in learning to read and write one of Ethiopia’s major languages, Amharic. In addition, students will also learn about Ethiopia’s culture, and history through music, dance and song. Once a month the group will have a day dedicated to cooking traditional Ethiopian dishes as well. To register, contact Mekdes Gete at mekdesgete@gmail.com.

Sat | Apr 6-Jun 29 | 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
199756 | FREE

Orange Boxes and City Futures (13+ yrs)
Cristina Moretti
Orange Boxes and City Futures is a community collaborative project that examines the orange fences that surround trees in construction zones in Vancouver. What do these orange boxes say about the city and its transformations? How do they make visible the future of a building or a neighborhood? Participate in this series of workshops to engage in art activities and discussions that relate to your neighbourhood and these fences. We will photograph and draw orange boxes, share food, create poetry, and discuss our ideas and experiences of change, focusing on our everyday life and sense of home. To conclude the workshops, we will create a final exhibition at the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre.

Mon | Apr 29-May 27 | 2:00PM-4:00PM
215035 | FREE


Ethiopian Cooking (19+ yrs)
Mekdes Gete
This unique cooking class will give students chance to learn all about the recipes and techniques of authentic Ethiopian cooking style. Mekdes Gete, facilitator of the Hibret Amharic school for Ethiopian culture, will provide students with hands on learning experience and also introduce them to the spices and grains used to make traditional Ethiopian dishes such as Meser wat, Gomen wat and Atkilt wat. $30 drop-in available.

Sat | Mar 30-Apr 27 | 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
211079 | $125/5 sessions

Food Skills for Families (19+ years)
Canadian Diabetes Association
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. Program offered by the BC Center for Disease Control.

Mon | Apr 1-May 6 | 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
214928 | FREE

Tayybeh Syrian Food for the Soul (18+ yrs)
Nihal Elwan
This cooking workshop will highlight the richness, complexity, and most importantly regionalism of Syrian food. This class will shed light the Syrian culinary hubs, namely Aleppo, Damascus, Latakia and Homs. This class will focus on what Tayybeh does best which is, homestyle food that feeds your body and soul and is reminiscent of your mum’s kitchen. Participants will get the chance to learn about the history of Syrian food, specialty ingredients, and the history of the city of focus for the day. Participants will also hear stories about the chefs and their cooking experiences back home and now in Canada and take part in preparing 3 items. The class would culminate in a little Syrian feast for everyone.

Sat | Mar 9 | 5:30 PM-8:00 PM 
213265 | $5/1 session

Sat | Apr 6 | 5:30 PM-8:00 PM                           
213266 | $5/1 session

Sat | May 4 | 5:30 PM-8:00 PM             
213267 | $5/1 session


Children’s Taiko Ensemble (5-12 yrs)
Noriko Kobayashi
Basics of taiko drumming geared for children. Rhythm training, team building, confidence growing within a world music context. We will work towards performance on Japanese taiko drums made for children

Sat | Apr 6-Jun 29 | 10:00 AM-10:45 AM
212575 | $150/10 sessions

Taiko Japanese Drumming (18+ yrs)
Noriko Kobayashi
Learn traditional Japanese drumming (Taiko) on real Japanese drums! Get a full body workout with a world music drumming experience, and work towards a performing opportunities. Beginners to drumming are welcome. Drum sticks and drums are provided.

Sat | Apr 6-Jun 29 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
199766 | $100/10 sessions


Triple Threat: Acting, Dancing, Singing (8-18 yrs)
Jan Cooper
What if you had the opportunity to play the part of Justin Bieber opposite of Taylor Swift. What if you had the opportunity to act in a mashup of Broadway Musicals. What if Madonna got together with Bruno Mars. In this class, students work with teacher Jan Cooper to create a series of musical productions about pop-culture what-ifs, and learn to perform the songs within them.

Fri | Apr 5-Jun 28 | 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
213276 | $200/10 sessions


Herbal First Aid (12+ yrs)
Lori Snyder
Join Lori Snyder as she shows us what plants are important to have in your medicine cabinet and how you would prepare them. Using a wide variety of items, some of which can be found in your local garden, Lori teaches what plants can help stop bleeding, calm an upset stomach, use as an anti-biotic, or an anti- septic for an urinary tract infection, calm the nervous system or can help heal wounds or insect bites. Come discover the power of medicinal plants!

Sun | Jun 16 | 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
215019 | $5/1 session

Medicinal Garden Stewardship with Lori Snyder (12+ 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. This bundle ensures that you won’t miss a single opportunity to learn from this incredible gardener. Students should wear warm clothes appropriate for planting. $5 drop in fee available.

Sun |  Apr 7-May 19 | 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
210495 | $20/4 sessions 

Tea making with Lori Snyder (12+ yrs)
Lori Snyder
Come learn from Lori Snyder which plants can be harvested and stored for your own tea making supplies. Home made teas benefit your wellbeing and the planet too as we gather locally. Examples rosemary, reshape, lemon balm, peppermint, stinging nettle, spruce tips and more. Learning when to harvest is important to capture the best essences for your flavour and experience.

Thu | Apr 11 | 7:00PM-8:30PM
215018 | $5/1 session


Community Sewing with Fabienne Good (19+ yrs)
Fabienne Good
Fabienne Good joins the Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre as an artist in residence, working with the public to create textile based works of art together, using scraps of fabric from all around. Whether you’re new to sewing, or are just looking for a space to work on project together and socialize, this drop in class will be suitable for you. Participants can expect to start small with practical projects and move onto larger projects, like a community made quilt.

Tue | Apr 2 – Jun 4 | 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
223133 | FREE

Arts and Health Showcase Next Week!

The Moberly Senior Dancers are preparing for the upcoming Arts & Health Showcase at the Roundhouse Community Centre on June 2nd, 10am - 2pm. Arts & Health: Healthy Aging Through the Arts is a working collaboration of seniors and Elders and professional...

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...

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...

Apple Cider Vinegar and Dandelion Tincture

Join us at Moberly on Sunday, February 4th for a new workshop with Lori Snyder. Come discover how to make your own tinctures using apple cider vinegar and dandelion. Lori Snyder will share the health benefits of tinctures such as aiding digestion and lowering blood...

Glow Kids Spring Break Musical Theatre Camp

Are most of your usual Spring break camps full? Fear not, Glow Kids will be offering an annual Spring Break Musical Theatre Camp at Moberly. This year, from March 19 - 29, kids will learn to sing, dance, act, and build costumes/sets through arts and crafts projects....

Community Sewing Project

Want to learn how to sew? Or enhance the sewing skills you already have? Community leader Mohinder Sidhu wants to help you with your sewing projects while bringing the community together to learn this useful skill! Join us on Tuesday mornings at 10am to participate in...

Shiamak Bollywood Jazz Winter 2018

Moberly Arts and Culture is featuring a special bollywood jazz workshop from Shiamak Davar to the Vancouver community on December 20th, from 6 - 7pm. Shiamak revolutionized dance in Bollywood combining it with Western jazz technique and giving it a structure....

Acting Kung Fu Winter Session

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. The classes include, stretching, some Iron Palm (strengthen of skin and muscles), basic kicks and punches. In the...

Girls Rock Camp Vancouver Winter Session!

When Cyndi Lauper says "Girls just wanna have fun", we think this translates to: "Girls just wanna rock out!"  Since this is a true statement like no other, Sunset Community Centre and Moberly Arts and Culture Centre offers Girls Rock Camp Vancouver (GRCV), a program...

Winter 2018 Season Open for Registration

The 2018 Winter Season at Moberly Arts and Culture is now open for registration! In addition to returning programs such as Polymer Dance, Shiamak's Bollywood Jazz, Amazing Shaolin Arts, Belly Dance Performance and Move, Groove & Improve, Moberly is also pleased to...

Polymer Dance: Intermediate/Advanced (16+ yrs)

  Looking to take it to the next level? 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...

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