Programs for Adults

FV Biennale Meet & Greet 2017

November 16th, 2017 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm | Free

Meet the talented artists selected to participate in the 2017 Fraser Valley Biennale. This casual event is your opportunity to learn more about the talented artists in our region, directly from them. Light refreshments will be served. Cash bar.

The 2017 Fraser Valley Regional Biennale is a dynamic, collective representation of exceptional artwork produced by artists in the Fraser Valley region over the past two years. Tailored iterations of the exhibition will be presented at multiple venues throughout 2017.  The exhibition is planned by The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford in partnership with the Abbotsford Arts Council, the Mission Arts Council, and the Chilliwack Visual Artist Association.

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2017 Fraser Valley Biennale Artists

Doris Auxier, Fort Langley
Simon Chornick, Mission
Ken Dawes, Abbotsford
Amy Dyck, Langley
Chris Friesen, Langley
Paula Funk, Abbotsford
Erica Grimm, Abbotsford
Fiona Howarth, Abbotsford
Sharon Huget, Abbotsford
Brenna Kanski, Langley
Krista Kilvert, Chilliwack
Linda Klippenstein, Abbotsford
Dan LeFebvre, Langley
Marguerite MacIntosh, Langley
Patricia Peters, Chilliwack
Sylvie Roussel-Janssens, Chilliwack
Tracie Stewart, Abbotsford
Pierre Tremblay, Chilliwack
Kat Wahamaa, Maple Ridge
Sandra Wiens, Chilliwack
Jenn Williamson, Abbotsford

Image Credit: Pierre Tremblay, What’s He Building In There?, 2016, oil on canvas, 30” x 40”


Free | Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11:30am | Preregistration Required

Culture, Coffee & Cookies (C3) is a speaker’s series dedicated to providing stimulating and enjoyable learning opportunities for people of retirement age. This relaxed and social setting provides an opportunity to discuss and participate in community culture. Each cultural presentation or activity is accompanied by an opportunity to enjoy some refreshments while socializing with peers.

Fall Season
The Fall Season of Culture, Coffee & Cookies (C3) runs from September to November annually.

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Our Fall Season will begin on September 6th, 2017. We have booked brilliant and intriguing presenters for your enjoyment. We hope you enjoy your Fall season with family and friends!

For all upcoming events and programs at The Reach, check The Reach Gallery Museum Calendar.

Art Parties

$150 – 12 or fewer participants | $200 – 13 to 20 participants

A great way to celebrate! Whether it’s a bachelorette party, a surprise party for that artsy person in your life, or just a great way to bring your team together! The Reach’s 2 hour Art Parties include a 1hr facilitated art project followed by 1hr that can be used by the group to celebrate and enjoy food and beverages. Parties can be booked Saturdays and Sundays, 1 – 3pm or Thursdays 6 – 8pm. The art project will be themed on the current art exhibitions (ask us for the current project).



Group Tours

Tues – Sun | 10:30am – 3:30pm | $3 per participant

Enliven your experience of current art exhibitions with a gallery tour or dive into our community heritage exhibition with a museum tour. Guided tours are a great way to learn about the cultural and social contexts of artworks and artifacts on display. Tours are led by knowledgeable docents who provide a general overview of exhibitions and an opportunity for lively discussion.


Museum & Exhibition Tours

Free | Drop-in | Open to the Public

Take an afternoon break!  History Tours are Tuesdays at 12pm. These 30 minute tours are led by experienced and knowledgeable docents and offer an excellent opportunity for lively discussion.

A knowledgeable docent is available Fridays and Sundays from noon to 5pm for Exhibition Tours. Even if you’ve already seen the current exhibitions, you can deepen your experience with a free, drop-in tour.