In November 2019, Vancouver-based sound artist George Rahi completed a month-long Roundhouse residency – Frequencies. Frequencies invited the public to reconsider and reinvent the function of bells in collective space. Throughout the month, Roundhouse visitors found a sound installation in the Great Hall where George constructed a modern day bell tower. The artist invited the […]
The Roundhouse is excited to announce Sarah Ronald and Katherine Soucie as our 2019 Artists in Residence! From June to August, both Sarah and Katherine are facilitating art-based workshops and pop-ups for the Roundhouse community.
From a distance, the Roundhouse is known for its large room rentals—with awards ceremonies and festivals celebrating community partners in the Exhibition Hall, and evocative and thought-provoking performances in the Performance Centre. However, beyond this constant current of public productions is a quiet ebb and flow of small room users. These community members contribute to […]
With BC Youth Week 2019 coming up May 1-7, we’re gearing up to celebrate all things youth, including our fantastic Youth Leaders: Sheroan Anthonypillai, Stratos Charalambides, James Hickson, and Silvia Rubino. With experience ranging up to a decade at the Roundhouse, this dedicated team ensures that youth have a welcoming, fun, and safe space to […]
20 June, 1937 – 22 January, 2019 “Order is better than chaos, creation better than destruction.” – Kenneth Clark Michael Noon, a beloved member of the Roundhouse Society’s Board from December 2008 until January 2013, and then of the Society’s Advisory Council until 2015, passed away peacefully early in 2019. He was kept company by […]
We’re excited to introduce you to the Roundhouse’s new Youth Council! This team of very cool and very engaged youth grades 8-11 are collaborating with our Community Youth Worker, Sally Chan, on projects and events at the Centre. Learn more about why these youth decided to join, along with fun facts about each Council member.
Our Community Youth Worker, Sally Chan, has been hard at work coordinating a variety of new programs for youth in 2019, including a partnership between the Roundhouse and UnderToe Skateboard Academy. The program provides fun, beginner skateboard lessons for youth ages 7-13, who want to learn the fundamentals of skateboarding, taught by experienced coaches, in […]
In Fall 2018 Sally Chan joined the Roundhouse team as our new Community Youth Worker and in just a few months has initiated a handful of youth programs and initiatives for the New Year. We took a moment to check in with Sally to see what drew her to this role, why it’s important to […]
On November 6 the Roundhouse Foyer will be animated with a tribute to those who gave their lives during WWI as part of The World Remembers project leading up to Remembrance Day. Spearheading the project is Roundhouse Society Board Director and Director and Composer in Residence at Mountain View Cemetery, Mark Haney. Mark shared how […]