West Vancouver Community Arts Council

by Susan Heming on April 28, 2016

As an active member of the arts community, GVWSG holds an Alliance Membership with the West Vancouver Community Arts Council.  WVCAC has provided a temporary membership card (below) to allow Guild members entry to events.

  • Please print & carry this temporary card (see below) for admission. (WVCAC will exchange this temp card with as permanent one the first time you use it.)
  • WVCAC publishes a newsletter each quarter.  Download the latest version by clicking here.
  • As well, a summary of upcoming events is distributed via email.  Sign up for weekly updates (click).

Please print this temporary card, and fold it along the dotted grey line.

temp arts card

(click image to enlarge)

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