Murakami's Birthday Bash
Friday, February 2, 2018 at 5:30pm
Exhibition Preview | Vancouver Art Gallery | 750 Hornby Street
Dinner and After Party | The Commodore Ballroom | 868 Granville Street
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Join us for a special evening to celebrate Takashi Murakami’s birthday and the opening of his first retrospective exhibition in Canada, Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg at the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Commodore Ballroom.

Exhibition Preview with the artist, seated dinner and After Party 5:30pm


Exhibition Preview and After Party 8:30pm


For questions please call 604-662-4700 ext 2405 or email events@vanartgallery.bc.ca

Proceeds from this event support the Vancouver Art Gallery’s exhibitions and education and public programs.


Rosy Shang and Daomei Wang

Irene Barata | Joy Chao | Ding Chen | Jessica Chen | Liang Fung | Yvonne Gagnon | Yuan Gao | Lara Honrado | Kelsey Klassen | Paula Krawus | Amanda Liang | Delia Ma | Angela Pan | Eliza Pan | Kim Pickett | Colby Richardson | Quinten Richardson | Christopher Rowntree | Taslim Samji | Karyna Schultz | Kamal Sharma | Paul Simons | Don Stuart | Ken Takagi | Lara Tomaszewska | Ava Vorwaller | Lulu Wang | Van Yuan

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and curated by Michael Darling, James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator

Takashi Murakami, Photo: Maria Ponce Berre, © MCA Chicago

The Vancouver Art Gallery is a not-for-profit organization supported by its members, individual donors, corporate funders, foundations, the City of Vancouver, the Province of British Columbia through the British Columbia Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts.