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Chinatown Looks Opening Reception: Jan 17

On Tuesday, January 17th at 6pm, Massy Arts will host the opening reception for, Chinatown Looks: an intergenerational disposable camera project, a Chinatown-based photography project and workshop series showcasing the work of 21 Chinese seniors and youth members of Yarrow Intergenerational Society for Justice.

At the event, Soloman Chiniquay alongside some youth and senior artists will share their creative process and experience with the project. There will also be a brief Q&A portion for the artists to answer questions from the audience.

Registration is free, open to all and required for entrance.

Entrance is free, and masks are mandatory.

The Massy Arts Gallery is located at 23 East Pender Street in Chinatown, Vancouver.

COVID-19 SAFETY: Wearing a face mask is required for this event. Surgical and KN95 face masks will be provided for those who do not have one. There will also be a HEPA air purifier in the space.

Light refreshments will be provided. Attendees are encouraged to consume their refreshments outside the venue or after the event to prevent airborne transmission of COVID-19.

Accessibility info for Massy Arts Society (23 E Pender St)


The door is not automatic. Push to enter, pull to exit. The width of the doorway is 100cm / 39.3in. The path from the street to the doorway is flat. When entering the space, there will be two tables on either side of the entrance. There will be a narrow path when entering the space that is the same width as the doorway and ~4ft long. The space widens after the narrow entrance path.

Event space:

The main gallery space is 627sq ft. The length of the gallery space is ~36.5ft and the width is 17ft. There are four support posts in the space. The distance between the posts is 9ft 7in. The narrow distance between the posts and the right-side wall is 5ft 4in. There will be seating available at the event which are plastic fold chairs.


There is one gender inclusive bathroom in the space. The door is not automatic. Pull to enter, push to exit. The width of the doorway is 90cm / 35.5in. The bathroom is 45sq ft. There are two sets of grab bars located behind and to the right of the toilet. There are usually chairs stored inside the bathroom, but they will be removed for the event.

Scent policy:

The space is a scent-free space. We kindly ask that event attendees refrain from wearing scented products in the space.


Bus: #19, #22, N19 Night Bus. Bus stop ID: 50021

Sky Train: Stadium-Chinatown Station

Entrance way leading into the event space at 23 E Pender St

Entrance way of 23 E Pender St and photo of pathway leading into the gallery space. There will be an additional table placed on the left on the day of the event.

Door of the bathroom in the event space. The chairs next to the wall will be removed for the event.

Photo of the bathroom at 23 E Pender St. The chairs along the wall will be removed for the event.

Floor plan of 23 E Pender St


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