Join us for the celebration of PoMoArts’ 25th Anniversary on August 25th! We will be hosting a 25th Anniversary community event with lots opportunities to see and make art! We will be offering, ranging from visual arts, ceramics and performing arts as well as interactive projects with the Blackberry Artists Society and POMO Museum, a special musical preview by Ioco Players Theatre, and our 25th Anniversary Exhibitions in our Gallery, there truly is something for everyone! A big thank you to our food and beverage partners: Brave Bewery & Sweet Talk Donuts.

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25 for 25: Show your support for PoMoArts!

Limited edition ceramics from our studio, on sale for donations of $25 to support PoMoArts.

A piece of our home to yours.


On Display: Come and see what is on display!

Room 1.2 – Ceramics & Visual Arts Multipurpose Studio

Room 3.2 – Visual Arts Studio

Room 3.3 – Visual Arts Studio

3:00-4:00pm – Little Campers’ Showcase: Artworks from PoMoArts Summer Camps

Join our young artists in their first exhibition experience!

Camps included: Fun Arts with Gayle; Arts Combo: Paint & Clay; Faces & Figures 

Room 1.4 – Pottery Hand-building Studio

3:00-6:00pm – Ceramic Arts: Instructor & Student Display

See artworks by our ceramics instructors and students from our ceramics programs this year.


Gallery 25th Anniversary Exhibitions: Come and see current exhibitions at PoMoArts.

PoMoArts Reception Area

3:00-6:00pm – Messages From Mega Fauna project by Sarah Ronald

Join Sarah Ronald’s community engagement project “Messages From Mega Fauna”. Engage with the interactive set-up and scan the QR codes to submit your very own wildlife encounter letter.

Canadian Pacific Gallery

3:00-6:00pm – Honouring the Past, Embracing the Future - PoMoArts 25th Anniversary Exhibition 

A milestone celebration bringing together a culturally and artistically diverse collective of artists who have graced our gallery spaces over the years, each making their unique mark on the tapestry of our artistic community.

Ann Kitching Gallery & Suncor Gallery

3:00-6:00pm – An Abundance of Caring - Ceramic Artists in Residence 1998-2023

Join us as we pay tribute to the dedicated artists who have carried the title, Ceramic Artist in Residence, since our non-profit society started in 1998. Their artistic styles and techniques are diverse, unified in their passion for pottery as an art form and their caring enthusiasm for sharing this artistic medium with the community.  


Art Demos & Dos: Watch art in the making and get your hands busy making your own art piece.

Room 3.4 – Visual Arts Studio

3:00-4:00pm – Paper Heritage Houses with POMO Museum

The POMO Museum will be leading their Building Community interactive project where you can build you very own replica of a Heritage Home in Port Moody. Decorate you house and find it on the Heritage Map to discover an important part of our history!

Room 2.2 – Young Artists Gallery

3:00-4:30pm – Acrylic Landscape Painting with Homa Khosravi

Homa will make small paintings on an easel while talking about her work and process as a painter. There will be a sample of her finished works on display.

Join in and paint a simple landscape on a miniature canvas! 

Room 2.2 – Young Artists Gallery

3:00-6:00pm – Collage with Blackberry Artists Society

Blackberry Artists will lead you through the beautiful techniques of collage with papers images, text, and fabrics on canvas, cards, and postcards.

Room 2.2 – Young Artists Gallery

3:00-6:00pm – Summer Pouches with Homa from The Stitchery

Homa will show you the basics of sewing on a sewing machine while making lovely summer pouches. There will be a sample of her mini-sewing projects on display.

Come make your own summer pouch to take with you everywhere you go! 

Room 1.4 – Pottery Hand-building Studio

3:30-4:30pm – Sculpting Coral: Mature Patterns, and Abstract Form with Malina Sintnicolaas

Malina will demonstrate how clay can be used to create sculptural abstract forms in nature and how hand building can be used to create repetitious patterns. There will be a sample of her finished works on display.

Join in and create your own ceramic coral forms!

Room 1.3 – Pottery Wheel Throwing Studio

3:30-5:00pm – Wheel Throwing Various Forms with Georgia Fitton

Georgia will demonstrate wheel throwing techniques, throwing various forms on the pottery wheel. There will be a sample of her finished works on display.

Join in on one of the two wheels that will be set up and try you hand at wheel thrown pottery!

Room 1.4 – Pottery Hand-building Studio

4:30-5:30pm – Hand-Building Techniques: Mugs or Mini Mugs with Valerie Orsolan

Valerie will demonstrate how to make mugs and pinch pots by hand, without the use of a pottery wheel. There will be a sample of her finished works on display.

Join in and create your very own small mug or tea light with a ball of clay!

Room 2.2 – Young Artists Gallery

5:00-6:00pm – Books & Bookmarks with Patricia Morris

Patricia will be doing hand lettering on various materials. There will be a sample of her treasure books and junk journals on display.

Join in and create your own leather bookmarks! 


Music: Come listen and enjoy some of the music and video from PoMoArts and our Arts community.

Third Floor – Visual Art Studios

3:00-6:00pm - ‘24 plays 25’ Techno-Video Installation by Corey ‘24’ Smith

Step into an audio-visual techno experience with a Live PA performance by local artist Corey ‘24’ Smith, also a PoMoArts Board Member.

Room 2.1 – Appleyard Parlour

4:00pm – Jazz Performance by Liam Simpson & Jennifer Hayes

Liam Simpson and Jennifer Hayes will present a 20-minute performance of five delightful Jazz Standards such as Blue Moon, Summertime, Our Love is Here to Stay, Wonderful World, and Dream a Little Dream.

Room 2.1 – Appleyard Parlour

5:00pm – Lullaby Preview with Ioco Players Theatre

Ioco Players Theatre will perform a sneak peak of various songs for their upcoming show, “Lullaby to Broadway”, a musical theatre concert.


Food & Drink

Room 2.1 – Appleyard Parlour

3:00-6:00pm – Donuts & Drinks

Sweet Talk Pop-up Shop: incredible donuts for sale, 3pm till sold out

Brave Brewery: Lager, Hazy & Sour *non-alcoholic drink options available as well