Capilano Mall

Capilano Mall

May 08, 2014 12:00 ET

Capilano Mall Celebrates 11 Years of May Is Art Month with Spring Campaign

Community Focused May Is Art Month Kicks Off in North Vancouver

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 8, 2014) - This May Capilano Mall (935 Marine Drive, North Vancouver, BC) is celebrating 11 years of their annual May is Art Month celebration. Local art, music and dance are the focus and campaign elements include a pop-up art gallery featuring local artists, art scholarships, an arts supplies donation program and an in-house production of CATS the musical.

May is Art Month kicked off May 1st and will continue through May 31st 2014. The campaign is a collaboration between Capilano Mall, North Vancouver Community Arts Council, Artists for Kids and URP Event Production and Creative Services.

As part of May is Art Month Capilano Mall is offering two full tuition scholarships to attend the Paradise Valley Summer School of Visual Arts to young art students who live on the North Shore. Photos of original artwork can be emailed or posted online via social media. For full details on entering and requirements please visit www.capilanomall.com.

New this year, the Capilano Mall art supply donation program will provide new and used art supplies and materials to budding artists throughout the North Vancouver community. Shera Allibhai, Marketing Director for Capilano Mall is particularly fond of the community element and art supply donation program component of May is Art Month stating "I love that Capilano Mall is able to help developing artists and nurture those artistic talents," adding "this is more than just your typical mall campaign. We're able to incorporate the community and give back."

The ever-popular theatrical component of May is Art Month is back again this year. Capilano Mall will play host to a "pop up" theatre May 29th-June 1st 2014 and feature the musical production of the famous Broadway musical CATS produced by URP Event Production and Creative Services. The production will be performed by some of the best young talent the North Shore has to offer from Capilano University's Musical Theatre Program. Admission is $15 or $10 for students.

We can't wait to see you there!

About Capilano Mall

Capilano Mall is a family friendly and fashion forward hub for shoppers in the North Vancouver area. Conveniently located on Marine Drive and Hanes Avenue, the shopping centre is home to over 90 shops and services.

For more information on Capilano Mall please visit http://www.capilanomall.com

Contact Information

  • For all media inquiries, please contact:
    Carine Redmond, Publicist
    carine@carineredmond.com
    Mobile: 778.239.3067

    For all on-site assistance, please contact:
    Shera Allibhai, Marketing Director Capilano Mall
    sallibhai@BentallKennedy.com
    Office: 604-990-5426
    Mobile: 604-220-5187