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Libations is 10 years old!

Sep 22, 2016

Can you believe that our signature networking event is 10 this year? Under the guidance of the membership committee, a lot of things have changed for Libations since our first Fall event in at Sanafir but you can still expect to meet great downtown influencers and experience cool downtown venues! Past host venues include The Shangri-la Hotel, UVA Wine Bar, The Belmont Bar, the Terrace of the Fairmont Waterfront, Giovane Wine Bar, Black & Blue, and Chewies Oyster Bar. If you would like to be a host for one our events please email We’re looking for venues!

October’s Libations will be hosted at the Bill Reid Gallery on Thursday October 27th from 4-6pm.

During the networking event, DVBIA members are invited to be the first to experience the new wearable art exhibit: Layers of Love or the permanent exhibit consisting of over one hundred works by Bill Reid, mainly owned by the Bill Reid Foundation, and some borrowed from private collections. Some are as huge as the 8.5 m bronze Mythic Messengers frieze created in 1984 to symbolize communication; some are as monumentally small as the minute tea set carved in blackboard chalk by Bill Reid at the age of twelve, displayed here for the first time to the public.

The Bill Reid Gallery opened in May 2008, and is the only public gallery in Canada devoted to contemporary Aboriginal Art of the Northwest Coast. It is home to the Simon Fraser University Bill Reid Collection and special exhibitions of contemporary Aboriginal Art of the Northwest Coast of North America.

Contact if you would like to donate a door prize and have your business highlighted.

Online RSVP at is required as tickets are sold in advance only. Save your spot today.

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