Fireworks and enlightenment at the Vancouver ContainerArt PNE

Aesthetic enlightenment in a big way at Vancouver’s ContainerArt temporary museum. Since 2009, summer after summer, fireworks have brightened the night sky above the contemporary art installations inside the containers.  Perhaps set off by those “I get it” moments of catharsis by visitors inside? I hope so.

The Evolution of ContainerArt museology in Vancouver

Since 2009 the PNE, a ContainerArt partner, guided by its VP Peter Male and supported by a team of engineers and curators has surprised us with ever-evolving  ContainerArt Museum shapes. Nowhere in the world has container museology been explored with such commitment.  As per ContainerArt re-use and recycle ideology, no structural changes, or holes where … Continue reading

Artist selections for ContainerArt Vancouver 2012

Congratulations to: Alanna Kho and Benjamin Ku; Catherine Chan;   Amanda Shatzko;   Bruce Voyce;   Neal Nolan;   Marilyn Chapman;    Mario Sabliak;   Mirielle Dijks for making the cut at the new ContainerArt Vancouver! See your installations at the PNE from August 18th to Sept 3rd!

Call for Artists: ContainerArt Vancouver 2012

Glad to announce the 2012 Vancouver ContainerArt event at the PNE in partnership with Metro Port Vancouver. All artists interested in applying, go to

ContainerArt’s future: the largest art museum in the world

ContainerArt network strategy

 This summer, ContainerArt temporary museums in Vancouver and Edmonton have been visited by approximately 1.2 million people. For contemporary art this is an enormous achievement: consider that on average  the Guggenheim NY attracts about 900.000 visitors each yearly. ContainerArt is fast turning into a global contemporary art brand, and it is adapting its objectives. Our international partners … Continue reading


ContainerArt introduces its global Video-Art exchange program.  Containers are an excellent framing device for projecting video art and we decided to create an exchange network among partners. Each participating ContainerArt partner reserves one or more spaces to feature videoart selected in collaboration with curators from other ContainerArt events.  Artists are invited to send an email … Continue reading