Britannia Events Calendar
We are now offering in-person programs. You can view our programs on the Vancouver Recreation site.
This month at the Britannia Art Gallery
January 29 - February 22, 2021
Paintings by Stella Castell
Create an Immersive World in VR - Youth Workshop
VR refers to a computer-generated simulation where a person can be completely immersed in a 3D environment.
Have you ever wondered about how a virtual reality environment is created online?In this workshop students will be given an introduction to Virtual Reality, and get the chance to learn the basics on how to build an immersive environment through web VR. The workshop will be split into two sessions and includes live interactions with the VR instructor.
The workshop will include a mentoring by the IM4 Matriarchs sharing their experience in creating an immersive project, and advise on how you can pursue a career in digital media/video games and VR.This online workshop will give students an introduction webVR using the online program A-Frame. Students will learn basic HTML to build a web VR environment, and a web framework for building VR experiences. The two sessions will include live online interaction with instructor and a mentoring segment by the IM4 Matriarchs about their creative processes building an immersive project and pursing a career in digital media/tech field. No coding or VR experience required. Instructor Nancy Lee.
The Discovery Foundation presents the Mentoring for and by the Matriarch program. You will be emailed a survey/application form to attend.
Workshop takes place online. If you do not have your own equipment including computer/laptop, webcam and access to Wi-Fi/internet, please contact ; a limited number of spaces are available at Britannia Centre.
REFUND POLICYA full refund will be granted if requested up to 48hrs prior to the second class. No refunds after this time.
Pro-rated refunds, based upon the number of classes that have passed, will be provided for classes cancelled after the start date and where instruction has been provided. Anyone who is unable to attend a program due to a change of date or time will be provided with a full refund for that class. Outdoor programs will operate rain or shine unless there is an Environment Canada Weather Warning (ie. heat wave, lightning, etc.).
- Feb 13, 2021 10:00 am - Feb 13, 2021 4:00 pmLocation: Plaza outside the Ice Rink
- Feb 17, 2021 3:30 pmLocation: Zoom
- Feb 20, 2021 9:00 am - Feb 20, 2021 12:00 pmLocation: Northwest corner of Parking Lot
- Feb 24, 2021 3:15 pm - Feb 24, 2021 6:45 pmLocation: Pick up at PoolBe a part of our Greening Our Neighbourhood event by getting a free tree sapling to plant!
Various pick up times available on Feb 24th, 26th and 27th.
- Feb 25, 2021 4:00 pm - Feb 25, 2021 6:00 pmLocation: Online
- Feb 26, 2021 3:00 pm - Feb 26, 2021 5:00 pmLocation: ZoomYou are invited to participate in the upcoming virtual Britannia Non-Market Housing World Café on Friday, February 26 from 3 – 5 pm.