Greater Victoria Art Gallery, Victoria, BC

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Greater Victoria Art Gallery, Victoria, BC

There is always something new and interesting at the Greater Victoria Art Gallery!

Hours:

Mon – Wed 10 – 5 (Closed Mondays Sept 14 – May 16), Thurs 10 – 9, Fri & Sat 10 – 5, Sun 12 – 5

Admission: 

Adult $13 Senior (65 years) $11 Student (with ID) $11 Youth (6-17 years) $2.50 Child (to 5 years) Free Family (2 adults + youth) $28 Members Free

Jan 16 – April 17, 2016

Sosaku Hanaga – Japan’s Creative Print Movement

The Gallery has one of the largest and most comprehensive sosaku hanga collections in the world and has continued to add to the collection over the last several years.

Jan 14 – April 17, 2016

Paƛšiʔaƛma (The Fire is Just Starting)

is a new work by Port Alberni artists Rodney Sayers and Emily Luce. Constructed from local, rough-cut cedar and fir from two Port Alberni mills, the artists re-sawed and dressed their material before incorporating it into their beautifully considered and executed design.
Nov. 27 – April 23, 2016

Recent Asian Art Acquisitions

Patronage of the arts is a very noble act. Throughout its history, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria has received a remarkable number of Asian art donations, which in terms of numbers is now approximately 43-44% of the entire collection.
Nov 27, 2015 – April 3, 2016

Case Studies:  Decorative Art from the Collection

Case Studies provides an opportunity to examine some of the remarkable objects of material culture in the Gallery’s collection. An exhibition in the form of an experiment, a wide range of decorative art will be displayed, and in each display case, a different element – such as artist or maker, colour, form, geography or function – will serve as the organizing device.
August 29, 2014 – Sept 11, 2016

Emily Carr and the Young Generation

As one of Canada’s most renowned artists, Carr is famous not only for her stunning landscapes, but also for her reputation as a nomadic, solitary artist. Emily Carr and the Young Generation celebrates a new vision of the iconic Victoria artist as both mentor and teacher, lending ideas and influence to a new generation of local artists.

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