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February 1, 2016

Whether it’s a unique Valentine’s date you’re after or an art fix to brighten a case of the
winter blahs, the AGGV has a host of events this February.

Start the month off right and visit the AGGV on Feb. 2 for admission by donation day.
Love at First Glance Small Works Show & Sale opens Feb. 4 and runs all month in the
Massey Gallery. With over 100 pieces of art work, our local artists are hoping you’ll fall in
love with their work and take it home.

January 22, 2016

If you’re an enthusiast of modern art who would like to learn more about it, or if it leaves you
feeling a little dumbfounded, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria welcomes you to join them for a
unique lecture series.

January 8, 2016

Add art to your life in 2016 at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Make sure to plan a visit
this January, the AGGV calendar is filled with a variety of events and exhibition openings.

January 7, 2016

You already know the sentimental value, but if you’d like to know how much your antiques
are really worth, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and the Gallery Associates invite you
to find out at their fundraiser, What’s it Worth?

November 19, 2015

This year, Christmas gets (even) gayer at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. The AGGV
and Intrepid Theatre are teaming up to present a fun and festive event,
happening (winter) // Homo for the Holidays—an evening of interdisciplinary, queerthemed
and cabaret-style performances complete with a dance party, inspired cocktails
and art.

September 24, 2015

Opening October 2 at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, The Artist Herself: Self-Portraits by
Canadian Historical Women Artists, is making Victoria its first stop in western Canada and putting
Canadian women artists front and centre.

September 22, 2015

The historic Union Club of British Columbia is hosting an evening of local food, drink,
music and art in support of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria on Saturday, October 17,
2015 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

September 9, 2015

It is full circle for Victoria-born artist Anna Banana; the artist will return to her stomping
grounds to celebrate the opening of a major retrospective of her work. Showing at the Art
Gallery of Greater Victoria from September 19, 2015 to January 3, 2016, Anna Banana:
45 Years of Fooling Around with A. Banana spans Banana’s long and accomplished
career, including a number of current projects. The exhibition is accompanied by a full-
colour publication of Banana's work—the first to document the full expanse of her
remarkable career.

August 18, 2015

Are you ever curious about how other people live? Then don’t miss your chance to lawfully peek around six beautiful Greater Victoria homes. That’s right; it’s that time of year again: The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s House Tour is back—for its sixty-second year.  

August 5, 2015

Traditional Chinese culture treasures all things related to the scholar’s studio, where most
of the nation’s art and literature were created. The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria invites
you to appreciate the scholar’s studio for yourself during the exhibition Treasures of the
Chinese Scholar's Studio, running August 14 to November 15, 2015.

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