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May 2, 2016

This month is your chance to register for summer art classes, check out the latest exhibitions and have fun with the family. If the sunshine and stretching evenings have you preparing for summer, then you will be happy to know the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria kicks off registration for their summer studio on May 7 at 10:00 a.m. online and at the gallery. Keep an eye on the AGGV’s website for an updated listing of programs coming soon at aggv.ca.  

March 1, 2016

The air on Moss Street is not just alive with cherry blossoms—the street is home to the Art
Gallery of Greater Victoria, and it is in full bloom this month, too.

February 18, 2016

Late Victoria art lover and philanthropist Rosita LeSueur Tovell (1919-2014) has
bequeathed $1.1 million to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria to support the Gallery’s
continuing exhibitions and programming.

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.

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