Media Archive: 2013

December 30, 2013

Beginning in January, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV) will present recently donated Asian art pieces with the exhibition, Honouring Patronage: Recent Asian Art Acquisitions.

December 13, 2013

It was Dutch artist Rembrandt Van Rijn’s (1606-1669) desire to create work with far-reaching impact. Almost 400 years later some of Rembrandt’s etching masterpieces, including a self-portrait, are reaching visitors at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.

November 20, 2013

Christmas is just around the corner and the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria invites you to ring in the season at the festively decorated, historic Spencer Mansion with their Holiday themed events.

November 18, 2013

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria builds on the earlier Crossing Channels Collaboration with MediaNet with the opening of the new series Crossing Terrain. This series features film and video works by five artists from across the country and beyond. The exhibition begins with Marshlands and Crashing Skies by Ottawa artist Penny McCann.

Exhibition: Crossing Terrain

October 31, 2013

This fall, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria will look at one man’s lifelong passion for Canadian Art with the opening of Harold Mortimer-Lamb: The Art Lover.

October 24, 2013

The role of Aboriginal art in decolonization is the theme for the XENALEKEN: First Nations Artist Forum (pronounced XWENG ALA KUN) on Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.

October 1, 2013

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s New Extreme: Artists Mentoring Youth program will be invigorated thanks to a donation of $10,000 from the RBC Emerging Artist Project.

Visit the program page

September 12, 2013

On Saturday Sept. 21, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is celebrating the launch of its Fall Season exhibition, Urban Thunderbirds / Raven in a Material World. This exhibition explores the theme of Indigenous identity and highlights new and recent works from Coast Salish artists lessLIE and Dylan Thomas, and Kwakwaka’wakw artists Rande Cook and Francis Dick.

September 5, 2013

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria explores the theme of Indigenous identity through the unique perspective of four First Nation artists in the exhibition Urban Thunderbirds / Ravens in a Material World.

August 15, 2013

For the past 60 years, the Gallery Associates, together with the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, have presented tours of the most stunning houses in the area to delight and inspire visitors.

Visit the exhibition page

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