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September 9, 2016

September marks new schools for youth, a changing of the season and it brings a host of events to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. 

September 9, 2016

For the finest in local cuisine, drink, music and art, get your ticket now for Art + Fare 2. The celebration of Victoria food and art is back for its second year, and all proceeds benefit the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s children and family educational programming and the conservation and preservation of its collection.  

August 10, 2016

A mix of renovations and new builds, six custom homes are throwing open their doors for the day. The equally exquisite and diverse homes are stops on the annual House Tour which has been presented by the Gallery Associates and the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria since 1952. 

July 28, 2016

Any day in August is a good day to roam the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV). If you haven’t had a chance to see the gallery’s major summer exhibition, Trans Pacific Transmissions: Video Art Across the Pacific runs until September 5; Kinky: Ancient Chinese and Japanese Erotic Images runs until October 16; China’s Favourite Pottery For Tea: Yixing Ware runs until October 18; and Emily Carr and the Young Generation is ongoing. Don’t miss Modernization in Meiji Japan (1868-1912) Images of Changing Architecture, Transportation and Wars, which closes August 28.

July 6, 2016

This fall a lucky group of art lovers from Victoria will touch down in Tokyo and set out to explore gardens, temples, palaces, castles and museums. Led by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s renowned Asian Arts Curator Barry Till and accompanied by a national guide, Art & Architecture in the Land of the Rising Sun takes place Nov. 4 to 14, 2016. 

July 4, 2016

Vancouver Island’s largest outdoor art event is back and bigger than ever. In addition to even more artists this year, the TD Art Gallery Paint-In is adding seven imagination stations along the route where the public can get creative and try different activities. The event is also making every effort to have minimal impact on the environment. Attendees are encouraged to bring water bottles to fill up at the CRD water cart at the Gallery and to use the recycling stations along Moss Street.

June 28, 2016

The Board of Directors of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria are pleased to announce four new members, whom were elected to the board at the Gallery’s AGM last night. 

June 8, 2016

Ancient erotic images will be the subject of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s newest exhibition, Kinky, Ancient Chinese and Japanese Erotic Images. The exhibition offers a rare view of risqué art works from China and Japan, and promises visitors a deeper understanding of the regions’ erotic histories, cultures and customs.

May 31, 2016

 June is a famously busy month and it’s definitely the case at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV) where every day offers something new and the major summer exhibition is set to open.

May 24, 2016

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s major summer exhibition turns an artistic lens on trans-Pacific trade, examining how trade shapes social relations across the Pacific. Since the 16th Century, European and American trade has shaped the history of the Pacific.