Images of girls and young women are everywhere, and they can affect the way we think about girls themselves, as well as their roles and potential in the world. Touched by this truth, Michelle Jacques, Chief Curator of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, is showcasing how artists have portrayed girls with a new exhibition, Girls: Historical Portraits from the Collection opening May 30.
May 27, 2014
May 6, 2014
The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria invites visitors to take a step through the reflecting glass into a backwards world for this summer’s exhibition, Through the Looking Glass, structured according to the late nineteenth century Lewis Carroll novel of the same name.
Exhibition: Through the Looking Glass
April 15, 2014
Victoria, BC—Travel back in time to India five-hundred years ago through a special lecture at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria on Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m.
April 2, 2014
The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria presents Multiplicity of the Singularity, an exhibition of work by Toronto-based artist and filmmaker Kika Thorne.
Exhibition: Multiplicity of the Singularity
March 31, 2014
Landscapes have been the most popular object of Chinese painting during the last fifteen hundred years, and you can see a stunning collection at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria beginning this April.
Exhibition: Trees, Mountains and Streams
March 17, 2014
Anthony Thorn’s work has been exhibited with galleries throughout North America, Mexico, and the Canary Islands, and included in corporate and public collections -- the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria holds five of his works in its permanent collection. Over a career spanning more than 60 years, artist Anthony Thorn has created paintings and carved works he calls “wall jewels”, using gold leaf, ivory, and other precious materials. Now his career as an artist is coming to an end, and he has decided to release the cherished works that remain in his studio.
March 14, 2014
Plans for the revamped Art Gallery of Greater Victoria are on the drawing board. Director of the AGGV, Jon Tupper, announced today that LWPAC Lang Wilson Practice in Architecture Culture Inc. + Moore Architecture Inc. Associated Architects have been selected as architects for the renewal of the Gallery on Moss Street.
February 28, 2014
You already know the sentimental value, but if you’d like to know how much your grandmother's heirlooms are really worth, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is giving you the chance to find out.
The Gallery Associates invite you to bring up to three portable items and receive a verbal appraisal from an accredited Kilshaw’s appraiser at their event, What’s it Worth?
February 28, 2014
Have you ever wondered about the female god with many arms who is depicted in paintings around town? Or, what the pair of lion statues represent that stand at many entrance ways? If so, you can learn about these figures and more at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s exhibition, Alternative Visions: Renditions of Myth, Legend and Folk Tales from China and Japan.
Exhibition: Alternative Visions
January 20, 2014
Victoria artist Anthony Thorn has gifted $ 2.5 million to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria to support the Gallery’s planned redevelopment of its Moss Street home.