Events Calendar

June 2016

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Season Opening - Members Event

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Season Opening - Members Event

Trans-Pacific Transmissions

June 3, 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016 | Members Preview 7-9PM | Public Open House to follow on Saturday June 4, 2016.

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Trans-Pacific Transmissions
7:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Trans-Pacific Transmissions: Video Art Across the Pacific

10:00am

Trans-Pacific Transmissions: Video Art Across the Pacific

June 4, 2016

Trans-Pacific Transmissions: Video Art Across the Pacific brings together the work of artists from around the Pacific Rim to examine a broad history of trans-Pacific exchange as it has captured the imaginations of artists working in video.

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10:00am
 
Emily Carr, Shore and Forest (Cordova Bay), 1931, oil on paper laid down on canvas, 60.5 x 67.5 cm, Purchased with funds from Mark Tobey, 2009.032.001 Drop-in Tour
Emily Carr, Shore and Forest (Cordova Bay), 1931, oil on paper laid down on canvas, 60.5 x 67.5 cm, Purchased with funds from Mark Tobey, 2009.032.001

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Drop-in Tour

Emily Carr

June 4, 2016

Included with admission or membership.

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Emily Carr
2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
Trade Offs: Artists Discussing Histories of Trans-Pacific Exchange

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Trade Offs: Artists Discussing Histories of Trans-Pacific Exchange

Trans-Pacific Transmissions

June 4, 2016

Saturday, June 4, 2016 | 2-4PM | Included with admission or membership | Registration is required as space is limited.

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Trans-Pacific Transmissions
2:00pm to 4:00pm
 
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Northwood Glass Company (USA, 1887-1925), Cream pitcher and sugar bowl, c. 1910, glass, Gift of George and Lola Kidd, 1994.008.067 Case Studies: Decorative Arts from the Collection Exhibition Closing
Northwood Glass Company (USA, 1887-1925), Cream pitcher and sugar bowl, c. 1910, glass, Gift of George and Lola Kidd, 1994.008.067

12:00pm to 5:00pm

Case Studies: Decorative Arts from the Collection Exhibition Closing

Case Studies:

June 5, 2016

Explore the various remarkable objects of material culture in the Gallery’s collection before Case Studies: Decorative Arts from the Collection

 

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Case Studies:
12:00pm to 5:00pm
 
Hawk in Snow | Yamamoto Baiitsu | 1967.143.001 | ink on silk Family Tour
Hawk in Snow | Yamamoto Baiitsu | 1967.143.001 | ink on silk

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Family Tour

Nanga

June 5, 2016

Enjoy a Gallery experience especially for families led by Hilary Potosnak for a fun, conversation-based experience that culminates with an in-gallery activity. Visitors of all ages will be encouraged to look, listen, and share ideas while exploring the latest exhibitions. 

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Nanga
1:00pm to 2:00pm
 
The Tsukiji Hotel, the First Western Style Hotel Built in Tokyo, and the Paddle Steamer City of Edo, 1870 | Original Hiroshige III (1843 - 1894) | Japanese Woodblock Print  Drop-In Tour
The Tsukiji Hotel, the First Western Style Hotel Built in Tokyo, and the Paddle Steamer City of Edo, 1870 | Original Hiroshige III (1843 - 1894) | Japanese Woodblock Print

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Drop-In Tour

Modernization in Meiji Japan (1868-1912)

June 5, 2016

Included with admission or membersh

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Modernization in Meiji Japan (1868-1912)
2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
June 6, 2016
Gallery Open Mondays

(All day)

Gallery Open Mondays

June 6, 2016

We are back to Spring/Summer hours and will be OPEN Mondays from May 23 - September 5, 2016

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(All day)
 
June 7, 2016
Admission by Donation

(All day)

Admission by Donation

June 7, 2016

We want to ensure the Gallery is accessible to everyone, that's why we offer Admission by Donation day the first Tuesday of every month! 

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(All day)
 
 
 
 
The Tsukiji Hotel, the First Western Style Hotel Built in Tokyo, and the Paddle Steamer City of Edo, 1870 | Original Hiroshige III (1843 - 1894) | Japanese Woodblock Print  Drop-In Tour
The Tsukiji Hotel, the First Western Style Hotel Built in Tokyo, and the Paddle Steamer City of Edo, 1870 | Original Hiroshige III (1843 - 1894) | Japanese Woodblock Print

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Drop-In Tour

Modernization in Meiji Japan (1868-1912)

June 11, 2016

Included with admission or membersh

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Modernization in Meiji Japan (1868-1912)
2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
 
Hawk in Snow | Yamamoto Baiitsu | 1967.143.001 | ink on silk Drop-In Tour
Hawk in Snow | Yamamoto Baiitsu | 1967.143.001 | ink on silk

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Drop-In Tour

Nanga

June 7, 2016

Included with admission or membersh

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Nanga
2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
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Emily Carr, Shore and Forest (Cordova Bay), 1931, oil on paper laid down on canvas, 60.5 x 67.5 cm, Purchased with funds from Mark Tobey, 2009.032.001 Drop-in Tour
Emily Carr, Shore and Forest (Cordova Bay), 1931, oil on paper laid down on canvas, 60.5 x 67.5 cm, Purchased with funds from Mark Tobey, 2009.032.001

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Drop-in Tour

Emily Carr

June 12, 2016

Included with admission or membership.

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Emily Carr
2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
June 13, 2016
Gallery Open Mondays

(All day)

Gallery Open Mondays

June 13, 2016

We are back to Spring/Summer hours and will be OPEN Mondays from May 23 - September 5, 2016

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(All day)
 
 
 
 
 
Drop-In Tour

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Drop-In Tour

Trans-Pacific Transmissions

June 18, 2016

Included with admission or membersh

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Trans-Pacific Transmissions
2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
 
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Car Free Day YYJ

12:00pm to 6:00pm

Car Free Day YYJ

June 19, 2016

Car Free YYJ will be back on Douglas Street on Sunday, June 19, 2016. After an amazing inaugural year, Car Free YYJ is looking to expand from six blocks to nine blocks in its second year! The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria will be there with art activities and fun to share!

2016 Highlights:

  • Nine blocks from Chatham/Calendonia to Courtney
  • Four stages with a range of entertainment
  • Three beverage gardens
  • More than 250 vendors
  • Bike valet
  • One extra hour to explore Car Free YYJ
  • And, more to come!

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12:00pm to 6:00pm
 
Family Sunday

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Family Sunday

Trans-Pacific Transmissions

June 19, 2016

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Trans-Pacific Transmissions
2:00pm to 4:00pm
 
Hawk in Snow | Yamamoto Baiitsu | 1967.143.001 | ink on silk Drop-In Tour
Hawk in Snow | Yamamoto Baiitsu | 1967.143.001 | ink on silk

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Drop-In Tour

Nanga

June 19, 2016

Included with admission or membersh

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Nanga
2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
June 20, 2016
Gallery Open Mondays

(All day)

Gallery Open Mondays

June 20, 2016

We are back to Spring/Summer hours and will be OPEN Mondays from May 23 - September 5, 2016

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(All day)
 
 
 
 
 
DIY LIFE: Arts + Science + Ecology Fair

12:00am to 5:00pm

DIY LIFE: Arts + Science + Ecology Fair

June 25, 2016

Saturday June 25, 2016 | 12-5PM | Location TBA

Interested in DIY biotechnology?  Gardening?  EcoArt? Join Us! Be sure to visit the AGGV Booth too! 

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12:00am to 5:00pm
 
Emily Carr, Shore and Forest (Cordova Bay), 1931, oil on paper laid down on canvas, 60.5 x 67.5 cm, Purchased with funds from Mark Tobey, 2009.032.001 Drop-in Tour
Emily Carr, Shore and Forest (Cordova Bay), 1931, oil on paper laid down on canvas, 60.5 x 67.5 cm, Purchased with funds from Mark Tobey, 2009.032.001

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Drop-in Tour

Emily Carr

June 25, 2016

Included with admission or membership.

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Emily Carr
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Hawk in Snow | Yamamoto Baiitsu | 1967.143.001 | ink on silk Nanga: Literati Painting of Old Japan Exhibition Closing
Hawk in Snow | Yamamoto Baiitsu | 1967.143.001 | ink on silk

12:00pm to 5:00pm

Nanga: Literati Painting of Old Japan Exhibition Closing

Nanga

June 26, 2016

Today is your last chance to enjoy the extensive collection of literati paintings in Nanga: Literati Painting of Old Japan

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Nanga
12:00pm to 5:00pm
 
The Tsukiji Hotel, the First Western Style Hotel Built in Tokyo, and the Paddle Steamer City of Edo, 1870 | Original Hiroshige III (1843 - 1894) | Japanese Woodblock Print  Drop-In Tour
The Tsukiji Hotel, the First Western Style Hotel Built in Tokyo, and the Paddle Steamer City of Edo, 1870 | Original Hiroshige III (1843 - 1894) | Japanese Woodblock Print

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Drop-In Tour

Modernization in Meiji Japan (1868-1912)

June 26, 2016

Included with admission or membersh

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Modernization in Meiji Japan (1868-1912)
2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
June 27, 2016
Gallery Open Mondays

(All day)

Gallery Open Mondays

June 27, 2016

We are back to Spring/Summer hours and will be OPEN Mondays from May 23 - September 5, 2016

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(All day)
 
 
Nude woman on bed, ivory, 18th century , Chinese Gift from the Estate of Kathleen E. Reif  | 2000.007.016 a,b Curator's Tour
Nude woman on bed, ivory, 18th century , Chinese Gift from the Estate of Kathleen E. Reif  | 2000.007.016 a,b

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Curator's Tour

Kinky

June 29, 2016

Join Asian Art Curator, Barry Till for a tour of the erotic exhibition Kinky: Ancient Chinese and Japanese Erotic Images

Included with admission or membership.

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Kinky
2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
Drop-In Tour

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Drop-In Tour

Trans-Pacific Transmissions

June 30, 2016

Included with admission or membersh

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Trans-Pacific Transmissions
7:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
 
AGGV Annual General Meeting

7:00pm to 9:00pm

AGGV Annual General Meeting

June 27, 2016

The Gallery’s Annual General Meeting presents the 2015/2016 activities, fiscal reports and election of members for the 2016/2017 Board of Directors.  Information on Directors’ terms and responsibilities are available through the Nominating Committee; nominations for election to the Board must be received 30 days prior to the date of the AGM.  Financial statements are available at the Gallery 10 days prior to the AGM. Please join us for a members’ reception following the AGM.

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7:00pm to 9:00pm