School Tours

Bring your class to experience the Art Gallery! The AGGV offers school tours for grades K-12 of any current exhibition. Tours are approximately 45 minutes long and led by trained Gallery Facilitators who focus on developing critical thinking and encouraging discussion.


Emily Carr and the Young Generation

Explore local ethnobotany and learn some Lekwungen words while experiencing the natural world through Emily’s eyes and spirit. Tours available in French. 

Millennia: Asian Art through the Ages

Sept 17 2016 - April 2 2017 

Few people realize that the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria houses one of the most outstanding collections of Asian Art in North America. This exhibition features seventy of the most stunning, interesting and rare examples from the collection. The works of art are mainly from China and Japan with other items from Korea, Tibet, India, Thailand, Vietnam and the Middle East.

Life with Clay: Pottery and sculpture by Jan and Helga Grove. 

January 21 - May 28 2017 

This retrospective of pottery and clay by Victoria artists Jan and Helga Grove is the most extensive exhibition of their work ever held. Comprised of roughly 60 pieces of pottery and 40 sculptures, the exhibition will include work made by the Groves from 1953 to 2005, shortly before they retired.

Moving Forward by Looking Back: The First 30 Years of Collecting Art at the AGGV

February 25 - September 4 2017

The AGGV's collection is an important resource for the institution. Many of the exhibitions that we create for the community would not be possible without it. But how does a collection come to be? Who builds it? And for whom?