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Rapture, Rhythm and the Tree of Life: Emily Carr and Her Female Contemporaries

December 10, 2019 - December 10, 2019

*Please note that this trip has been canceled. 

$150 per person (includes bus transportation to the Vancouver Art Gallery, (VAG) admission and a private tour)
15 participants required to finalize the trip

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 (exhibit opens Dec. 7).
Bus will pick up participants from AGGV at 7:30am and depart from the VAG at 5pm.

This trip to the Vancouver Art Gallery is the first of a series planned by the Gallery Associates to view new exhibitions shortly after they open. A large selection of Carr’s work will be presented, along with some of her lesser-known female contemporaries—including Beatrice Lennie, Nan Lawson Cheney, Irene Hoffer Reid, Grace Wilson Melvin, and Vera Weatherbie—together with baskets, cedar hats and cradle boards made at this time by Indigenous women—such as Amy Cooper, Mary Little and Gertrude Dick.

The exhibition was organized by VAG and curated by Grant Arnold, Audain Curator of British Columbia art.

The Emily Carr paintings, mostly from the 1930s, on exhibit and are primarily from the VAG Emily Carr Trust.

If you are interested in coming, please contact Rilla Ballantyne, 250.381.4399 or at to sign up.

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