Art, Technology and the ForestMay 19, 2018 - September 30, 2018 Curated by Haema Sivanesan | Founders, Drury, Centennial, Ker and Lab Galleries....
Twentieth century photography has made an important contribution to constructing the idea of the forest as natural heritage, promoting the beauty of national parks and forest landscapes. However, contemporary artists, drawing on this legacy, and working with new photo-based technologies, are bringing a critical lens to this history of representation.
First Nations Prints from the Pacific NorthwestJanuary 20, 2018 - June 17, 2018 Graham Gallery | Co-curated by Marcia Crosby, lessLIE, Lou-ann Neel and Alana Sayers
Explore the language, history and current state of First Nations prints with our team of co-curators: Marcia Crosby, lessLIE, Lou-ann Neel, and Alana Sayers. With a wealth of personal, cultural and art historical knowledge the co-curators have selected works from our permanent collection to discuss how these prints function as a form of communication similar…
On Place and the West Coast ImaginaryOctober 28, 2017 - April 1, 2018 Curated By Haema Sivanesan Founders and Drury Galleries
The concept of “place” is typically shaped by cultural attitudes, values and perceptions towards a site, location or landscape. We might be cautious of a place because it is perceived of as foreboding and unfamiliar, or we might love a place because it appears beautiful or majestic. This exhibition takes the site of Nootka, in […]
October 7, 2017 - April 22, 2018 Curated by Michelle Jacques & Haema Sivanesan Centennial, Ker and LAB Galleries
“Perhaps mine is “environmental” sculpture, rather than geometric…I have never made anything not closely connected with the human being and his environment. Man and his longings, desires, his dwellings, the thresholds he passes over and his places of worship concern me; people, buildings, entrances through which people go in, come out; and the apprehension, the […]
September 16, 2017 - January 7, 2018 Curated by Nicole Stanbridge | Graham Gallery
We invite you to join us on our journey to explore issues related to the vast and mighty topic that is WATER. Water as a resource. Water as a site of trade and exchange.
June 17, 2017 - October 8, 2017 Stephen Topfer | Drury Gallery
It was 75 years ago that the Canadian federal government ordered the uprooting, dispossession and exile of 20,000 Japanese Canadians from the coast of this province.
The Changing Landscapes of Emily CarrJune 10, 2017 - June 10, 2017
PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE Sat, June 10 | All Day | Curated by Michelle Jacques | Pollard Gallery
This exhibition examines Emily Carr’s work through the dual lenses of the artist’s increasing interest in environmental issues and the status of ancient forests of the region in present times.
Image: Emily Carr, Above the Gravel Pit, 1936, oil on…
With wings like clouds hung from the sky 大鵬就振翼June 3, 2017 - September 4, 2017 Haema Sivanesan | Graham Gallery
Opens June 3 – Sept 4 Curated by Haema Sivanesan | Graham Gallery An artist named Lee Nam, a Chinese immigrant to British Columbia at the turn of the 20th century, is known solely through the journals of Emily Carr….
Local and Regional Artists in the AGGV CollectionApril 22, 2017 - September 4, 2017 Michelle Jacques
The AGGV’s collection is an important resource for the institution. Many of the exhibitions would not be possible without it. But how does a collection come to be? Who builds it? And for whom?…