Now, as we think about re-opening the gallery in a world changed by the pandemic, we will be filling more spaces with work from our collection – the installations of Canadian historical and contemporary art will be joined by a gallery of new acquisitions in Asian art and one of figure and portrait drawings from the collection.
To Talk With Others responds to the minutes of a meeting in August of 1977 between Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau and ﬁve Yukon First Nations leaders regarding the then-approved Mackenzie Pipeline. Held in the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in archives, this document illustrates the ongoing dichotomy of two opposing cultures and ways of understanding economic, social and […]
What does it mean to be tender, to work tenderly or with tenderness? What are the ways in which we can think about tenderness as a tool for healing? The video works in this exhibition by artists Rachel Echenberg, Kerri Flannigan, Farheen HaQ, Elisa Harkins, Lisa Jackson, Tiffany Joseph, Chase Joynt, Amanda Strong, and Nicholas […]
Exploring Chinese and Indigenous EncountersJune 29, 2019 - September 29, 2019 Curated By Haema Sivanesan | Founders and Drury Galleries
PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE Saturday, June 29, 2019 | ALL DAY | ADMISSION BY DONATION Imagining Fusang: Exploring Chinese and Indigenous Encounters is a group exhibition that takes its title from the 7th Century Chinese legend of Fusang, which describes the travels of a Buddhist monk, Hui shen, by ship along the coast of the Americas […]
Film Path, Camera Path, with Under-titlesJune 8, 2019 - October 20, 2019 Curated by Michelle Jacques | Centennial Gallery
PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE Saturday, June 8, 2019 | ALL DAY | ADMISSION BY DONATION Film Path, Camera Path, with Undertitles is an experimental media artwork by the celebrated Canadian duo Daniel Young & Christian Giroux. Commissioned by and first presented at InterAccess (Toronto), with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts’ Media Initiatives […]
Prints by First Nations WomenJune 8, 2019 - January 26, 2020 Curated by Guest Curator Margaret August | The Lab Gallery
Two-Spirited, Coast Salish artist from Shíshálh Nation, Margaret August brings together a selection of prints in celebration of the First Nations women that inspire her. Matriarchs: Prints by First Nations Women continues aspects of the work started in last years exhibition Form as Meaning: First Nations Prints from the Pacific Northwest. Through the research done by Marcia Crosby, […]
Megan DickieJune 1, 2019 - October 14, 2019 Curated by Nicole Stanbridge | Ker Gallery
PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE Saturday, June 1, 2019 | ALL DAY | ADMISSION BY DONATION Blue Skies features new works from Victoria based artist Megan Dickie. Recently exhibited at L’Oeil de Poisson Art Centre in Quebec City, this body of work continues Dickie’s exploration of agency, resilience, and struggle.”The five-channel video installation opens with a cowgirl […]
The Woodblock Prints of Walter J. PhillipsMarch 9, 2019 - May 20, 2019 Curated by Michelle Jacques | Ker Gallery
“Since boyhood my ambition was to make prints.” Walter J. Phillips’ early goal was finally achieved when the British-born artist moved to Winnipeg at the age of 29. There he learned the etching process from a fellow artist.