The Changing Landscapes of Emily CarrJune 10, 2017 - January 6, 2019 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.
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?…
The First 30 Years of Collecting Art at the AGGVFebruary 25, 2017 - October 8, 2017 Michelle Jacques | Founders & Drury Galleries
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?
Pottery and sculpture by Jan and Helga GroveJanuary 21, 2017 - January 21, 2017
January 21 – May 28 2017 | Curated by Allan Collier | Pollard Gallery
This retrospective of pottery and sculpture 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 includes work made by the Groves from…
October 29, 2016 - October 29, 2016
Oct 29 2016 – February 12 2017 | Curated by Haema Sivanesan and Nicole Stanbridge | Founders and Drury Galleries
The artists in this exhibition use the act of making as a process of thinking. They investigate relationships between ideas, materials and things. They take familiar materials and ways of making things and present us with…
The Natalie Brettschneider ArchiveOctober 1, 2016 - October 1, 2016
October 1 2016 – January 8 2017 | Curated by Michelle Jacques | Pollard Gallery
Carol Sawyer: The Natalie Brettschneider Archive. For more than fifteen years, Vancouver-based Sawyer has been creating photographs, texts, video, and music recitals reconstructing the life and work of genre-blurring, fictional artist Natalie Brettschneider. Brettschneider’s story is enhanced with new chapters inspired by…
Asian Art Through the AgesSeptember 17, 2016 - September 17, 2016
Sept 17 2016 – April 2 2017 | Curated by Curator of Asian Art Barry Till | Centennial and Ker Galleries
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…
July 1, 2016 - July 1, 2016
July 1 – October 16, 2016 | Founders Gallery | Curated by Barry Till
The brown Yixing stoneware teapots caught the fancy of many tea connoisseurs throughout the years. They rose to prominence with the Chinese literati of the Ming and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties who used the stoneware as their preferred vessels. To this day, they…