AscentFebruary 16, 2019 - June 16, 2019 Curated by Haema Sivanesan | Founders and Drury Gallery
Fiona Tan’s montage film Ascent is entirely made up of still photographic images depicting one of Japan’s most recognizable landmarks, Mount Fuji.
Studio Ceramics from the AGGV CollectionFebruary 2, 2019 - April 4, 2020 Curated by Michelle Jacques | Pollard Gallery
In the 1970s and 1980s, Victoria became an important centre for ceramics.
Emily Carr and Some Canadian ModernistsJanuary 19, 2019 - March 17, 2020 Curated by Michelle Jacques | Graham Gallery
Featuring the work of Emily Carr alongside some of her notable Canadian peers, including Lawren Harris, A.Y. Jackson, Pegi Nicol MacLeod, David Milne, and Florence Helena Mcgillivray.
Join us in re-imagining what can happen inside – and around and outside of – the AGGV!
Asian Art Donations from Dr. Judith PattJune 30, 2018 - January 6, 2019 Curator Emeritus Barry Till | Graham Gallery
For over 40 years the late Dr. Judith Patt generously donated Asian works of art to the AGGV. This exhibition will feature many of her treasures which range from important Chinese and Japanese paintings to a huge variety of amazing Japanese prints from the 18th to 20th century.
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 […]
“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 […]