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Admission by Donation (5pm-9pm)

Thursday evenings from 5PM to 9PM are always admission by donation!

Gallery is open at 1pm

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is open! Welcome back, everyone. Thank you for your patience over the past few days while we resolved our maintenance issues–it took longer than expected but we look forward to resuming our public programming so be sure to check out our event calendar. Enjoy admission by donation this evening […]

Gallery is temporarily closed.

Please note that due to unforeseen maintenance issues, the Gallery will be closed until further notice. We are working on resolving the issue ASAP. We look forward to resuming our public programming shortly so please stay tuned for our reopening announcement. Thank you for your patience! 

Family Sunday (CANCELED)

Join us at the Gallery for a Percussion Party!  Don’t miss this afternoon of hands-on family fun.  Experiment with music making with Masako Hockey ホッケー昌子, percussionist with the Victoria Symphony Orchestra! Inspired by Start Here: Kiyooka, Nakamura, Takashima, Tanabe. LEARN MORE *Please note that this event has been canceled due to unforeseen maintenance issues at the […]

Public Open House: Woven In: Indigenous Women’s Activism and Media (POSTPONED)

Please join us for the Public Open House for Woven In: Indigenous Women’s Activism and Media from 10am-5pm. Free admission, all day. Throughout the generations, Indigenous women across Turtle Island have been at the heart of grassroots activism and resurgence. The role of women has been of vital importance since time immemorial – safeguarding homelands, […]

Winter Small Works Show & Sale Opening Reception

Our annual Winter Small Works Show & Sale is back! Featuring original works by local artists, you will find a range of styles on offer.  Join us for the Opening Reception on November 17 from 5-8PM where you can get the first look at the works and mingle with the artists. Show & Sale runs […]

Admission by Donation (5pm-9pm)

Thursday evenings from 5PM to 9PM are always admission by donation!

Admission by Donation (5pm-9pm)

Thursday evenings from 5PM to 9PM are always admission by donation!

Black Sci-Fi Book Club

Hosted by film and dance artist Kemi Craig, Blackspace Sci-Fi Club is a space to gather and explore fantasy, speculative narratives, and science fiction by and for people of the African diaspora. Over three sessions, a lounge space will be offered at the Gallery, for participants to imagine, dream, be empowered, and be inspired by […]

Admission by Donation (5pm-9pm)

Thursday evenings from 5PM to 9PM are always admission by donation!

Admission by Donation (All Day)

The first Tuesday of the month is always admission by donation – all day long!

Admission by Donation (All Day)

The first Tuesday of the month is always admission by donation – all day long!

Blueprints for the Afrofuture presents: Hidden Variable

Please join us at the Gallery for an evening of sound and music, with live, improvisational and interactive elements. Admission by donation (suggested donation $5-$15). Hidden Variable is a music focused collective, loosely centered around a group of friends living in Victoria BC. They record music together in each other’s homes and anywhere else they […]

Admission by Donation (5pm-9pm)

Thursday evenings from 5PM to 9PM are always admission by donation!

Admission by Donation (5pm-9pm)

Thursday evenings from 5PM to 9PM are always admission by donation!

Family Sunday

Welcome back to Family Sunday! We are delighted that Cheryl L’Hirondelle is joining us as our special guest for this first Family Sunday of the fall. Cheryl’s work will be featured in the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2021 presented by the AGGV in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts […]

Panel Discussion: Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2021

Please join us for a panel discussion in conjunction with the Public Open House for the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2021. Admission by donation. This exhibition, presented in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts, presents the work of the 2021 winners of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media […]

Public Open House: Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2021

Please join us for the Public Open House of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2021. Admission by donation, all day. This exhibition, presented in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts, presents the work of the 2021 winners of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts – Germaine […]

Exhibition Opening: Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2021

On behalf of Nancy Noble Director/CEO, we are pleased to invite you to the opening of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2021 exhibition. Join us at the Gallery for an evening of celebrating the exceptional careers of the award winners. This event is free and open to the public. The honorees […]

Admission by Donation (5pm-9pm)

Thursday evenings from 5PM to 9PM are always admission by donation!

Black Sci-Fi Sounds

Hosted by film and dance artist Kemi Craig, Blackspace Sci-Fi Club is a space to gather and explore fantasy, speculative narratives, and science fiction by and for people of the African diaspora. Over three sessions, a lounge space will be offered at the Gallery, for participants to imagine, dream, be empowered, and be inspired by […]

Admission by Donation (5pm-9pm)

Thursday evenings from 5PM to 9PM are always admission by donation!

ICYMI: Artist Talk with Ed Pien

In case you missed it, watch this virtual conversation with Toronto-based artist Ed Pien, a part of Field Trip: Art Across Canada. Pien’s large scale papercut Twelve is part of the AGGV permanent collection and was acquired after he took part in the 2013 exhibition Traces. This talk starts with Pien speaking to his works […]

Admission by Donation (All Day)

The first Tuesday of the month is always admission by donation – all day long!

Beading Workshop with Connie Paul – The Transformation of a Glass Bead

Please join Connie Paul, an Indigenous singer, painter, cedar basket Weaver and Master Beader, in a day of celebrating the tiny glass bead through the lens of her culture. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn techniques and teachings in this hands-on, in-person beading workshop at the Gallery. This exciting program is in conjunction with current […]

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