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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 […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Public Open House

The AGGV will be open from 12pm-5pm on Sept 30. Free admission all day.

Meet Up: After Hours

A meetup for folks who enjoy nights out on the town!  Visit the Gallery and meet new people. Bring a friend or swing by solo. Come as you are!  Meet up with our Exhibition Facilitator in the lobby – the tour starts at 8pm! *Admission by donation

Admission by Donation (5pm-9pm)

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

Maud Lewis: An Illustrated Talk With Dr. Laurie Dalton

Join Dr. Laurie Dalton, author of Painted Worlds: The Art of Maud Lewis, a Critical Perspective for an illustrated talk. Dalton will situate the paintings of Lewis within the wider context of modern art history, as well within the zeitgeist of the period in which the artist painted, showing parallels with photography, interiors and advertising […]

Admission by Donation (5pm-9pm)

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

Curator’s Talk with Bryce Kanbara

In conjunction with the Public Open House for Start Here: Kiyooka, Nakamura, Takashima, Tanabe on Saturday, September 17, join us at 2:00 pm for a Curator’s Talk with Bryce Kanbara. This year, there were significant events for the Japanese Canadian community with respect to redress and the recognition of internment history, and there are more […]

Start Here Public Open House

Start Here: Kiyooka, Nakamura, Takashima, Tanabe is curated by Guest Curator, Bryce Kanbara.  Join us for the Public Open House from 10am-5pm. Admission by donation, all day. Don’t miss the Curator’s Talk at 2pm at the Gallery. This exhibition is an introduction to the work and importance of four nisei (second generation Japanese Canadian) artists […]

The Shadow Project Pop-Up

The Shadow Project is a public engagement led by Bryce Kanbara to commemorate the atomic bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan on August 6 & 9, 1945. The Blast destroyed the cities and killed over 200,000 people. We invite you to participate in The Shadow Project by creating body outlines to be […]

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