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School Visits to the Gallery: One Hour Exploration Workshops

Exploration Workshops connect thematically to stories. Traditional historical perspectives of art commonly tell only part of individual or cultural stories and they may do so from a limited set of perspectives. We use art as an unexpected source of stories and means for students to investigate deeply.  We help connect students to their own stories […]

Family Sunday

Enjoy an afternoon of hands-on art-making for the whole family. Inspired by Picturing the Giants: The Changing Landscapes of Emily Carr.

Engagement Facilitator on site: BRAINSTORM

Consider how we collectively make room for physical and conceptual changes in our transformation to the NEXT Gallery. You’re invited to have a conversation over tea, then interact with hands-on activities, take in the changing pieces of artwork from the collection and community, experience a historical timeline of changes from the gallery’s past and help […]

Engagement Facilitator on site: BRAINSTORM

Consider how we collectively make room for physical and conceptual changes in our transformation to the NEXT Gallery. You’re invited to have a conversation over tea, then interact with hands-on activities, take in the changing pieces of artwork from the collection and community, experience a historical timeline of changes from the gallery’s past and help […]

BRAINSTORM

Join us in re-imagining what can happen inside – and around and outside of – the AGGV! As galleries and museums have evolved, visitors, members, and staff have recognized the power and potential of bringing people and communities together in the context of art. They have voiced the need for new kinds of spaces in […]

Packing up the Collection!

OCTOBER 19, 2018 – ONGOING THE LAB GALLERY Starting today, we begin to prep the AGGV collection for storage in anticipation of our building renewal project!  Get a behind the scenes view as our collections team packs up more than 20,000 objects in our vast collection. LEARN MORE  

Communities and Collections

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: “UNDER CONSTRUCTION” Join in the community conversation “Under Construction” with our guests Keri Ryan, Associate Director, Interpretation and Visitor Research at Art Gallery of Ontario, and Rance Mok, Associate at HCMA Architecture and Festival Director for the Integrate Arts Festival in Victoria. Free Admission. Everyone welcome. LEARN MORE  

School Visits to the Gallery: One Hour Exploration Workshops

Exploration Workshops connect thematically to stories. Traditional historical perspectives of art commonly tell only part of individual or cultural stories and they may do so from a limited set of perspectives. We use art as an unexpected source of stories and means for students to investigate deeply.  We help connect students to their own stories […]

Poetry Night with Demian Dinéyazhi´

Join Portland-based Diné transdisciplinary artist Demian DinéYazhi´ for a powerful evening of ideas and words, with a reading from local multi-disciplinary artist Ann-Bernice Thomas. Demian, born to the clans Naasht’ézhí Tábąąhá (Zuni Clan Water’s Edge) and Tódích’íí’nii (Bitter Water), is a radical Indigenous Queer Feminist artist and has been touring their latest publication AN INFECTED […]

School Visits to the Gallery: One Hour Exploration Workshops

Exploration Workshops connect thematically to stories. Traditional historical perspectives of art commonly tell only part of individual or cultural stories and they may do so from a limited set of perspectives. We use art as an unexpected source of stories and means for students to investigate deeply.  We help connect students to their own stories […]

All Day Writing For Youth: A Workshop Collaboration with UVic for Youth

Learning camp for high school aged youth! In collaboration with the University of Victoria Writing Department. With Annabel Howard, University of Victoria Writing Instructor, and U Vic Writing Teaching Assistants. Are you creative? Would you like to meet other young creatives in Victoria? If so, join us at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria for […]

Figuratively Speaking: Artist Talk & Opening Night

Join us in the Massey Sales Gallery for an evening of art with filmmaker and painter Jill Sharpe, painter Michelle Miller and sculptor Sandy Voldeng. Show and sale will run until November 4. LEARN MORE

Donation Day Curator’s Tour: Remembering A Patron: Asian Art Donations by Dr. Judith Patt

Interact with Barry Till, Curator Emeritus. We’d love to share with you! LEARN MORE 

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School Visits to the Gallery: One Hour Exploration Workshops

Exploration Workshops connect thematically to stories. Traditional historical perspectives of art commonly tell only part of individual or cultural stories and they may do so from a limited set of perspectives. We use art as an unexpected source of stories and means for students to investigate deeply.  We help connect students to their own stories […]

Urbanite

Urbanite, the hippest, happening night of art and mingling in the city! As part of the Gallery’s adult programming, this event animates themes from our exhibitions in fun and dynamic ways. Experience art through custom cocktails, exhibition interventions, live music and hands-on activities! Inspired by Supernatural: Art, Technology and the Forest and Picturing the Giants: […]

Explore: Supernatural: Art, Technology and the Forest

Interactions with exhibition facilitators present opportunities for exploration and inquiry for a unique and memorable encounter with art. Come, be curious and learn! LEARN MORE

Explore: Remembering A Patron: Asian Art Donations from Dr. Judith Patt

Interactions with exhibition facilitators present opportunities for exploration and inquiry for a unique and memorable encounter with art. Come, be curious and learn! LEARN MORE 

The Gallery Associates House Tour 2018

Don’t miss the 65th year of celebrating unique homes and a dynamic range of fine art! This is also the Gallery Associates’ major fundraiser so all proceeds support the Gallery! LEARN MORE

Art and Fare 4

Please join the Members of The Union Club of British Columbia on September 22, 2018 for Art + Fare 4, an evening of local food, music and art and a fundraiser for the Gallery. All proceeds will support AGGV programs including Family Sundays, hands-on-art making for the whole family with engaging activities of storytellers, artists, […]

Explore: Supernatural: Art, Technology and the Forest

Interactions with exhibition facilitators present opportunities for exploration and inquiry for a unique and memorable encounter with art. Come, be curious and learn! LEARN MORE

Explore: Picturing The Giants: The Changing Landscapes of Emily Carr

Interactions with exhibition facilitators present opportunities for exploration and inquiry for a unique and memorable encounter with art. Come, be curious and learn! LEARN MORE

Explore: Remembering A Patron: Asian Art Donations from Dr. Judith Patt

Interactions with exhibition facilitators present opportunities for exploration and inquiry for a unique and memorable encounter with art. Come, be curious and learn! LEARN MORE 

Family Sunday does Rifflandia!

We’re delighted to team up with Rifflandia this year and offer a fun, artistic, hands-on making area for festival goers! Come check it out with your family.  LEARN MORE

Explore: Picturing The Giants: The Changing Landscapes of Emily Carr

Interactions with exhibition facilitators present opportunities for exploration and inquiry for a unique and memorable encounter with art. Come, be curious and learn! LEARN MORE

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