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Donation Day Drop-In Tour: Sophie Pemberton with Kathryn Bridge

Join Guest Curator Dr. Kathryn Bridge for a special drop-in tour of Unexpected: The Life and Art of Sophie Pemberton.  Admission is by donation.

Admission by Donation (All Day)

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

Feel Free – Free Gallery Day (All Day)

‘Feel Free’ to join us for free admission on the first Saturday of every month from 10AM to 5PM, generously supported by TD. LEARN MORE

Feel Free – Free Gallery Day (Evening)

‘Feel Free’ to join us for free admission every Thursday evening from 5PM to 9PM, generously sponsored by TD. LEARN MORE

Public Open House: Outside the Lines, Community Consultation

Let’s get creative about the future of the Gallery. Don’t miss the results of our year long community consultation about the future role of the Gallery on display in the Spencer Mansion from Nov 1-14.  The public are invited to learn what the community has shared with the AGGV over the last year during an […]

Feel Free – Free Gallery Day (Evening)

‘Feel Free’ to join us for free admission every Thursday evening from 5PM to 9PM, generously sponsored by TD. LEARN MORE

Mushroom and Plant-Based Foray with Diane Borsato and SVIMS

Join us as we host a mushroom and plant-based foray, with artist Diane Borsato, and the Southern Vancouver Island Mycological Society’s (SVIMS) Kem Luther and Andy MacKinnon! In relation to the exhibition Symbiosis, we’ll gather on the land, under the forest’s canopy and gather wild mushrooms and plants. During the foray, we will learn from […]

ICYMI: Family Sunday with Sade Alexis (virtual)

In case you missed it, check out this virtual Family Sunday with artist Sade Alexis and create your own self portrait! Learn more about Sade’s work and how she uses her practice as a means of bringing Black experience into the historically colonial art world. Sade also uses her practice to understand what it means […]

Feel Free – Free Gallery Day (Evening)

‘Feel Free’ to join us for free admission every Thursday evening from 5PM to 9PM, generously sponsored by TD. LEARN MORE

Family Sunday

Family Sunday is back at the AGGV. Please join us for a creative, exciting, and overall good time of hands-on art activities with Victoria-based painter Natalie Shumka. Don’t miss an exciting afternoon of art making fun, and creative exploration in connection to current exhibition Unexpected: The Life and Art of Sophie Pemberton, Canadian Artist. Bring […]

Cooking Online with the London Chef – The Fragrant Mushroom

Please join us for this fun, free live-online culinary class, Cooking Online with the London Chef – The Fragrant Mushroom, an exciting collaboration with the London Chef and the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s Symbiosis exhibition, where we will be exploring delectable mushroom cuisine. LEARN MORE

Feel Free – Free Gallery Day (Evening)

‘Feel Free’ to join us for free admission every Thursday evening from 5PM to 9PM, generously sponsored by TD. LEARN MORE

Art Social: Drop-In Art Making

Bring along your projects and spend time in the studio socializing and being inspired by the creative energy of your peers! Our AGGV Studio instructor, April, will be on hand to provide guidance. Participants are welcome to spend time exploring the gallery after making art.

ICYMI: #WIP Podcast: Listeners In Residence (virtual)

In case you missed it, check out this #WIP (Work-In-Progress) Podcast trailer. In this episode we were joined by two participants from the AGGV’s Listeners In Residence series – an intergenerational mentorship and skill-sharing program, connecting LGBTQ2+ youth (ages 15 to 35) with LGBTQ2+ seniors (ages 60+). #WIP is an AGGV podcast that offers some […]

Feel Free – Free Gallery Day (All Day)

‘Feel Free’ to join us for free admission on the first Saturday of every month from 10AM to 5PM, generously supported by TD. LEARN MORE

Feel Free – Free Gallery Day (Evening)

‘Feel Free’ to join us for free admission every Thursday evening from 5PM to 9PM, generously sponsored by TD. LEARN MORE

Inspired: Show & Sale

This upcoming fall, we welcome seven artists in a group Show and Sale, Inspired. Featuring new names, familiar names, and everything in between, the AR&S team is so excited to bring together the works of Karen Kaiser, Marshall Hugh Kaiser, Adam Noonan, Richelle Osborne, Lisa Riehl, David Smith, and Candis Zimmerman. Please join us for the opening reception, […]

Admission by Donation (All Day)

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

Drop In Tour: While Black: A forum for speculation on what the gallery can’t hold

Join artist Kemi Craig for a free drop-in tour of the exhibition While Black: A forum for speculation on what the gallery can’t hold. Refreshments will be served in the lobby. Don’t miss it! 

2023 Video House Tour – Art Meets Architecture: Tickets are live!

5 Houses, 5 Films, 1 Ticket   Get your ticket! Don’t miss the exciting virtual return of the Gallery Associates House Tour – where art meets architecture and more! Since 1953 the Gallery Associates have supported the AGGV with this popular fundraiser which invites the public into exclusive Victoria homes. Five home-owners will lead tours […]

2023 Video House Tour – Art Meets Architecture

5 Houses, 5 Films, 1 Ticket   Get your ticket! Don’t miss the exciting virtual return of the Gallery Associates House Tour – where art meets architecture and more! Since 1953 the Gallery Associates have supported the AGGV with this popular fundraiser which invites the public into exclusive Victoria homes. Five home-owners will lead tours […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The AGGV will be open from 12pm-5pm on Sept 30. Free admission all day. The AGGV has immense gratitude for the collaborations, partnerships, and relationships that have developed with Indigenous community members and organizations over the years. The staff at the Gallery acknowledge the great responsibility that comes with these relationships, to do good work […]

Introduction to Kimono Culture in Seasons

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn more about Japanese culture! Join us in the Spencer Mansion on Sept 28, from 6PM to 8PM for light refreshments and an interactive discussion and demonstration with kimono expert, Hitomi Harama as she illustrates the features and seasonal differences of the kimono, as well as the appreciation of […]

Feel Free – Free Gallery Day (Evening)

‘Feel Free’ to join us for free admission every Thursday evening from 5PM to 9PM, generously sponsored by TD. LEARN MORE

Curator’s Talk: The Life and Art of Sophie Pemberton with Dr. Kathryn Bridge

Join us for a free lecture with Dr. Kathryn Bridge, Guest Curator of Unexpected: The Life and Art of Sophie Pemberton, Canadian Artist.

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