Engaging, challenging and inspiring! Victoria's public art museum presents a variety of visual art experiences, media and cultures through historical to contemporary art from Asia, Europe and Canada -- including the work of BC's premiere landscape artist, Emily Carr, portrayed through paintings, writings and photographs. Tues to Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Thurs till 9 pm; Sun noon - 5 pm.
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
1040 Moss Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4P1
Open Tues to Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Thurs till 9 pm; Sun noon - 5 pm.
Mentions in Galleries West
"Kinky: Ancient Chinese and Japanese Erotic Images," To Oct. 16 at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria offers a rare glimpse into Asia's erotic history with "Kinky: Ancient Chinese and Japanese Erotic Images."
Sep 4, 2016
The Board of Directors of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria announce four new members, elected to the board at the Gallery’s recent AGM.
Jun 28, 2016
Going behind the scenes in museums and galleries is always fascinating, especially for those with pack-rat tendencies and historical interests. Even small collections are worth many millions of dollars; a misstep could easily prove disastrous.
Jan 7, 2016
BRITISH COLUMBIA: "The Artist Herself: Self-Portraits by Canadian Historical Women Artists", Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Oct. 1 to Jan. 3, 2015
This nationally touring exhibition redefines the concept of “self-portrait” and simultaneously brings new importance to women’s traditional crafts, often overlooked by the art world.
Sep 7, 2015
Jon Tupper, director of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is pleased to announce that Haema Sivanesan is bringing her exceptional curatorial and arts experience to the Gallery. She will assume the newly created curator position on June 1, 2015.
Apr 17, 2015
"In Another Place, And Here" brings together work by eight local, national and international artists.
Jan 17, 2015
The ways that artists portray young females is at the heart of "Girls: Historical Portraits from the Collection."
Sep 14, 2014
Victoria artist Anthony Thorn has gifted $ 2.5 million to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria to support the Gallery’s planned redevelopment of its Moss Street home.
Jan 20, 2014
"back to the land" at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria showcases the homesteaders, artists, activists and architects of the Vancouver Island pottery scene of the 1970s and 80s.
Aug 31, 2012
Jon Tupper, Director of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is pleased to announce that Michelle Jacques has been named Chief Curator at the Gallery. She will assume her new position on October 22, 2012.
Aug 22, 2012
In lush, large-scale panels, this Victoria painter draws on traditional Chinese technique to create something thoroughly contemporary
Apr 30, 2012
The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria will undertake a curatorial project exploring the history of Aboriginal artists and artists of colour on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, part of the gallery’s first Audain Aboriginal Curatorial Fellowship.
Dec 31, 2011
For western cities without much history to draw on, there’s been a trend to celebrate more recent histories, in art, architecture, design, and culture.
Apr 30, 2011
CURATOR BARRY TILL "Chinese Propaganda Posters," through February 6, 2011, Asian Gallery in the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
As an exchange student in China in the 1970s, Barry Till covered the bare walls of his dorm room with an inexpensive and easily accessible form of art — the ubiquitous propaganda posters printed under the direction of Mao Zedong.
Dec 31, 2010
Prolific Vancouver Island painter James Gordaneer has been inspired by almost every movement in late 20th century art, from Modernist Abstraction to Neo Expressionism.
Apr 30, 2010
Qualicum Beach, B.C.-based artist Don Jean-Louis has been on his own quirky and individual path of contemplation, research and discovery for decades.
Aug 31, 2008
"Woodrow" is a remarkable multimedia installation honouring a rapidly disappearing farm town in southern Saskatchewan where the artist’s father was born and where his grandparents spent their lives.
Aug 31, 2008
The work in this show is based on a specific event in the history of the Irish Republican Army — the assassination of British undercover officer Robert Nairac. The AGGV presents this show as part of their Lab 7.5 series.
Apr 30, 2008