Tracing its roots back to 1890, the gallery's mission is to lead in visual art production, presentation, promotion and education in western Manitoba. Its focus is on contemporary art while respecting local heritage and culture. Tues to Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Thurs till 9 pm, Sat noon - 5 pm (Sat closed Jul/Aug).
Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba
710 Rosser Ave, Suite 2, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 0K9
Tues to Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Thurs till 9 pm, Sat noon - 5 pm (Sat closed Jul/Aug)
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The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba Board of Directors has announced the appointment of its new Executive Director, John Hampton, who will begin in July.
Jun 6, 2016
Ione Thorkelsson, "Synthia’s Closet / Reassembly," Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, April 7 to June 4
It seems odd that a renowned glass artist would find inspiration in a dollar store. Glass is elegant, beautiful, fragile. Dollar stores, on the other hand, are filled with plastic.
Apr 28, 2016
Yam Lau, Nushu: "Echo Chambers," Jan. 21 to March 26 at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba in Brandon
Since 2007, Yam Lau has visited China annually to explore traditional and contemporary Chinese culture.
Jan 16, 2016
"The Thaw," Jillian McDonald: Sept. 17 to Nov. 14, 2015 at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba in Brandon
Landscapes with traces of past or present horror are central to Jillian McDonald’s recent work. McDonald developed The Thaw, a video and installation project, during a residency in southwestern Manitoba last March.
Sep 17, 2015
DEREK DUNLOP: "Thoughts and Non-Thoughts" Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, Sept. 26 to Nov. 16, 2013
Derek Dunlop’s new work will appeal to those who like their art served cool, as an antidote to the fevered pace of modern life. When viewed from a distance, his oil and acrylic paintings of squares, lines and simple patterns emanate a sense of calm.
Oct 3, 2013
JACK SURES: "Tactile Desires," June 6 to July 27, 2013, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon
This retrospective exhibition by one of Western Canada’s leading ceramic artists, Jack Sures, features highlights of five decades of his work. Born in Brandon in 1934, Sures trained as a painter and printmaker.
May 15, 2013
J.J. KEGAN MCFADDEN: With Alec in Mind, April 19 to June 9, 2012, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon
“I’m beginning to think so much of what I do concerns memory,” says curator J. J. Kegan McFadden, director of Platform Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts in Winnipeg.
Apr 30, 2012
BRENDAN FERNANDES "On Becoming," May 5 to July 2, 2011, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon
Looking through the lens of diaspora and difference, Brendan Fernandes has been complicating the notion of identity through his own Indian-Kenyan-Canadian heritage. Searching for an authentic way of being — or becoming — Fernandes questions authentic
Aug 31, 2011
STEVE GOUTHRO "Deadringer," October 14 to November 27, 2010, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon
Aug 31, 2010
DAVID OWEN LUCAS "Concinitas: A Look into Brandon," March 4 to April 17, 2010, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba
In the 1950s, painter David Owen Lucas lived near the epic Regina Legislative Building. “We used to ride our bikes to ‘the Ledge’ and play Cowboys and Indians. That’s what shaped my appreciation for architecture.”
Dec 31, 2009
DAVID HANNAN, "Faunamorphic," July 3 to August 15, 2009, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon
Faunamorphic, July 3 to August 15, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon
Apr 30, 2009
"In Essence" An Exhibition by Heather Benning, Tyler Brett, Serena McCarroll, March 12 to April 18, 2009, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon
There’s something oddly comforting about Heather Benning’s manipulated photos of old, abandoned buildings in varying stages of decrepitude.
Apr 30, 2009
KEVIN EI-ICHI DEFOREST, "Fake ID," Oct. 26 - Nov. 30, 2006, The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon
Born in Winnipeg to a Japanese mother and Swiss father, deForest enjoys taking apart “assumed wholeness” and reconstructing personal cultural realities in his works.
Aug 31, 2006