The Kamloops Art Gallery is the principal gallery in the southern interior of British Columbia, supporting contemporary and historical visual art on a local, national and international level as well as hosting ongoing public and educational programs. The KAG is also home to a permanent collection and The Gallery Store. Mon to Sat 10 am - 5 pm; Thurs till 9 pm with free admission sponsored by BCLC.
Kamloops Art Gallery
101-465 Victoria St, Kamloops, British Columbia V2C 2A9
Mon to Sat 10 am - 5 pm; Thurs till 9 pm with free admission sponsored by BCLC.
Mentions in Galleries West
"The Commons", a survey of work from the last decade, demonstrates how Kevin Schmidt displaces cultural spectacles such as billboards or rock-show lights from the urban environment into wilderness settings.
Sep 26, 2015
For "Ideas & Things", curator Charo Neville brings together six artists who traverse the space between materiality and idea-based practice.
May 10, 2015
It’s hard to call Pam Hall’s artistic practice anything but encyclopedic. Visually rich, thematically varied and intellectually dense, it includes small daily rituals, collaborations with other artists and ambitious social-engagement projects.
Jan 17, 2015
Instant Coffee Artist Talk. Join us Sat, April 12 at 4:30 pm to meet the artists and learn more about their collaborative practice and plans for "Luminocity" Oct 31 - Nov 8.
Apr 8, 2014
The Kamloops Art Gallery is pleased to announce the appointment of Tania Willard as Aboriginal Curator in Residence. Her residency with the Kamloops Art Gallery will begin in October 2013 and run until April 2015.
Jun 13, 2013
"Western", a group exhibition, and "Roundup", paintings by the late Interior B.C. artist and rancher Sonia Cornwall, welcome viewers with the scent of straw and thistle in an entrance painted yellow ochre, the colour of local hills and foliage.
Apr 11, 2013
A pot of water doesn’t boil. Germaine Koh is trying to make tea at her new studio. She investigates and discovers the stove’s electrical element isn’t working.
Dec 31, 2012
Charo Neville has been recently appointed curator at the Kamloops Art Gallery, as predecessor Annette Hurtig moves into the position of adjunct curator. And in Edmonton, Catherine Crowston has taken on the role of acting executive director at the AGA
Dec 31, 2011
"On the Nature of Things", Kamloops Art Gallery, October 15 - December 31, 2011
Nov 4, 2011
SARAH ANNE JOHNSON and LORRAINE GILBERT "Global Nature," June 11 to September 3, 2011, Kamloops Art Gallery
Sarah Anne Johnson and Lorraine Gilbert began exploring art and photography in different decades, but the environmental undercurrents in both their practices are now merging in a timely exhibition called Global Nature.
Apr 30, 2011
After originally showing the works from his series "Range" at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, photographer Mike Andrew McLean returned to the Rocky Mountains last summer to complete the series.
Dec 31, 2010
Salloum’s work can be challenging and is even regarded by some as having a ‘marginal’ aesthetic because it refuses to provide the simplistic linear narratives commonly seen in public discourse.
Dec 31, 2009
Gary Pearson’s paintings typically explore communal spaces – bars, restaurants, jazz concerts. But those social settings also underline the sense of disconnection of the solitary figures central to Pearson’s work.
Aug 31, 2008
Daphne Odjig had reconnected with her 1919 birthplace, community, and culture in 1964 on Manitoulin Island in Ontario while attending a pow wow. She returned in the early 1970s to mentor emerging artists while her own practice continued to grow.
Apr 30, 2008
The dissimulation of identity, with its promise of temporary release from social norms, has long intrigued artists.
Aug 31, 2007
In a departure from her usual work in ceramics, Linda Walton’s Barnes Lake installation is an ambitious multi-media project about an alkali lake near Kamloops.
Aug 31, 2006
"PROXIMITIES: Artists’ Statements and Their Works," Oct. 16- Dec. 31, 2005, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops
The contested space between words and images — and the often uneasy relationship between making art and writing about it — offers rich terrain for a thought-provoking exhibition.
Aug 31, 2005