The gallery is exclusively committed to the production, presentation, collection and analysis of contemporary art and is dedicated to developing a thoughtful and stimulating forum for visual art and curatorial practice. The WPG develops exhibitions, commissions new works and engages in dialogues about curatorial practice through symposia and workshops. Wed to Sun 12:30 pm - 5 pm, Thurs till 9 pm. Free gallery tours Thurs 7 pm.
Walter Phillips Gallery
107 Tunnel Mountain Road (Box 1020, Stn 40), Banff, Alberta T1L 1H5
Wed to Sun 12:30 pm - 5 pm, Thurs till 9 pm.
Mentions in Galleries West
Nicole Kelly Westman, "Rose, Dear," Walter Phillips Gallery, Eric Harvie, West Lobby, February 10 to July 3, 2016
Nicole Kelly Westman’s exhibition at the Banff Centre is an exploration in many senses: it takes in new territory, develops real and imagined narratives, and unravels understandings of the photographic medium.
May 27, 2016
An empty bar. A collection of rocks and other found objects. Books stuffed with dried wild flowers. A visual cacophony of flashing images. These scenes, objects and installations help dislodge a linear understanding of time...
Jul 3, 2015
TALKIN’ ’BOUT AN EVOLUTION: Change a constant as The Banff Centre incubates a new generation of artists
“We are at a moment of re-evaluation of culture,” says Beloufa, whose show, Counting on People, opens Nov. 8 at the centre’s Walter Phillips Gallery.
Sep 26, 2014
An accomplished curator and arts centre manager with a focus on digital media and contemporary arts practice, Jen Mizuik has been appointed director, visual/digital arts at The Banff Centre, effective March 17, 2014.
Mar 13, 2014
A clever riff on the art term, en plein air, or the making of art in the open air, "Pleinairism" is not likely to lead anyone imaginatively down the proverbial forest path. Nor, for that matter, up a mountain trail.
Sep 10, 2013
MELANIE GILLIGAN "Popular Unrest," to October 24,2010, The Walter Phillips Gallery at The Banff Centre
The Walter Phillips Gallery at The Banff Centre has the North American premiere of Melanie Gilligan’s multi-part fictional video narrative "Popular Unrest" (to October 24).
Aug 31, 2010
SILKE OTTO-KNAPP, "Standing anywhere in the space in a relaxed position," July 25 to September 27, 2009, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff
At first glance, Silke Otto-Knapp’s watercolour paintings of ballet and contemporary dancers appear less complex than they really are.
Apr 30, 2009
"The Art Formerly Known as New Media" exhibition currently on at the Walter Phillips Gallery in Banff celebrates the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Banff New Media Institute.
Aug 31, 2005
"Art 05" is a bold and confident title for the fifth Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art — it heightens my sense of anticipation as I walk through the doors during its spring run at the Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre.
Apr 30, 2005