Galleries West strives to heighten awareness of the visual arts scene in Western Canada. We provide timely information for readers by highlighting noteworthy exhibitions happening in the four western provinces.
Alberta by Area, City
Alberta Central Region
Alberta North Region
Alberta South Region
Edmonton - Greater
Edmonton 124 St Gallery Walk
Edmonton South Side
British Columbia by Area, City
Silver Star Mountain
Vancouver - Abbottsford/Chilliwack
Vancouver - Burnaby
Vancouver - Commercial Drive, Strathcona
Vancouver - Coquitlam/ Port Coquitlam
Vancouver - Downtown
Vancouver - Gastown
Vancouver - Granville Island
Vancouver - GREATER
Vancouver - Maple Ridge
Vancouver - Mt Pleasant, The Flats
Vancouver - New Westminster
Vancouver - North Vancouver
Vancouver - Point Grey/UBC
Vancouver - Port Moody
Vancouver - Richmond
Vancouver - South Granville
Vancouver - Surrey/Langley/White Rock
Vancouver - West Vancouver
Vancouver - Yaletown
Vancouver Island - Central
Victoria - Downtown
Victoria - GREATER
Victoria - Oak Bay
Victoria - Sidney/Saanich Peninsula
Manitoba by Area, City
Portage La Prairie
Winnipeg - Corydon District
Winnipeg - Downtown
Winnipeg - Exchange District
Winnipeg - Greater
Saskatchewan by Area, City
Saskatchewan North Region
Saskatchewan South Region
Yukon & Northwest Territories
Yukon & Northwest Territories
Feb 21, 2017 - Apr 21, 2017
"TOWARDS ACTION" is curated by Leah Taylor of works by the artists; Allyson Clay, Marcel Dzama, Angela Grossman, Istvan Kantor, Alastair Mackie, Jane Ash Poitras, John Scott, and Morgan Wood from the University of Saskatchewan Art Collection.
Art & Exhibitions
Feb 22, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017
Kristin Krimmel invites viewers to see some of her journeys into painting the magnificence of flowers, whether in small format or grand, capturing an ephemeral floral moment – a gift, a vision; harvest from the garden.
Feb 22, 2017 - Apr 23, 2017
The Visual Arts Committee of the Red Deer Arts Council invited our visual arts members to get wickedly creative and participate in this show to share their stories of travel, their journeys, real or imagined, through their fine art and craft.
Feb 20, 2017 - Mar 13, 2017
The Frontier School Division Juried Art Show features a selection of artwork by students from Manitoba’s northern schools. Last year’s exhibit at The Graffiti Gallery featured works by 44 students from Manitoba’s northern communities.
Feb 23, 2017 - May 3, 2017
Krista Belle Stewart’s "Her Story" is a silent video comprised of original footage from "Seraphine, Her Own Story", a CBC docu-drama about the artist’s mother, Seraphine Stewart, a residential school survivor.
Feb 24, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017
Activating sounds, structures, images and light through radio, STATION reflects on the situation of the radio operator, and the situation of contemporary culture as information gatherers and distributors.
Feb 24, 2017 - Apr 1, 2017
"All Beings Confluence" is an ever-growing fabric art installation created by many different individuals and communities over years. Each narrow sheer panel represents a single living being seen within an installation of many.
"The Dormant Consciousness / Sleeping Awareness of a Human Within Urban Space" – Marek Pośpiech. Marek Pośpiech is traveling from Poland to give an artist talk at Alberta Printmakers on his current exhibition in the A/P gallery.
Feb 24, 2017 - Apr 23, 2017
Toronto artist Derek Sullivan is interested in the overlapping histories of modernist design, abstraction, and conceptual art. "Booklover" brings together, a retrospective of Sullivan’s bookworks, and a large-scale wall drawing, created onsite.
Feb 24, 2017 - Jun 2, 2017
In "Second Nature", Wanner explores western concepts of nature through collages and stop-motion animated video. The final works resemble 19th Century botanical drawings and, at first glance, they can seem like actual plants.
Feb 18, 2017 - Feb 23, 2017
“O Canada 150” celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday featuring 150 paintings (completed in just 87 days) of iconic and not so iconic Canadiana. Think HRH Queen Elisabeth in a Rush TShirt! The work can be both classic and nostalgic, or downright wacky.
Feb 18, 2017 - Mar 11, 2017
Kristine Zingeler alters the perception of her initial photographic content, using collage elements to create a new visual relationship, relating to Kristine’s philosophy where she considers and records narratives for the viewer to ponder.
This new series of artworks has emerged from collaboration between June Yun and Dr. Paul Crowe. This exhibition is the first collaboration between the two artists in exploring their shared aesthetic interests combining painting and photography.
Featuring the work of visual artists David Righton, Jenn Ashton and ceramicist Nicole Smith "Shedding Layers" exhibits imagery sprung from dreams, stories, and their hopes and fears for the future.
Feb 18, 2017 - May 28, 2017
The Vancouver Art Gallery is honoured to present Susan Point: Spindle Whorl, the most extensive exhibition to date featuring the work by this pre-eminent Musqueam artist.
Feb 25, 2017 - Mar 7, 2017
"Nimbus", a solo exhibition by Tamara Nathaniel, features paintings of dark, dramatic, and stormy Canadian prairie skies –a changing wonder of beauty above us, that we so often forget about.
Feb 25, 2017 - Apr 8, 2017
Wearable metal and leather art work by Edmonton artist and visual storyteller Amy Skrocki. This exhibition offers a rare behind the scenes look into the stories, poems and photography at the heart of Amy’s wearable art.
Feb 25, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017
New Media Gallery presents "Brink," a group exhibition that explores notions of balance, causality and freedom of choice. Electronic media & robotic works as well as large-scale video installations come together in fragile equilibrium.
Feb 25, 2017 - May 22, 2017
Matisse Drawings: Curated by Ellsworth Kelly from the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation Collection features 45 drawings by master draftsman Henri Matisse spanning nearly five decades along with nine lithographs by the curator, Ellsworth Kelly.
Feb 25, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017
"Moving Forward by Looking Back – The First 30 Years of Collecting Art at the AGGV," takes a moment to review the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria's past, with a critical eye, while it steps into an exciting future.
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