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Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria has announced that the 2nd Annual Tanabe Prize for British Columbia painters has been awarded to Lynn Price. more

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The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria has announced they have received Canadian painter David Milne’s, "Entrance to Saugerties Harbour," (1927), as a donation from local philanthropist Patrick Stewart. more

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The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria displays images from Japanese-Canadian studio photographers in the early 1900s. more

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Barry Till has announced his retirement after 36 years at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. more

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A Chinese artist who befriended Emily Carr in the early 1930s is the focus of a Victoria exhibition by Montreal’s Karen Tam. more

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Stepping into this retrospective exhibition at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is like turning back the clock. more

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Victoria philanthropist Andrew Beckerman has pledged his personal art collection valued at $750,000 and $100,000 in cash to the Art Gallery of Victoria’s Next Gallery, the expansion of the Gallery’s Moss Street home. more

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Established by artist Takao Tanabe, the Tanabe Prize is a new annual award given to artists whose primary medium is painting and who are residents of British Columbia. In addition to being painters, recipients must be mid-career artists. more

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It’s easy to walk past this group show – after all, the entry is almost blocked by boards and stacks of lumber. Visitors may be excused for thinking the show is still being installed or the gallery needed urgent repairs. more

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British Columbia philanthropist Michael Audain, through the Audain Foundation, has pledged $2 million to support the expansion plans of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. more

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The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria offers a rare glimpse into Asia's erotic history with "Kinky: Ancient Chinese and Japanese Erotic Images." more

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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. more

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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. more

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Martha Eetak, "Amauti," around 1918

The Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg, HBC Museum Collection, Photo: © The Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg

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. more

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I’m not sure what to expect when I go to meet Anna Banana. more

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Beth Carter is the new curator at the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art in Vancouver. Her most recent post was at the Nikkei National Museum in Burnaby, B.C. and more... more

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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. more

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"In Another Place, And Here" brings together work by eight local, national and international artists. more

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The ways that artists portray young females is at the heart of "Girls: Historical Portraits from the Collection." more

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Rebecca Jewell "Cockatoo and Crowned Pigeon"

Courtesy Alcheringa Gallery

I was knocked over by a feather recently when I did a quick tour through Victoria’s galleries. Well, several feathers, actually – the work of British artist Rebecca Jewell at Alcheringa. more

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