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Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

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

Aug 24, 2017 12:37 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Jul 28, 2017 11:06 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Jul 24, 2017 7:51 PM BLOGS & BUZZ 1 Comments

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

Jun 18, 2017 12:12 PM PREVIEWS

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

May 8, 2017 11:00 AM EXHIBITIONS

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

Feb 7, 2017 7:18 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Jan 4, 2017 8:29 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Dec 15, 2016 10:00 AM EXHIBITIONS

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

Nov 27, 2016 10:52 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Sep 4, 2016 8:04 PM PREVIEWS

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

Jun 28, 2016 8:44 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Jan 7, 2016 9:53 PM ART APPRECIATION

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

Sep 7, 2015 8:27 PM PREVIEWS

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

Aug 21, 2015 2:04 PM PREVIEWS

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

Jun 8, 2015 1:34 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Apr 17, 2015 1:32 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Jan 17, 2015 4:13 PM PREVIEWS

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

Sep 14, 2014 9:41 PM PREVIEWS

Rebecca Jewell "Cockatoo and Crowned Pigeon"

Courtesy Alcheringa Gallery

Portia drops in on Victoria

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

Jun 8, 2014 6:39 PM Editor At Large

Victoria artist Anthony Thorn has gifted $ 2.5 million to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria to support the Gallery’s planned redevelopment of its Moss Street home. more

Jan 20, 2014 4:29 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

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