Vancouver Art Gallery

The Vancouver Art Gallery celebrates its 85th Anniversary today, October 5! The Gallery first opened its doors on October. 5, 1931. more

Oct 5, 2016 6:21 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Bharti Kher, "An absence of assignable cause," 2007

Courtesy of the artist and GALERIE PERROTIN, Photo: BHARTI KHER STUDIO

The first North American survey of international artist Bharti Kher incorporates elements of sculpture, photography and painting to explore ritual and female identity. more

Sep 4, 2016 7:51 PM PREVIEWS

Stephen Waddell, "Mouth," 2015

Courtesy of the Artist and Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver

For Vancouver-based photographer Stephen Waddell, the line between fiction and reality in art can be a blurry one. more

Aug 3, 2016 10:33 AM EXHIBITIONS

Audain Prize goes to Paul Wong; VIVA Awards to Raymond Boisjoly and Kelly Lycan. more

Jun 7, 2016 8:55 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

Barbara Kruger, "Untitled" (SmashUp), 2016

Photo: Rachel Topham, Vancouver Art Gallery

The neoclassical rotunda in the Vancouver Art Gallery is nothing if not stately, and it’s here, as part of "MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture," that viewers can find the exhibition’s boldest statement about the intersection of art and text. more

Apr 29, 2016 8:27 PM ART APPRECIATION

Entrance to MashUp exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Photo by Dick Averns

The creative practice of mashup, inventive art forms that use wide-ranging materials and processes from across cultures, has become increasingly widespread since the 1990s. more

Apr 25, 2016 5:00 PM EXHIBITIONS

Pablo Picasso, "Bust of a Woman (Dora Maar)," 1938

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington. Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966 ©Picasso Estate/SODRAC (2016)

An exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery examines the six women most important to Pablo Picasso’s artistic development: Fernande Olivier, Olga Khokhlova, Marie-Thérèse Walter, Dora Maar, Françoise Gilot and Jacqueline Roque. more

Apr 19, 2016 9:53 PM PREVIEWS

Jerry Pethick "The Replica of Willendorf: Post Prehistoric", 1981–82

Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery,Vancouver Art Gallery Acquisition FundPhoto: Trevor Mills, Vancouver Art Gallery

This exhibition reflects the idiosyncratic investigations of West Coast artist Jerry Pethick, who used rough-hewn ingenuity to explore his fascination with science and technology, particularly as they relate to visual perception and representation. more

Jan 19, 2016 6:46 PM EXHIBITIONS

Geoffrey Farmer, installation view of "Look in my face; my name is Might-have-been; I am also called No-more, Too-late, Farewell", 2010–

Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Gift of the Artist, VAG 2015.26.1, Photo: Rachel Topham, Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver Art Gallery has announced significant recent acquisitions for its expanding collection. more

Dec 22, 2015 12:25 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Vancouver Art Gallery recently announced the donation of a comprehensive collection of First Nations artworks from the late San Francisco collector George Gund III, dramatically transforming the significance of the Gallery’s current collection. more

Oct 18, 2015 5:20 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The new building features over 85,000 square feet of exhibition space—more than doubling its current size—with 40,000 square feet of galleries dedicated to the museum’s vast collection. more

Sep 29, 2015 2:53 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Three cultural institutions – the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg and the Vancouver Art Gallery – are taking advantage of new digital technologies to improve public access. more

Jun 8, 2015 1:35 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Audain Prize goes to Michael Morris; VIVA to Elizabeth Zvonar; Balkind Prize to Cate Rimmer. more

Apr 17, 2015 2:25 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Featuring Katerina Atanassova, Michael Audain, and Janice Price. more

Mar 3, 2015 8:04 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Vancouver Art Gallery’s critically acclaimed and enormously popular exhibition "Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything" is now available for the first time to audiences around the world through Google Art Project. more

Feb 8, 2015 7:22 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Vancouver Art Gallery has unveiled a major donation of newly discovered oil paintings by James Edward Hervey (J.E.H.) MacDonald (1873 – 1932)—modernist painter and founding member of the iconic Group of Seven. more

Jan 13, 2015 10:41 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Vancouver Art Gallery has announced the launch of a new, comprehensive initiative committed to advancing scholarship and public appreciation of Asian art. more

Nov 5, 2014 8:44 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

A monumental donation of 556 photographs by the acclaimed American photographer Harry Callahan (1912-1999) has been donated to the Vancouver Art Gallery by the Montreal-based Larry and Cookie Rossy Family Foundation. more

Jun 15, 2014 10:00 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

"Still Life with Twitter"

Courtesy of the Artist and Daniel Faria Gallery.

Vancouver’s Douglas Coupland explores technology, cultural identity and the power of language in paintings, photographs, prints and other media as part of his first major survey exhibition. more

Apr 20, 2014 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

This year, Fred Herzog is awarded the 12th Audain Prize, funded by the Audain Foundation for the Visual Arts, and Skeena Reece and Mina Totino are each the recipient of the VIVA Award granted annually by the Jack and Doris Shadbolt Foundation. more

Apr 11, 2014 10:58 AM BLOGS & BUZZ



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