Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Emily Carr

Emily Carr: Seeing and Being Seen at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Examining the legacy of the Vancouver Island artist

  • Aug 2, 2021

 

An untitled Emily Carr painting of Finlayson Point was donated to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria by brothers Ian and Andrew Burchett. The painting had been in their family for several decades. (Courtesy of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria)

Newly public Emily Carr painting depicts well-known Victoria view

Painting among several donated to Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

 

Creativity from the palette and on the plate during Art + Fare 2020

Creativity from the palette and on the plate during Art + Fare 2020

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria hosts its annual major fundraiser March 7 at the Union Club

 

The annual Urbanite interactive art event at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, on this year March 20, is a great way to explore the galleries in a fun and social way and mingle with fellow art lovers. Photo by Cedar Coast Photo

Ring in spring with Art Gallery glamour

Annual Urbanite event March 20 offers customized beverages and music in an artful environment

  • Feb 18, 2020
The annual Urbanite interactive art event at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, on this year March 20, is a great way to explore the galleries in a fun and social way and mingle with fellow art lovers. Photo by Cedar Coast Photo
Satisfy your thirst for visual arts

Satisfy your thirst for visual arts

Variety of exhibitions ending Feb. 23 at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

  • Feb 10, 2020
Satisfy your thirst for visual arts
An upcoming series of public lectures Oct. 25 and 27, and a later exhibition at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria will look at the effects of Buddhism on contemporary art and social practice. Photo by Chrysanne Stathacos/AGGV

Q&A: Art Gallery curator talks Buddhism and contemporary art

Victoria Arts Council’s Kegan McFadden checks in with Haema Sivanesan in advance of upcoming lectures

  • Oct 3, 2019
An upcoming series of public lectures Oct. 25 and 27, and a later exhibition at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria will look at the effects of Buddhism on contemporary art and social practice. Photo by Chrysanne Stathacos/AGGV
Art + Fare fundraiser boosts Gallery’s family programs

Art + Fare fundraiser boosts Gallery’s family programs

Sept. 21 event at the Union Club features art for sale, gourmet food and musical entertainment

Art + Fare fundraiser boosts Gallery’s family programs
A digital rendering shows what the NEXT Gallery could look like. (File contributed/ HMCA Architecture and Design)

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria sees delays in expansion

Rising construction costs prompt AGGV to look at different design, funding options for NEXT project

A digital rendering shows what the NEXT Gallery could look like. (File contributed/ HMCA Architecture and Design)
Artist gains and growing pains for 32nd annual Paint-In

Artist gains and growing pains for 32nd annual Paint-In

Victoria’s largest one-day art event takes to Moss Street on July 20

  • Jul 5, 2019
Artist gains and growing pains for 32nd annual Paint-In
Unformable Things: Emily Carr and Some Canadian Modernists, is on display at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria through Oct. 27. It’s one of many exhibitions currently showing at the gallery. Painting collage courtesy aggv.ca

Pay-by-donation day, social night on this week at Art Gallery

May is a busy month for exhibitions, activities at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

  • May 10, 2019
Unformable Things: Emily Carr and Some Canadian Modernists, is on display at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria through Oct. 27. It’s one of many exhibitions currently showing at the gallery. Painting collage courtesy aggv.ca
Pay-by-donation day, social night on this week at Art Gallery

Pay-by-donation day, social night on this week at Art Gallery

May is a busy month for exhibitions, activities at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

  • May 6, 2019
Pay-by-donation day, social night on this week at Art Gallery
Jon Tupper (left), director of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, with Lyn Goldman, sister of the late Anthony Thorn, and Benaron Gleiberman, Thorn’s nephew, at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria for the Anthony Thorn donation presentation. (Keri Coles/News staff)

Major donation from artist’s estate gives a big boost to The Next Gallery

Victoria News story plays part in Anthony Thorn’s bequest to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Jon Tupper (left), director of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, with Lyn Goldman, sister of the late Anthony Thorn, and Benaron Gleiberman, Thorn’s nephew, at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria for the Anthony Thorn donation presentation. (Keri Coles/News staff)
At the AGGV: Ascent takes you to breathtaking heights

At the AGGV: Ascent takes you to breathtaking heights

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria features Fiona Tan collection along with related upcoming exhibits

At the AGGV: Ascent takes you to breathtaking heights
Urbanite, set for Sept. 28 at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, explores how photographic technologies have mediated and shaped our relationship to forests and forest ecology. This image shows UVic visual arts professor Kelly Richardson’s exhibit at the gallery. Photo contributed

Urbanite: A hip and fun immersion in art

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria brings cool to the forefront Sept. 28

  • Sep 19, 2018
Urbanite, set for Sept. 28 at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, explores how photographic technologies have mediated and shaped our relationship to forests and forest ecology. This image shows UVic visual arts professor Kelly Richardson’s exhibit at the gallery. Photo contributed
Victoria artist Craig Bauer works on a piece inspired by Chesterman Beach in Tofino at the 30th annual TD Art Gallery Paint-In. Hundreds of artists, musicians and vendors took part in the popular one-day event, which happens this year on July 21. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

31st annual TD Art Gallery Paint-In promises something for every taste in art, food

Moss Street from Fort to Dallas will be covered, with artists, vendors, and attendees this July 21

  • Jul 13, 2018
Victoria artist Craig Bauer works on a piece inspired by Chesterman Beach in Tofino at the 30th annual TD Art Gallery Paint-In. Hundreds of artists, musicians and vendors took part in the popular one-day event, which happens this year on July 21. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
B.C. Finance Minister and Victoria-Beacon Hill MLA Carole James speaks at an announcement for $6 million in provincial funding for the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s Next Gallery Project expansion, shown in a rendering behind her. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria expansion gets $6M boost from province

Project many years in the making, but planned for current Rockland site

B.C. Finance Minister and Victoria-Beacon Hill MLA Carole James speaks at an announcement for $6 million in provincial funding for the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s Next Gallery Project expansion, shown in a rendering behind her. Don Descoteau/Victoria News