Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

A rendering shows how Reliance Properties’ proposed developments for the Capital Iron lands would fit in the city’s new arts and innovation district. (Courtesy Reliance Properties)

New Art Gallery home part of Victoria’s first arts and innovation district proposal

Reliance Properties’ plan includes multitude of arts-oriented, industry spaces among other amenities

 

Left, Harold Mortimer Lamb, Emily Carr in her studio, c.1939 (1980.087.003). Right, Emily Carr, Totem Walk at Sitka, 1907 (1994.055.004)

New Art Gallery of Greater Victoria exhibition explores work of Emily Carr

Seeing and Being Seen continues through July 2022

 

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is hosting a celebration of art in July, virtual and in-person exhibitions happening. (Pexels)

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria switches gears with continued absence of Paint-In

July’s Celebration of Art includes virtual, in-person art events, fundraising appeal

 

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

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)
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 gallery glamour in Victoria

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

  • Mar 1, 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
The Greater Victoria Art Gallery has made some alterations to its original designs. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)

Council approves new designs for Art Gallery of Greater Victoria development

The gallery’s expansion costs have risen to more than $26 million

The Greater Victoria Art Gallery has made some alterations to its original designs. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)
Art of all shapes and sizes will be on display and for sale at Art + Fare 5, set for Sept. 21 at the Union Club. The event is a fundraiser for the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s family programs. File photo

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 of all shapes and sizes will be on display and for sale at Art + Fare 5, set for Sept. 21 at the Union Club. The event is a fundraiser for the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s family programs. File photo
A digital rendering shows what the NEXT Gallery could look like. (File contributed/ HCMA Architecture + Design)

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria sees delays in expansion

Rising construction costs prompt AGGV to look at different design and funding options

A digital rendering shows what the NEXT Gallery could look like. (File contributed/ HCMA Architecture + Design)
Thousands attended the 2018 TD Art Gallery Paint-In, where artists’ work could be admired and purchased. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

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 6, 2019
Thousands attended the 2018 TD Art Gallery Paint-In, where artists’ work could be admired and purchased. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
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
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
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria hosts annual series of live jazz

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria hosts annual series of live jazz

U-Jam brings innovative performances to the halls of Spencer mansion

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria hosts annual series of live jazz
Angela Buckingham (from left) and Sandra Browning-Moore of the Gallery Associates will partner with Alison Ross of Kilshaw’s Auctioneers for Trifle or Treasure: What’s It Worth?                                 Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Trifle or Treasure shows Victorians what their ‘valuables’ are worth

Art gallery fundraiser offers an evening of appraisal at Kilshaw’s Auctioneers

Angela Buckingham (from left) and Sandra Browning-Moore of the Gallery Associates will partner with Alison Ross of Kilshaw’s Auctioneers for Trifle or Treasure: What’s It Worth?                                 Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
Visitors to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s Nov. 17 event, Urbanite, are encouraged to question the notions of people and place from an artistic lens. Photo contributed

Urbanite returns to activate Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

‘Come as you are’ and explore the connections between people and place from an artistic lens

Visitors to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s Nov. 17 event, Urbanite, are encouraged to question the notions of people and place from an artistic lens. Photo contributed
Thousands of people make their way along Moss Street on Saturday during the 30th annual TD Art Gallery Paint-In. Hundreds of artists, musicians and vendors took part in the popular one-day event. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Art Gallery Paint-In draws another perfect day in Victoria

30th annual event doesn’t disappoint, with art, food and music for the masses

Thousands of people make their way along Moss Street on Saturday during the 30th annual TD Art Gallery Paint-In. Hundreds of artists, musicians and vendors took part in the popular one-day event. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Artist Linny D. Vine at her home studio in Esquimalt. Vine participates in her 13th TD Art Gallery Paint-In this Saturday (July 15). Arnold Lim/Black Press

Victoria’s premier Paint-In brings art to the masses

Thousands will converge on Moss Street this Saturday for annual Art Gallery extravaganza

Artist Linny D. Vine at her home studio in Esquimalt. Vine participates in her 13th TD Art Gallery Paint-In this Saturday (July 15). Arnold Lim/Black Press