Special Events

Events Listings–Feb to May 2016  |   *TICKETED EVENT


MAY 12
THUR 5-7pm
Kelowna Art Gallery
1315 Water Street
Kelowna BC

Vancouver Art Gallery
Goes to Kelowna

Art defines and connects us. Art Makes Us.

On behalf of the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Kelowna Art Gallery, we would like to formally invite you to a reception hosted in Kelowna on May 12th.

Join dignitaries, stakeholders and members of the arts community to hear from Paul Wong, world-renowned BC artist and 2016 recipient of The Audain Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Visual Arts, and from Kathleen S. Bartels, Director of the Vancouver Art Gallery, on plans for a new gallery space in Vancouver. The future Vancouver Art Gallery will provide new opportunities for BC artists and increased capacity for exhibitions that can be shared with partner institutions throughout British Columbia.

Free to attend.
Guests are welcome. Please RSVP» to attend.              RSVP HERE   

THUR 6-8pm
Opening Remarks: 6:30pm
Offsite, 1100 West Georgia St

Marina Roy: Your Kingdom to Command

Join us for the opening of Offsite: Marina Roy, the 13th installation in the Gallery’s ongoing Offsite series. Visit the microsite » to find out more about Offsite.

Free to the public. At Offsite: 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute (west of the Shagri-La Hotel).

FRI 6-10pm
in the Gallery

PICASSO: The Artist and His Muses

Be part of the celebration! Join a few thousand of your fellow Members to mark the opening of Picasso: The Artist and His Muses, the most significant exhibition of Picasso’s work ever presented in Vancouver. Present your Membership car and receive admission for you and one guest.

Free for Members + 1 guest.   BECOME A MEMBER     EXISTING MEMBER

SAT 6pm
The Fairmont
Hotel Vancouver
Vancouver, BC

Pablo Picasso
Bust of a Woman (Dora Maar), 1938
oil on canvas
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
© Picasso Estate/SODRAC (2016)
Photo: Lee Stalsworth

Pamela Richardson and Catherine Guadagnuolo, Co-Chairs,
with Kathleen S. Bartels, Director, invite you to

Vancouver Art Gallery

A glamorous evening of French elegance in celebration of the exhibition Picasso: The Artist and His Muses. Champagne, fine dining, live entertainment and a fundraising auction featuring unique luxury experiences and fine art.

Join us for a night to remember.

Premium Table of 8: $20,000
Table of 8: $8,000
Individual: $1,000
This event is expected to sell out. Reserve your tickets now.