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Press Releases

February 2, 2017
Vancouver Art Gallery presents the most extensive solo exhibition of celebrated Coast Salish artist Susan Point

January 26, 2017
Daina Augaitis to step down as Chief Curator/Associate Director at the Vancouver Art Gallery

January 24, 2017
Dynamic and thought-provoking, Vancouver Art Gallery’s 2017 program showcases art from Vancouver and around the world

December 6, 2016
Khan Lee’s Red, Green and Blue Lights Up Vancouver Art Gallery’s Offsite

November 30, 2016
We Come to Witness: Sonny Assu in Dialogue with Emily Carr

November 29, 2016
Vancouver Art Gallery debuts inaugural triennial exhibition putting the focus on the city’s contemporary art scene

November 14, 2016
Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures Full List of 40 Artists Announced

October 20, 2016
Vancouver Art Gallery presents Walker Evans: Depth of Field

October 3, 2016
Juxtapoz x Superflat opens at the Vancouver Art Gallery this November

September 27, 2016
Vancouver Art Gallery Presents One Night Only Performance by Renowned Contemporary Calligrapher Wang Dongling

September 22, 2016
New Installation by First Nations Artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun Presented at the Vancouver Art Gallery’s Future Site

September 15, 2016
Vancouver Art Gallery Appoints Ann Webb as Associate Director, Director of Engagement & Strategic Initiatives

September 1, 2016
Vancouver Art Gallery Launches New Triennial: Vancouver Special

July 25, 2016
Vancouver Art Gallery welcomes Syrian newcomer families and new citizens with two unique cultural events this week

July 8, 2016

July 4, 2016
Family FUSE Weekend: Saturday–Sunday, July 9–10, 2016

June 28, 2016
First North American Retrospective Highlights Two Decades of Art by UK-born, New Delhi-based Artist Bharti Kher

June 23, 2016
Emily Carr and Wolfgang Paalen in British Columbia

June 3, 2016
Stephen Waddell’s solo exhibition Dark Matter Atlas to be presented at the Vancouver Art Gallery

June 3, 2016
Vancouver Art Gallery’s new exhibition celebrates visionary photographer Harry Callahan

May 31, 2016
Picasso: The Artist and His Muses Explores the Significance of Six Women in Picasso’s Art and Life

May 20, 2016
Local emerging artists showcased through Vancouver Art Gallery’s Art Rental & Sales program

May 13, 2016
Vancouver Art Gallery meets Kelowna locals at Community Reception

May 11, 2016
Upcoming summer exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery

April 19, 2016
Vancouver Art Gallery Presents BC's Most Prestigious Visual Arts Prizes

April 11, 2016
Vancouver Art Gallery’s Art Auction Raises $1.2 Million

April 1, 2016

March 24, 2016
Vancouver Art Gallery’s Major Art Auction to be Held on Saturday, April 9, 2016

February 5, 2016
Vancouver Art Gallery Welcomes new Board Chair David Calabrigo and New Trustees: Gregor Robertson, Christian Chan, Amelia Gao and Gordon MacDougall

January 22, 2016
Groudbreaking Exhibition on Mashup Culture to Occupy Entire Vancouver Art Gallery

January 12, 2016
Vancouver Art Gallery presents a major fundraising Gala in celebration of the Institute of Asian Art


Media Room

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Current Media Kits

Susan Point Susan Point: Spindle Whorl
February 18 to May 28, 2017
Juxtapoz x Superflat Juxtapoz x Superflat
November 5, 2016 to February 5, 2017
Vancouver Special Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures
December 3, 2016 to April 17, 2017
HdM The Conceptual Design of the new Vancouver Art Gallery
September 29, 2015

About the Gallery

Kathleen Bartels The Director
The Building The Building
Emily Carr The Collection
Annual Reports Annual Report

Past Media Kits

Walker Evans: Depth of Field Walker Evans: Depth of Field
October 29, 2016 to January 22, 2017
Bharti Kher BHARTI KHER Matter
July 9 to October 10, 2016
Picasso Picasso: The Artist and His Muses
June 11 to October 2, 2016
Harry Callahan Harry Callahan:
The Street

June 11 to September 5, 2016
MashUp MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture
February 20 to June 12, 2016
Embracing Canada Embracing Canada: Landscapes from Krieghoff to the Group of Seven
October 30, 2015 to January 24, 2016
Jerry Pethick Jerry Pethick: Shooting the Sun/Splitting the Pie
October 24, 2015 to January 10, 2016
Lee Bul Lee Bul
October 30, 2015 to January 10, 2016
Gund Colection The Gund Collection: Contemporary and Historical Art from the Northwest Coast
September 26, 2015 to January 31, 2016
Christos Dikeakos NEXT: Christos Dikeakos
September 26, 2015 to January 31, 2016
Material Future:
The Architecture of Herzog & de Meuron and the Vancouver Art Gallery Material Future:
The Architecture of Herzog & de Meuron and the Vancouver Art Gallery

March 27 to October 4, 2015

Archived Media

80 artworks 80 Artworks
Around the Gallery in 80 Artworks

75 Years of Collecting 75 Years of Collecting

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