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November 2, 2015
Vancouver Art Gallery announces international Asian Art Council and two curatorial positions for the Institute of Asian Art

October 29, 2015

October 26, 2015
Solo Exhibition of Internationally Renowned Korean Artist Lee Bul Presented at the Vancouver Art Gallery

October 23, 2015
Embracing Canada: Landscapes from Krieghoff to the Group of Seven

October 14, 2015
Vancouver Art Gallery Acquires Major Contemporary and Historical Art of the Northwest Coast from Renowned U.S. Art Collector George Gund III

October 14, 2015
Vancouver Art Gallery Presents the First Comprehensive Retrospective of Visionary Artist Jerry Pethick

October 9, 2015
NEXT: Christos Dikeakos

September 29, 2015
Vancouver Art Gallery Unveils Herzog & de Meuron's Conceptual Design

August 25, 2015
Vancouver Art Gallery and Burrard Arts Foundation co-present Façade 2015

August 15, 2015
FUSE, Vancouver's Best Art Party, Celebrates 10th Anniversary on August 15

June 2, 2015
Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums opens June 12, 2015

May 21, 2015
Mid-career Survey of Vancouver-based and Internationally Renowned Artist Geoffrey Farmer Opens May 30 at the Vancouver Art Gallery

May 15, 2015
Vancouver Art Gallery announces new season of exhibitions-Geoffrey Farmer, 500 Years of Italian Painting, and more

May 11, 2015
Gallery hours extended for the final weekend of Cézanne and the Modern

April 24, 2015,
Jacques Herzog presents a lecture in association with Material Future

April 15, 2015
FUSE: The Noise of Silence, Friday, April 24, 2015

April 10, 2015
Michael Morris, Elizabeth Zvonar and Cate Rimmer won BC's top visual arts prizes

March 17, 2015
Material Future, the Architecture of Herzog & de Meuron and the Vancouver Art Gallery

February 17, 2015
Andrew Dadson: Over the Sun

February 17, 2015
Vancouver Art Gallery showcases artworks from the collection in The Poetics of Space

February 5, 2015
Vancouver Art Gallery showcases masterpieces by Cézanne, Degas, van Gogh, Gauguin and Modigliani

January 28, 2015
Vancouver Art Gallery launches its first Google Art Project with Douglas Coupland

January 20, 2015
January 30, 2015, FUSE x PuSh

January 13, 2015
Newly Discovered Oil Paintings by J.E.H. MacDonald Donated to the Vancouver Art Gallery

December 2, 2014
Vancouver Art Gallery Launches Ai Weiwei's Limited Artist Edition

November 13, 2014
Long-time supporter, philanthropist Michael Audain becomes Vancouver Art Gallery's first Honorary Chairman

November 5, 2014
Unscrolled: Major Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art Explores Reinvention of Chinese Tradition in Present-day Visual Culture

October 16, 2014
Vancouver Art Gallery Launches Institute of Asian Art, Expanding its Exhibitions, Collections, Programs and Curatorial Leadership

October 9, 2014
Vancouver Art Gallery unveils landmark exhibition The Forbidden City

September 18, 2014
Join Herzog & de Meuron for their First Public Talk in Canada: October 1, 2014

September 10, 2014
Celebrates two British Columbia artists through a unique exhibition: Emily Carr and Landon Mackenzie

August 22, 2014
Last chance to be wowed by Douglas Coupland at the Vancouver Art Gallery

July 3, 2014
FUSE: Fake Plastic, hottest art party this summer

June 18, 2014
Vancouver Art Gallery appoints three outstanding community leaders to its Board of Trustees

June 12, 2014
Internationally celebrated Canadian artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller presented at the Vancouver Art Gallery

June 10, 2014
Landmark Collection of Over 550 Photographs by Harry Callahan Donated to Vancouver Art Gallery

May 22, 2014
First Solo Museum Exhibition of Artist Douglas Coupland Opens May 31

April 29, 2014
Herzog & de Meuron Selected to Design Vancouver Art Gallery's New Museum Building

April 16, 2014
FUSE explores the beautiful and the terrible

April 11, 2014
BC's Premier Visual Arts Prizes on April 15: Audain Prize, VIVA Awards

March 20, 2014
Out of Sight makes meaningful connections among recent acquisitions

March 18, 2014
Major Acquisition: photographs by Harold Edgerton and Eadweard Muybridge

March 3, 2014
Myfanwy MacLeod, or There and Back Again uncovers new meanings in iconic popular culture

February 25, 2014
Three decades of powerful photographs by Edward Burtynsky at the Vancouver Art Gallery

February 21, 2014
Lawren Harris: Canadian Visionary exhibition an insight into the artistic evolution of the Group of Seven founding member

February 18, 2014
Edward Burtynsky donates 34 works to the Vancouver Art Gallery's Permanent Collection

February 6, 2014
Art Moves: Vancouver Art Gallery's Art Auction takes place on February 15, 2014

February 3, 2014
Celebrate the Month of Emily Carr in February with special $10 admission and complimentary art prints

January 30, 2014
Celebrate BC Family Day at the Gallery - free for children aged 12 & under

January 21, 2014
Charles Edenshaw Travels to the National Gallery of Canada and the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

January 17, 2014
Final week of KIMSOOJA Unfolding at the Vancouver Art Gallery

January 14, 2014
FUSE: The PuSh Festival Edition Unites Visual and Performing Arts

January 9, 2014
Five Architectural Firms Short-Listed for the Design of Vancouver Art Gallery's New Home in Downtown Vancouver

December 17, 2013
Free admission every Sunday for children aged 12 & under, supported by Visionary Partner: the Diamond Foundation

December 11, 2013
Unparalleled Vigour and Power in Canadian Art–Emily Carr: Deep Forest opens December 21st

December 4, 2013
The Audains Donate Rare Emily Carr Self-portrait to the Vancouver Art Gallery


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December 9, 2005
Vancouver Art Gallery Presents Retrospective of Acclaimed B.C. Artist TAKAO TANABE
(January 21 to April 17, 2006)

December 8, 2005
Vancouver Art Gallery Announces Extended Holiday Hours

November 21, 2005
Picasso Goes Pop Culture at FUSE

November 14, 2005
Vancouver Art Gallery Presents First Major BRIAN JUNGEN Survey Exhibition
(January 28 to April 30, 2006)

November 1, 2005
International Lecture Series:
Roger Buergel, Artistic Director and Ruth Noack, curator of documenta 12

October 25, 2005
Visitors Contribute to Art Installation at the Vancouver Art Gallery

October 21, 2005
Oscar-Nominated Art Director to be Featured at FUSE

October 18, 2005
The Vancouver Art Gallery Appoints New Associate Director
Paul Larocque

October 12, 2005
Vancouver Artist to Light-Up Georgia Street
Neil Campbell: BASE
(October 15, 2005 to January 15, 2006)

October 11, 2005
Lu Jie - Curator of Project Retracing Mao Zedong's Epic March to Speak at the Vancouver Art Gallery October 12 at 7pm

September 26, 2005
Protean Picasso: Drawings and Prints from the National Gallery of Canada & Selected Paintings from International Collections
(October 15, 2005 to January 15, 2006)

September 12, 2005
Classified Materials:
Accumulations, Archives, Artists
(October 15, 2005 to January 2, 2006)

August 17, 2005
Vancouver Art Gallery Now Open Late Every Friday

August 15, 2005
FUSE ?The New Get Together

July 18, 2005
Vancouver Art Gallery Receives Programming Support from RBC

July 12, 2005
FUSE - Stay Up Late With the Gallery

June 22, 2005
Jason McLean: The Sky is Falling
(May 28, 2005 to December, 2005)

June 9, 2005
More than 120 exceptional design items sold at "EXTRAORDINARY! Design. Auction. Party"

May 20, 2005
Incredible objects on offer at EXTRAORDINARY! Design.Auction.Party

May 18, 2005
Beware Vancouver of the "Rodin Chaser!"

May 16, 2005
Rodin: A Magnificent Obsession,
Sculpture from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation
(June 18 to September 22, 2005)

May 2, 2005
The Gallery Gets Physical this Summer with Body Slam

Body Slam Suite:
Body: New Art from the UK (May 28 to September 5, 2005)

Franz West (May 28 to September 12, 2005)
Wang Du: Parade (May 28 to September 12, 2005)
Theodore Wan (May 28 to September 5, 2005)

April 26, 2005
Engaging Interpretation
Upcoming lectures bring International perspectives to local issues

March 29, 2005
28th Annual General Meeting

February 22, 2005
Vancouver Art Gallery establishes Audain Curator of British Columbia Art

January 24, 2005
Rodney Graham: A Little Thought (February 5 to May 8, 2005)

January 20, 2005
2005 at the Vancouver Art Gallery Advance exhibition schedule

January 10, 2005
Vancouver Art Gallery acquires exceptional $2 million photographic collection