Upcoming Exhibitions


Unscrolled: Reframing Tradition in Chinese Art

November 15, 2014 to April 6, 2015

This exhibition presents a diverse selection of Chinese contemporary artists whose practices are informed by their cultural heritage. Read more.

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The Poetics of Space

The Poetics of Space

February 7 to May 18, 2015

The Poetics of Space features both historical and contemporary works that investigate the idea of space, whether they are conceptually, analytically or emotionally founded. This exhibition takes its title from Gaston Bachelard's 1958 book of the same name that presents a psychic interpretation of "home," and one's prototypical experiences of personal space; in the book Bachelard discusses the way our perceptions of shelter begin to delineate the very essence of how we think and imagine. Read more.

Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection

Cézanne and the Modern:
Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection

February 14 to May 18, 2015

Henry and Rose Pearlman built an exceptional collection of modernist works, the jewel of which is an astonishing group of twenty-four works by Paul Cézanne. Read more.

Material Future

Material Future:
The Architecture of Herzong & de Meuron
and the New Vancouver Art Gallery

March 27, 2015 to January 24, 2016

The architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron is internationally renowned for its contribution to contemporary architecture. Their attention to materials, surface, site and context has defined a practice that is astonishingly subtle and complex. Read more.