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Vancouver Art Gallery
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Immerse yourself in historic masterworks and groundbreaking contemporary exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

2018 exhibition highlights include:

Take a public tour of the exhibitions, or get creative on weekends with family activities and free entry on Sundays for children 12 & under.

Enhance your experience by visiting the Gallery Store for unique gifts, or break for lunch on the Gallery Café’s exquisite rooftop patio.

Visit our website: vanartgallery.bc.ca


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Calling all #Vancouver #BookLovers 📣 Join us this Saturday, October 20 at the 7th annual @vancouverartbookfair, where we’re presenting a lecture at 1 PM by @davidseniorjr, Head of Library and Archives @SFMOMA! Senior will discuss historical examples of artists' publications that reflect experiments with performance and the various ways that these published works were used to communicate and distribute new art practices. Don’t miss this #FREE event at its new location @ecuad! #PublishingPerformance #artistsbooks #performanceart #artbooks
There are only two weeks left to see the exhibitions “Kevin Schmidt: We Are the Robots” and ”Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin: how do you carry the land?”, closing October 28! … Pause, listen and reflect on your relationship to the land through the powerful works of @ayurgoto and @peter.morin.morin in #howdoyoucarrytheland. Then bring your vinyl records into #KevinSchmidt’s immersive installation #DIYHifi to groove to your favourite beats! ... Join Kevin tonight, Oct 16 and next Tuesday, Oct 23 at #TuesdayByDonation at the Gallery from 5-9 PM for a unique listening experience with the artist and his friends. They will play an eclectic mix of music from their personal record collections. Share your listening experience with us by tagging @vanartgallery, and you’ll be entered to win a special music lovers prize, courtesy of the Gallery and @highlife_records on Commercial Drive. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear your records in more detail than ever before! … Image: “Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin: how do you carry the land?” performance by Ayumi Goto, Tarah Hogue and Peter Morin, wearing masks by Corey Bulpitt, “this is not us,” July 21, 2018 Photo: Rachel Topham, Vancouver Art Gallery #WeAretheRobots #VancouverArtGallery #ArtMakesUs
We are honoured to be presenting the Canadian premiere of Chinese fashion designer #GuoPei’s first mid-career survey, showcasing her immaculately crafted masterpieces. The exhibition features work from her most celebrated runway collections, including this gown from her 2017 #Legend collection never before seen in an exhibition setting. This evocative intersection of #art and #fashion is sure to captivate fashion-savvy visitors and art-lovers alike! Now on view through January 20. Don’t wait until the last minute to see this exhibition. You’ll want to come more than once! ... Image: Installation view of “Guo Pei: Couture Beyond,” exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery from October 13, 2018 to January 20, 2019, Photo: @racheltophamphotography, Vancouver Art Gallery
“The process of the production of the dress, it is a transfer of life itself. It is a work by the people of the past, they have devoted themselves and their time to the work. The focus and the attention paid to this dress will make it remembered by the world — [what] I want is to make them remember. […] It is my responsibility to let the world know China’s tradition and past, and to give the splendor of China a new expression. I hope that people do know China in this way.” – Guo Pei, interview with @thecut, 2015 … Experience @guopei’s breathtaking designs at the Gallery, including THAT dress worn by @badgalriri at the 2015 #MetGala, starting today, October 13, 2018 through January 20, 2019. Advance tickets are available on our website 👆🏼👆🏽👆🏼. ... Image: Guo Pei with “One Thousand and Two Nights,” 2010, in “Guo Pei: Couture Beyond,” exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery from October 13, 2018 to January 20, 2019, Photo: @pardeepsingh, Vancouver Art Gallery


The Vancouver Art Gallery occupies an entire city block in the heart of downtown Vancouver, bounded by Georgia Street, Hornby Street, Robson Street and Howe Street.

You can enter the Gallery from either Hornby Street or Robson Street Plaza (adjacent to Howe Street).

Both entrances are wheelchair accessible.

Hours and Dates of Operation

Open daily 10am-5pm; Tuesdays until 9pm.

Gallery tours on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Weekly Family Programs every Sunday, free for kids 12 & under.

 Calendar of Events


Phone: 604.662.4719
Website: vanartgallery.bc.ca
Email: marketing@vanartgallery.bc.ca
Address: 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H7

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