Month: March 2018

A New Year of Family Sundays

Audrey Wang, AGGV Volunteer The Art Gallery’s Family Sunday is a much-anticipated monthly event in the local community calendar. Taking […]

New Arrivals at the AGGV Studio

Exciting new arrivals for our Studio this Spring! Oona McClure, our longstanding Studio Coordinator, is taking some time off to […]

Exploring Nuu-chah-nulth Lands

By Audrey Wang, AGGV Volunteer The exhibition Point of Contact: On Place and the Westcoast Imaginary centers on a pertinent part of […]

Recent Asian Art Acquisitions

By Barry Till, AGGV Curator Emeritus

The AGGV Asian art department has received a large number of very important donations this past year.  These include a fine collection of ancient ceramics from China, Thailand and Vietnam, from the Estate of the late Canadian Ambassador to Indonesia, William Thomas Delworth; eight impressive and large 18th century Japanese painted six-panel screens of landscapes and calligraphy (one of which was done by one of Japan’s most famous female calligraphers) from Paul Warner of Victoria;  Japanese calligraphy scrolls, numerous Okinawan folk ceramics and a very rare Miao painting album (Cultural Property status) from Dr. and Mrs. Richard and Kazuo Pearson of UBC.