November marked the end of the artistic food workshops, What Artists Bring to the Table. During this series, a common question that kept on emerging was — how is making food an artistic practice?
What Artists Bring to the Table gives individuals a chance to actually take part in non-traditional art practices, and explore how art can intersect with all forms of life.
“We had the Art Gallery attend another Elementary School and the presentation was wonderful! The students loved it, and we loved it!” – Tiffany Adams, First Peoples Principles of Learning Teacher. Pictured above: Featured artist Alexis Hogan connecting with keen learners from local schools in Greater Victoria. Every fall, the Gallery collaborates with local […]
We had a little Party for Our People on September 21. DJ Yake and M’pendo brought a mix of African Music, Reggae, Hip Hop and Funk to the evening. It was one last kick at a summer soiree, and the atmosphere was warm and celebratory. The event focused on the body of work produced by local […]
Pictured above: Gwenda Morgan (1908-1991) | The Two Houses |1967 | wood engraving | Gift of the Artist Wandering through Water Work Space, the visitor will quickly realize that this is not a typical exhibition in an art gallery. This was one of the first things that Curator of Engagement, Nicole Stanbridge, pointed out in […]
Image above: Arbutus Global Middle School – young artists who created the Gallery’s new “Honouring” mural with local artist Jesse Campbell, as part of the New Extreme program. From January to April 2017, young artists from Arbutus Global Middle School, the Pacific School of Innovation and Inquiry (PSII) and Victoria’s Home Learning Community worked with local artists Jesse […]
The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is committed to high quality educational programming. We launched the Teacher Resource Guide in September, and since then, our Gallery educators Sherry Willing and Jen Van de Pol have been busy facilitating 1/2 day workshops in participating schools along with guest artists Alexis Hogan and April Russell.