Although not always visible, the AGGV is often supporting ongoing projects that extend well beyond its walls. One such project is Wa’witłala: The Pervasiveness of Water/Cannot Go Against the Tide.
“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 […]
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 […]
Join us as we explore issues related to the vast and mighty topic that is WATER. Water as a resource; water as a conduit of trade, exchange, and colonization; water and climate change. The AGGV’s upcoming Water Work Space exhibition functions much like a Research and Development Department – part workshop, part exhibition space.
The exhibition Close To Home may be regarded as an extension of another exhibition at the AGGV, Moving Forward By Looking Back. Both shows examine the Gallery’s collecting policy that was put into place by Colin Graham, the institution’s first director, who played a vital role in establishing the AGGV. While the exhibition Moving Forward By […]
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.