Special Events

Events Listings

Concept Design Presentation
Tues, Sept 29
6:30pm, Queen Elizabeth Theatre

VA/BF Members Preview
Fri, Oct 16
6-8pm, Gallery Annex

Sat-Sun, Oct 17-18
12-6pm, Gallery Annex

Book Sale
Sat-Sun, Oct 17-18
12-6pm, Gallery Annex

Members Opening
Thurs, Oct 29
8-10pm, in the Gallery

Wed, Nov 4
5:30pm, Gallery Forecourt

Offsite Opening
Thurs, Nov 5
6-8pm, Offsite

Conceptual Design Presentation for the New Vancouver Art Gallery Building

On September 29th, the Vancouver Art Gallery hosted the Conceptual Design Presentation for the new Vancouver Art Gallery. With close to 2,800 in attendance, we were tremendously proud to have welcomed such a wonderful audience! We invite you to visit the presentation on the new Vancouver Art Gallery, in the Gallery’s forecourt. Free public access

Additionally, for more information about the future Vancouver Art Gallery, please visit the Future website, and sign-up for upcoming email news.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Queen Elizabeth Theatre (649 Cambie St, Vancouver)

"All eyes will be on the Vancouver Art Gallery later this month when it makes one of the biggest announcements in its 84-year history"
- The Vancouver Sun

Members Only Preview

Members of the Vancouver Art Gallery and Project Space are invited to an exclusive preview of the Vancouver Art/Book Fair the evening before it opens to the public.
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• Free for Gallery Members and $10 for a +1*
• Free for Project Space Members
• $20 for the general public**

*Please show your Member card to redeem; Gallery Members can also upgrade to a Project Space Membership for $10

** The general public may purchase a $20 Project Space Membership online or at the door) *includes purchase of Project Space Membership.
Not a member?Become a Project Space Member! A donation of $20+ online or at the door gets you a host of benefits and supports the production of the annual Vancouver Art/Book Fair.

Not a Gallery Member?
Join or Renew now!

Fri Oct 16
in the Gallery Annex


Presented by Project Space

Vancouver Art/Book Fair

The Vancouver Art/Book Fair is the only international art book fair in Canada and one of only two on the West Coast. Presented by Project Space, VA/BF is a multi-day festival of art publishing featuring over one hundred artists and publishers, as well as a diverse line-up of programs, performances and artists' projects.

Featured artists travel to Vancouver from across Canada and the globe, and produce everything from books, magazines, zines and printed ephemera to digital, performative or other experimental forms of publication.
Full schedule of events available here »

Become a Project Space Member! A donation of $20+ online or at the door gets you a host of benefits and supports the production of the annual Vancouver Art/Book Fair.

Sat & Sun
Oct 17 & 18
in the Gallery Annex

FREE and open to the public.

Presented by Project Space

Library Book Sale

Join us for the annual Vancouver Art Gallery Library Book sale.

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Oct 17-18, 12-6pm
in the Gallery Lobby

Proceeds from the Library’s popular book sale support the Library.

Members Opening

Membership has it's privilages. Be the first to see Embracing Canada, along with your fellow Gallery Members.

Jerry Pethick: Shooting the Sun/Splitting the Pie; Lee Bul; Between Object and Action: Transforming Media in the 1960s and 70s; NEXT: Christos Dikeakos; The Gund Collection: Contemporary and Historical Art from the Northwest Coast

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Oct 29, 8-10pm

in the Gallery

Present your Membership card and receive admission for you and one guest.

Not a Member?
Join or Renew now!

Annual General Meeting
of the Vancouver Art Gallery Association

Mark your calendars. Please join us for the Vancouver Art Gallery Association's AGM, held in the Gallery's Forecourt, 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC.

Audited financial statements for the year ended June 30, 2015 and information on special resolutions will be available online » by October 23, 2015. Copies will also be available at the meeting.

Nov 4 | 5:30pm
in the Gallery,

All Members
are invited to attend.

Offsite Opening:
Elizabeth Zvonar

Join us for the opening of Offsite: Elizabeth Zvonar, the twelvth installation in the Gallery’s Offsite series. Find out more »

Nov 5 | 6-8pm
Opening remarks: 6:30pm

At Offsite
located on West Georgia Street between thurlow and Bute, west of the Shangri-La Hotel

Free and open
to the public.


Live performances in the Gallery spaces, DJs and unexpected surprises make FUSE Vancouver's favorite art party!

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Nov 6, 8pm-12am
in the Gallery

$20 (+tax) at the door.
FREE for Gallery Members.

 Media Sponsor:
Georgia Straight

Family FUSE Weekend

Discover the Vancouver Art Gallery's Family FUSE Weekend, where you will meet artists, musicians, dancers, performers, and educators for a weekend filled with family fun!
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*FREE for Gallery Members and for children age 12 & under when accompanied by an adult. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Regular adult admission rates apply.

Nov 21-22, 10am-5pm
in the Gallery

Presenting Sponsor:
BMO Financial Group

Generously Supported by: