The Associates - Vancouver Art Gallery

MEMBERSHIP
ASSOCIATES

$175 | $300
$225 | $375

Learn about art, enjoy art events, travel for art!


Join the Associates, a dynamic member group dedicated to fostering arts appreciation through social and arts education activities and deeper engagement with the Vancouver and international art scene. Associate members support the work of the Gallery through annual fundraising events and travel programs.

 

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About the Associates

Find out about all of the Associates activities over the last 12 months! The Associates Activity Report 2014/15 provides a description and accomplishments of the Associates Art Education, Special Events and Art Travel programs, all managed by volunteer committees in support of the Gallery. Many thanks to all talented organizers and happy participants! View here »

In addition to the regular benefits of Gallery Membership, Associates are eligible for exclusive benefits.

    Associate Benefits
  • Opportunities to visit artist studios, enjoy film presentations on art history and participate in Gallery tours of current exhibitions
  • Access to special events and art-related travel
  • Opportunities to make new friends while volunteering on a variety of committees and exciting fundraising events
  • Exclusive discounted Member's rates on Venue Rentals

    For more information about becoming an Associate, please call Member and Member Services at 604.662.4711.

Newsletter

The weather is warming and the days are getting longer. The various committees of the Associates of the Vancouver Art Gallery have been hard at work finalizing details for the many events that will be coming up within the next few days and weeks. Download the latest Newsletter (March-April 2016) there may be one or several items of interest to you.

Events

MAY 16–21
MON–SAT
Winnipeg, MB
Winnipeg Art Tour
This 5-night trip promises to be very successful with 23 participants confirmed. We will visit the Winnipeg Art Gallery and the new Inuit Art Centre, meet artists in their studios, private collectors. We will visit the new Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and tour scenic sites rich in history & Prairie culture.

Please contact Christine Burdett at cburdett1@shaw.ca with any inquires.

Education Events

Non-members may attend educational events on a limited basis and for a small fee.
Art in the Morning/Art in the Evening
The Associates meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm and on the third Friday of the month at 10am for a guided tour of a current Gallery exhibition.

Art Appreciation
Every second Monday from October to May the Associates gather at the Gallery to view and discuss art DVDs, or occasionally to hear a speaker. Sessions typically run from 11am to noon.

Art Studio Tours
Throughout the year, the Associates also visit artist studios to witness first-hand the artist's creative process and to discuss his or her work. Visits to commercial galleries and galleries are occasionally offered.

The Associates

Special Events and Travel Programs

Associates are invited to attend the following exclusive special events and art travel programs, to which additional fees apply.
  • Occasional visits to private art collections and corporate collections
  • Opportunities to tour public art in the Vancouver area with knowledgeable guides
  • Invitations to local, national and international art travel programs. Recent cities visited include Paris, Montreal, New York and Victoria
  • Invitations to the Associates' Annual Gala
  • Opportunities to socialize with other visual arts supporters over fine food in attractive venues

For a more detailed description of the Associates' program of events and activities, please contact: Associates@vanartgallery.bc.ca or 604.662.4700, ext. 2510.