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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.
Associate BenefitsIn addition to the core benefits of Membership, Associates also receive these exclusive benefits:
For more information about becoming an Associate, please call Member and Member Services at 604.662.4711.
Special Events and Travel ProgramsAssociates are invited to attend the following exclusive special events and art travel programs, to which additional fees apply.
Private Collectors Tour:
Bruce Munro Wright
On April 23, join us for a private tour of Vancouver philanthropist and art enthusiast Bruce Munro Wright's collection.|
Showcasing a vast range of works by Canadian artists including Roy Arden, Peter Aspell, Dana Claxton, Andrew Dadson, Geoffrey Farmer, Ron Terada, Douglas Coupland, Jack Shadbolt amongst others, this tour invites you for an exclusive afternoon of art and wine.
COST*: $75 per person
This event is exclusive to Associate members
Location: address will be included in the confirmation email upon registration.
Image: Andrew Dadson, Re-stretched and Re-framed, 2014, oil on linen, Collection of Bruce Munro Wrigh
Trip To Ottawa
|Celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary, the blossoming of fresh tulips and terrific art with your fellow Associate Members in the beautiful city of Ottawa. Members will enjoy visits to artist studios, art collections, as well as private tours to museums and other significant sites.
COST*:*: $2100 per person, including $300 donation (with tax receipt)
single supplement $670
Exclusive to Associate Members
Note: a non-refundable $1000 deposit per person will be required as soon as possible to guarantee minimum hotel booking requirement. Later registration as per hotel room availability. Please register online» or call Liz Ayre, Membership Manager, at 604-662-4711.
Christine Burdett or Annick Boisset will be in touch with all registrants regarding remaining payment
Monday Morning Art Study GroupNew to the Associates? In this informal setting, you’ll meet others who share your interest in art. Join the study group in the Gallery’s Room 302 (unless otherwise indicated below) every second Monday for an introduction to new artists or a revisit with one of the masters. Doors open at 10:30am with refreshments available. Registration not required.
Non-members are welcome on a one-time basis and for a fee of $20 cash at the door. Please plan to arrive in time for the start of the program at 11am in Room 302 (one of the old courtrooms) in the annex of the Gallery and finish by noon. Come early for refreshments and socializing.
Artist' Studio ToursThroughout the year, the Associates also visit artist studios to witness first-hand the artist's creative process and to discuss his or her work.
Names and addresses of other lunch sites at a later date. There will be charge of $5 to cover the cost of artists’ lunches.
Organized by Ellen Doise. Please register at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 604.264.0476. Free to members. There is a small charge of $5 per person to defray the cost of the artists’ lunches. Visits are free for Members - guests welcome for a fee of $20 per person
Art in the MorningThe Associates meet on the third Friday of the month at 10am for a guided tour of a current Gallery exhibition.
These popular guided tours of current exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery resume after our winter hiatus on Friday, January 20. Meet docent Darlene Forrester by the coat check in the gallery lobby for a one-hour guided tour of Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures, followed by a discussion.