Young Associates - Vancouver Art Gallery



The Young Associates are a dynamic group of young professionals between the ages of 19 and 45 who want to expand their involvement in the contemporary art world while supporting the Vancouver Art Gallery in a meaningful way. In addition to all the benefits of basic Membership, YAs are invited to three exclusive events per year, providing social networking opportunities in conjunction with the Gallery’s exhibition program.


Young Associate Benefits
In addition to the core benefits of Membership, Young Associates also receive these exclusive benefits:
  • YAs enjoy three distinct social events per year in conjunction with our cutting–edge contemporary exhibitions.
  • Social and networking opportunities with like-minded art enthusiasts
  • Educational lectures and talks
  • Behind-the-scenes access to artists and art world professionals
  • Exhibition previews and tours
  • Advance ticket purchasing opportunities and reserved seating for select lectures and artist talks
  • Complimentary drink ticket and front of the line access for FUSE Lounge


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MAR 16

in the Gallery
Rooftop Pavilion
The Business of
Art and Culture

Company of Young Professionals
Leadership Series

In collaboration with the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, the Vancouver Art Gallery is excited to host the Company of Young Professionals Leadership Series' presentation on March 16!

Join us at this exclusive event, where you will gain insight into the Gallery's operations, how featured artists are selected and its role in promoting culture within the larger community. Attendees can also enjoy a glass of wine while networking with fellow professionals and an opportunity to visit the Gallery's current exhibition, We Come to Witness: Sonny Assu in Dialogue with Emily Carr.

Guest Speakers: Ann Webb, Director of Engagement and Strategic Initiatives, Vancouver Art Gallery and Johanie Marcoux, Director of Marketing, Communications and Public Affairs, Vancouver Art Gallery

Cost: Free for YA members. Guest tickets available for $50.
Please RSVP to attend.

Note: Vancouver Art Gallery Young Associates events are subject to change and confirmations will be sent to members in advance of each event.
Visit us often to learn about future events. Please ensure that we have your updated email address to inform you of new events.