Upcoming Exhibitions


Beyond the Trees:
Wallpapers in Dialogue with Emily Carr

April 25 to September 7, 2015

Beyond the Trees considers mediated representations of nature and the shift of perspective that occurs between our physical and virtual experiences. Wallpapers, a collective comprised of artists Sara Ludy, Nicolas Sassoon and Sylvain Sailly uses technology to produce an immersive environment that both mimics and experiments with the scales and forms found in nature. Read more.

Reena Saini Kallat

Reena Saini Kallat

May 14 to October 12, 2015

Mumbai-based artist Reena Saini Kallat recreates migration routes across the world through a symbolic web of human and cultural movement and exchange. Read more.

Visionary Partner for Offsite:
Michael O'Brian Family Foundation

Geoffrey Farmer

How Do I Fit This Ghost in My Mouth?
An exhibition by Geoffrey Farmer

May 30 to September 7, 2015

A remembering, a foreground and a dancing text. A nose, a staging, a clock and a laughing palm. You will tower up like a giant and then shrink back to your original size. You will see days change colour and two million years will fit into your pocket. A survey exhibition by Vancouver artist Geoffrey Farmer. Read more.

Presenting Sponsor:
Rogers Canada
Generously supported by:
Friedel Maché, Rick Erickson and Donna Partridge,
and The Joffe Family
Visionary Partner for BC Artist Exhibitions:
David Aisenstat
Publication Support: RBC

The publication is funded by the Jack and Doris Shadbolt Endowment for Publications at the Vancouver Art Gallery, and Furthermore, a program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund.
Visionary Partner for Scholarship and Publications:
The Richardson Family

Of Heaven and Earth

Of Heaven and Earth:
500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums

June 13 to October 4, 2015

With works by some of the greatest names in European art, Of Heaven and Earth examines the thematic and stylistic developments in Italian art–from the religious paintings of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance to the secular neoclassical and genre paintings of the 19th century. The remarkable breadth of the exhibition showcases the outstanding quality of works by figures such as Giovanni Bellini, Sandro Botticelli, Domenichino, Francesco Guardi and Titian alongside other lesser-known masters Read more.

Glasgow Museums

The Persistence of the Real

June 12 to September 27, 2015

This exhibition presents recent work by contemporary artists–including Stan Douglas, Babak Golkar and Amie Siegel, among others–who engage with current debates on the real and its representation. Read more.