Young Associates

Young Associates - Vancouver Art Gallery

Young Associates $200+

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.


Membership Benefits
Young Associate Members receive a Vancouver Art Gallery Membership for two that includes all of the basic benefits of Membership:
  • Free, unlimited admission for one year
  • Two complimentary one-time guest passes
  • Admission for two to exhibition openings
  • Unlimited admission to FUSE, Family FUSE Weekends and Weekly Family Programs
  • Subscription to glance, the Gallery’s newsletter and e-glance, the Gallery’s
    monthly e-mail newsletter
  • Exclusive discounted Member's rates on Venue Rentals
  • 10% discount at the Gallery Store (20% during Members Shopping Week)
  • Discounts on select public programs
  • Exclusive access to the Art Rental and Sales Showroom
  • Free admission at the Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton; the Glenbow Museum, Calgary; the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; and the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
  • 20% off admission with the Vancouver Aquarium, Science World and Royal BC Museum.

Events Exclusive to YA Members
Plus, Young Associates 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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Mark your calendars for these upcoming 2016 YA Events

Maria Flawia Litwin
Anima, 2015
cut paper
Photo: Tony Hafkenscheid

Curator's Talk
The Lowest Relief

Join the Young Associates for a night of art, wine and conversation as the YAs head to Back Gallery Project for a talk with independent curator and YA Committee Member Katherine Dennis. Katherine will speak about her most recent project with artist Maria Flawia Litwin, elaborating on the artist’s choice of paper as a medium and the process of curating a solo-artist exhibition. She will also give us peak into the exciting life of an independent curator.

Not a Member? Join or Renew now!

Feb 3, 6:30pm

Back Gallery Project
604 East Hastings Street


YA Members FREE

Guests: $5

Back Gallery Project website

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.