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Visual Arts
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300+ Artworks
Permanent Collection
Diverse Media
Renowned Artists
Cultural Tapestry
Indigenous Art
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Art Gallery in Richmond offers a vibrant space where creativity flourishes and diverse communities connect through the visual arts. Established as a non-profit municipal art gallery in 1980, Art Gallery has become a cornerstone of cultural engagement in Richmond, BC, producing an array of exhibitions and programs that empower and provoke conversation among visitors.

The Permanent Collection

The gallery's permanent collection boasts over 300 works of art, primarily acquired from the early 1980s to 2000. This impressive assemblage includes a variety of media and showcases works by celebrated artists from the Lower Mainland, such as Greg Girard, Toni Onley, and Anna Wong. Indigenous artists like Bill Reid and Susan Point are also represented, highlighting the rich cultural tapestry of the region.

Dynamic Exhibitions and Programs

Art Gallery curates exhibitions that reflect the past, present, and future of artistic production. Notable recent exhibitions include "Beyond the Horizon," featuring landscape works from the permanent collection, and "Selected Stories: 1980 – 2020," celebrating the gallery's 40th anniversary. These exhibitions not only display historical artworks but also inspire new creations by engaging local youth through mentorship programs.

Engaging Tours and Educational Outreach

Visitors can enjoy self-guided tours with detailed brochures or web links provided by the gallery staff. For a more in-depth experience, in-person tours are available for adult groups and school classes, offering insightful discussions tailored to the needs of each group. These tours, hosted in English, French, Cantonese, and Mandarin, connect visitors with the rich narratives behind each exhibition.

A Hub for Cultural Events

The gallery is a bustling center for cultural events, hosting artist talks, workshops, and panel discussions that expand on exhibition themes. These events, designed to enhance visitor engagement, are held throughout the year. The gallery also runs a Rooftop Garden Series, offering workshops on topics like painting with flowers and natural dye techniques, fostering a deeper connection with nature and art.

Supporting Artists and the Community

Committed to nurturing artistic talent, Art Gallery provides professional development opportunities for artists, including talks and workshops that cover various aspects of art-making and career advancement. The gallery's dedication to supporting the local artistic community is evident in its diverse programming and continuous efforts to create inclusive spaces for artistic expression.

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Richmond Art Gallery
Richmond Art Gallery
180-7700 Minoru Gate
Richmond, V6Y 1R8
Richmond Art Gallery
Richmond Art Gallery
180-7700 Minoru Gate
Richmond, V6Y 1R8
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10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
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