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Until January 5, 2019
Maxwell Bates, Rebecca Belmore, B.C. Binning, Lee Bontecou, Bertram Brooker, Karin Bubaš, Arabella Campbell, Emily Carr, Share Corsaut, Christos Dikeakos, Michael Drebert, Lawren Harris, Owen Kydd, Beatrice Lennie, Landon Mackenzie, Myfanwy MacLeod, Jason McLean, Alex Morrison, Ben Nicholson, James Nizam, Dennis A. Oppenheim, Annie Pootoogook, Pudlo Pudlat, Kyohei Sakaguchi, William Vazan
The Poetics of Space is organized and circulated by the Vancouver Art Gallery and curated by Daina Augaitis, Chief Curator Emerita and Emmy Lee Wall, Assistant Curator, Vancouver Art Gallery. This exhibition is part of the Across the Province touring program, which is generously supported by the Killy Foundation.
Image: Bertram Brooker, The Way, 1927, oil on canvas, 60.8 x 76.5 cm, Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Donated by the Estate of Anna K. Jetter, Photo: Maegan Hill-Carroll, Vancouver Art Gallery




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Supernatural Eagle Bringing the Sun Back to the World

The story behind the making of Supernatural Eagle Bringing the Sun Back to the World by father-son team William and Joel Good. Installed at the Nanaimo Art Gallery on Oct. 11, 2018. Closed-Captioned Video produced by Jennifer Wynne Webber. Photo by Sean Fenzl








DissidenceCoverArtBook Launch | Dissidence: The Rise of Chinese Contemporary Art in the West  

Wednesday, December 5 | 7 - 9 PM
Everyone welcome 
Join us at Art Lab for an intimate evening with Marie Leduc, where she will give a presentation followed by a Q&A and book signing on her new book Dissidence: The Rise of Chinese Contemporary Art in the West. 
Copies of the book will be available for sale in The Gallery Store.

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Friday, December 7 | 5 - 9 PM
Saturday, December 8 | 10 AM - 5 PM
A cozy two-day event featuring a carefully selected expansion of The Gallery Store. Find locally-made art, gifts, stocking stuffers, treats, and other treasures for the season.Meet the Makers・Naughty & Nice Sips・Eco-friendly Wrapping・Gift Basket Raffle・Gourmet Baking & Confectionery・Handcrafted Ornaments 

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Looking for a great place to have a meeting or event? Within walking distance from the historic Nanaimo waterfront, Nanaimo Art Gallery | Art Lab offers a unique and cost-effective environment for a meeting, seminar, presentation, cocktail reception or dinner party. Located near all major hotels, coffee shops, and restaurants, your friends, family, organization or company can convene right in the centre of the arts and business district downtown. We offer a non-profit rate of $50 per hour and a corporate/private rate of $100 per hour.


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