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October 26, 2018 to January 5, 2019
Join us for the opening Thursday, October 25 at  7 pm
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: Annie Pootoogook, Listening to the Radio, 2005–06, pencil crayon, ink on paper, 41.6 x 51.0 cm, Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Gift of Claudia Beck and Andrew Gruft, Photo: Trevor Mills, Vancouver Art Gallery




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Landon Mackenzie Artist Talk

November 3rd, 1 - 2 PM
Shaw Auditorium at the Nanaimo Conference Centre

As part of The Poetics of Space, we are proud to present a special afternoon lecture with celebrated Vancouver-based painter Landon Mackenzie. Please join us to learn more about her work and process.

Landon Mackenzie's paintings have been widely exhibited in Canada and internationally and collected by museums including the National Gallery of Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Ontario, and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. 


Image: Landon Mackenzie, Forest (Circles for Eli), 2012-2014, synthetic polymer on linen.

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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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