Contemporary Art Gallery

  • 555 Nelson Street
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 6R5
  • Phone: (604) 681-2700

The CAG is the longest standing independent public art gallery dedicated to presenting contemporary visual art in Vancouver. We deliver between ten and twenty exciting exhibitions and off-site projects each year, provide an extensive range of learning and public programs for adults, families and children, offer a series of residencies for Canadian and international artists directly contributing to the local scene, and publish insightful catalogues that create a lasting legacy of exhibited work.

Tuesday to Sunday 12-6pm


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September 28, 2018 - December 30, 2018

Dove Allouche Negative Capability September 28 to December 30, 2018 B.C. Binning and Alvin Balkind Galleries The Contemporary Art Gallery presents the first solo exhibition in North America of Paris-based artist Dove Allouche. Developed in collaboration with Centre d’art contemporain d’Ivry – le Credac, this exhibition comprises new bodies of work alongside recent ones, with the aim of tracing correlations and connections across the artist’s expansive practice. Central to the exhibition is an investigation of… more

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until March 17, 2019

Kameelah Janan Rasheed An Alphabetical Accumulation of Approximate Observations Window spaces How To Suffer Politely (And Other Etiquette) Off-site at Yaletown-Roundhouse Station The Contemporary Art Gallery presents the first solo exhibition in Canada by Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist, writer and educator Kameelah Janan Rasheed. This project brings together two large-scale, text-based public installations: How To Suffer Politely (And Other Etiquette) presented off-site at the Yaletown-Roundhouse Canada Line… more

December 13, 2018

Curatorial Tour with Kimberly Phillips Join CAG Curator Kimberly Phillips for a guided tour of the current exhibitions: Dove Allouche 'Negative Capability' Kameelah Janan Rasheed 'An Alphabetical Accumulation of Approximate Observations' 'How To Suffer Politely (And Other Etiquette)' No reservation required. Simply just turn up! Image: From the opening of exhibitions by Dove Allouche and Kameelah Janan Rasheed, September 27, 2018. Photography by Four Eyes Portraits Thursday, December 13th 2018 at 6:00 PM Contemporary… more