Vancouver

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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Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until September 16, 2018

Andi Icaza-Largaespada (untitled) a mountain bought but not yet named July 13 - September 16, 2018 Andi Icaza-Largaespada is the winner of the second CAG Prize for an emerging artist selected from the graduating class of the BFA program at the School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University. Typical of the artist’s multidisciplinary practice, a new speculative photographic panorama is presented across our Nelson Street façade. Raising questions surrounding ethics and ecology, the image grows out of recent… more

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until September 16, 2018

Channa Horwitz Progressions and Rhythms in Eight The Contemporary Art Gallery presents the first exhibition in Canada of work by Channa Horwitz (1932 – 2013). Comprising an overview of the artist’s practice, the exhibition includes drawings, artist’s books and archival materials selected from the major bodies of work produced since 1964. Based in Los Angeles, Horwitz sought to direct her practice through the consideration of limitation and rules as a means to experience greater freedom and depth of exploration… more

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until September 16, 2018

Jeneen Frei Njootli my auntie bought all her skidoos with bead money Jeneen Frei Njootli’s solo exhibition in the B.C. Binning Gallery, my auntie bought all her skidoos with bead money , speaks to refusals, belongings, loss and love, through a new and deeply personal body of work. Its propellant is a series of cultural belongings which are not, in fact, on view: hand-sewn beadwork gifted to Frei Njootli by the women of her family. On first entering the gallery, visitors encounter four large-scale sheets of steel leaning… more