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, Saturday until March 24, 2019

Anne Low Chair for a woman January 18 to March 24, 2019 B.C. Binning Gallery Chair for a woman is Anne Low’s first solo exhibition in a Canadian public gallery. As her practice is responsive to the (imagined) past lives of the architectural spaces in which she exhibits, and given that the Contemporary Art Gallery was purpose built rather than an adapted storefront or former home, Low saw this exhibition as an opportunity to consider the ways of seeing that are specific to exhibitions, and in particular, to those systems… more

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until March 24, 2019

Aslan Gaisumov January 18 to March 24, 2019 Alvin Balkind Gallery The Contemporary Art Gallery announces the first solo presentation of Aslan Gaisumov’s work in North America. His artistic practice speculates on the entanglement of fictions and veracity, the inaccessible with the present and the acknowledged with the lost. As expressive forms, his artworks—whether moving or still images, found objects or installations—consider the pressures withstood by bodies and matter as witnesses to events. They are “experiments in… 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