Gallery Hop Vancouver: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Art. Talks. Tours.
Join us for a day of art, talks and tours at the Canadian Art Foundation’s Gallery Hop Vancouver.
Panel Discussion: Making Opportunity
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Contemporary Art Gallery, 555 Nelson Street
With important cultural infrastructure projects underway, or recently completed, it is time to take a look at what kinds of new opportunities these projects will bring to the Vancouver art scene. Join Canadian Art editor Richard Rhodes as he kicks off the Gallery Hop with a panel that looks into the future that Vancouver is building for itself.
Kathleen Bartels, Director, Vancouver Art Gallery
Ron Burnett, President, Emily Carr University of Art and Design
Brian McBay, Executive Director, 221A
Nigel Prince, Executive Director, Contemporary Art Gallery
Reid Shier, Director and Curator, Presentation House Gallery
Andy Sylvester, Owner and Director, Equinox Gallery
Talks and Tours
Various locations in Vancouver
Enjoy guided tours of many galleries and institutions in Vancouver. At each stop, an art expert will share a talk on the exhibition on view.
Equinox Gallery, 525 Great Northern Way
Finish your Gallery Hop at the Canadian Art wrap party, being held at Equinox Gallery. Martin Elder’s “Perceptual Renderings” and a group show called “Pictured Windows” will be on view. Richard Rhodes, editor of Canadian Art, and David Balzer, associate editor and author of Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else, will introduce the Spring 2015 issue of the magazine, and subscriptions will be available at a special Hop rate.
Downtown Gallery Tours
Saturday, January 31, 1–3pm
Join us for an afternoon of guided tours at Audain Gallery, SFU; Satellite Gallery and Contemporary Art Gallery. Meet us at Audain Gallery at 1 pm for a tour of Geometry of Knowing Part 2 led by curator Amy Kazymerchyk; 2 pm at Satellite Gallery for a tour of Mainstreeters: Taking Advantage, 1972–1982 led by curators Allison Collins and Michael Turner, and 3pm at Contemporary Art Gallery for a tour of exhibitions by Grace Schwindt and Krista Belle Stewart led by CAG Director, Nigel Prince and CAG Curator, Learning and Public Programs, Shaun Dacey.MORE
France-Vancouver: a curatorial conversation
Saturday, June 14, 6–8pm
Western Front, Grand Luxe Hall, 303 8th Ave East
Free, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Join a panel discussion with Claire Le Restif, director of CREDAC; Laurence Gateau, director of Frac des Pays-dela- Loire; Marie Cozette, director of La Synagogue de Delme; Vincent Verlé, director of Centre d’art Bastille in Grenoble; Alexandra Baudelot, co-director of Les Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers; and Marta Ponsa, director of artistic projects, le Jeu de Paume, hosted by Western Front and co-presented by
the CAG with the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, UBC and Consulat général de France, Vancouver.
Sunday, February 1, 2pm
Zora McMillan is an assistant curator at the Nisga’a Museum. She will discuss her ongoing project of connecting repatriated Nisga’a objects with the community’s oral histories.
This series invites cultural and critical producers to present thoughts and ideas rooted in their own interests and practices, and invites audiences to join in the conversations that will explore relevant contemporary issues, theories, ideas and culture.MORE
Visiting curators talks
Saturday, May 17, 2014, 7pm
Please join us for a series of presentations discussing their programs and institutions by German curators Maike Behm (Kunsthalle Lingen), Bart van der Heide, (Kunstverein München) and Melanie Bono (Westphälisches Landesmuseum Münster and Skultpturprojekte Münster), on the occasion of their research visit to Vancouver. Presented in partnership with Or Gallery and the Embassy of Canada in Berlin.MORE
On Friday, April 10, 2015 and in conjunction with the Canadian Art Foundation Vancouver Gallery Hop, the CAG hosted a talk by Canadian Art associate editor David Balzer based on his latest book ‘Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else’.
David Balzer is a Toronto-based critic, editor and teacher. He has written for The Globe and Mail, Modern Painters, Camera Austria, artforum.com, The Believer and others, and is the author of two books, the short-fiction collection Contrivances (Joyland/ECW Press) and the non-fiction study ‘Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else’ (Coach House Press/Pluto Press).MORE
Robert Orchardson and Corin Sworn in-conversation with Richard Henriquez and Leslie Van Duzer
An in-conversation event between artists Orchardson and Sworn with architect Richard Henriquez and Leslie Van Duzer, Director and Professor, School of Architecture and Landscape
Architecture, UBC. Discussion will centre on topics of redundancy, memory and shifts in value and meaning over time.