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Artist Talk: Isabel Nolan

Tuesday, July 26, 7pm

Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Room 301, South Building,
1399 Johnson Street, Granville Island

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Artist Talk | Isabel Nolan


Isabel Nolan

The weakened eye of day

July 29 to October 2, 2016
Opening: Thursday, July 28, 2016

The Contemporary Art Gallery presents a major body of recent work by Irish artist, Isabel Nolan.

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Opening | Isabel Nolan - The weakened eye of day


Intertextual: Art in Dialogue
Dylan AT Miner: Indigenous Aesthetics: Art, Activism and Autonomy
Grunt Gallery, #116–350 E 2nd Ave, Vancouver
Wednesday, August 3, 7pm

Join Dylan AT Miner a Wiisaakodewinini (Métis) artist, activist and scholar for a discussion of from his book, Indigenous Aesthetics: Art, Activism and Autonomy to be published in 2017.
This talk is presented as part of Intertextual; Art in Dialogue, a roving reading group that aims to examine/critique and create/ support a community based in text. In addition to the CAG
participating organizations include UBC Press, Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, grunt gallery, SFU Galleries, Vancouver Art Gallery, Museum of Anthropology, Western Front, Presentation
House Gallery, Access Gallery, Or Gallery, Charles H Scott, 221A Gallery, Bill Reid Gallery and VIVO Media Arts Centre. For more information about Intertextual: Art in Dialogue, please visit www.facebook.com/intertextualartindialogue

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Intertextual: Art in Dialogue


FREE Lunch hour tours
First Thursday every month, with Maddy Tranter

August 4, September 1, October 6, 12.15–12.45pm

Join CAG Visitor Assistant Maddy Tranter for a midday tour of current exhibitions.

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FREE Lunch hour tours


Free Family Days at the CAG
On the last Saturday of each month, the CAG invites all ages to drop-in for short exhibition tours and free art making activities that respond to our current exhibitions. All ages welcome.

Saturday, August 27, 12-3pm
‘The Light of the Sun’
Responding to Isabel Nolan’s exploration of the sun, create a colourful transparency similar to stained glass to hang in your window.

Isabel Nolan
‘The weakened eye of day’
July 29 to October 2, 2016
Opening: Thursday, July 28, 2016

The Contemporary Art Gallery presents a major body of recent work by Irish artist, Isabel Nolan.

Taking its title from the English novelist and poet Thomas Hardy’s ‘The Darkling Thrush’ (1899), the exhibition examines how the light of the sun, physically and symbolically, manifests or resonates in our thoughts, preoccupations and pursuits. In Hardy’s poem, the sun, described as “the weakening eye of day” is a dismal star drained of its force by a gloomy pre-centennial winter afternoon. As its gaze weakens, so flags the spirit of the poet who, until interrupted by birdsong, sees only the inevitability of death in the cold world around him.

Presented in collaboration with ArtStarts on Saturdays. For more details visit: www.artstarts.com/weekend

We acknowledge the generous support of the Hamber Foundation for our Family Day program.

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Family Art Day | The Light of the Sun


Jas Lally
Thursday, August 4, 6pm

Assistant Curator, Jas Lally offers an evening behind the scenes guided tour of the current exhibition.

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Jas Lally | Curatorial behind the scenes tour


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