Gallery Hours
Tuesday to Sunday 12 - 6pm
Free Admission


Talks and Tours: Our Working Waterfront/Tidal Dérive
Thursday, September 3, 5-7pm, free

Our Working Waterfront: Guided Tour with Curator, Oana Capota – 5pm
New Westminster Museums & Archives
777 Columbia Street, New Westminster

Tidal Dérive: Artist Talk with artist Marie Lorenz – 6pm
Samson V Maritime Museum
880 Quayside Drive, New Westminster

Join an evening of exploring the Fraser River through two unique public programs: A tour of Our Working Waterfront, 1945-2015 at the New Westminster Museum and Archives led by Curator, Oana Capota (5-6pm) followed by an artist talk and public conversation with artist Marie Lorenz (6-7pm). Her boat: Driftboat will be on display.


Talks and Tours: Our Working Waterfront/Tidal Dérive

27th Annual Gala and Art Auction
Saturday November 7, 2015

Rosewood Hotel Georgia
801 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC

Join us at this important benefit event for the Contemporary Art Gallery. Your support allows us to continue our crucial role as the only free independent public art gallery dedicated exclusively to engaging audiences with the very best in contemporary art from Vancouver, Canada and abroad.

We are excited to announce that this year’s auction will include work by Canadian artists such as: Andrew Dadson, Wayne Ngan, Tiziana La Melia, Kelly Lycan and Geoff Rees.

Individual tickets are $250 or $2,250/group of 10 tickets
Visa, MasterCard or American Express are accepted via this website (below or in the online SHOP). To pay by cheque contact us (see below).

No tickets are printed. Names will be on a list at the door.

Absentee bids will be accepted for those who cannot attend.

Avoid disappointment and purchase early. The event sold out last year!

For absentee bids and questions please contact Kristin Cheung at or 604-681-2700.





27th Annual Gala and Art Auction - Tickets now on sale!

Jocelyn Statia

Saturday, August 22, 3pm

Visitor Coordinator leads a tour of current exhibitions.




Guided Visit | Jocelyn Statia

CAG Programs Assistant, Jas Lally leads a tour of current exhibitions.




Guided Visit | Jas Lally

Come by for free exhibition tours and free drop-in art making events for kids, families, friends… all are welcome and all ages are welcome!

Last Saturday of every month: Saturday August 29, 12-3pm. In partnership with ArtStarts on Saturdays.

‘Animal Symphony’
Saturday, August 29, 12–3pm

Responding to Thomson’s ‘Crickets’ participants will collaborate to make their own animal sound symphonies.

On the last Saturday of every month, the CAG invites all ages to drop-in for short exhibition tours and free art making activities that respond to our current exhibitions. This new initiative is presented in collaboration with ArtStarts on Saturdays. For more information visit:



Free Family Day - 'Animal Symphony' Art Activity Day!

CAG Marketing and Communications, Jill Henderson leads a tour of current exhibitions and a history of the CAG.




Guided Visit | Jill Henderson


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  • Closed on British Columbia statutory holidays
  • The galleries are wheelchair accessible
  • The Gallery is free of charge
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